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CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS & GUEST LECTURES

Bardekjian, A., Campbell, L., Sheridan, R., Fundi, E., Landi, R., Arroyave, M., & Ustych, R. (2018). Women in Urban Forestry and Natural Resources: A global discussion from Canada, Columbia, USA, Tanzania, Mexico and Ukraine. Panel presented at the World Forum on Urban Forestry: Changing the Nature of Cities, Mantua, Italy.

Bardekjian, A. Nesbitt, L., Konijnendijk, C., & Lötter, B. (2018). Girls Talk Trees: Examining barriers to women in arboriculture and urban forestry across Canada and the United States. Paper presented at the World Forum on Urban Forestry: Changing the Nature of Cities, Mantua, Italy.

Bardekjian, A. & Paqueo, L. (2018). Beyond Trees: Growing international stewards in non-traditional ways. Poster presented at the World Forum on Urban Forestry: Changing the Nature of Cities, Mantua, Italy.

Bardekjian, A., Hanna, M., Lompart, J., North, E. & Nitoslawski, S. (2018, October). Next Generation forestry. Panel presented at the International Urban Forestry Congress 2018: Diverse in Nature, Vancouver, BC.

Bardekjian, A., Englund, L., Fournier, G., Fraser, H., Hanna, M., Rosen, M. & Wynnyczuk, P. (2018, October 2). The Canadian Urban Forest Strategy: Achievements and Future Directions of the Canadian Urban Forest Network. Workshop delivered at the International Urban Forestry Congress 2018: Diverse in Nature, Vancouver, BC.

Sheridan, R., Bardekjian, A. & Paqueo, L. (2018, October 3). Beyond Trees: Growing international stewards in non-traditional ways. Paper presented at the International Urban Forestry Congress: Diverse in Nature. Vancouver, BC.

Bardekjian, A., Campbell, L., Chan, N., Day, S., Li, W., Pollihan, C & Van Osch-Saxon, K. (2018, October 1). Women in urban forestry and arboriculture: A panel discussion on current issues and future directions. Panel presented at the International Urban Forestry Congress: Diverse in Nature. Vancouver, BC.

Bardekjian, A. (2018, October 1). Women Branching Out: A diversity of careers in arboriculture and urban forestry. Film screened at the International Urban Forestry Congress: Diverse in Nature. Vancouver, BC.

Bardekjian, A., Nesbitt, L., Konijnendijk, C., & Lötter, B. (2018, October 1). Girls Talk Trees: Women’s experiences in arboriculture and urban forestry. Paper presented at the International Urban Forestry Congress 2018: Diverse in Nature, Vancouver, BC.

Gosselin-Hebert, A., Bardekjian, A., Quann, S., & Crossman, V. (2018, October 1). Urban forestry in Indigenous communities across Canada: Exploring the impact of greening initiatives. Paper presented at the International Urban Forestry Congress: Diverse in Nature. Vancouver, BC.

Bardekjian, A., Kapelos, G., & Moazami, S. (2018, Sept. 30 – Oct. 3). Partners in Action: Integrating Shade Design in Public Places for Cancer Prevention. Poster presented at the International Urban Forestry Congress: Diverse in Nature. Vancouver, BC.

Bardekjian, A., (2018, September 10). Urban Forestry experiences in Canada: Research trends, practice and engagement. Presented at the meeting of the North American Forest Commission Urban Forestry Working Group, Montreal, QC.

Bardekjian, A., Karcher, D., Jean-Philippe, S., Tranguch, M., Marshall, L., & Sankowich, S. (2018, August 6). Women in Arboriculture. Panel presented at the International Society of Arboriculture Annual Conference and Trade Show: Arboriculture: So Much to Discover, Columbus, OH.

Bardekjian, A. (2018, August 6). Women Branching Out: A diversity of careers in arboriculture and urban forestry. Film screened at the International Society of Arboriculture Annual Conference and Trade Show: Arboriculture: So Much to Discover, Columbus, OH.

