Permits, Licenses and the Administrative State

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

This Conference is certified for 5.0 credits of Virginia CLE.

8:15 – 8:55  AM – Registration and Breakfast

8:55 – 9:00  AM – Welcome 

Adam White, Director, The C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State and Assistant Professor of Law, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University

9:00 – 10:30   AM – Panel 1: Marketable Permits: Have We Learned the Right Lessons from History? – Click here to view the full panel! 

Cary Coglianese, Edward B. Shils Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science; and Director, Penn Program on Regulation, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Thomas Hazlett, H.H. Macaulay Endowed Professor of Economics, Clemson University, College of Business
Noga Morag-Levine, Professor of Law & The George Roumell Faculty Scholar, Michigan State University, College of Law
Jason A. Schwartz, Legal Director, Institute for Policy Integrity; and Adjunct Professor and Research Scholar, New York University, School of Law

Moderator: The Honorable Stephen F. Williams, Senior Judge, US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia

10:30 – 10:45 AM – Break

10:45 – 11:55 AM – Panel 2: Powering Forward: Current Issues in the Permitting of Energy Infrastructure – Click here to view the full panel! 

James W. Coleman, Assistant Professor of Law, Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law
Travis Kavulla, Vice Chairman, Montana Public Service Commission
Nathan D. Richardson, Associate Professor of Law, University of South Carolina, School of Law; and Visiting Fellow, Resources for the Future

Moderator: Adam White, Director, The C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State and Assistant Professor of Law, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University

11:55 AM – 12:00 PM – Break

12:00 – 1:20 PM – Lunch & Keynote Address – Click here to view the keynote address! 

Maureen K. Ohlhausen, Former Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission

1:20 – 1:30 PM – Break

1:30 – 2:45 PM – Panel 3: Bank Charters, Bank Regulation, and the Future of FinTech – Click here to view the full panel! 

Thomas J. Curry, Partner, Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP;  former U.S. Comptroller of the Currency
Heidi Schooner, Professor of Law, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law
Thomas Vartanian, Founder & Executive Director, Financial Regulation & Technology Institute, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University
David Zaring, Associate Professor of Legal Studies & Business Ethics, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business

Moderator: Paolo Saguato, Assistant Professor of Law at Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University

2:45 – 3:00 PM – Break

3:00 – 4:15 PM – Panel 4: The FDA as Gatekeeper – Click here to view the full panel! 

Daniel Troy, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, GlaxoSmithKline
Rebecca K. Wood, Partner, and Co-Leader, Food Drug and Medical Device Regulatory practice and D.C. Healthcare and FDA group, Sidley Austin LLP; and Former Chief Counsel, Food and Drug Administration
Patricia J. Zettler, Associate Professor of Law, Georgia State University, College of Law

Moderator: Adam White, Director, The C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State and Assistant Professor of Law, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University

Commissioned Papers