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Adell Amos: Public Presentations

“The Klamath Basin:  Evaluating the Impact of Environmental Conflict Resolution” Environmental and Natural Resources Law Program and Appropriate Dispute Resolution Program Joint Brown Bag Series, University of Oregon School of Law, Eugene, Oregon (April 25, 2013).

“A Lesson in Conversation Between Litigation and Collaboration,” University of Kansas School of Law Faculty Exchange Program, Lawrence, Kansas (April 18, 2013).

“Evaluating the Role of Environmental Conflict Resolution in the Klamath Basin” American Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana (January 5, 2013).

“Integrating State and Federal Water Law and Policy into WW2100 Modeling Efforts,” Water Willamette All Scientists Meeting, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon (November 19, 2012).

“Understanding Place: the McKenzie Watershed,” Environmental Studies Department, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon (November 13, 2012).

“What is Environmental and Natural Resources Law,” ENR Program Brown Bag Series, University of Oregon School of Law, Eugene, Oregon (October 2012).

“The Role of the Federal Government in Water Resource Law and Policy,” Water Resources Policy Seminar Series, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon (October 17, 2012).

Panel moderator, “Tough by Nature: Land Use and Conservation,” Jordon Schnitzer Museum of Art, Eugene, Oregon (August 9, 2012).

“The Klamath Basin: A True Story,” Fortnightly Club, Eugene, Oregon (February 16, 2012).

“Finding your Way as a Woman Lawyer: The Changing Face of the Practice of Law,” Lane County Women Lawyers Annual Federal Courthouse CLE Lunch, United States District Courthouse, Eugene, Oregon (February 3, 2012).

“The Realities of Climate Change and the Practice of Law,” Hydrologically Connected, University of Nebraska Water Center, Lincoln, Nebraska (October 12, 2011).

“Practicing Water Law for the Federal Government,” Environmental Law Student Society, University of Nebraska School of Law, Lincoln, Nebraska (October 11, 2011).

“Water and Climate Change:  The Role of the Federal Government,” Climate Change 360: Transforming of Future, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon (September 28, 2011).

“Water Wars:  Climate Change and Water Disputes,” Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon (March 1, 2011).

“The Department of the Interior’s Role in US Water Law and Policy,” 2nd Annual Northwest Water Law and Policy Symposium, Portland, Oregon (October 8, 2010).

“Defending the Water Commons,” sponsored by Vermont Law School and On the Commons, hosted by the Johnson Foundation at the Wingspread Conference Center, Racine, Wisconsin (June 10-12, 2009) (invited participant).

“The Energy Footprint of Water Use,” Natural Resource Law Professors Conference, sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, Chico Hot Springs, Montana (May 26, 2009).

“Advancing Freshwater Conservation in the Context of Energy and Climate Policy,” Keynote Address, Water Law Review 2009 Symposium: Practical Approaches in Fast-Moving Streams, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Denver, Colorado (March 4, 2009).

“Can State Water Law Work to Accomplish Federal Purposes?:  The Devil in the Details,” Presentation, U.S. Forest Service Resource Management Conference, Sedona, Arizona (February 25, 2009).

“The Klamath Basin – A True Story of Law, Science, Politics and Conflict Resolution,” Department of Planning, Public Policy and Management, School of Architecture and Allied Arts, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon (February 5, 2009).

“The Role of the Public in Water Resource Decision-making:  Opportunities and Impediments for Non-Water Rights Holders,” Northwest Water Law Symposium sponsored by the American Bar Association, Portland, Oregon (January 30-31, 2009).

“Water for People and the Environment: Conflict, Compromise, and New Directions,” Address for Seeking Sustainable Solutions–A Series of Fireside Conversations on Global Warming, University of Oregon School of Law, Eugene, Oregon (January 29, 2009).

“Western Water Law—The Federal Perspective,” Northwest Natural Resources Forum for Federal Executives, sponsored by the Environmental Protection Agency, Army Corps of Engineers and Natural Resource Conservation Service, Astoria, Oregon (November 12-13, 2008).

“Energy, Water, and Climate Policy: Comparing Resources in Western and Eastern Water Law,” Faculty Workshop, University of Baltimore School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland (October 6, 2008).

“Water Policy In Light of Climate Change,” University of Oregon Geography Department Seminar Series, Eugene, Oregon (October 2, 2008).

Institute for Natural Resources: Science-Policy Seminar Series, Invited Dialogue Participant for Session with Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon (May 21, 2008).

“Connecting Western Water Law to Energy and Climate Policy,” Water in the West: Spring Hydrology Lecture Series, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon (April 23, 2008).

