Brazilian Amazon Conference

Speakers include Mark Hansen, João Almino, Marina Silva and Dain Borges. The Center for Latin American Studies and The Program on Global Environment at The University of Chicago are pleased to present an interdisciplinary conference on "Environmental Policy, Social Movements, and Science for the Brazilian Amazon", November 5-6, 2009. The conference will assess the last twenty years of regional structural projects, social movements, and science and technology in the Amazon, as well as what roles and opportunities are created for the region by science, technology, traditional knowledge and markets for environmental services, within the standards of forest preservation