American Public Garden Association Conference 2017
Hamilton & Niagara, Ontario
June 19-23, 2017

Keynote and Plenary Speakers

Keynote Speaker
Wed June, 21 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Astronaut | First Canadian Commander of the International Space Station (2013)

“Good morning, Earth!” That is how Colonel Chris Hadfield—writing on Twitter—woke up the world every day while living for five months aboard the International Space Station. Through his 21-years as an astronaut, three spaceflights, and 2600...

Plenary Speaker
Tue June, 20 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Trudeau Fellow and Emeritus Professor, Nancy Turner is an ethnobotanist whose research integrates the fields of botany and ecology with anthropology, geography and linguistics, among others. She is interested in the traditional knowledge systems and traditional land and resource management systems of Indigenous Peoples, particularly in western...