2019 California Coastal Law Conference

Nossaman's 2019 California Coastal Law Conference
Huntington Beach, CA
12:30 - 7:00 p.m. PT

We hosted our 4th California Coastal Law Conference at SeaCliff Country Club in Huntington Beach on September 10th. This in-depth seminar featured officials from the California Coastal Commission and State Lands Commission, as well as top coastal engineering consultants and marine scientists alongside our coastal law and eminent domain attorneys. 

Audience members had the chance to participate in Q&A sessions with each panel and network with Coastal colleagues during the evening cocktail reception. The CLE conference and hosted cocktail reception with our panelists were offered at no charge to invited guests.

Below was the full agenda for this event.

12:30 - 1:00 p.m. | Registration & Lunch

1:00 - 1:15 p.m. | Welcome & Introductions
Bonnie Neely, Senior Policy Advisor, Nossaman LLP; Former Chair, California Coastal Commission

1:15 - 1:35 p.m. | Keynote Presentation
Jack Ainsworth, Executive Director, California Coastal Commission

1:35 - 2:45 p.m. | Sea Level Rise / Shoreline Management Options and Funding for Infrastructure
John Erskine, Partner, Nossaman LLP 
Dr. Lesley Ewing, Senior Coastal Engineer, California Coastal Commission
Jennifer Lucchesi, Executive Officer, State Lands Commission
Dave Skelly, Principal Engineer/Vice President, GeoSoils, Inc.
The Honorable Dwight Worden, Councilmember, City of Del Mar and Attorney

3:00 - 3:15 p.m. | Eminent Domain and Sea Level Rise
Brad Kuhn, Partner, Nossaman LLP 

3:25 - 4:15 p.m. | Public Access and Coastal Development Permitting - Balancing Access and Resource Protection With the Need for Housing and Low Cost Overnight Accommodations
Bonnie Neely, Senior Policy Advisor, Nossaman LLP
Jana Zimmer, Former Vice Chair, California Coastal Commission and Land Use Attorney
John Zentner, Senior Manager, Zentner Planning and Technology

4:15 - 4:30 p.m. | 2019 State Legislative Update and Immediate Funding Opportunities 

4:45 - 5:30 p.m. | Current State of the ASC Industry
Steven Kaufmann, Partner, Nossaman LLP 
John Flynn, Partner, Nossaman LLP

5:30 - 7:00 p.m. | Networking Cocktail Reception

Nossaman LLP is an approved State Bar of California MCLE provider and certifies that this activity was approved for 3.00 hours of General credit.

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