PROGRAMMES
INITIATING THE BIOBLITZ: CANOPY SCIENCE & FOREST CONSERVATION IN PENANG

Date : 15 April 2017
Time : 9.00 am - 2.00 pm
Venue : The Habitat Penang Hill

SPEAKERS

Mr A. Reza Cockrell
The Habitat Penang Hill

Dr Meg Lowman
California Academy of Sciences

Dr Bryson Voirin
California Academy of Sciences

Mr Tim Kovar
Tree Climbing Planet

Mr Steven Pearce
The Tree Projects

Dr Jen Sanger
The Tree Projects

Mr Irshad Mobarak
Junglewella

Mr Patrick Shea
Jason Learning Project

Dr Nadine Ruppert
Malaysian Primatological Society


EVENT PROGRAM

9:00 AM
Welcoming Address by
MR. LL CHEOK
General Manager, Penang Hill Corporation

9.10 AM
Opening Speech:
MR. A. REZA COCKRELL
Director, Pacific Tiger Group Ltd. & Co-Founder, The Habitat Penang Hill
"Progress On The Hill – Working Towards A UNESCO Biosphere Listing"

9:30AM
Keynote Speaker:
DR. MEG LOWMAN
California Academy of Sciences, USA
"Using Canopy Science As A Hook For Forest Conservation"

10:20AM
Break Time

10:30AM
MR. TIM KOVAR
Tree Climbing Planet, USA
"Global Tour of Tree Climbing"

10:45AM
MR. IRSHAD MOBARAK
Junglewalla, Langkawi Malaysia
"A Passion For Nature: Lesson From The Wild"

11:00AM
DR. BRYSON VOIRIN
California Academy of Sciences, USA
"Challenges of Canopy Mammal Research"

11:20AM
MR. PAT SHEA
Jason Learning Project, USA
"Virtual Expeditions: How Real Science And Real Interactions Can Inspire And Educate"

11:40AM
MR. STEVEN PEARCE
The Tree Projects, Australia
"Trees of The World"

12:00PM
DR. NADINE RUPPERT
School of Biological Sciences, USM "Our Cousins In The Canopies: Snapshots On Malaysian Primates"