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U.S.-China Energy and Trade Law Forum

Tulane University Law School
John Giffen Weinmann Hall, Wendell Gauthier Moot Court Room 110
November 2, 2018
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Escalating trade tensions between the U.S. and China , the impact of import tariffs on international trade and how developing LNG markets will shape the energy industry globally will be part of the 3rd annual U.S.-China Energy and Trade Law Forum hosted by Tulane Law School's Center for Energy Law and the Tulane Energy Institute Nov. 2.

This major conference will gather global experts from industry, government and the legal and business academies to discuss some of the most pressing challenges and opportunities of our time.   The event will be held at the John Giffen Weinmann Hall, 6329 Freret St., on Tulane's Uptown New Orleans campus.

Jointly organized by Center for Energy Law and the Tulane Energy Institute of the A.B. Freeman School of Business, the Forum will address pressing topics, including:

  • What is the impact of escalating trade tensions between the U.S. and China on the U.S. energy industry, and Louisiana in particular?
  • What is the outlook for the newly established import tariff from an international trade law perspective?
  • How are international and Asian LNG markets developing and what is the likely impact on the U.S.?
  • How can law and lawyers shape international LNG markets in the future?
  • What is the state of play and how are trade developments affecting nuclear power in China?

See a full program here.

Among the speakers for the event include:

  • Randall Ebner (L'80) Vice President and General Counsel, Exxon Mobil Corp.
  • Barry Worthington, Executive Director, United States Energy Association
  • Kim Talus, James McCulloch Chair in Energy Law and Director of Tulane Center for Energy Law
  • Eric Smith, Professor and Director of the Tulane Energy Institute, A.B. Freeman School of Business, Tulane University
  • Pan Jiang, First Secretary for Chinese Embassy, Washington
  • Guiguo Wang, Eason-Weinmann Chair of International and Comparative Law, Tulane Law School
  • Robert Sloan, Senior Research Fellow, Tulane Center for Energy Law
  • Penelope Crossley, Senior Lecturer, Centre for Asia Pacific Law, University of Sydney
  • Dan Eberhart, Chief Executive Officer, Canary, LLC, Denver, Colorado
  • Anton Ming-Zhi Gao, Associate Professor, Institute of Law for Science and Technology, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan