Congress Program

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  Sunday
May 10, 2009
Monday
May 11, 2009
Tuesday
May 12, 2009
Wednesday
May 13, 2009
Thursday
May 14, 2009
  Exhibition Exhibition Exhibition Exhibition  
8:30 Parallel Activities - Educational Visits - Excursions Keynote Speakers Opening Thematic Niches (oral presentations, round tables, workshops)
Symposium
Political Forum
NGO Forum
CinEE
Thematic Niches (oral presentations, round tables, workshops)
Symposium
NGO Forum
CinEE
Parallel Activities - Educational Visits - Excursions

Association Meetings and Networking
10:00 Break Break
10:30 Break Thematic Niches (oral presentations, round tables, workshops)
Symposium
Political Forum
NGO Forum
CinEE
Thematic Niches (oral presentations, round tables, workshops)
Symposium
Political Forum
NGO Forum
CinEE
11:00 Opening of Niche Plenary Sessions
12:00 Lunch Lunch
Association Meetings and Networking
Lunch
Association Meetings and Networking
Keynote Speakers
13:30 Thematic Niches (oral presentations, workshops)
Symposium
CinEE
Thematic Niches (oral presentations, round tables, workshops)
Symposium
Political Forum
NGO Forum
CinEE
Wrap-up Plenaries:
Thematic Niches
NGO Forum
15:00 Break Break Break
15:30 Opening Session and Keynote Speaker Opening Session of NGO Forum Thematic Niches (oral presentations, round tables, workshops)
Symposium
CinEE
Thematic Niches (oral presentations, round tables, workshops)
Symposium
Political Forum
NGO Forum
CinEE
Closing session and congress wrap-up
17:00 Poster Session Symposium Poster Session Closing Event and Reception
17:30    
18:00 Welcome Reception
19:00 Association Meetings and Networking    
19:30   Eco-Show  
20:00 Festival of Environmental Storytelling Festival of Environmental Storytelling Festival of Environmental Storytelling
20:30   Festival of Environmental Storytelling
21:30

Legend

Time | Session Number | Session Language | Thematic Niche
Subtheme
Moderator

Title
Presenter(s)/Organizer(s), Collaborator(s)

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

8:30 - 10:00 | Thematic Niches / Symposium / NGO Forum / CinEE

08:30 | Oral Presentations

Flèche Haut S01.10 | Spanish | Relationships between ecology and economy: The issue of sustainability
Consumo, ética y sociedadModerator : Sonia CANTONI

Good practices of ARPAT and Az. USL11 Empoli
Carmela D'Aiutolo, ARPAT, Italy; Danila Scala, ARPAT, Italy; Mariagrazia Petronio, ASL 11- Empoli, Italy; Simone Ricotta, ARPAT, Italy; Sonia Cantoni, ARPAT(Agencia Regional para la protecion de medio ambiente), Italy

Consumer's sustainable lifestyle: A quantitative study in Campania region
Francesco Pascale, Legambiente Campania, Italy; Paola Pascale, university of naples, parthenope, Italy; Sara Ianuario, University of Naples "Parthenope", Italy

Flèche Haut S02.07 | French | Questions of fairness in socio-ecological issues
Éducation relative à l'environnement - Mouvements sociaux de résistance et communautésModerator : Nayla Naoufal

Comment vivre une solidarité environnementale Sud-Nord? Le cas Haïti-Québec
Gina Thésée, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada

Pour que le Québec ait meilleure mine !
André Morin, Coalition Pour que le Québec ait meilleure mine! , Forum de l’Institut des sciences de l’environnement, Canada; Ugo Lapointe, Coalition Pour que le Québec ait meilleure mine! , Forum de l’Institut des sciences de l’environnement, Canada

Éduquer pour le droit des peuples à se nourrir dignement et à vivre des produits de leurs terroirs : cas de la campagne AlimenTerre au Togo
Aboudoulaye Nambiema, OADEL/Planèt'ERE, Togo

