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Events and Symposia

The CBC leverages the Museum’s reputation, location, and scientific expertise, while convening key actors from a diverse array of disciplines for interdisciplinary discussion and analysis of the latest issues in biodiversity research, conservation practice, and policy.

  1997 Humans and Other Catastrophes The symposium, which gathered scientists, journalists, policy makers, and interested members of the general public, focused on possible...   GBIF Frontiers: Panel and Symposium The Center for Biodiversity and Conservation partnered with the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) to host a special...   1998 The Value of Plants, Animals, and Microbes to Human Health The symposium, which gathered scientists, journalists, policy makers, and interested members of the general public, focused the inseparable...   1999 Biodiversity and Climate Change The symposium joined scientists, natural resource managers, conservation biologists, and policy makers to explore the evidence for...   2000 Nature in Fragments The symposium addressed the impact of sprawl on biodiversity. Scientists, resource managers, conservation biologists, and policy...   2001 Conservation Genetics This international gathering brought biologists, ecologists, geneticists, conservation resource managers, and students together to...   2002 Sustaining Seascapes The symposium examined the large-scale conservation of marine ecosystems, considering novel approaches to the sustainable management...   2003 Tiger in the Forest The symposium gathered biologists, tourism industry professionals, conservation practitioners, governmental decision makers, and...   2004 Expanding the Ark The symposium provided a venue to engage the scientific community, conservation practitioners, policy makers and the public in a...   2004 Living With Nature The public program series "Living With Nature" was designed to reach a broad audience with the message that individuals...   2005 Freshwater Systems The symposium showcased projects that are rooted in the best available science, integrate scientific fields, and link science with...   2006 Conserving Birds This symposium provided a unique perspective on examining new approaches for managing bird diversity in human-dominated areas, and...   2007 Small Matters Together with conservation practitioners, policy makers, educators and the general public, scientists from the traditionally separate...   2008 Biocultural Diversity The symposium brought together conservation scientists and practitioners together with members of indigenous, local, and tribal communities,...   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...   2010 Mack Lipkin Man and Nature Series A panel discussion on A Life in Conservation: Diverse Perspectives, featuring an engaging conversation between conservationists.   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...   2012 Questions for a Resilient Future In partnership with the Center for Humans and Nature, the CBC hosted a group of Senior Scholars for a fascinating afternoon of dialogue...   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...   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...   2013 Island Systems This three-day symposium brought together local resource managers, researchers, educators, island leaders, policy makers, and other...   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...   2014 Mack Lipkin Man and Nature Series Panel Discussion A panel discussion on This Year in Conservation featuring an engaging conversation between conservationists sharing the experiences...   2015 Mack Lipkin Man and Nature Series Panel Discussion A panel discussion on This Year in Conservation featuring an engaging conversation between conservationists on their experience and...   2015 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...   Evening Panel: System-wide Approaches to Primate Conservation     2017 Mack Lipkin Man and Nature Series Join us at the American Museum of Natural History on Thursday, October 11 for an evening panel on innovative policies and conservation...   2018 Mack Lipkin Man and Nature Series Panel Discussion     2018 Action Group on Knowledge Systems and Indicators of Wellbeing