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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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Cecil van den Bosch

University of British Columbia
Professor, Dept of Forest Resource Mgmt
Cecil is a professor of urban forestry at the University of British Columbia. Research and education on the importance of nature to urban residents are his passion, with specific focus on the role of trees and forests. He has authored several books, including 'The City and the Forest' and the Routledge Handbook of Urban Forestry, and he has worked with city and national governments across the world.