Flèche Haut S02.07 | Spanish | Questions of fairness in socio-ecological issues
Éducation relative à l'environnement - Mouvements sociaux de résistance et communautésModerator : Nayla Naoufal

Comunidades sublevadas frente a la expansión de las transnacionales mineras
Javier Rodríguez Pardo, Movimiento Antinuclear del chubut, Argentina

Flèche Haut S03.07 | English | Environmental health
Traditional cultures and innovative strategiesModerator : Jo-Anne Ferreira

Environmental health as place-based, ecojustice education
Camille Martina, University of Rochester, United States of America; David Hursh, University of Rochester, United States of America

Environment and peacebuilding: The unacknowledged connections
Stephanie Westlund, University of Manitoba, Arthur V. Mauro Centre for Peace and Justice, Canada

The Etruscan cuniculum of San Potente: How the Etruscan hydraulic engineering is still alive in XXI century, and how it can teach us respect for our planet
Lorenzo Caponetti, Casa Caponetti, Italy

Flèche Haut S04.07 | English | Urban challenges
School in the cityModerator : Patrick Asch

The environment r u: Adding another r to environmental education practices in a Brazilian public school
Reis Juliana, xsss, Canada; Giuliano Reis, University of Ottawa, Canada

Introducing urban youth to EE: A best practices guide from NYC
Betsy Ukeritis, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, United States of America

La place des enfants dans la fabrique d'une ville durable
Sylvie Brossard-Lottigier, Ecole nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Toulouse et DREAL, France; Christine Alexandre, Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Toulouse, France; Pascale Henne, Direction Régionale de l'Environnement Midi-Pyrénées, France

Análisis de los proyectos ambientales realizados en un barrio de Bauru/SP/Brasil
Jorge Sobral da Silva Maia, São Paulo State University - UNESP, Brazil; Jandira Líria Biscalquini Talamoni, Universidad del Estado de São Paulo - UNESP, Brazil; Marília Freitas de Campos Tozoni-Reis, Universidad Estatal de Sao Paulo, Brazil

Flèche Haut S05.17 | English | Ecologizing colleges and universities
Managers, professionals and technicians training and supportModerator : Robert COOK

University of North Texas and its effects on ecology
Alexandria K. Poole, University of North Texas, United States of America; Melissa Crowe, University of North Texas, United States of America

Flèche Haut S05.17 | English | Ecologizing colleges and universities
Partnerships, networks, and on-site participationModerator : Robert COOK

Students and environmental education our experience from nature club
Carlton Alan, Nature Club, Bishop Heber College, India

Living it
Robert Cook, University of Plymouth, United Kingdom; Roger Cutting, Umiversity of Plymouth, United Kingdom

General measurement of ecological behavior; UAM at Mexico City as a case study
Margarita Juárez-Nájera, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Mexico; Marta M. Chávez-Cortés, UAM-X, Mexico

Flèche Haut S05.17 | English | Ecologizing colleges and universities
Managers, professionals and technicians training and supportModerator : Robert COOK

Attempting to green a faculty of education
Zabe MacEachren, Queen's University, Canada

Flèche Haut S05.18 | English | Ecologizing colleges and universities
Partnerships, networks, and on-site participationModerator : Peter Blaze CORCORAN

Moving towards education for a sustainable development: The making of USM as a sustainability-led university
Dzulkifli Abdul-Razak, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

The role of academic centers in university transformation: Florida Gulf Coast University's example
Jessica Elisabeth Mendes, Florida Gulf Coast University, United States of America; Peter Blaze Corcoran, Florida Gulf Coast University, United States of America

Student participation in campus sustainability: Examples from Florida Gulf Coast University
Joseph Weakland, Florida Gulf Coast University, United States of America; Maria Roca, Florida Gulf Coast University, United States of America

