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UND Law School will host free energy law symposium April 15

The University of North Dakota School of Law will hold the 2021 North Dakota Law Review Energy Law Symposium on Thursday, April 15.

The online symposium, hosted by the North Dakota Law Review, a publication by the UND School of Law, will feature a comprehensive program of energy related topics. It is free and open to the public. It has been approved for 6.5 North Dakota Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits and 7 Landman credits, as well as pending Minnesota continuing legal education credits. The symposium is sponsored by Crowley Fleck PLLP.

The event is coordinated by Katie Winbauer and Joseph Hackman, co-symposium editors, North Dakota Law Review.

The schedule follows. Register to attend.

8:15 a.m.: Welcome Remarks
         Joseph Hackman & Katie Winbauer, Co-Symposium Editors, North Dakota Law Review
MIchelle Phillips, Assistant Professor, UND School of Law

8:25 a.m.: Regulatory Update
           Brad McCamy, Attorney, Fredrikson & Byron

9:15 a.m.: Effects of Covid-19 on Industry
           Wade Caldwell, President of National Assoc. of Royalty Owners

10 a.m. Break

10:15 a.m.: Oil Economy Panel                  
Moderator:  Brady Pelton, Government Affairs Manager, North Dakota Petroleum Council
Amy Sisk, Energy Reporter, Bismarck Tribune
Senator Jessica Unruh Bell, Chair, Energy & Natural Resources Committee

11:15 a.m.: Keynote: State of Oil
           Owen L. Anderson, Professor and Distinguished Oil and Gas Scholar, University of Texas School of Law

12:30 p.m.: Lunch

1:15 p.m.: Energy on Tribal Lands
          Mark Fox, Chairman of MHA Nation

2:00 p.m.: River Update
Craig Smith, Partner, Crowley Fleck PLLP

3 p.m.: Break

3:15 p.m.: Green Energy Panel: status and future of renewables
           Moderator:  Levi Andrist, Attorney, GA Group
           Julie Fedorchak, North Dakota Public Service Commissioner
Andrew Sorbo, Senior Manager of Legal and Property, Minnkota Power
Tony Clark, Senior Advisor, Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP

4:15 p.m.: Mineral Management
Kate Black, Vice President, Inland Oil & Gas        

5 p.m.: Closing Remarks
Tatiana Hamilton, EIC, North Dakota Law Review 
            Michael McGinniss, Dean, UND School of Law