2013 Symposium

The Duke Conservation Society 2013 Symposium: Management of Protected Areas

Friday, March 1, 2013

Missed the symposium? 
Watch John Terborgh’s and Roopa Krithivasan’s talks here
Watch Noah Matson’s talk and Morning Discussion here
Watch Mitch Irwin’s & Alex Pfaff’s talk, and Afternoon Discussion here

Featuring:
DR. JOHN TERBORGH, Research Professor Emeritus at Duke University and Director of the Center for Tropical Conservation
DR. MITCH IRWIN, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Northern Illinois University
DR. ALEX PFAFF, Associate Professor of Public Policy, Economics, and Environment, Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University
ROOPA KRITHIVASAN, Social Scientist for WWF-US, Conservation Science Program
NOAH MATSON, Vice President for Climate Change and Natural Resources Adaptation, Defenders of Wildlife

Schedule:
9:30am: Opening Remarks
Joseph Lemeris, President, Duke Conservation Society

9:40am: Nature Conservation in the Anthropocene
Dr. John Terborgh; Research Professor Emeritus at Duke University and Director of the Center for Tropical Conservation

10:00am: Here today, gone tomorrow? Implications of protected area downgrading, downsizing, and degazzettement (PADDD) for protected area management and policy
Roopa Krithivasan; Program Associate WWF-US, Conservation Science Program

10:45am: Protected areas in the era of rapid ecological change
Noah Matson; Vice President for Climate Change and Natural Resources Adaptation, Defenders of Wildlife

11:30pm: Pre-Lunch Panel Discussion/Question & Answer Session

12:00pm: Lunch Break

1:00pm: Protected areas in Madagascar: Historical baggage and contemporary challenges
Dr. Mitch Irwin; Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Northern Illinois University

1:45pm: Heterogeneous impacts of protected areas on Brazilian Amazon deforestation
Dr. Alex Pfaff; Associate Professor of Public Policy, Economics, and Environment at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy

2:15pm: Second Panel Discussion/Question & Answer Session 

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