Bardekjian, A., Nesbitt, L., Konijnendijk, C., & Lötter, B. (2018, August 6). Women in Arboriculture: Enhancing women’s roles and participation in arboriculture and urban forestry. Paper presented at the International Society of Arboriculture Annual Conference and Trade Show: Arboriculture: So Much to Discover, Columbus, OH.

Shoopmann, C., Vogt, J., Bardekjian, A., & Conway, T. (2018, August 6). Urban Foresters Response to Climate Change in Canada. Poster presented at the International Society of Arboriculture Annual Conference and Trade Show: Arboriculture: So Much to Discover, Columbus, OH.

Bardekjian, A. (2018, May 10). Sharing Experiences: Interdisciplinarity in urban forestry. Presentation to graduate students of the Faculty of Forestry, University of Toronto: Montreal, QC.

Bardekjian, A., Kapelos, G., & Moazami, S. (2018, May 1-4). Partners in Action: Integrating Shade Design in Public Places for Cancer Prevention. Film and poster presented at the 4th International Conference on UV & Skin Cancer Prevention, Toronto, ON.

Bardekjian, A., Bergeron, K., Campbell, H., Mackay, C., & Sweig M., (2018, May 1). Addressing the Creation of Shade: Panel discussion at the Toronto Cancer Prevention Coalition, UVR Working Group, Shade Policy Committee, Shade Bootcamp. Pre-conference workshop delivered at the 4th International Conference on UV & Skin Cancer Prevention, Toronto, ON.

Bardekjian, A., Kapelos, G., & Moazami, S. (2018, March 1-3). Partners in Action: Integrating Shade Design in Public Places for Cancer Prevention. Poster presented at the Toronto Global Cancer Control Conference: Creating the Future, Toronto, ON.

Bardekjian, A. (2018, February 14). Inspiring communities and influencing change: Towards a deeper understanding of arborist roles. Paper presented at the International Society of Arboriculture Ontario Chapter Conference: Trees: The Upside, Down, Huntsville, ON.

Bardekjian, A, Rosen, M., Crossman, V., Copestake, M., & Messier, C. (2018, February 6). Growing Urban Forest Ecosystems for Healthy Cities. Panel presented at the Federation of Canadian Municipalities Conference: Sustainable Communities, where innovation meets action, Ottawa, ON.

Bardekjian, A. & Aven, N. (2017, October 25). A Canadian Perspective: How do we reflect increasing people diversity in future urban forest design and management? Presented at the Peter Wall Institute for Advance Studies Round Table: Do Rainbows Come in Green? Urban Forests and Multicultural Citizenship. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.

Konijnendijk van den Bosch, C., Bardekjian, A, Buijs, B., Simson, A. & Vierikko, K. (2017, October 23). Urban Forests and Multicultural Citizenship. Panel presented at the Peter Wall Institute for Advance Studies Round Table: Do Rainbows Come in Green? Urban Forests and Multicultural Citizenship. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.

Bardekjian, A. (2017, November 7). Sharing urban forestry knowledge across Canada: Bridging gaps and fostering collaboration. Paper presented at the Atlantic Urban Forest Conference, Fredericton, NB.

Bardekjian, A. (2017, June 3). Urban forestry research in Canada: Trends, needs and future directions. Paper presented at the Federation of Canadian Municipalities Conference: Canada’s Urban Forests: Cultivating our national asset, Ottawa, ON.

Bardekjian, A. (2017, May 19). Lessons Learned: Experiences in urban forestry applications, policy and research. Presentation to graduate students of the Faculty of Forestry, University of Toronto: Montreal, QC.

Bardekjian, A. (2017, May 8). Strategic planning for urban forestry in Canada: Sharing knowledge and engaging communities across disciplines. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for Ecology and Evolution Conference, Urban Ecology Symposium: Accelerating urban ecology in Canada: Identifying current research approaches, gaps, and needs in Canadian cities, Victoria, BC.

Bardekjian, A. (2017, April 26). Canadian Urban Forest Network: Updates and Future Directions. Webinar presented for the Canadian Urban Forest Network. Hosted by the Canadian Institute of Forestry.