“Protecting Federal Purposes Under State Water Law—Does It Work?,” Journal Club, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon (April 23, 2008).

“Water Rights as Public Rights: Prior Appropriation as if the Public Interest Mattered,” Public Interest Environmental Law Conference, University of Oregon School of Law, Eugene, Oregon (March 8, 2008).

“Water, Energy, and Climate: Making the Connection,” Thinking Out Loud Series, University of Oregon School of Law, Eugene, Oregon (February 29, 2008).

“Water Law and Climate Change,” Focus the Nation Conference Event, Willamette University School of Law, Salem, Oregon (January 31, 2008).

“Can Western Water Law Be a Tool for Adapting to Climate Change?” American Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting, New York, New York (January 26, 2008).

“Integrating Science and Policy to Protect and Restore Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems,” Washington State University Conference on Water in the Pacific Northwest: Moving Science Into Policy and Action, Pullman, Washington (November 79, 2007).

“Water Distribution Rights and Profit,” HOPES 13: Confluence, Eco-Design Conference, University of Oregon School of Architecture, Eugene, Oregon (April 1922, 2007).

“Preparing Green Lawyers for Practice in a Changing Environment,” Dialogue and Workshop, ABA 36th Annual Conference on Environmental Law, Keystone, Colorado (March 811, 2007).

“Protecting Instream Flow and Aquatic Habitat,” 25th Annual Public Interest Environmental Law Conference, Eugene, Oregon (March 1-4, 2007).

“Legal Implications of Exempt Wells in Oregon and Washington,” 25th Annual Public Interest Environmental Law Conference, Eugene, Oregon (March 1-4, 2007).

“At the Crossroads: Sustainable Solutions in the Klamath Basin,” Opening Remarks for the Journal of Environmental Law and Litigation Symposium, University of Oregon School of Law, Eugene, Oregon (January 26, 2007).

“Water Conflicts in the West,” Environmental and Natural Resources Law Program Fireside Conversations Series (January 17, 2007).

“Protecting Federal Purposes Under State Water Law – Does it Work?”  Keynote Address, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Assembly of Service Hydrologists, Las Vegas, Nevada (October 10, 2006).

“Hydropower Reform & Tribes: The Energy Bill of 2005,” 19th Annual Indian Law Symposium, University of Washington College of Law, Seattle, Washington (September 14-15, 2006).

“State Law and Federal Administrative Mechanisms for Protecting Instream Flow: Key Issues in the East,” American Bar Association’s Eastern Water Law Conference, Miami, Florida (May 11, 2006).

"The Need for Federal Reserved Water Rights and the Role of Enforcement: Could Cappaert Happen Again?" 2006 Devil's Hole Workshop, Death Valley National Park, Death Valley, California (April 2628, 2006).

"Tribal and Federal Instream Flow Protection" 3rd Lewis & Clark Bicentennial Environmental Law Conference—Western Instream Flows:  50 Years of Progress and Setbacks, Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon (April 20–21, 2006).

Participant at first meeting of national environmental law programs hosted by UCLA law school in conjunction with the 2006 Frankel Symposium, “Preventing and Responding to Catastrophe:  The Role of Environmental Law and Policy,” Los Angeles, California (April 67, 2006).

“The Interim Strategy for Protective Instream Flows in the Walla Walla Basin,” 2nd Annual Northwest Tribal Water Rights Conference, Eugene, Oregon (October 2005).

“Government Careers in Environmental and Natural Resources Law,” Working Against the Grain Symposium, University of Oregon Law School, Eugene, Oregon (September 2005).

“Water Rights for the National Wildlife Refuge System,” U.S. Department of Justice, National Advocacy Center, Columbia, South Carolina (annually Fall 2003Fall 2005).

“National Wildlife Refuge System and U.S. Water Law,” Environmental Law Institute, Enforcement, Capacity-Building Study Tour for Chilean Environmental Officials and Judges, Washington, DC (April 2005).

“Water For the National Wildlife Refuge System—A Comprehensive Strategy,” U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Refuge Academy, National Conservation Training Center, Shepardstown, West Virginia (34 sessions/year, 20012005).

“The Interface of the Endangered Species Act and Water Law,” National Assembly of Service Hydrologists, National Conservation Training Center, Shepardstown, West Virginia (Spring 2004).

“Water Law for the National Parks and Monuments,” National Park Service, Natural Resource Law and Policy Course for Superintendents, Denver, Colorado (Fall 2004).

“Water Law and Land Acquisition,” National Realty Academy, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Shepardstown, West Virginia (November 2004). 

“Public Land and the Role of Water Resources,” U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Realty Conference, Sunriver, Oregon (Spring 2001).


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