By GEO BON Secretariat

July 9, 2021

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Agenda

Time (ET) Topic Speaker Affiliation
9:00-9:10 Introduction Jillian Campbell Convention on Biological Diversity
9:10-9:20 Why genetic diversity is important, and fundamental concepts including Ne (effective size) Linda Laikre Stockholm University (Sweden)
9:20-9:30 Explaining genetic diversity indicators in the CBD post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework Sean Hoban The Morton Arboretum (USA)
9:30-9:40 Q & A
9:40-10:20 Genetic diversity indicators – A South African perspective Jessica da Silva South Africa National Biodiversity Institute (South Africa)
CONABIO’s example approach to evaluate genetic diversity indicators Alicia Mastretta-Yanes Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad (Mexico)
A scorecard approach to assessing genetic diversity David O’Brien NatureScot (Scotland)
Applying proposed genetic indicators to CBD: A handful cases from Sweden Per Sjögren-Gulve Swedish Environmental Protection Agency (Sweden)
10:20-10:30 Q & A
10:30-10:35 Closing Jillian Campbell Convention on Biological Diversity

Speakers


Jillian Campbell
Convention on
Biological Diversity
Montreal, Canada

Linda Laikre
Stockholm University
Sweden

Sean Hoban
The Morton Arboretum
USA

Jessica da Silva
South Africa National
Biodiversity Institute
South Africa

Alicia Mastretta-Yanes
Comisión Nacional
para el Conocimiento
y Uso de la Biodiversidad
Mexico

David O’Brien
NatureScot
Scotland

Per Sjögren-Gulve
Swedish Environmental
Protection Agency
Sweden

 

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