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Conservation Research Institute

Please join us for our annual Conservation Research Institute conference on Friday 15 October 2021. 
To keep everyone safe and well, a full COVID risk assessment will be completed – hand sanitiser will be provided and the room will be fully ventilated. In line with University guidelines, we ask attendees to wear a face covering and strongly recommend completing a Lateral Flow Test on the day of the event. 

AGENDA - Poster

3pm - 3.15pm
Conference opening with Professor David Coomes (Director, the University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute) and Dr Mike Maunder (Executive Director, Cambridge Conservation Initiative).
Meet the Researchers 
3.15pm - 4pm 
The ECR Programme 2021/22 will be launched with flash talks from key CRI academics that provide an overview of their research and visions for the future. Speakers include: Professor David Coomes, Dr Liana ChuaProfessor William Sutherland, Dr Chris Sandbrook, Dr Helen Anne Curry and Dr Howard Nelson.
Drinks and Canapes 
4pm - 4.30pm
A Summer of Studentships 
4.30pm - 5pm
Chaired by Sacha Khoury
An overview of the exciting projects that undergraduate students partook in as part of CRI’s Summer Studentships:
In Collaboration With...   
5pm - 5.45pm
CRI researchers tell us about the various collaborations, projects and affiliations they are working on within the sphere of conservation.
Conference Close 
5.45pm - 6pm
Drinks and Pizza 
6pm - 7pm


Friday, 15 October, 2021 - 15:00
Event location: 
Main Seminar Room, David Attenborough Building