Real and Alleged Environmental Crises ~ A Seminar for Federal Judges
   

Supported by

Claude R. Lambe
Charitable Foundation
M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust

Elkhorn Ranch
Big Sky, MT

Agenda

Tuesday, September 15, 1998

2:00 - 4:30 pm
Registration and Refreshments
4:30 - 5:00 pm Welcome/Introduction John Baden, Ph.D., Chairman, Foundation for Research on Economics and the Environment
6:00 pm Cocktails (Fireplace Lounge)
6:30 pm Dinner (Dining Room)
   
Wednesday, September 16
7:00-8:00 am
Breakfast (Dining Room)
8:00-9:30 am Session I: The Ecology of Economy Lynn Scarlett, Executive Director, Reason Public Policy Institute
9:30-10:00 am Break
10:00-11:30 am Session II: Scientific Arguments and Their Context: An Introduction to Proof, Cause and Their Use (and Misuse) in Public Policy David Murray, Director of Research, Statistical Assessment Service
11:30 - 6:00 pm Lunch (Dining Room) Free time: horseback rides, fishing, hiking, etc.
6:00 pm Cocktails (Fireplace Lounge)
6:30 pm Dinner (Dining Room)
   
Thursday, September 17
7:00-8:00 am Breakfast (Dining Room)
8:00-9:30 am Session III: Urban Sprawl and the Coming Water Crisis Barrett Walker, Trustee, Alex C. Walker Foundation
9:30-10:00 am Break
10:00-11:30 am Session IV: Applying More Good than Harm: Principles in Environmental Decision Making Ed Warren, Partner, Kirkland and Ellis, Washington, D.C.
11:30 - 12:30 pm Lunch (Dining Room)
12:30 - 2:00 pm Session V: Race to the Top Lynn Scarlett
2:00 - 6:00 pm Free time: horseback rides, fishing, hiking, etc.
6:00 pm Cocktails (Fireplace Lounge)
6:30 pm Dinner (Dining Room)
   
Friday, September 18
7:00-8:00 am Breakfast (Dining Room)
8:00-9:30 am Session VI: It Ain't Necessarily So: Two Case Studies of (Alleged) Health Risks and the Power of the Press David Murray
9:30-10:00 am Break
10:00-11:30 am Session VII: The Environment: Some Thoughts From The Corner Office Alfred C. DeCrane, Jr., Retired Chairman and CEO, Texaco Inc.
11:30 - 6:00 pm Free time: horseback rides, fishing, hiking, etc.
6:00 pm Cocktails (Fireplace Lounge)
6:30 pm Dinner (Dining Room)
   

Saturday, September 19

7:00-8:00 am

Breakfast (Dining Room)

8:00-9:30 am

Session VIII: The Bio-Diversity Crisis Mike Gilpin, Ph.D., Professor of Biology, University of California, San Diego

9:30-10:00 am

Break

10:00-11:30 am

Session IX: The Coming Battleground: Estrogenic Chemicals, Campaigns of Alarm, and Precautionary Pratfalls. David Murray

11:30-12:30 pm

Lunch (Dining Room)

12:30 - 1:30 pm

Session X: Risk Ledger - A Balancing Act Lynn Scarlett

1:30 - 5:30 pm

Free time: horseback rides, fishing, hiking, etc.

5:30 - 6:30 pm

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

6:30 pm

Cocktails (Fireplace Lounge)

7:00 pm

Dinner (Dining Room)

   
Sunday, September 20
7:00-8:00 am Breakfast (Dining Room)
8:30 am Shuttles to the airport will be leaving
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