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Schedule of the Day

Friday, March 15, 2013
Longwood Gardens - The Ballroom

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8:00 AM


9:00 AM


9:15 AM Growing the Social Role of Botanic Gardens: Reality or a chimera? Asimina Vergou, Education Programme Coordinator at BGCI
10:10 AM Coffee break
10:25 AM The Evolution of a Garden: Thriving Through the Laws of Variation. MaryLynn Mack, Deputy Director of the Desert Botanical Garden
11:20 AM Stretch break
11:35 AM Applying Conservation Psychology to Cultivate Care for the Natural World. Louise Chawla, Professor in the Environmental Design Program at the University of Colorado in Boulder
12:30 PM Lunch in Orangery/Music Room
2:00 PM The Future of University Gardens: Embracing and Expanding Our Relevance. Mary Burke, Director of Planning and Collections of the UC Davis Arboretum
3:00 PM Afternoon break
3:15 PM Can Everyone Learn to Speak Tree? Gregory Rodriguez, Executive director of the Center for Social Cohesion at Arizona State University and founder of Zócalo Public Square
4:10 PM Closing remarks
4:30 PM Special Sessions

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