Symposium 2050 - Challenges for Environmental Law
This symposium will take place on Tuesday 5 February 2019 in Auditorium C, Universiteitstraat 4 in Ghent. It is organised within the framework of the International Francqui Professor Chair 2018 -19, which Alexander Gillespie holds at the Faculty of Law and Criminology of Ghent University (Department of European, Public and International Law), in collaboration with the SERES (UC Louvain).
13.30 - 14.00 Coffee
14.00 - 14.05 Introduction
14.05 - 14.20 Fresh Water, Prof . Alexander Gillespie, Waikato University, New Zealand
14.20 - 14.35 Climate change, Prof. Charles-Hubert Born, UCLouvain
14.35 - 14.50 Ecological restoration, Prof. An Cliquet, Ghent University
14.50 - 15.05 Biodiversity loss, Dr. Hendrik Schoukens, Ghent University
15.05 - 15.30 Coffee
15.30 - 15.45 Land degradation, Prof. Bernard Vanheusden, Hasselt University
15.45 -16.00 Land use change, Prof. Geert Van Hoorick, Ghent University
16.00 - 16.15 Air pollution, Prof. Delphine Misonne, UCLouvain Saint-Louis - Bruxelles
16.15 - 16.30 Marine pollution, Prof. Frank Maes, Ghent University
16.30 - 16.45 General principles of environmental law, Prof. Luc Lavrysen, Ghent University
16.45 - 17.30 Questions and discussion
Attendance is free and all are welcome, but registration is required before 29 January.