Higher education sustainability initiatives in curriculum and campus operations
Tom Hudspeth, University of Vermont, United States of America

Flèche Haut S06.14 | English | School and community
Théories et pratiques d'ERE à l'école (8)Moderator : Jérôme Normand

Reflections from experience of EDS in 20 countries, with a special look at post-soviet schools
Marilyn Mehlmann, Global Action Plan (GAP) International, Sweden; Olena Pometun, NGO"Teachers for Democracy and Partnership", Ukraine

Life at the boiling point: Science and environmental education for everyone
Paula Aguiar, IMAR, CCPA, and CIBIO-Açores, University of the Azores, Portugal; Jose Cabral, Escola Secundária Domingos Rebelo, Portugal

The school environment programme in Jamaica evaluating the effectiveness and sustainability of NGO-LED environmental education programme
Falloon Carlette, Jamaica Environment Trust, Jamaica; McCaulay Diana, Jamaica Environment Trust, Jamaica; Curtis Kerry-Ann, Jamaica Environment Trust, Jamaica; Fender Andrea, Jamaica Environment Trust, Jamaica; Fender-Longman Andrea, Jamaica Environment Trust, Jamaica; Milbourne Maureen, Jamaica Environment Trust, Jamaica; Nadia Watson-Spence, Jamaica Environment Trust, Jamaica; Singh Tamoy, Jamaica Environment Trust, Jamaica

Engaging community professionals in environmental Ed and service learning
Dan Hoynacki, Oregon State Univeristy Extension Service, United States of America; Ryan Kinnett, Salem-Keizer School District, United States of America

Partnering to develop an new environmental science curriculum
Sharon Porter-Trask, Department of Environment and Conservation, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada; Craig White, Department of Education, Canada

It's not like school. What children say about environmental education
David Kopelke, Boyne Island Environmental Education Centre, Australia

Flèche Haut S06.30 | Spanish | School and community
Théories et pratiques de l'ERE à l'école (1)Moderator : Mercè Junyent

Las ecoauditorias escolares una estrategia para la incorporacion de la comunidad educativatro de los proyectos ambientales escolares
Rafael Oyaga, CORPORACION UNIVERSITAria de la costa,cuc, Colombia

Variabilidad del aprendizaje ambiental con personajes en dibujos animados
Gustavo Horacio Vera, A..Gu.A Asociación Guardianes del Ambiente, Argentina

Students' ideas about water and perceptions on a problem-based learning activity within secondary schools
Jose Gutierrez-Perez, Facultad de Ciencias de la Educación, Universidad de Granada, Spain; Franco Pirrami, DPT. OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES, UNIVERSITY OF CAMERINO, Italy

Environmental education program: Experiences in the curricular design related to the link between vegetation and schools. Case study at Liberty City School
María Isabel Torna Falco, Cuban Environment Agency, Cuba; Piñón Hernández Josefina, Instituto Superior Pedagógico Enrique José Varona, Cuba

Nuevos contenidos para la educación ambiental
Nancy Virginia Benitez Esquivel, Universidad Pedagógica Nacional, Mexico; Rafael Tonatiuh Ramírez Beltrán, Universidad Pedagógica Nacional, Mexico; Oswaldo Escobar Uribe, Universidad Pedagógica Nacional, Mexico

Flèche Haut S06.32 | Spanish | School and community
Théories et pratiques de l'ERE à l'école (2)Moderator : Lyne Mousseau

Una propuesta de organización de los fundamentos de la educación ambiental para el desarrollo de proyectos escolares ambientales
Alfonso Claret, Universidad del Valle, Colombia; Maria Angelica Mejia Caceres, Universidad del Valle, Colombia

La educación del consumo: una forma de abordar la sostenibilidad. Construcción de un modelo conceptual a partir de la interacción de distintos contextos educativos
Maia Querol, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona & Agència Catalana del Consum, Spain; Marta Fonolleda, Universidad Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain; Genina Calafell, , Spain; Josep Bonil, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona & Agència Catalana del Consum, Spain

