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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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Lori Robertson

National Recreation and Park Association
Director of Conservation
As Director of Conservation Lori oversees NRPA’s conservation portfolio at NRPA. With background as a science educator in both public school and residential programming, Lori has spent her career working to connect young people with the natural world. She comes to NRPA from the Student Conservation Association where she led SCA’s national engagement strategy and launched SCA’s ConSERVE initiative focused on providing urban residents with service, learning, and recreation opportunities in local parks. She is a graduate of the 2016 American Express Leadership Academy, a current student at Georgetown University, and mom to 2 year old River.