Lecture #1 – Dr. Harvey Locke

Lecture #1: National Park in the New Normal: Challenges and Opportunities from Canadian Perspectives
August 7, 5:00-6:00pm Vancouver time  (August 8, 8:00-9:00am, Beijing time)
Chair: Dr. Guangyu Wang, Director of National Park Research Centre
RSVP for more details: info.afrc@ubc.ca

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Harvey Locke

Dr. Harvey Locke is a conservationist, writer, and photographer who is a recognized global leader in the field of parks, wilderness and large landscape conservation based in Banff. He is co-founder of both the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative and the global Nature Needs Half Movement and serves as Chair of the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas Beyond the Aichi Targets Task Force. Named one of Canada’s leaders for the 21st century by Time Magazine, Harvey received the Fred M. Packard International Parks Merit Award at the IUCN World Parks Congress in Australia. Since 2018 he has been very active in China including serving as an expert member of the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development’s Special Policy Studies group for the Convention on Biological Diversity and working with members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Ministry of Environment and Ecology.