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Our 1-day Summit on Connecting to Nature in an Urban World, April 19, features a morning plenary and roundtable sessions followed by interactive workshops and walkshops in the afternoon. Building on the Summit is our Conference, April 20-21, featuring keynotes speakers, hands-on workshops and networking opportunities.

Please note: Schedules are now locked from being changed. If you would like to make changes to your schedule, please come see us at the registration desk. See you in Vancouver!
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Liesl Pimentel

Phoenix Zoo/Arizona Center for Nature Conservation
Manager of Education Programs
Liesl Pimentel is the Manager of Formal Programs at the Phoenix Zoo and leads the Zoo’s nature play programming, community co-hosted pop-up events, family and early childhood educator nature play trainings, and supports local nature play initiatives and advocacy. She has administered three grants from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and the Children & Nature Network. Liesl also serves as a Nature Play Leader for AZA and its 230 member institutions.  

Tuesday, April 18

5:30pm PDT

7:00pm PDT

Wednesday, April 19

10:00am PDT

11:30am PDT

1:00pm PDT

3:45pm PDT

4:00pm PDT

4:15pm PDT

7:30pm PDT

Thursday, April 20

8:15am PDT

9:15am PDT

9:45am PDT

11:15am PDT

12:30pm PDT

2:45pm PDT

4:00pm PDT

4:15pm PDT

5:00pm PDT

6:00pm PDT

Friday, April 21

7:00am PDT

9:15am PDT

9:45am PDT

12:00pm PDT