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2014 Idaho Law Review Symposium

The logo for 2014 Idaho Law Review Symposium: Reselient CitiesResilient Cities
Environment | Economy | Equity

The Idaho Law Review symposium, Resilient Cities: Environment | Economy | Equity, was held in Boise, Idaho on April 4th, 2014. The symposium focused on defining city resilience, as well as cutting-edge, non-traditional legal approaches to implementing environmental and social projects that promote city resilience.

CLE Credits

View video and receive CLE credits
The video of the symposium is now available for free access below.

Idaho attorneys may obtain 7 CLE credits for viewing the video by providing documentation that the attorney has watched the video and paying $150 to the College of Law. Attorneys interested in obtaining the CLE credits for watching the Symposium video should (i) send an e-mail to Prof. Stephen R. Miller (millers@uidaho.edu) indicating that they have watched the video and (ii) send a check made payable to “University of Idaho College of Law” to: Prof. Stephen R. Miller, University of Idaho College of Law – Boise, 322 E. Front Street, Ste. 590, Boise, ID 83702. Upon receipt of the confirming e-mail and payment, the Idaho State Bar will be notified of the attorney’s completion of the 7 CLE credits.

PowerPoint Slides and Law Review Articles

The PowerPoint slides and law review articles of the presenters will be posted as soon as they are available. The slides and law review articles constitute the CLE presentation materials for the Symposium.

Schedule of Events

Time Event
8:00 – 8:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 –  9:00 Introduction and Welcome
Symposium Introduction:  Alexandra Grande; Tori Osler (ILR symposium student editors) (video)
Welcome: David Bieter (Mayor, City of Boise) (video)
Dean's Welcome: Michael Satz (Idaho) (video)
9:00 – 10:30 Disaster, Destruction, and Resilient Cities
Moderator: Dale Goble (Idaho) (video)
Kellen Zale (University of Houston Law Center) – Urban Resiliency and the Right to Destroy (video)
John Travis Marshall and Ryan Rowberry (Georgia State) – Urban Wreckage and Resiliency: Articulating a Practical Framework for Preserving, Reconstructing, and Building Cities (John Travis Marshall video) (Ryan Powberry video)
Andrea McArdle (CUNY) – Imagining A Resilient New York After Superstorm Sandy (pdf) (video)
Panel Discussion video
10:45 – 12:00 Social Aspects of Resilient Cities
Moderator: Anastasia Telesetsky (Idaho) (video)
Palma Strand (Creighton) – Increasing City-System Resilience by Cultivating Civic Social Networks (video)
Melissa Berry (University of Missouri) – Thinking Like a City: Grounding Social-Ecological Resilience in an Urban Land Ethic (pdf) (video)
Panel Discussion video
12:00 – 1:30 Lunch with Keynote
Moderator: Barbara Cosens (video)
Ken Alex (California Governor’s Office of Planning and Research) Keynote Presentation (pdf) – (video)
1:30 – 1:45 Break
1:45 – 3:15 Resiliency, Equity, and Economy
Moderator: Jerrold Long (Idaho) (video)
Christopher Odinet (Southern University Law Center) – Fairness, Equity, and a Level Playing Field: Land-use Goals for the Resilient City (pdf) (video)
Jeff Litwak (Columbia River Gorge Commission) – Implementing Resiliency: Urban Services Without Borders (pdf) (video)
Jon Rosenbloom (Drake) – Funding Resiliency (video)
Panel Discussion video
3:15 – 3:30 Break
3:30 – 5:00 Resiliency and Planning for City Growth
Moderator: Stephen Miller (video)
Tom Bergin (Blaine County Land Use & Building Services) and Tom Wuerzer (Department of Community and Regional Planning Boise State University) – Fire Resilience Policy and Planning at the Wildland-Urban Interface: Impressions from Idaho (Tom Bergin video) (Tom Wuerzer video)
Keith Hirokawa (Albany) – Planning for Scarcity: Enabling Resilient Urban Water Planning Through Eco System Services (video)
Panel Discussion video
5:00 – 5:15 Concluding Remarks
5:15 – 6:15 Reception