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Energy Transitions Conference 2017
UEF Law School, UEF Centre for Climate Change, Energy and Environmental Law (CCEEL)
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2016/03/09 CET
2016/03/10 CET
Joensuu, Finland
UEF Law School’s 5th annual ENERGY TRANSITIONS conference

UEF Law School, in cooperation with the UEF Centre for Climate Change, Energy and Environmental Law, (CCEEL) is pleased to announce the call for papers for its 2017 international and European energy law and policy conference “ENERGY TRANSITIONS”. The event will take place on 9 and 10 March 2017 in Joensuu, Finland.

The planned sessions include:

  • Developments in the power sector
  • Developments in the gas sector
  • Nuclear relations
  • Energy efficiency and energy storage
  • Demand-side management and the role of consumers in the energy transition
  • Energy sector disputes and dispute resolution
  • Low carbon energy sources: regulation and policies
  • Emerging issues in upstream oil
  • Energy and carbon taxation
  • Energy law and theory
  • Energy justice

The above mentioned sessions serve only as examples, paper proposals on other related topics as well are welcomed.

Paper submission:

An expression of interest should:

  • take the form of a title and an abstract (100 - 200 words) and
  • indicate the name, institutional affiliation and contact details of the author(s).

The deadline for expressions of interest is 16 December 2016.

Papers should:

  • be in the range of 5 000 to 8 000 words;
  • indicate the name, institutional affiliation and contact details of the author(s).

The deadline for submission of papers is 17 February 2017.

Both expressions of interest and the papers should be sent to: energytransitions@uef.fi

Social program: After the event, there is a possibility to spend the weekend (11 and 12 March) at a ski and spa resort at Koli. More information available at www.koli.fi/en/. Transportation provided by the organizer. Spouses welcome.

More information on the conference will be available at a later stage at http://www.uef.fi/cceel

The organizers would also like to invite lawyers, members of the industry, academics, regulators, etc. to join us and follow the event in Joensuu. Thanks to the kind support of Academy of Finland (Impact of shale gas in EU energy law and policy; regulatory and institutional perspective, UEF Law School and EL-TRAN Consortium Transition towards a Resource Efficient and Climate Neutral Energy System, University of Tampere) the attendance is free of charge.