Prairie Conservation and Endangered Species Conference
Winnipeg, Manitoba
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February 19 - 21, 2019

 

Program Overview (draft) 

A draft detailed program can be found here. As more information becomes available, this schedule will be updated.

Tuesday February 19

2:00 - 5:00 PM Pre-Conference Research Exercise on New and Traditional Conservation Tools
6:30 -   9:00 PM Registration, Opening Reception and Art Show 

Wednesday February 20

7:30 - 8:30 AM CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST AND REGISTRATION
8:30 - 8:45 AM Welcome
8:45 - 9:30 AM Conference Opening Address
09:30 - 10:00 AM Plenary 1:  The Prairie Crisis – Moving the Ledger. Trevor Herriot
10:00 - 10:20 AM HEALTH BREAK
10:20 - 12:00 PM Concurrent sessions (4)
12:00 - 1:00 PM LUNCH
1:00 - 2:20 PM Plenary 2 and Panel Discussion: Multi-species Placed Based Conservation in the Prairies – Perspectives, Lessons Learned, & Guidance from South of the Divide, Saskatchewan
2:20 - 2:40 PM HEALTH BREAK
2:40 - 4:20 PM Concurrent sessions (4)
4:20 - 6:00 PM Dedicated Poster Session, Social Time and Cash Bar
6:00 - 9:00 PM BANQUET, SILENT AUCTION AND EVENING PROGRAM

Thursday February 21

7:15 - 8:15 AM CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST AND REGISTRATION
8:15 - 8:30 AM General Address  
8:30 -  9:40 AM

Plenary 3: Regenerative Agriculture. 
Re-imagining Agriculture in the Prairies to Improve Resilience. Christy Morrissey
Applying the Principles of Regenerative Agriculture in Manitoba. Ryan Boyd

9:40 - 10:00 AM HEALTH BREAK
10:00 - 12:00 PM Concurrent sessions (4)
12:00 - 1:00 PM LUNCH
1:00 - 1:40 PM Plenary 4:  What is Indigenous-led Conservation? Shaunna Morgan Siegers
1:40 - 2:40 PM Concurrent sessions (4)
2:40 - 3:00 PM HEALTH BREAK
3:00 - 4:20 PM Concurrent sessions (3)
4:20 - 4:45 PM Closing Summary of PCESC and Announcement of the next PCESC 

  

Call for presentations and posters

The call for presentations and posters for the 2019 Prairie Conservation and Endangered Species Conference is now closed.  The deadline for the submission of abstracts was October 19th, 2018.