El árbol del conocimiento: un continuo aprendizaje
Verónica Franco, Centro de Investigación Científica de Yucatán A.C., Mexico; Alma Gómez, Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico; Carolina González, Consultora, Mexico; Javier Reyes, Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico; Margarita Hermida, Secretaría de educación Pública, Mexico; Nayeli Tzuc, Universidad del Mayab, Mexico

Flèche Haut S06.34 | French | School and community
Curriculums et programmes scolairesModerator : Jacqueline Romano Toramanian

Comment former des écocitoyens?
Marc Boutet, Université de Sherbrooke, Canada

Flèche Haut S06.34 | French | School and community
Moderator : Jacqueline Romano Toramanian

Éco-conseil : une démonstration des bienfaits du école-communauté
Claude Villeneuve, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi (UQAC), Canada

Flèche Haut S06.34 | French | School and community
Curriculums et programmes scolairesModerator : Jacqueline Romano Toramanian

L'éducation relative à l'environnement en enseignement de la science et la technologie
Patrick Charland, UQAM, Canada

La place de l'éducation relative à l'environnement dans les programmes de science et technologie du Québec
Brigitte Loiselle, Ministère de l'Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport, Canada; Diane Rochon, Ministère de l'Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport, Canada

Les olympiades scientifiques au Brésil : l'environnement et la santé au sein des pratiques éducatives
Cristina Araripe Ferreira, FIOCRUZ, Brazil; Inêz Sodré, FIOCRUZ, Brazil; Páulea Zaquini, FIOCRUZ, Brazil

Pour une éducation à lenvironnement urbain destinée aux enfants de la ville de Dakar au Sénégal
Aboubakry Sadikh Niang, Inspection Départementale Education de Rufisque1-Mairie Ville de Rufisque, Senegal

Flèche Haut S07.03 | English | Learning in society
Community-based Environmental EducationModerator : Arjen Wals

Engaging a community: Environmental education in social housing
Keir Brownstone, , Canada

Connecting urban adults with their local greenspaces
Tai Munro, University of Alberta, Canada

Linking school and society in achieving an anticipated level of environmental citizenship: Setting bold future indicators for Malaysia
Esther Sarojini Daniel, University of Malaya, Malaysia; Nor Shidawati Abdul Rasid, World Wide Fund For Nature-Malaysia, Malaysia

Participatory development of fotonovelas for environmental education and community empowerment
A. Michael Marzolla, University of California Cooperative Extension, United States of America

Community forums engage adults in local issue
Martha Monroe, University of Florida, United States of America

Flèche Haut S07.13 | Spanish | Learning in society
Engaging communities in the protection of nature (reserves)Moderator : Isabel Ruiz Mallén

Estrategia de educación ambiental en el ejido Sierra Morena, en la reserva de la biosfera la Sepultura, Chiapas
María del Carmen Ramírez Díaz, , Mexico

Estrategias de educación ambiental en zonas costeras de Venezuela
Zulay Poggi, Asociacion Punto Verde, Venezuela; Yasmira Gil, Asociacion Punto Verde, Venezuela

Construcciòn del saber ambiental a través de la promociòn y uso de estufas ahorradoras de lena como una tecnologìa alternativa para cocinar en comunidades rurales de Jalisco, México
Hermila Brito Palacios, Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico; Sandra Luz Toledo, Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico

Selva, estrategia y conservacion
Gabriela Alonso-Yanez, CEAMISH/Simon Fraser University, Canada

Flèche Haut S07.13 | Spanish | Learning in society
Community-based Environmental EducationModerator : Isabel Ruiz Mallén

Formacion de lideres ambientales rurales
Beatriz Elena Moreno Betancur, Cooperativa de trabajo asociado Alborada, Colombia; Maria Magnolia Hernandez Arbelaez, cooperativa de trabajo asociado Alborada, Colombia

