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Gartner, Abbott to speak at 'Resilience' conference

March 03, 2011

Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law Professors David Gartner and Ken Abbott will speak at the conference, “Resilience, Innovation and Sustainability: Navigating the Complexities of Global Change,” in a lecture entitled, “Global Governance and the Multilevel Challenge of Resilience: Lessons from Global Health,” on March 12.

The lecture, held at the ASU Memorial Union, will explore major science and policy changes as a result of global change. It will include international experts from various fields including, business, government, NGOs and scientists.

To find out more about the conference, click here.

Gartner teaches constitutional law, international institutions, foreign relations law and global health law and policy. His current research focuses on the role of innovative international institutions and non-state actors in shaping international law and the response to global challenges in areas such as global health, development, education and the environment.

A leading scholar in international law, Abbott’s teaching and research focus on the interdisciplinary study of international law and international relations, including public and private institutions, environmental issues, development policy, global health, and international trade and economic law. He is a Willard H. Pedrick Distinguished Research Scholar, a Faculty Fellow in the College’s Center for Law, Science & Innovation, a member of the College’s Center for Law and Global Affairs Advisory Board and a Professor of Global Studies at ASU, where he co-directs the global environmental governance program.

Staci McCabe,
Office of Communications, College of Law