January 20-27 Rwanda filming and planning for further extension of ecosystem restoration
January 8-28 Netherlands (Ecosystem Return Foundation)
February 9-13 Spain – Ecosystem Return Foundation – Site Survey/Evaluation for Research Training and Innovation Centres
February 14-28 El Salvador – intensive two week visit: with presentations to government and academia as well as site surveys and film documentation
February 21-22 Netherlands Dutch Agriculture and Food Conference
March 2-5 USA Clarkson (Potsdam NY), St. Lawrence (Canton NY), Paul Smith Universities (Brighton, NY).
March 7-8 USA GIN Conference – Washington D.C.
March 10-11 USA University of Illinois
March 13-15 USA GIN Conference Dominican Republic
March 16-22 USA PEAK OIL Filming support – Austin Texas
March 26-27 USA ‘Babson Energy Conference’ – Wellesley Mass (near Boston)
April 7 Netherlands Keynote lecture, Opening of the new ISRIC building (International Soil Reference and Information Centre) with the World SOIL Museum
John D. Liu spoke at the Global Issues Network’s conference in Quito, Ecuador in October 2013, more information here.