The "Inflation Reduction Act in Iowa: Implementing the Clean Energy and Climate Provisions" panel series will be held in the Boyd Law Building on Friday, Feb. 16, 2024 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Join HELI, Rewiring America, the UI Labor Center, and the Iowa Environmental Council for a series of panels discussing the Inflation Reduction Act in Iowa. Panels will focus on national trends in the landmark climate legislation, state and local opportunities currently underway, and labor and wages in Iowa.
Registration for this event is open.
Food and beverages will be provided for those who register in advance.
Registration is now open!
This event has been approved for 4 hours of continuing legal education (CLE) credits!
This approval means that time spent in continuing legal education activities incorporated in this accredited program may be credited against the continuing legal education requirement of fifteen (15) clock hours per year, established by Rules 41.3 and 42.2 of the Iowa Supreme Court.
Welcoming Remarks and Introductions
Welcoming remarks and introductions will be given at 10:00 a.m. in the Boyd Law Building.
Keynote Session | “National Trends in the Landmark Climate Legislation”
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Kristin G. Eberhard
Senior Director of State & Local Policy at Rewiring America
Kristin Eberhard, JD MEM is the Senior Director of State & Local Policy at Rewiring America - the leading electrification nonprofit working to electrify homes, businesses and communities. She previously served as the Director of Climate Policy at the Niskanen Center, the Director of Climate and Democracy at Sightline Institute, and as the Western Director of Climate and Energy at Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).
Kristin has taught climate change policy and energy law at Stanford Law School and UCLA School of Law. She is the author of the book Becoming a Democracy: How We Can Fix the
Electoral College, Gerrymandering and Our Elections. She earned her JD cum laude from the Duke University School of Law, an MEM in Energy Economics from the Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment, and a BA with Honors from Stanford University.
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM: Networking Lunch
We are catering buffet styles food with these options, from Catered by Charlotte:
- Honey garlic salmon
- Caprese chicken
- Pesto tortellini with roasted vegetables
- Caramelized roasted vegetables
- Spinach Salad
- A selection of baked goods
We have been able to accommodate the following dietary preferences and requirements: vegetarian, vegan, tree nut allergy, non-dairy, no beef, no pork.
These will be available in the BLB Lobby for registered attendees.
Panel 1: State and Local Opportunities | Moderated by the Iowa Environmental Council
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Panel 1 Video
Panel 2: Maximizing IRA Incentives for Creating Quality Jobs and Apprenticeship Training that Strengthen Iowa Communities
2:15 - 3:45 PM
- 10:00 AM
- 10:15 AM
- 11:30 AM
Lunch is provided for all who register in advance.
- 12:30 PM
- 2:15 PM
- 3:45 PM