When: July 7 – 9, 2022
Where: Online via Zoom
NOTE: Presentation Abstract Submission and Registration are now closed.
About the Conference
The UBC Faculty of Forestry presents a 3-day virtual event focusing on forest therapy research, its institutional context, and an overview of effective implementation. Come and discuss the future outlook of a practice that promotes mental, physical, and social wellbeing.
Abstract Submission Deadline – June 13, 2022
Registration Deadline – July 4, 2022
Click the images below to learn more about the keynote speakers.
Dr. Qing Li – Professor and Immunologist at Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
Mr. Amos Clifford – Founder of the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy
Dr. Melissa Lem – Physician and Park Prescriptions (PaRx) Director
Dr. Won Sop Shin – Professor at Chungbuk National University in South Korea
Dr. Guangyu Wang – Professor and Associate Dean, Asian Strategies, Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia
Dr. Kathy Wolf – Research Social Scientist, at School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, University of Washington
Dr. Matilda van den Bosch – Senior Researcher at Barcelona Institute for Global Health and Adjunct Professor at the University of British Columbia, Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Forestry
Dr. Tamberly Conway – Founder and CEO of Conservation Conexions
Dr. Uehara Iwao – Professor, Forest Science Department, Tokyo University of Agriculture
Alex Gesse – Executive Director of the Forest Therapy Hub
Michiko Martin – Regional Forester of the USDA Forest Service
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NOTE: All times listed in the table are in PDT.