Chico Vive Conference
Friday, April 4, 2014 at 3:00 PM - Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 6:00 PM (EDT)
The Chico Vive conference will bring together activists, NGOs, students, scholars, scientists, policymakers and legislators, journalists and others, to discuss the development of the global environmental movement in the 25 years since the death of environmental martyr Chico Mendes.
Marina Silva, former rubber tapper, presidential candidate and environment minister of Brazil, and John Knox, the UN's independent expert on human rights and the environment, will be the keynote speakers.
Registration for the three-day conference is on a sliding scale. Organizations pay $150, individuals $50, enrolled students $0. The fee includes admission for one person to all sessions, Saturday lunch, cultural performances and a mini film festival. Attendees must present their tickets at the registration table in the School of International Service to gain entry to sessions, lunch, performances and film festival. Student ID must be presented at the registration table for free entry and meal ticket. Daily admission may be available @ $20, depending on advance ticket sales. Donations are welcome.
For more information contact the conference organizer, firstname.lastname@example.org.