UoW Crest 4 - 7 July 2007
University of Waikato
Hamilton, New Zealand
Department of Conservation - Te Papa Atawhai

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Conserv-Vision 2007 an international conference on conservation

Weta Flora Coastline


The purpose of the conference is to celebrate 20 years of integrated conservation management by the New Zealand Department of Conservation and to chart options for the future.


The goals of the conference are to bring together practitioners, scientists, policy-makers and conservation advocates from New Zealand and elsewhere to:

Keynote Speakers

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Vandana Shiva, PhD, Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Ecology, New Delhi
Jeffrey A. McNeely
, IUCN Chief Scientist
Daniel Simberloff, PhD (Harvard) Gore Hunger Professor of Environmental Science, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, The University of Tennessee
Geoff Park, PhD (Australian National University) Wellington-based Ecologist and writer, author of Nga Uruora and Theatre Country.
Ross Cullen PhD (Otago), Professor of Resource Economics, Lincoln University
David Young, author of Woven by Water: Histories from the Whanganui River and our Silands, Our Selves A History of Conservation in New Zealand
Joni Seager, Dean of Environmental Sciences, York University, Toronto