Previous Events and Symposia

The CBC has been organizing symposia, gathering leading scientists and a wide range of stakeholders to address multidisciplinary issues related to biodiversity and conservation, since 1997. 

2014 Questions for a Resilient Future

2014 Questions for a Resilient Future

The Center for Biodiversity and Conservation partnered with the Center for Humans and Nature to host Questions for a Resilient Future on October 14, 2014.

2014 Mack Lipkin Man and Nature Series

2014 Mack Lipkin Man and Nature Series

A panel discussion on “This Year in Conservation,” featuring an engaging conversation between conservationists sharing the experiences and lessons that underscore their careers in marine conservation. 

2013 Mack Lipkin Man and Nature Series

2013 Mack Lipkin Man and Nature Series

A panel discussion on This Year in Conservation, featuring an engaging conversation between conservationists on their careers and how the important innovations, milestones, and events of the last twelve months have challenged and inspired conservation action globally and in their own individual work.

2013 Questions for a Resilient Future

2013 Questions for a Resilient Future

The Center for Biodiversity and Conservation partnered with the Center for Humans and Nature to host Questions for a Resilient Future on October 8, 2013.

2013 Island Systems

2013 Island Systems

This three-day symposium brought together local resource managers, researchers, educators, island leaders, policy makers, and other leading conservation practitioners to present and analyze real-world resilience case studies.

2012 Mack Lipkin Man and Nature Series

2012 Mack Lipkin Man and Nature Series

A panel discussion on This Year in Conservation, featuring an engaging conversation between conservationists on their careers and how the important innovations, milestones, and events of the last twelve months have challenged and inspired conservation action globally and in their own individual work.

2009 Health and the Environment

2009 Health and the Environment

The symposium spanned the natural, medical, and social sciences, as well as policy planning, for an understanding of complex linkages and interactions between health and the environment.

2008 Biocultural Diversity

2008 Biocultural Diversity

The symposium brought together conservation scientists and practitioners together with members of indigenous, local, and tribal communities, and government, UN and NGO representatives, to address challenges and opportunities, and help to forge a long-term multidimensional vision for sustaining biological and cultural diversity.

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