Environmental and social justice the focus of September conference

The Appalachian Public Interest Environmental Law Conference will take place at the University of Tennessee College of Law Sept. 27 through Sept. 29, 2019.

The 10th annual event, hosted by the College of Law’s Environmental Law student organization, isdesigned to bring together lawyers, activists, students, scientists, community organizations, and media representatives from the Appalachian region to discuss environmental and social justice throughout Appalachia.

Workshops and presentations will highlight environmental justice issues impacting the region, their underlying causes, and the legal and policy approaches to addressing these problems. The event also provides opportunities for networking and brainstorming solutions to environmental and social problems.

​To register to attend or sponsor the event, or if you have interest in participating as a speaker, visit the APIEL website at APIEL.org

Sponsors may be individuals or organizations, and sponsor information will appear on the website, in the event program, and on promotional materials. 

The deadline to apply to present at the conference is August 1, 2019. 

Visit APIEL.org for additional information.