The EELF 2017 Conference opens at 9:00 Wednesday 30 August (registration starts at 8:30) and closes at 13:00 Friday 1 September.

The social programme takes place Friday in the early afternoon from 13:00-16:00.

Keynote speakers:

Klaus Bosselmann, Professor of Law, University of Auckland and director of the New Zealand Centre for Environmental Law. Klaus Bosselmann's research focus is on conceptual, international and comparative dimensions of environmental law and governance with a particular interest in ecological approaches to law and governance. Klaus Bosselmann is also member of the Steering Committee of the Ecological Law & Governance Association (ELGA). 

Hans Bruyninckx, Executive director of the European Environment Agency. Hans Bruyninckx has an academic expertise primarily in the field of European and international environmental policy, studying the effects of globalisation on the global governance of environmental issues and sustainable development.  

Ludwig Krämer, Director of Derecho y Medio Ambiente, Madrid and senior lawyer. Ludwig Krämer served as the European Commission's Chief Counsel on the environment, successively responsible of legal and enforcement issues, waste management and environmental sustainability.  

Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger, Professor of law, University of Waterloo and Senior Director of Centre for International Sustainable Development Law (CISDL). Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger is a leading international jurist and scholar in the field of sustainable development law and policy. Amongst others she chaired a joint CISDL - ILA - IDLO Partnership on International Law for Sustainable Development that was launched at the 2002 World Summit for Sustainable Development.