2018 Speakers


This Year's CONFIRMED speakers

Some speakers are still being confirmed and will be listed here upon confirmation.  Persons are listed alphabetically by last name.

ALLYSON K. ANDERSON BOOK, Executive Director, American Geosciences Institute; Former Associate Director of Strategic Engagement of the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), US Department of the Interior; Former Senior Professional Staff Member, Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

GREG BAKER, Regional Resource Coordinator, Assessment and Restoration Division, Southwest Branch, US Department of Commerce/National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

JOEL C. BEAUVAIS, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP and (pending)

ALEX A. BEEHLER, Visiting Scholar and Advisory Board Member, Environmental and Energy Management Institute, The George Washington University; Pending Nominee, Assistant Secretary of the Army, US Department of Defense; Former Acting Deputy Under-Secretary of Defense for Installations & Environment, Assistant Deputy Under-Secretary for Environment, Safety & Occupational Health (ESOH), and Principal Deputy to the Deputy Under-Secretary, US Department of Defense

PAUL D. BOEHM, PH.D., Corporate Vice President & Principal Scientist, Exponent

J. TOM BOER, Partner, Hunton Andrews Kurth

SCOTT J. CAMERON, Acting Assistant Secretary, Policy, Management and Budget; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Policy, Management and Budget; and Member, Regulatory Reform Task Force, US Department of the Interior

STEVEN D. COOK, Deputy Assistant Administrator, US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); Chair, Superfund Task Force

JOHN C. CRUDEN, President, American College of Environmental Lawyers; Partner, Beveridge & Diamond PC; Former President, Environmental Law Institute; Former Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division, US Department of Justice

ANDREW N. DAVIS, Partner, Shipman & Goodwin LLP

KAROLIEN DEBUSSCHERE, PH.D., Deputy Coordinator, Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator Office, Department of Public Safety and Corrections, Public Safety Services; Chair, States NRD Alliance

RICHARD DESANTI, Chief Environmental & Safety Counsel, Environmental & Safety Law Group, Chevron Corporation

BRIDGET C. E. DOOLING, Research Professor, Regulatory Studies Center, The George Washington University

JUDI L. DURDA, Vice President, Integral Consulting Inc.

BRIAN FERRASCI-O’MALLEY, Associate, Nossaman LLP; Former Attorney, Office of the Solicitor, US Department of the Interior

TARA WAIKEM FLYNN, Senior Projects Counsel, Barbara J. Goldsmith & Company LLC

SCOTT FULTON, President, Environmental Law Institute

ROBERT L. GLICKSMAN, J. B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Professor of Environmental Law, The George Washington University Law School

BARBARA J. GOLDSMITH, Executive Director, Ad-Hoc Industry Natural Resource Management Group; President, Barbara J. Goldsmith & Company LLC

BRIAN D. ISRAEL, Partner, Arnold & Porter

WILLIAM J. JACKSON, Partner, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

STEVEN M. JAWETZ, Principal, Beveridge & Diamond PC

NEAL KEMKAR, Senior Counsel & Director of Environmental Policy, General Electric Company

JANE LUXTON, Member, Clark Hill; Former General Counsel, US Department of Commerce/National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

MARY KAY LYNCH, Environmental Appeals Judge, Environmental Appeals Board, US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); Member, Deepwater Horizon Trustee Council

DOUG MACNAIR, PH.D., Technical Director, ERM

ANDREW MANGAN, Executive Director, US Business Council for Sustainable Development

JEAN A. MARTIN, Senior Counsel - BP Legal, BP America Inc. and Affiliates

STEVEN MILLER, Deputy Assistant General Counsel for Environment, US Department of Energy

BLAKE D. MORANT, Dean, The George Washington University Law School

MARY MORNINGSTAR, Associate General Counsel, Environmental Law, Lockheed Martin Corporation

THOMAS A. NEWLON, Partner, Stoel Rives LLP

LEROY (LEE) C. PADDOCK, Associate Dean for Environmental Studies; Professorial Lecturer in Law, The George Washington University Law School

