2006  

"Why certify? The global market dynamics of certification systems,” by Michael E. Conroy. Seminar presented to the China State Forestry Administration, Beijing, March 30, 2006 and to the China Working Group on FSC Certification, Beijing, March 28, 2006.
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2006   "Transnational Social Movements Linking North and South: The Struggle for Fair Trade," by Michael E. Conroy. Paper presented at a conference on “Alternative Visions of Development: Rural Social Movements in Latin America”; February 23-25, 2006, Center for Latin American Studies, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.
     
2006   "The Shaping and Reshaping of British Columbia Forest Policy in the Global Era: A Review of Governmental and Non-governmental Strategic Initiatives" by Benjamin Cashore. Keynote Presentation to BC Forestry Professionals Conference and Annual General Meeting, Feb. 22, 2006, Victoria, BC
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2005   "Making FSC Work in the Tropics: An Overview of Key Challenges," by Connie McDermott. Presentation at GTZ-sponsored side event to the FSC General Assembly in Manaus, Brazil, December 5, 2005.
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2005   “Changes in the Governance of Forest Resources” Presentation of article by Convening lead authors: Peter Glück, Jeremy Rayner and Benjamin Cashore; In Gerardo Mery, Rene Alfaro, Markku Kanninen and Maxim Labovikov (eds.), Forests in the Global Balance – Changing Paradigms. IUFRO World Series, volume 17. Helsinki: IUFRO, 2005, 51-74
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2004 Politics and legislation: Plantation forestry laws, regulations, and certification” by Benjamin Cashore. Invited presentation to symposium, “Intensive Plantation forestry in the Pacific Northwest: Assessment of future potential and economic, environmental and social implications” Oregon State University, Department of Forest Science, Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR, January 21-22
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2003 “Certification and Forestry Schools: The role of research in improving the science behind certification”, By Benjamin Cashore. Presentation to Society of American Forester’s Annual meeting, Buffalo, New York, NY, October 27th, 2003.
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2003 “Presentation on country-level comparative forest certification research” XII World Forestry Congress, by Benjamin Cashore and Graeme Auld. September, 25, 2003. World Forest Congress, Quebec City, PQ (Proposed presentation selected by program committee).
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2003 “When Non-Governmental Organizations Govern: Using Markets to Create Non-state Authority”, by Benjamin Cashore. Presentation to Program on Non-Profit Organizations (PONPO), Yale School of Management, Yale University, New Haven, CT, September 30th.
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2003

“Legitimacy and forest certification”, by Benjamin Cashore. Presentation to World Business Council on Sustainable Development’s International Forest Industry Round table on Forest Certification, New York, New York, June 13.
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2002 “Raconteur” for “Making FSC-Certified Market Linkages Work: A Multi-Chamber FSC Working Session on Challenges, Lessons Learned and Future Directions”, by Benjamin Cashore. Presentation to the FSC General Assembly, November 22, Oaxaca, Mexico.
     
2002 “Overview of discussion paper on Forest Certification”, by Benjamin Cashore. Presentation at the meeting on Forest Certification sponsored by The Forests Dialogue, 16-18 October 2002, Geneva.
     
2002 "Conceptualizing Forest Certification as a Non-State Market Driven (NSMD) Governance System" by Benjamin Cashore. Presentation to Instrument Choices in Global Democracies Conference, Sessions 3, New Issues and Development in Voluntary and Non-Regulatory Instruments, Montreal, PQ, September 26-28
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2002 “Overview of Research on Forest Certification and Legitimacy”, by Benjamin Cashore. Presentation to Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies faculty seminar series, May 2
     
2001 Benjamin Cashore speaker/discussant on Introductory Certification Trends panel for “Certification Institutions and Private Governance: New Dynamics in the Global Protection of the Environment and Workers’ Rights” seventh Annual Colloquium on Environmental Law & Institutions. Sponsored by The Ford Foundation and Duke University’s Center for Environmental Solutions, Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, and School of Law, Duke University, Durham, NC, December 6-8,
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2001

“Forest Certification in the Hearth of Dixie”, by Benjamin Cashore. Presentation of survey and paper on Alabama forest landowners attitudes toward eco-labeling (lead author and researcher was my former Masters student, Deanna Newsom), to the Consultative Group in Biological Diversity, Charlotte, North Carolina, December 4-5th

     
2001

“The BC certification experience in comparative context” by Benjamin Cashore and Graeme Auld. Presentation to UBC Faculty of Forestry, September 7, Vancouver, British Columbia

     
2001 “Emerging International and Domestic Issues over Forest Certification” by Benjamin Cashore. Presentation to Resource Management Services, Birmingham, Al, January 12
     
2000 “Legitimacy and the Privatization of Environmental Governance: How Do Forest Certification Programs Gain Rule Making Authority?” by Benjamin Cashore. Presentation to Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, October 26.
     
2000 “The Causes of Forest Certification: Exploring European and International influences," by Benjamin Cashore. Presentation to SAF Southeastern conference, Auburn, Al, October 15.
     
2000 "The Sustainability Issue: Policy Dynamics and the Emergence of Forest Certification,” by Benjamin Cashore. Presentation to the Alabama Forest Owners Association Annual Meeting, Auburn, Al, April 1.