Introducing the keynote speakers at ISEE 2024

Ricardo Rozzi
Keynote Lecture: Ethics of cohabitation
August 26, 2024

Ricardo Rozzi, Chilean ecologist, and philosopher is a full professor at the University of North Texas (USA) and the University of Magallanes (Chile); He is Director of the Cape Horn International Center (CHIC), Puerto Williams, Chile, and Vice-President of the Center for Environmental Philosophy (CEP), Denton, Texas, USA. He has led the creation in Chile of the Omora Ethnobotanical Park, the Reserve of the Cape Horn Biosphere, and the Diego Ramírez Islands-Pasaje Drake Marine Park. His research combines ecology and philosophy and has coined the terms biocultural conservation, biocultural homogenization and biocultural ethics focused on the links between human well-being and the conservation of biological and cultural diversity. Integrating theory and practice, he has created new educational methodologies such as Field Environmental Philosophy and innovative practices such as Ecotourism with a Hand Lens.

He has received various awards, including the National Award for Scientific and Technological Dissemination (EXPLORA-CONICYT, Chile, 2004) and the Eugene P. Odum Award for Excellence in Education in Ecology (Ecological Society of America - ESA, USA, 2019).

Stella M. Hartinger
Keynote Lecture: Climate change and challenges for sustainable development
August 28, 2024

Stella M. Hartinger, MSc, PhD, is a Peruvian Environmental Epidemiologist and Associate Professor at the School of Public Health from the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia. She co-directors the Latin-American Centre of Excellence for Climate Change and Health and is the regional director of the Lancet Countdown Health and Climate Change for Latin America.