Public Interest Environmental Conference
20th Annual Public Interest Environmental Conference
Thank you for attending the 2014 Public Interest Environmental Conference Feeding the Future: Shrinking Resources, Growing Population and a Warming Planet! This year we had over 200 attendees and the conference was a great success due to the participation of dedicated citizens like you.
The 20th Annual Public Interest Environmental Conference was approved for 15.0 General CLE credits and 1.0 Ethics CLE credit. Attendees may report their CLE credits online at www.floridabar.org using the course number 1400868N.
We are proud to announce that our event received the highest level of sustainable event certification from UF Office of Sustainability. We appreciate your efforts to help us reach our goals!
What is the Public Interest Environmental Conference?
More Information About This Year's Conference
Whether you are a large commercial agricultural producer, own a small family farm, are an attorney, or are a regular citizen these issues will affect all of us. As a developed nation situated in an area that contains an abundance of natural resources and arable land, the United States is in a great position to develop, implement and propagate agricultural practices, policies and technologies that can ensure stable, sufficient food production capable of weathering the previously-mentioned looming storms. That is why it is incumbent upon us to bring together diverse perspectives in order to foster healthy discussions and pool our collective human and intellectual capital to find timely, beneficial solutions to these issues.
Please join us this year for the 20th annual PIEC as we explore a variety of legal and environmental issues surrounding these challenges including: incentivizing resource-efficient agricultural production, valuing the environmental services sustainable agricultural production can provide, technological frontiers in agriculture, and examining the role patent protections can, or should, play in developing new agricultural products.
Scholarship InformationScholarships for the Public Interest Environmental Conference are made possible by a generous donation from the Jelks Family Foundation. The scholarship includes waiver of the registration fee for the conference.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until January 31, 2014.
Contact UsConference Chairs
Co-Chair, PIEC 2014
Levin College of Law, J.D. Candidate 2015
Co-Chair, PIEC 2014
Levin College of Law, J.D. Candidate 2014
Past ConferencesView the 2013 PIEC Program
Thank you for attending the 2013 Public Interest Environmental Conference! This year we had over 200 attendees and the conference was a great success due to the participation of dedicated citizens and academics like you. The 19th Annual Public Interest Environmental Conference was approved for 13.0 General CLE credits and 1.0 Ethics CLE credit. Attendees may report their CLE credits online at www.floridabar.org using the course number 1200184N.