Plenary Panel - Building Eco-Spiritual Resilience with Traditional Environmental Knowledge

Friday, 1 February

Moderator: Dr. Mary Evelyn Tucker

Senior Lecturer and Research Scholar, Yale University

Mindahi Crescencio Bastida Muñoz, Ph.D.

Director of the Original Caretakers Program at the Center for Earth Ethics / General Coordinator of the Otomi-Toltec Regional Council in Mexico

Milka Chepkorir Kuto

Sengwer Indigenous People, Kenya

Rev. Ken Kitatani

Executive Director of the Forum 21 Institute


Plenary Panel - After Transgression: Restoring Landscapes and Livelihoods

Saturday, 2 February

Moderator: Dr. Amy Vedder

Lecturer at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies

Michel Masozera

WWF-Africa, Rwanda

Benjamin M. Brown

Charles Darwin University, Blue Forests, Australia/Indonesia

Paola Issacs Cubides

Instituto Alexander von Humboldt, Colombia


Plenary Panel - When Disturbance Becomes Disaster: Planning, Managing and Recovering

Saturday, 2 February

Moderator: Dr. Florencia Montagnini

Senior Research Scientist, and Director, Program in Tropical Forestry and Agroforestry, Global Institute of Sustainable Forestry

Dariana Mattei

Co-director of the Caribbean Youth Environment Network Puerto Rico; Coordinator of the Casa Solidaria project in Orocovis Puerto Rico

Chris Tapnio

Social and Environmental Safeguards Specialist at the Philippine Rural Development Project

Dr. Reinaldo Funes Monzote

Henry Hart Rice Family Foundation Visiting Professor, Yale University; Professor, Department of History, University of Havana, Cuba