JOHN (JAY) PENDERGRASS, Vice President, Programs and Publications, Environmental Law Institute

TONY PENN, Chief, Assessment and Restoration Division, US Department of Commerce/National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

DANIEL R. PEREZ, Policy Analyst, Trachtenberg School of Public Policy & Public Administration, Regulatory Studies Center, The George Washington University

ANDREW REVKIN, Strategic Advisor for Science and Environmental Journalism, National Geographic Society; Former Staff Reporter, The New York Times

DANIA RODRIGUEZ, Executive Director, Association of State and Territorial Solid Waste Management Officials (ASTSWMO)

RALPH G. STAHL, PH.D., Technical Fellow Corporate Remediation Group, DuPont Company

JIM SOUTH, Director, Corporate Engagement, The Nature Conservancy

ACHINTHI VITHANAGE, Visiting Associate Professor of Law & Environmental and Energy Law Fellow
The George Washington University Law School

ANNE WAGNER, PH.D., Team Manager, ESHIA & Natural Resource Conservation, Chevron Corporation Technology

IAN ZELO, Chief of Staff, Office of Response & Restoration, US Department of Commerce/National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)




former SYMPOSIUM speakers

ANDREW STEER, President and CEO, World Resources Institute

DAN MCFADDEN, E. Morris Cox Professor Emeritus of Economics, University of California at Berkeley; Presidential Professor of Health Economics, University of Southern California; Nobel Laureate in Economics (2000)

MARCIA MCNUTT, Editor-in-Chief, Science Magazine; President, National Academy of Sciences (nominated); Former Director, United States Geological Survey

ROBERT GROVES, Provost, Georgetown University

MAJOR GENENRAL RICHARD ENGEL, (USAF, Ret.), Former Director, Environment and Natural Resources Program, Strategic Futures Group, National Intelligence Council

TOMMY P. BEAUDREAU, Chief of Staff, U.S. Department of the Interior

KATHY NEWCOMER, Director, Trachtenberg School of Public Policy & Public Administration, The George Washington University

REAR ADMIRAL STEVEN D. POULIN, Judge Advocate General & Chief Counsel, United States Coast Guard

KEITH N. COLE, Vice President, Government Relations and Environment, Health, and Safety, W.R. Grace & Co.

JERRY MILLER, PH.D., Director, Science and Technology for Sustainability, Policy and Global Affairs Division, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

NICKY CARIGLIA, Technical Adviser, International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation

WESLEY LOHEC, Vice President, Health, Safety and Environment, Chevron Corporation


MARK TERCEK, President and CEO, The Nature Conservancy

SUSAN DUDLEY, Director, GW Regulatory Studies Center & Distinguished Professor, Trachtenberg School of Public Policy & Public Administration, The George Washington University

GALE NORTON, Attorney General, State of Colorado

TOM GEIER, Manager, Government Affairs, 3M

ROBIN DILLON-MERRILL, PH.D., Co-chair, Faculty Steering Committee, Georgetown Environment Initiative; Associate Professor, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University

THAD ALLEN, Distinguished Professor of Practice, The George Washington University Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration, Executive Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton, and Former Commandant, US Coast Guard

SHERRI K. STUEWER, Vice President, Environmental Policy and Planning, Exxon Mobil Corporation

FABRICE VAREILLE, Minister Counselor - Head of Transport, Energy, Environmental and Nuclear Affairs Section, Delegation of the European Union to the United States

MICHAEL P. WALLS, Vice President of Regulatory and Technical Affairs, American Chemistry Council

MIKE CRAPO, US Senator, State of Idaho

IGNACIA MORENO, CEO, The iMoreno Group and former U.S. Assistant Attorney General for Environment and Natural Resources

JAMES W. BOYD, PH.D., Senior Fellow, Resources For the Future

LYNN SCARLETT, Deputy Secretary, US Department of the Interior



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