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 Bringing Biodiversity and Ecosystem Science to Global Policy Making
97th Ecological Society of America Conference
Oregon Convention Center, Portland, Oregon
August 9, 2012

 Organizer: Margaret Goud Collins, Senior Program Officer, U.S. National Committee for DIVERSITAS, National Academy of Sciences

Co-Organizers: Peter H. Raven, Missouri Botanical Gardens
Anne LarigauderieDIVERSITAS
Harold Mooney, Stanford University

Moderator: Peter H. Raven, Missouri Botanical Gardens
8:00AMThe science community in the origins and future of the IPBE
Harold Mooney, Stanford University (View presentation)
8:20AMIPBES, governments, and stakeholders: Bringing the divide between science and policy
T. Douglas Beard Jr., USGS (View presentation)
8:40AMBIOTA + 10: Learning lessons from a successful experience in combining biodiversity research with capacity building in a mega-diverse country
Carlos Joly, State University of Campinas/UNICAMP
9:00AMScience for development: IPBES, development agencies, and the international science community
Marion Adeney, USAID (View presentation); Alex Dehgan, USAID Science and Technology Adviser to the Administrator
9:20AMScience and decision-making in the impementation of IPBES
Charles Perrings, Arizona State University (View presentation)
9:50AMThe challenges of linking biological and climate models
Michael Obersteiner, International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
10:10AMContributing to knowledge creation in IPBES: The program on ecosystem change and society
Patricia Balvanera, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (View presentation); Stephen R. Carpenter, University of Wisconsin - Madison; Carl Folke, Stockholm University; Albert Nostrom, Stockholm University; Olof Olsson, Stockholm University; Lisen Schultz, Stockholm University; Bina Agarwal, Dehli University; Bruce Campbell, International Centre for Tropical Agriculture; Juan Carlos Castilla, Universidad Católica de Chile; Wolfgang Cramer, Institut Méditerranéen de Biodiversité et Ecologie (IMBE); Ruth S. DeFries, Columbia University; Pablo Eyzaguirre, Biodiversity International; Terry Hughes, James Cook University; Steve Polasky, University of Minnesota; Zainal Sanuzi, Universiti Sains; Robert J. Scholes, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research; Marja Spierenburg, VU University
10:30AMInternational scientific priorities, biodiversity, and the IPBES
Peter H. Raven, Chair, U.S. National Committee for DIVERSITAS