Flèche Haut S07.13 | Spanish | Learning in society
Engaging communities in the protection of nature (reserves)Moderator : Isabel Ruiz Mallén

Educación ambiental para todos y durante toda la vida
Carmela D'Aiutolo, ARPAT, Italy; Francesca Benassai, ARPAT (Environmental Protection Agency of Tuscany Region, Italy; Marina Maurri, ARPAT (Environmental Protection Agency of Tuscany Region, Italy; Sandra Traquandi, RegionToscana, Italy; Serena Innocenti, ARPAT (Environmental Protection Agency of Tuscany Region, Italy

Flèche Haut S08.06 | English | Heritage interpretation
Espaces naturelsModerator : Rachel Léger

Environmental interpretation: The case of Wetland Centers
Christos Giannoulis, University of the Aegean, Greece; Constantina Skanavis, University of the Aegean, Greece

L'évaluation comparative de trois activités éducatives au parc marin du Saguenay-Saint-Laurent : trois activités différentes, trois messages similaires. Laquelle atteint le mieux ses objectifs d'éducation?
Katy Tari, Orange Kiwi, Canada; Marie-Andrée Leith, Parcs Canada, Canada

Dancing with ecosystems - Connecting science, hearts and minds through interpretation
Fred Sheppard, , Canada

Flèche Haut S09.06 | English | Indigenous knowledge and practices
Indigenous Knowledge Systems and Approaches to Teaching and LearningModerator : Robin Gilason

Ways of knowing more: Cross-cultural and interdisciplinary environmental science education in the Canadian Arctic
Sharina Dodsworth, Royal Roads University/Government of Nunavut, Dept. of Environment, Canada

Ethnographically-embedded approaches to organically-based literacy and numeracy - Examples from the letter project
Kelly Teamey, University of Bath - Department of Education, United Kingdom

All my relations: Considering place in an indigenous context
Greg Lowan, University of Calgary, Canada

Learning indigenous science from place
Yvonne Vizina, AERC, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

Flèche Haut S10.10 | French | Ethics, environmental thought, and worldviews
CadresModerator : Anne-Marie Cretieneau

Devenir naturel et devenir humain. Le défi de la théorie de l'action et ses reflets sur le modèle d'éducation
Clara Mandolini, Università degli studi di Macerata, Italy

La nature dans les curriculums scolaires et parascolaires en France entre 1830 et 1950
Olivier Sigaut, sciencespo bordeaux/ministère de l'agriculture, France

Education relative à l'environnement (ERE) : une solution orientale à un problème occidental ?
Hélène Hagège, LIRDEF, Université Montpellier 2, France

La psycho-sociologie de la nature
Pascal Petit, individuel, Belgium

Former l'honnête homme des temps de l'incertitude ? L'introduction des éducations dans les cursus scolaires français
Jean Etienne Bidou, Ifrée, France

Flèche Haut S12.09 | English | Ecological identity
Ecological identity: Dialogue, narrative and autobiographyModerator : Richard Kool

Searching for the Canadian Thoreau: Environmental education and the Canadian classroom
Alanna F. Bondar, Algoma University, Canada

Un/natural un/civilized salvations: Deconstructing the ecological identities of into the wild and Grizzly Man
Jan Oakley, Lakehead University, Canada; Lisa Korteweg, Lakehead University, Canada

Fashioning an ecological self through decolonizing research
MJ Barrett, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

Ecological identity in and through dialogue
Charles Scott, Simon Fraser University -- Faculty of Education, Canada

Life history inquiry and the roots of ecological identity: Strategies for educators and practitioners
Andrew Kett, University of Toronto/OISE, Canada

08:30 | Workshops

Flèche Haut W01.05 | English | Relationships between ecology and economy: The issue of sustainability

