2022 Conference

New Horizons in Conservation Conference was fully virtual March 29-31, 2022! 

2022 Conference Program

2022 Conference Resources

Conference sessions and website 

Thank you for attending! We were pleased to welcome many fantastic speakers for this year’s conference, including: 

Dorceta E. Taylor 
Professor, Yale School of the Environment
Senior Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Brenda Mallory
Chair, Council on Environmental Quality

Ebony Martin
Co-Executive Director, Greenpeace

Michael Méndez
Assistant Professor, University of California - Irvine 

Danielle Deane
Director, Equitable Climate Solutions - Bezos Earth Fund

David Pellow
University of California - Santa Barbara

Sparkle Malone
Assistant Professor, Florida International University 

Regan Patterson
Transportation Equity Research Fellow, Congressional Black Caucus Foundation

Mijin Cha
Assistant Professor,
Occidental College


Tony Reames
Senior Advisor - Office of Economic Impact and Diversity, U.S. Department of Energy;

Frances Beinecke
President Emerita, Natural Resources Defense Council

Gary Barrett
Senior Advisor, U.S. Department of Agriculture; Professor, Georgetown University 

Michael Dorsey
Limited Partner, IberSun

Tamara Toles O’Laughlin
Chief Executive Officer and President, Environmental Grantmakers Association

Leah Penniman
Founding Co-Director, Soul Fire Farm 

Juan Declet-Barreto
Senior Social Scientist for Climate Vulnerability, Union of Concerned Scientists

Cyndi Suarez
President and Editor in Chief, Nonprofit Quarterly

Bilal Butt
Associate Professor, University of Michigan - School of the Environment and Sustainability

Shumaisa Khan
UrbanA Fellow, European Commission UrbanA Project

Robin Saha
Professor, University of Montana

Charisma Acey
Associate Professor, University of California - Berkeley

Shalanda Baker
Senior Advisor - Office of Economic Impact and Diversity, U.S. Department of Energy

Beth Rose Middleton Manning
Professor, University of California - Davis

Eric Tate
Associate Professor,
University of Iowa

Margie Alt
Campaign Director, Climate Action Campaign

Phil Rigdon
Department of Natural Resources Deputy Director, Yakama Nation

Aradhna Tripati
University of California - Los Angeles

Ahnima Maxey
Operations Manager, Michigan Environmental Justice Coalition

Keston Perry
Lecturer, University of the West of England

Sikina Jinnah
Associate Professor, University of California - Santa Cruz