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Marchant to present at energy/environment conference


January 29, 2010

Gary Marchant, Executive Director of the College of Law's Center for Law, Science & Innovation and Lincoln Professor of Emerging Technologies, Law and Ethics, will be among 650 speakers at a Phoenix convention about solving America's energy problems and reducing carbon emissions.

Marchant will discuss "Sustainable Energy Technologies: Lessons from the History of Technology Regulation" at the EUEC 2010 Energy & Environment Conference, Feb. 1-3, at the Phoenix Convention Center. An audience of more than 2,000 people is expected.

The conference has 12 tracks offering special subject areas including sustainability, reliability and green, energy and climate policy, biofuels, biomass and biogas, renewable energy, and environment and alternate energy. To read the conference materials, click here.

Marchant's research interests include the use of genetic information in environmental regulation, risk and the precautionary principle, legal aspects of personalized medicine, and regulation of emerging technologies such as nanotechnology, neuroscience and biotechnology. He teaches courses in Environmental Law, Law, Science & Technology, Genetics and the Law, Biotechnology: Science, Law and Policy, and Nanotechnology Law & Policy. He also is a professor in ASU's School of Life Sciences.

Janie Magruder, Jane.Magruder@asu.edu
(480) 727-9052
Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law