Speaking Engagement

4th Annual North American Environment, Energy, & Natural Resources Conference

Live Webcast

The New Energy Landscape: COVID-19, Climate Change, and Diversification 

Please join Blank Rome LLP's Susan L. BickleySean Patrick McDermott, and Margaret Anne Hill, University of Houston energy and climate law experts, energy general counsel, and negative carbon technology business entrepreneurs as we take stock and make sense of the new post-COVID world of energy in our Special 2020 North American Conference Webinar Edition. The event will be held on Tuesday, August 18, 2020, from 8:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. CT. 


This year’s agenda will provide insightful and informative examinations of an array of timely energy topics, including:

  • The future as seen by energy company general counsel
  • Discussion of the first survey on energy workers return to work
  • The latest from the leaders in negative emissions technology

Blank Rome Attorneys Panels

Blank Rome's attorneys will speak on the following panels:

  • Welcome to our Changed World (8:45 a.m.) – Susan L. Bickley, Partner, Blank Rome LLP, Chair, Houston Office
  • Technological Innovation and Energy (9:00 a.m.)  – Sean Patrick McDermott, Partner, Blank Rome LLP
  • Roundtable: The Business and Policy Future for North American Energy-Lessons from COVID (11:30 a.m.) – Margaret Anne Hill, Partner, Blank Rome LLP

CLE Credit

This course is anticipated to qualify for the following CLE credits:

  • PA – 3.0 general credits
  • TX – 3.0 general credits


Blank Rome LLP, the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources (EENR) Center of the University of Houston Law Center, UH Energy, and the University of Calgary Faculty of Law

To learn more or to register, please visit the conference page

This program was the third-most-attended University of Houston Law Center event of 2020.