Special 4 O'Clock Forum Seminar: From planetary boundaries to ecosystem services - Guiding development on a changing planet

Thursday, April 12, 2018 10:00
Raymond Building R3-045, 21111 Lakeshore Road, St Anne de Bellevue, QC, H9X 3V9, CA

4 O'Clock Forum is pleased to invite you to a special seminar by Professor Elena Bennett, Natural Resource Sciences, to be held on Thursday, 12 April 2018 at10:05 AM, in Raymond R3-045.


Elena Bennett received her BA in Biology and Environmental Studies from Oberlin College in Ohio in 1994, earned her MSc in Land Resources in 1999 (U. Wisconsin) and her PhD in Limnology and Marine Sciences in 2002 (U. Wisconsin). She is co-chair of the international Future Earth core project ecoSERVICES, which aims to set the research agenda for ecosystem services for the coming decade. Dr. Bennett was a Leopold Leadership Fellow (2012), and a Trottier Public Policy Professor (2013-2014). At McGill, she has won awards for undergraduate teaching, graduate supervision, and contributions to campus sustainability. Her Montérégie Connection project won the Alice Johannsen prize for contribution to conservation of the natural heritage of the Mont Saint Hilaire region. In 2012, she was selected to be one of two representatives of the Royal Society of Canada at the Summer Davos meeting of the World Economic Forum held in Tianjin, China. In 2015, she was named one of six NSERC Steacie Fellows.

Everyone is welcome to attend.

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