Dr. Peter Raven

Conference co-chair
Missouri Botanical Garden

Dr. Peter Raven

Conference co-chair
Missouri Botanical Garden

Biography

Peter H. Raven is one of the world’s leading botanists and advocates of conservation and biodiversity. For four decades, he headed the Missouri Botanical Garden, an institution he nurtured into a world-class center for botanical research and education, and horticultural display. He retired as president in 2010 and assumed the role of president emeritus and consultant through 2014. Dr. Raven is a member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and contributed to the writing of Laudato Si’.

Described by Time magazine as a “Hero for the Planet,” Raven champions research around the world to preserve endangered plants and is a leading advocate for conservation and a sustainable environment.

All sessions with Dr. Peter Raven

Welcome

Monday, April 23, 2018
8:45 am - 9:00 am
Nine Network of Public Media

Panel: Biodiversity and Ecology

Monday, April 23, 2018
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Nine Network of Public Media

Closing Thoughts and Discussion

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Nine Network of Public Media