Urban Ecology & Conservation Symposium 2020
Monday, March 2, 2020 - 8:00am to Monday, March 2, 2020 - 6:00pm
Urban Ecology & Conservation Symposium 2020

The 2020 Urban Ecology and Conservation Symposium is taking place on Monday, March 2nd from 8 am - 6 pm in the Portland State University Smith Center Ballroom. The Symposium focuses on urban environmental issues and the practical application of related ecological and social science research in the Portland/Vancouver area.

Keynote Speakers

  • DR. VIVEK SHANDAS, Professor, Portland State University.
  • Topic: Social construction of urban ecosystems in a time of rapid [climate] change.
  • DR. ANA M. ALVAREZ, Deputy General Manager, East Bay Regional Park District.
  • Topic: Diversity, equity, and inclusion in the environmental movement.


Online registration is available through 123Signup:

Early registration rates through Jan 31, 2020 (includes lunch):
General $45  Student: $15  Volunteer*: $10
*Limited number; register early and select the "volunteer" option.

Regular registration rates Feb 1-21, 2020 (includes lunch)
General: $60  Student: $15

Late registration (including at-the-door) (does not include lunch)
General: $60  Student: $15
Credit cards only. No cash or checks.