Lecture #11 – Dr. Xiaoli Sheng

Lecture #11: Biodiversity Monitoring in National Parks
October 30, 5:00-6:00pm Vancouver time (Oct 31, 8:00-9:00am, Beijing Time)
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Keynote Speaker: Dr. Xiaoli Sheng, Chinese Academy of Science, China

Dr Xiaoli Shen is an Associate Professor at the State Key Laboratory of Vegetation and Environmental Change, Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences. She has served as an associate editor for Biodiversity and Conservation since 2011. She is a member of UCN Species Survival Commission Post-2020 Biodiversity Targets Task Force (2018-) and a member of CCICED (China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development) Special Policy Study on “Post 2020 Global Biodiversity Conservation” (2018-). Her current research focuses on conservation planning and effectiveness of protected areas, conservation and management of threatened species, and community-based conservation. She will introduce the status and progress of China’s biodiversity monitoring, with a focus on the integrated biodiversity monitoring platform in Qianjiangyuan National Park in China.