Ohio Energy: Emerging Issues in Law, Finance and Regulation

April 9, 2014 | 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Thanks to everyone who attended the conference!

Energy law and policy is developing rapidly in response to the availability of new sources of energy, changing market forces, and escalating environmental concerns. This conference will address emerging legal, financing and regulatory issues for Ohio energy, focusing on recent development of Ohio’s shale energy resources, and discussing the future of energy regulation in the Ohio.

3.5 hours of CLE credit approved by Ohio Supreme Court
Ohio Union, Great Hall Meeting Room, on the campus of The Ohio State University, 1739 N. High Street, Columbus, OH 43210 (map and directions)

Conference Schedule

7:30am    Continental breakfast

8:00 am    Welcome – Alan C. Michaels, Dean and Edwin M. Cooperman Professor of Law, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
Opening Remarks – Paul Rose, Professor of Law and Executive Director, Law and Capital Markets @ Ohio State, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

8:15 am     Panel I – Energy and Environmental Law: Horizon Scanning (read more here)
Joseph P. Tomain, Dean Emeritus and the Wilbert and Helen Ziegler Professor of Law, University of Cincinnati College of Law
Lincoln Davies, Professor of Law, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
Hannah Wiseman, Assistant Professor, Florida State University College of Law
ModeratorCinnamon Carlarne, Associate Professor of Law, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

9:45 am 
   
Enrichment Break
Information about Sustainability at OSU

9:55 am  Panel II – Financing Energy (read more here)
Martin T. Booher, Partner, BakerHostetler
Jeffrey L. Benson (’76), Attorney, Marathon Petroleum Company
Kristin  L.  Watt (’89), Partner, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
ModeratorDale A. Oesterle, J. Gilbert Reese Chair in Contract Law, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

10:55am    Stretch Break

11:00am    Panel III – Energy Regulation in Ohio: Where Should We Be? (read more here)
David E. Northrop (’72), Attorney/Shareholder, Babst-Calland
Sally W. Bloomfield (’69), Partner, Bricker & Eckler LLP
Jeffrey Bielicki, Assistant Professor, John Glenn School of Public Affairs, The Ohio State University
ModeratorPaul Rose, Associate Professor of Law; Executive Director, Law and Capital Markets @ Ohio State, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

12:00pm   Lunch and Keynote Address with special guest, Christopher Jones, Senior Counsel, Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP

1:00pm   Sustainability Tour of The Ohio State University Campus (optional) Aparna Dial, Director of Energy Services and Sustainability, OSU Office of Energy and the Environment

The conference is presented in collaboration with The Ohio State University’s Office of Energy and the Environment, the Moritz Business Law Society and the Moritz Energy Law Society.

The conference will also include enrichment opportunities for students and conference attendees that include:

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