New Horizons in Conservation Conference

The conference is an annual gathering of students and early career professionals who are from historically underrepresented backgrounds in the environmental field and/or committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the field.  It gives the opportunity to network, engage in hands-on workshops, and hear from leaders and visionaries in the environmental field. You can view a highlight video of last year’s conference here.

This year New Horizons is taking place in Ann Arbor, Michigan from April 1st to April 3rd. The conference agenda is available here. The opening plenary highlights Environment, Equity, Justice, and Community Engagement in Southeast Michigan.

Speakers at the conference include Beverly Wright, Peggy Shepard, Vernice Miller-Travis, David Pellow, Rachel Morello-Frosch, Annie Leonard, Gerald Torres, Deeohn Ferris, Gregory Jenkins, Kyle Whyte, Kim Moore Bailey, Malik Yakini, Donele Wilkins, Mona Munroe-Younis, Nayyirah Shariff, and more!

Information about registration, field trips, sponsorship, travel, and lodging is all located on the website. Registration is available here.

Free registration to the first 100 students who register. Use code NHC2020 at registration.

Feel free to reach out with questions at newhorizons-seas@umich.edu.


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