Bardekjian, A. (2017, April 22). Lessons Learned: Experiences in urban forestry. Paper presented at the Women In Trees Conference, Fleming College, Lindsay, ON.

Bardekjian, A. (2016, October 25). Social frameworks: Experiences in urban forestry applications, policy and research. Guest lecture at the Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia: Vancouver, B.C.

Bardekjian, A. (2016, September 28). Transdisciplinary learning: Towards a deeper understanding of arborist roles as community educators in Ontario, Canada. Paper presented at the 12th Canadian Urban Forest Conference: The Urban Forest Revealed, Laval, QC.

Bardekjian, A. (2016, September 29). Growing our national network: Updates and future directions of the Canadian Urban Forest Strategy. Workshop at the 12th Canadian Urban Forest Conference: The Urban Forest Revealed, Laval, QC.

Bardekjian, A. (2016, May 30 – June 1). Canada’s national urban forest strategy: engaging the regions and empowering the network. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Association of Geographers: Trees in the City, Halifax, NS.

Bardekjian, A. (2016, May 30 – June 1). Different ways of knowing: Insights from climbers in understanding urban forests as a place of work. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Association of Geographers: Trees in the City, Halifax, NS.

Bardekjian, A. (2016, May 18). Canadian Urban Forest Network: Yesterday, today and tomorrow. Webinar presented for the Canadian Urban Forest Network. Hosted by the Canadian Institute of Forestry.

Bardekjian, A. (2016, April 5). Social values of urban forests. Conférence sur la Foresterie Urbaine, Infrastructure Verte, CREDDO, Gatineau, QC.

Bardekjian, A. (2015, November 12). The social side of things: Urban forest case studies and other stories. Guest lecture at the Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia: Vancouver, B.C.

Bardekjian, A. (2015, November 6). Canadian Urban Forest Network: Future Directions. Paper presented at the meeting of the Ontario Urban Forest Council, Toronto, ON.

Bardekjian, A. & Steenberg, J. (2015, November 6). Research in urban forestry: Current needs and future trends. Paper presented at the meeting of the Ontario Urban Forest Council, Toronto, ON.

Bardekjian, A . (2015, September–November). Growing our national urban forest network: Exploring key issues and fostering collaboration across regions. Five sessions presented at the Canadian Urban Forest Network Regional Workshop Series: Halifax, NS (September 18), Winnipeg, MB (September 22), Montreal, QC (October 29), Toronto, ON (November 5), Vancouver, B.C. (November 10).

Bardekjian, A. (2015, June 2). Canadian urban forest stewardship: Building our national network. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Environmental Studies Association of Canada, Ottawa, ON.

Bardekjian, A. (2014, November 27). Partners in action: A shade policy for the City of Toronto. Film screening at Cancer: Making Prevention the Cure, Toronto, ON.

Bardekjian, A. (2014, November 9). Seeing differently: Stories from the tree tops and the inclusion of social sciences in urban forestry practice. Paper presented at the meeting of the Ontario Urban Forest Council, Toronto, ON.

Bardekjian, A. & Vaughan, K. (2014, October 23). The urban forest as botanical garden: Connecting art, story and education for eco-citizenship. Paper presented at Leaders in Conservation: Botanic Gardens and Biodiversity in the 21st Century, Montreal, QC.

Bardekjian, A. (2014, October). Learning from limbwalkers: Exploring arborist stories to inform interdisciplinary praxis in Southern Ontario’s urban forests. Poster presented at the 11th Canadian Urban Forest Conference: Urban Forests By Design, Victoria, BC.

Bardekjian, A., Rosen, M., & Kenney, A. (2014, October 2). Canadian urban forest strategy: Progress updates and future directions. Workshop presented at the 11th Canadian Urban Forest Conference: Urban Forests By Design, Victoria, BC.

Godin, M-P., & Bardekjian, A. (2014, October). Environmental education: experiential learning as a community-based solution. Poster presented at the 11th Canadian Urban Forest Conference: Urban Forests By Design, Victoria, BC.

