Climate Law for Infrastructure Practitioners
Course starting May 18, 2021

Overview
This online course will provide an overview of legal frameworks aimed at mitigating and adapting to climate change and discuss existing and emerging legal obligations relevant to infrastructure professionals at the provincial, federal and international level. It will hone in on the roles and responsibilities of infrastructure professionals and how they can adapt their practices to incorporate climate change and reduce exposure to potential negligence lawsuits, and explore corporate issues relating to climate change, including risk disclosure requirements, asset management and director and officer obligations, as infrastructure professionals have a role in managing these risks and assisting clients to improve climate risk disclosure.
Your Instructors
Adam Rochwerg, MA, MSc, JD
Adam is a lawyer with experience in climate-related policy, law, disclosure, and liability. He leads clients in a multidisciplinary approach to understanding and managing climate impacts.

Anton R. Tabuns, JD/MES
Anton brings experience in climate risk, climate-related disclosure, environmental and climate law, and due diligence. He leads projects focused on helping businesses and governments identify climate impacts and maximize opportunities in the shift towards a low-carbon economy.
Date/Time
The times listed below are in Eastern Standard Time/Eastern Daylight Time, please check your time zone.

Week 1:
Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:45 pm (EDT)
Thursday, May 20, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:45 pm (EDT)

Week 2:
Tuesday, May 25, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:45 pm (EDT)
Thursday, May 27, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:45 pm (EDT)

Week 3:
Tuesday, June 1, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:45 pm (EDT)
Thursday, June 3, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:45 pm (EDT)

Week 4:
Tuesday, June 8, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:45 pm (EDT)
Thursday, June 10, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:45 pm (EDT)

Fees:
Course Fee: $625.00 (if pursuing IRP credential); $475.00 (professional development only) - CAD

Fees cover course instruction and presentation materials in pdf format. Participants will be sent information to access the five modules following completion of registration and payment, and prior to the course start date. This training is intended for individual instruction, not for groups under a single registration.

All participants receive a Certificate of Completion.
For more information
For more information, please contact Jacqueline Richard at 705.698.9590 or jrichard @ climateriskinstitute.ca
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