September 2020 EMLF Member e-News

September 2020 EMLF Member e-News

41st Annual Institute & Fall Symposium

Registration opens this week for our first ever virtual Annual Institute & Fall Symposium, and the virtual Safety Seminar. Starting Tuesday, October 13, it will be 5 straight days of EMLF’s high quality educational programming (a total of 965 minutes!) plus unique networking activities to keep us connected even when we can’t be together. 

The best news is that EMLF members can register for the Annual Institute & Fall Symposium for FREE!  Add on the Safety Seminar (which features both OSHA and MSHA topics) for just $49.  Watch your e-mail for the agenda and for registration to open this week!

On Demand Webinars

Missed a webinar? Click here for a list of on demand webinars. Each of the on demand webinars is free for members to view using the discount code MEMBER and is approved for CLE credit in many states.

Petrochemicals Webinar Series

Only one session left in our Petrochemicals Webinar Series!  Register today and receive a link to watch the recordings of the first two sessions.

Session Three: Shell Project Update – September 16, 2:00 p.m. EDT
Speaker:  Michael Marr, External Relations Advisor, Shell

Hosted by Anthony Giuliani, Vorys, Sater, Seymour & Pease, Petrochemicals Update Program Chair

Noted by Governor Tom Wolf as the largest private sector investment in Pennsylvania’s economy since World War II, Shell Pennsylvania Chemicals has literally changed the skyline in Beaver County.  The site remains under construction with plans to transition the site into an operational status at some unspecified point in the early 2020s.  Michael Marr will provide a project overview and current update of the construction status during his presentation.

Call for Papers

The Energy & Mineral Law Foundation seeks authors to contribute scholarly papers on topics relevant to legal practitioners in the areas of energy, mineral, and natural resources law for publication in the 2020 edition of the Energy & Mineral Law Institute.  The papers must be the original work of the author(s) and may not have been previously published. 

Full information about manuscript preparation, including formatting and publishing specifications, please see the Author Guidelines available on our website.  Papers must be submitted in electronic format by November 16, 2020.  For more information, please e-mail EMLF Publications Chair, Professor Keith Hall, at, or EMLF Executive Director, Anna Fletcher at    

Conference Sponsorships

With this year’s virtual format, we have the potential to reach more attendees than ever before!  Conference sponsors get recognition on the conference website and in all conference e-mail communications, as well as oral and visual recognition as a sponsor during the conference sessions.  The conference sessions will be available on demand after the conference, giving you the opportunity to have a longer-lasting impact. Three different levels of conference sponsorship are available for each conference: Gold ($1,500), Silver ($1,000), and Bronze ($500).  Contact Anna to sponsor the Annual Institute & Fall Symposium or the Safety Seminar. 

Michele AshSeptember 2020 EMLF Member e-News