Environmental Economics and Policy Analysis ~ A Seminar for Federal Judges
 

Supported by:

M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust

Claude R. Lambe Charitable Foundation

Agenda

Wednesday, August 20, 1997

2:00 - 4:00 pm
Registration and Refreshments
4:30 - 5:00 pm Welcome John Baden, Ph.D., Chairman, Foundation for Research on Economics and the Environment
5:00 - 5:30 pm Session I: Introduction The Honorable Charles (Tony) Sifton, Chief Judge, Eastern District of New York
6:00 pm Cocktails (Baggage Room)
6:30 pm Dinner (Colonnade)
   
Thursday, August 21
7:00-8:00 am
Breakfast (Colonnade)
8:00-9:30 am Session II: The Science of Identifying Hazards George M. Gray, Ph.D., Deputy Director, Harvard Center for Risk Analysis, Boston, Massachusetts
9:30-10:00 am Break
10:00-11:30 am Session III: Perceiving Risk Frederic A. Morris, Research Leader, Battelle Research Center, Seattle, WA
11:30 - 5:30 pm Lunch and Free Time: Hart Ranch horseback rides with Christy Fullen hiking, biking, etc.
6:00 pm Cocktails (Baggage Room)
6:30 pm Dinner (Colonnade)
8:00 pm Evening Address: Wildlands Protection and Recovery: The Risk Management of Natural Assets Jeff Larmer, Executive Director, American Wildlands
   
Friday, August 22
7:00-8:00 am Breakfast (Colonnade)
8:00-9:30 am Session IV: Risk Assessment and Its Critics Frederic A. Morris
10:00 - 11:30 am Session V: Judicial Gatekeeping: Sound Science in the Court Room James J. Johnson, Senior Vice President and General Counsel The Procter & Gamble Company
11:30 - 12:30 pm Lunch (Colonade
12:30 - 1:30 pm Session VI: Panel Discussion - Sound Science or ? Moderator: The Honorable Tony Sifton Panel: John Phillips, Assistant General Counsel, Ford Motor Company Martin Pepus, M.D., Senior Pathologist & Director, Health Research Analysts, Inc. James J. Johnson, Senior Vice President and General Counsel The Procter & Gamble Company
1:30 - 1:50 pm Break
1:50 - 3:30 pm Session VII: Health Care Delivery in the U.S. - Historical Review, Current Update and Policy Issues Martin Pepus, M.D.
3:30 - 6:30 pm Free time
6:45 pm Cocktails at the Enterprise Ranch
8:00 pm Dinner (Colonade)
   
Saturday, August 23
7:00-8:00 am Breakfast (Colonnade)
8:00-9:30 am Session VIII: Current Practice in Regulatory Risk Assessment George M. Gray, Ph.D.
9:30-10:00 am Break
10:00-11:30 am Session IX: Judges As Risk Managers Frederic A. Morris
11:30 - 12:30 pm Lunch (Colonade)
12:30 - 1:30 pm Session X: Understanding the Causes of Aging and Cancer: The Role of The Environment Bruce N. Ames, Ph.D., Director, Environmental Health and Science Center, and Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of California, Berkeley
1:30 - 5:30 pm Free time
6:00 pm Cocktails (Baggage Room)
6:30 pm Dinner (Colonnade)
8:00 pm Evening Address: A Scientist's Perspective from the Bench The Honorable Pauline Newman (Ph.D. Chemistry, Yale) Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
   

Sunday, August 24

7:00-8:00 am

Breakfast (Colonnade)

8:00 - 9:15 am

Session XI: Why and How Risk Assessment is Changing George M. Gray, Ph.D.

9:15 - 9:45 am

Break

9:45 - 11:00 am

Session XII: General Discussion John Baden, Ph.D.

11:30 am

Shuttles to the airport will be leaving

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