Larouche, J., Rioux, D., Bussières, G., Bardekjian, A, Kenney, A. & Gélinas, N. (2014, October). Canadian survey of urban forestry research needs. Poster presented at the 11th Canadian Urban Forest Conference: Urban Forests By Design, Victoria, BC.

Bardekjian, A. (2014, October 2). Partners in action: A shade policy for the City of Toronto. Film screening at the 11th Canadian Urban Forest Conference: Urban Forests By Design, Victoria, BC.

Bardekjian, A. (2014, June 16-18). Shaping diverse identities in urban forestry: Influences of metaphor, language and agency. Paper presented at the International Research Congress on Urban Tree Diversity, Alnarp, Sweden.

Bardekjian, A. (2014, June 5-8). Political ecology and urban forest narratives in Southern Ontario. Paper presented at the Urban Natures Workshop: Engaging Social Science Perspectives from Emerging Scholars, New York, NY.

Bardekjian, A., & Rosen, M. (2014, May 27). Forestry in the republic of Armenia. Paper presented at The Canadian Institute of Forestry, Inaugural International Forestry Night, Ottawa, ON.

Bardekjian, A. (2013, October 9-11). Limbwalkers: narratives of language, labour, agency and learning in urban forestry. Paper presented at the CARE-FOR-US II/GreenMan Project Conference, Urban Forestry in Transition – Addressing the needs of changing societies, Tartu, Estonia.

Bardekjian, A. (2013, April 18-20). Uncommon clear cuts: Innovative approaches to teaching urban forestry. Paper presented at Urban Forests & Political Ecologies: Celebrating Transdisciplinarity Conference, Toronto, ON.

Bardekjian, A. (2013, February 13-15). Limbwalkers: Arborist voices in the urban forest. Paper presented at the 64th Annual Ontario Chapter International Society of Arboriculture Conference: Climbing to the Top of Our Profession, Niagara Falls, ON.

Bardekjian, A., Classens, M., & Sandberg, L. A. (2012, October 4-6). The alternative campus tour at York University: Innovative approaches to urban ecology education. Poster presented at the 10th Canadian Urban Forest Conference: Back to the Forest, London, ON.

Bardekjian, A. (2012, March 31). Of arboreta and arborscapes: Questioning ecological and social identity within language and discourse. Paper presented at the 11th Annual Art History Graduate Student Symposium, York University: New Growth: Dialogues on the Tree, Kleinburg, ON.

Bardekjian, A., Classens, M., & Sandberg, L. A. (2012, June 25). Reading the urban landscape: The case of a campus tour at York University, Ontario, Canada. Paper presented at the meeting of the Association of Environmental Studies and Sciences, University of Vermont: Confronting Complexity; Urban Environmental Pedagogies: Bringing Theory to Practice, Burlington, VT.

Bardekjian, A. (2010, August 26). Planning your tutorials in Environmental Studies. Workshop presented at TA Day, York University: What New Teaching Assistants Need To Get Started, Toronto, ON.

Bardekjian, A. (2009, March 14). Tree Canada in Armenia: Building international bridges for forest futures. Workshop presented at St. Sahag St. Mesrob Armenian School: Professional Lecture Series, Toronto, ON.

Bardekjian, A. (2008, September 24). Green schoolgrounds and children’s health. Paper presented at the 8th Canadian Urban Forest Conference: Healthy Trees, Healthy People, Strathcona, AB.

Bardekjian, A. (2008, January 19). Our forests in crisis, Armenia Tree Project. Workshop presented at St. Sahag St. Mesrob Armenian School: Professional Lecture Series, Toronto, ON.

Bardekjian, A. (2007, October 18). Need for green oases in asphalt-dominated schoolyards. Paper presented at the meeting of the Ontario Urban Forest Council: Climate Change and the Future of Ontario’s Forests, Toronto, ON.

Bardekjian, A. (2007, May 11). Sun safe school grounds, greening the Toronto District School Board. Paper presented at Toronto Public Health: Shade for Good Health and a Green City, Toronto, ON.

Bardekjian, A. (2006, January 27). How to conduct a shade audit – the Protocol. Paper presented at the meeting of the Toronto Cancer Prevention Coalition, Toronto, ON.