A symposium on “Marine & Freshwater Conservation Law & Governance” will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, May 14, at the Arnold & Mabel Beckman Center of the National Academies of Sciences & Engineering. Speakers include Eric Bilsky, assistant general counsel and senior litigator, Oceana; Michael LeVine, Pacific senior counsel, Oceana; Joseph DiMento, UCI professor of law and planning, policy & design; and Alejandro Camacho, UCI law professor. Free and open to the public, the event will feature a welcome by law school dean Erwin Chemerinsky, case studies from Mexico, a hosted lunch and a closing reception. Part of the “Toward a Sustainable 21st Century” series of symposiums, it’s presented by UCI’s School of Law, Center for the Study of Democracy, School of Social Ecology and Newkirk Center for Science & Society. Reservations are encouraged.