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Australian Academy of Science and Australian Academy of Law Joint Symposium

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  • Symposium
When Aug 22, 2019
from 05:00 pm to 07:30 pm
Where Federal Court - Court No 1, Level 21 Law Courts Building, Queen’s Square, Sydney
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A “hypothetical” on Climate Change: the Science and the Law

The symposium will be followed by refreshments


A panel of experts on the science and the law relating to climate change will be asked questions by Justin Gleeson SC of the New South Wales Bar on this important topic


Justin Gleeson SC

Former Solicitor-General of the Commonwealth

Panel Members

Professor Will Steffen

Emeritus Professor, Australian National University

Professor Lesley Hughes

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research), Macquarie University

Professor David Karoly FAA

Leader of the NESP Earth Systems and Climate Change Hub, based in CSIRO

Professor Rosemary Lyster

Professor of Climate and Environmental Law, The University of Sydney Law School

Professor Erika Techera

Professor of Environmental Law, The University of Western Australia

Professor Jacqueline Peel

Professor of Law, The University of Melbourne

To register for the event visit Australian Academy of Law - Events

Please register by 15 August 2019.

For more information see attached flyer.

Fellows of both Academies and students may attend free of charge

Others are able to register for $25 including gst 

For lawyers this event may count as MCLE/CPD



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