Do you know what your water footprint is?
Samanta Stelli, Rand Water, South Africa; Grant Pearson, Rand Water, South Africa; Maria Mphomane, Rand Water, South Africa; Nyree Steenkamp, Rand Water, South Africa

Flèche Haut W02.03 | English | Questions of fairness in socio-ecological issues

Class issues in environmental education
Constance Russell, Lakehead University, Canada; Justin Dillon, King's College London, United Kingdom; Anne Bell, Ontario Nature, Canada; Kelly Teamey, University of Bath - Department of Education, United Kingdom; Leesa Fawcett, York University, Canada; Michele Martin, National Institute of Education, Seychelles; Owen Blakka, York University, Canada

Flèche Haut W03.07 | French | Environmental health

Les nuisances sonores, d'un sentiment d'impuissance à la création collective d'un environnement de qualité
Christophe Vermonden, Empreintes asbl - CRIE de Namur, Belgium; Etienne Cléda, Empreintes asbl - CRIE de Namur, Belgium

Flèche Haut W06.07 | English | School and community

Creating groups - A key to successful environmental projects
Chris Adam, Dawson College, Canada

Flèche Haut W07.10 | English | Learning in society

Environmental learning or environmental action? Exploring outcomes of public participation in research
Jennifer Shirk, Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, United States of America; Rebecca Jordan, Rutgers University, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, United States of America; Candie Wilderman, Alliance for Aquatic Resource Monitoring, Dickinson College, United States of America; Ellen McCallie, Center for Advancement of Informal Science Education, United States of America; Heidi Ballard, School of Education, University of California, Davis, United States of America; Rick Bonney, Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, United States of America; Tina Phillips, Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, United States of America

Flèche Haut W07.11 | English | Learning in society

Bridging the classroom and nature divide
Theresa Southam, , Canada

Flèche Haut W07.12 | English | Learning in society

What difference is ESD (education for sustainable development) making?: Learning and assessment of ESD practice - Part 1
Zinaida Fadeeva, UNU-IAS, Japan; Clemens Mader, RCE Graz-Styria, University of Graz, Austria; Daniella Tilbury, University of Gloucestershire, United Kingdom; Harold Glasser, RCE Grand Rapids, United States of America; Ingrid Mulà, University of Gloucestershire, United Kingdom; Jos Eussen, RCE Rhine-Meuse, Netherlands; Jos Hermans, European RCE-community, Netherlands; Taylor Jim, RCE Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa

Flèche Haut W09.04 | French | Indigenous knowledge and practices

Totems-tu tes déchets?
Mélodie Coutou, Koutou, Canada

Flèche Haut W11.03 | English | Art: Imagination, creativity, and meaning

Poetry's vital role in environmental education
Diana Woodcock, Virginia Commonwealth University of Qatar/School of the Arts, Qatar

Flèche Haut W12.01 | English | Ecological identity

Finding hope in a time of environmental despair
Betsy Jardine, Whycocoamgh Eco-Centre, Canada; Sarah Weaver, Living by Water Project, Canada; Clive Callaway, Living by Water Project, Canada; Elin Kelsey, Royal Roads University, United States of America; Leslie Mc Daniel, Whycocmagh Eco-Centre, Canada; Nicholas Stanger, Royal Roads University, Canada

08:30 | Symposium

Innovative Learning About Wildlife Biodiversity: The Canadian Wildlife Federation Learning Institute
Chair of symposium: Grant A. Gardner, Canadian Wildlife Federation Learning Institute & Memorial University, Canada

08:30 | NGO Forum

NGO Forum - 3

10:30 - 12:00 | Thematic Niches / Symposium / Political Forum / NGO Forum / CinEE

12:00 - 13:30 | Lunch / Association Meetings and Networking

13:30 - 15:00 | Wrap-up Plenaries: Thematic Niches / NGO Forum

15:30 - 17:00 | Closing session and congress wrap-up

17:00 - 19:00 | Closing Event and Reception

20:00 - 22:00 | Festival of Environmental Storytelling