Keynote Speaker

2019 Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Tara Moreau; University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

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Dr. Tara Moreau is the Associate Director of Sustainability and Community Programs at UBC Botanical Gardens where she oversees educational programs, sustainability initiatives and community outreach. With over 15 years of experience including working as an international consultant for the UN-Food and Agriculture Organization, her goal is to advance local and global food systems and their sustainability. Her publications, presentations and educational programs relate to food systems, sustainability education, agriculture, biodiversity, and food policy across multiple jurisdictions.

Select Publications:

  • Hodgson and Moreau. 2018. Urban and Regional Planning for Biodiversity and Food Systems. Submitted to CRC PRESS.
  • Moreau, T.L., K. Mullinix and J. Moore. 2012. Mitigating Agriculture Greenhouse Gas Emissions: A Review of Scientific Information for Food System Planning. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems and Community Development. 2 (2) 237-246.
  • Moreau, T.L., K. Mullinix and J. Moore. 2012. Planning for Climate Action in British Columbia, Canada:  Putting Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Mitigation on Local Government Agendas. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems and Community Development. 2 (2) 247-259.