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Annual Conference

2015 Conference currently in planning for Shanghai, China, during the last week of June.

Further details coming soon.

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2014 Conference held in Bergen, Norway, 26-27 June. "Challenges of the Changing Arctic: Continental Shelf, Navigation, and Fisheries"

Primary Sponsors were the University of Bergen Faculty of Law, the Center for Oceans Law and Policy, and the Law of the Sea Institute of Iceland. CONFERENCE PROGRAM. The conference proceedings volume will be available spring 2015.

PowerPoints:

Arctic Continental Shelf: Mayer ~ Bley
Continental Shelf Petroleum: Haaland ~ Macko
Arctic Shipping: Lee ~ Roach
Other Arctic Related Topics: Whitsitt
Changing Fisheries: Northeast Atlantic & Arctic Ocean: Huse ~ Sigurjonsson ~ Jacobsen
Fisheries in the Arctic Ocean: Loeng ~ Molenaar
Regional Fisheries Management: Hannesson ~ Asmundsson ~ Hoydal ~ Henriksen
Related Law of the Sea Issues: Kraska ~ Xue

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2013 Conference "Global Challenges and Freedom of Navigation" held in Seoul, Korea, 1-3 May

The 37th Annual Conference of the Center for Oceans Law and Policy took place 1-3 May, 2013, in Seoul, Korea, in conjunction with the Korea Maritime Institute. Program. The conference proceedings volume will be available autumn 2014.

PowerPoints:

Counter-Piracy Operations: Davenport ~ Sakamoto
Transnational Threats: Guilfoyle ~ Kraska
Developments in Arctic Ocean: Nordtveit ~ Kim
Deep Seabed Mining Update: Lodge ~ Ju ~ Nautilus Minerals
Energy Security and Sealanes: Pedrozo ~ Phan ~ Fu ~ Bernard
Balancing Marine Environment & Freedom of Navigation: Long ~ Beckman ~ Wu
Marine Data Collection: Roach ~ Macko

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Conference Slideshow2012 Conference "The Regulation of Continental Shelf Development: Rethinking International Standards" held in Halifax, Nova Scotia, 21-22 June

The 36th Annual Conference of the Center for Oceans Law and Policy took place June 20-22, 2012, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in conjunction with the Marine & Environmental Law Institute at Dalhousie University. PROGRAM The conference proceedings volume is now available.

PowerPoints/graphics:

Contemporary Uses of the Continental Shelf: Long ~ Burnett ~ Aarnes
Lessons from Contemporary Offshore Development: Mayer ~ Lodge
Assessing Adequacy of International Law for Environmental Protection: Roach
Best Practices in Environmental Regulation: Kremer ~ Mossop ~ Engen ~ Joranger
Probabilistic Risk Assessment: Malsch ~ Pelot ~ Glavovic
Decommissioning of Offshore Installations: Beckman ~ Johnson ~ Lyons
Liability and Compensation: Popp ~ Lee ~ Gonynor ~ Tyler

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Maritime Border Diplomacy

baliThe 35th Annual Conference of the Center for Oceans Law and Policy took place June 22-24, 2011, in Bali, Indonesia. Conference Program. The conference proceedings volume is now available.

PowerPoints/graphics:

Context for Maritime Border Diplomacy: Hayashi ~ Prescott ~ Oegroseno
Provisional Arrangements of a Practical Nature: Schofield ~ Lee
Archipelagic Resources in South East Asia: Agoes ~ Johnston ~ Solwara 1 Project
Marine Environment and Boundaries: Mayer ~ Shin ~ Long
Unresolved Boundaries in the Region: Zhang ~ Roach ~ Juwana
Dispute Settlement Mechanisms: Bensurto ~ Paik

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US Interests in Prompt Adherence to the Law of the Sea Convention

Senator MurkowskiThe 34th Annual Conference of the Center for Oceans Law and Policy was held May 20-21, 2010 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. PROGRAM

Thursday luncheon address: Admiral Gary Roughead (text file)
Thursday evening keynote address: Dr. Quenton Dokken (mp3 audio file)

C-SPAN videotaped coverage:

Friday AM: Protecting and Enhancing U.S. National Security
Friday luncheon address: Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)
Friday PM: UNCLOS ratification debate--Moore vs. Groves

Panel II PowerPoints on Energy & Economic Development:
Kelly
~ Luthi ~ Petty
Panel III PowerPoints on Submarine Cables: Burnett ~ Malphrus ~ Wargo ~ Rapp

The proceedings from the conference has been published together with the proceedings from the December 2010 conference "Globalization and the Law of the Sea" sponsored by the Korea Maritime Institute, the Center for Oceans Law & Policy, and the Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea. This volume, entitled THE LAW OF THE SEA CONVENTION: US ACCESSION AND GLOBALIZATION, is now available.

PowerPoints from Globalization and the Law of the Sea: Beckman ~ Bosworth ~ Fu ~ Kraska ~ Mayer ~ Oral ~ Park ~ Roach ~ Valladares ~ Xue ~ You

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Changes in the Arctic Environment and the Law of the Sea

Annual Conference ImagesThe 33rd Annual Conference of the Center for Oceans Law and Policy was held May 20-23, 2009 in Seward, Alaska (near Anchorage). Program and Conference Brochure.

The volume of papers from this conference is available.

NEWS ARTICLES ON THE CONFERENCE By Bob Tkacz in the Alaska Journal of Commerce (June 5, 2009) and in Fishermen's News (July 2009).

COMPREHENSIVE CONFERENCE NOTES courtesy of Lisa Campion, Vermont Law School.

POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS from the conference:

Balton ~ Bankes ~ Brigham ~ Churchill ~ Hayes ~ Huebert ~ Jeffers ~ Kraska ~ Macnab ~ Macko ~ Mayer ~ McMahon ~ Pierce ~ Ridgeway ~ Skaridov (continental shelf) ~ Skaridov (Northern Sea Route) ~ Slaiby ~ Ulfstein ~ Van Pay ~ Winkler ~ Zolotukhin

SELECTED INTERNET RESOURCES FOR CHANGES IN THE ARCTIC ENVIRONMENT

SPEAKER BIOGRAPHIES

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Freedom of Seas, Passage Rights, and the 1982 Law of the Sea Convention

The 32nd Annual Conference of the Center for Oceans Law and Policy was held
January 9-10, 2008 in Singapore.

Conference Program ~ Conference Brochure

45-page Conference Report

The volume of papers from this conference is available

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Legal Challenges in Maritime Security

The 31st Annual Conference of the Center for Oceans Law and Policy was held
May 24-26, 2007 in Heidelberg, Germany, at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law.

Conference brochure ~ Conference Program

The volume of papers from this conference is available.

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Law, Science, and Ocean Management

The 30th Annual Conference of the Center for Oceans Law and Policy, "Law, Science, and Ocean Management," was held at Dublin Castle, Ireland, July 12-14, 2006.

Photos from the Conference

The volume of papers from this conference is available.