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Market-Based Mechanisms in Action: A Focus 2012 Conference

Kinship Conservation Fellows

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM (PDT)

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Kinship Fellows' Colleagues & Friends (Promo code required) Ended $60.00 $0.00
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8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Breakfast and Registration

9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Welcome and Keynote

Keynote Address: "Holding the Line is Losing: How Environmental Gain Will Define the Next Era of Conservation"
Joe Whitworth, The Freshwater Trust (2003 Kinship Fellow)

10:30 - 11:00 a.m. "Can California Agriculture Be Part of the Solution to Climate Change by Relying Solely on Carbon Offsets?"

Kathy Viatella, Sustainable Conservation (2001 Kinship Fellow)

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Quickfire Talks (Choose two)


Option 1: “Triple Bottom Line Evaluation Technique Using the San Francisco Sewer System Improvement as a Case Study”
Laura Pagano, Wastewater Enterprise (2008 Kinship Fellow)

Option 2: “Innovations in Urban Conservation”
Sarah Charlop-Powers, Natural Areas Conservancy (2009 Kinship Fellow)

Option 3: “Harnessing Local Pride to Establish Locally Based Payments for Ecosystem Services in Latin America.”
Rodrigo Martinez, Rare Conservation (2009 Kinship Fellow)

Option 4: “International Biodiversity Offsets for Sea Turtle Conservation”
Cecilia Blasco, Mexican Fund for the Conservation of Nature (2011 Kinship Fellow)

12:15 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch

1:15 - 1:45 p.m. “Payments for Environmental Services: Do They Really Work?”
Nigel Asquith, Fundación Natura Bolivia (2005 Kinship Fellow)

1:45 - 2:15 p.m. “Pasture Beef as a Conservation Mechanism”
Anna Jamieson, World Wildlife Fund (2010 Kinship Fellow)

2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Roundtable Discussions and Coffee Break

3:45 - 4:45 p.m. Panel Discussion: “Using Market Mechanisms to Support Sustainable Fisheries Management”

Kate Bonzon, Environmental Defense Fund (2003 Kinship Fellow)
Eric Schwaab, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (2003 Kinship Fellow)
Jamie Workman, Environmental Defense Fund (2005 Kinship Fellow)

4:45 - 5:30 p.m. Interactive Closing Remarks


Registration and breakfast begins at 8:30 a.m. The conference will end at 5:30 p.m. Both breakfast and lunch are included in the $60.00 conference fee (go to the registration link for possible discounts). Register by August 18 and save!




38 Fort Mason
San Francisco, CA 94123

Fort Mason Center is located on Marina Boulevard at Buchanan Street, along the northern waterfront between Aquatic Park and the Marina Green, and is within the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Please indicate when you register if you plan to drive and require a parking pass.


From the East Bay

Bay Bridge to Fremont Street Exit; on Fremont (100 yards north) take first right on Howard; left on Embarcadero & go 2 miles; left on Bay, about 2 miles.
For Fort Mason Center:
Right on Buchanan. Cross Marina Blvd. & sharp right into Fort Mason Center.

From the North Bay

Golden Gate Bridge (US 101) to Marina Exit; go 1.5 miles.
For Fort Mason Center:
Turn left at Buchanan & turn right into Fort Mason Center.

From the Peninsula/South Bay

US 101 North to 9th St. Exit; 9th across Market & left on Hayes; right on Franklin; about 2 miles.
For Fort Mason Center:
Turn left on Bay St, right on Buchanan. Cross Marina Blvd. & sharp right into Fort Mason Center.


Bay Area-wide: www.511.org or call 817-1717 or 511 from any area code
East Bay BART: www.bart.gov or call (510) 465-2278
North Bay Golden Gate Transit: www.goldengate.org or (415) 455-2000
Peninsula/South Bay CalTrain: www.caltrain.com or (800) 660-4287
San Francisco MUNI: www.sfmuni.org or (415) 673-6864


Zip Cars and Zip Car parking for four cars are available on Fort Mason Center campus.
Bike racks are located outside throughout the campus.


If requested by September 18, we will be able to provide a refund of $15. Otherwise, we are unable to provide refunds.

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When & Where

Fort Mason Center
Hwy 1
San Francisco, CA 94123

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM (PDT)

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Kinship Conservation Fellows

Kinship Conservation Fellows is a ground-breaking environmental leadership program that emphasizes market-based solutions to environmental problems. Kinship's dynamic global network of 174 Fellows in 46 countries and 6 continents is collaborative, entrepreneurial, and dedicated to effective conservation.

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