Lecture #4 – Dr. Hoang Van Sam

Lecture #4: National Park in the New Normal: Challenges and Opportunities of National park management in Vietnam
August 28, 5:00-6:00pm, Vancouver Time (August 29, 8:00-9:00am, Beijing Time)
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Keynote Speaker: Prof. Dr. Hoang Van Sam, Vietnam National University of Forestry, Vietnam

Prof. Dr. Hoang Van Sam is a professor, senior lecturer, researcher and director of the International Cooperation Department at Vietnam’s National University of Forestry. He graduated MSc and PhD in plant taxonomy and biodiversity conservation from Leiden University, in the Netherlands. His research expertise focuses on national parks and nature reserves in Vietnam. He is the author/co-author of more than 90 articles on plant taxonomy, biodiversity conservation, forest resources management. Prof. Sam has successfully lead18 research projects; acted as chair/co-chair for 10 international conferences; and supervised 10 PhD, 58 MSc and 62 BSc students in Vietnam, Laos and China. He has been invited to lecture and present on tropical plants, plant diversity, and biodiversity conservation at academic institutions in Vietnam, Germany, The Netherlands, Japan and USA.