Day One Guide October 14, 2015

NATURAL RESOURCE/INDUSTRIAL ACTIVITIES INTERFACE IN A WORLDWIDE AND BROAD CORPORATE CONTEXT


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10:00 AM
Welcome from the Georgetown University Community +
the Ad-Hoc Industry Natural Resource Management Group




11:00 AM:
Major Developments Changing the Playing Field at the Intersection of Natural Resources and Industrial Activities

Experts in the fields of law, science and policy will discuss ways in which Energy Needs, Climate Policy, Risk Management, and Resource Scarcity influence and will continue to influence the natural resource practice arena for industrial companies and others. Participants will learn how these major influences are changing the way industry and others are approaching and considering natural resource matters and what can be done to adapt moving forward. 




2:00 PM
Updates on Ways to Manage and Value Natural Resources

We will hear about new ways that natural resources are being valued and managed on national, regional and international stages and what this can mean for industrial companies, investors and others. Topics to be discussed will include natural capital, ecosystem services, environmental markets, and more. Participants will learn how these tools can be used in current practices. 


3:45 PM
International Approaches to Prevention, Liability and Management in the Natural Resources Arena

An opportunity to hear from those in the know about the increasing synergies in natural resource management among nations – a preview of how these issues are likely to be addressed over coming decades and the data and tools that might be shared to facilitate analysis of appropriateness of different approaches in different locations. Participants will learn about the emerging synergies of these regimes and possible effects and opportunities relative to industrial activities. 


5:30 PM
Summary of Today’s Discussion and Preview of Day 2


5:40 PM
Adjourn to Reception


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