Daytime Events (Free to the public):
10-11 AM: Dr. Glenna Nielsen, (Utah Museum of Natural History, U of Utah)
"Plaza Architecture in the Mirador Basin"
11 AM-12 PM: Dr. Richard Paine (Anthropology, U of Utah)
"The Ancient Maya Collapse(s): A Demographic Perspective"
1:30-2:30 PM: Dr. Leslie A. Knapp, (Chair, Dept of Anthropology, U of Utah)
"Genetics, Field Observations, and Primate and Tropical Mammal Conservation in northern Guatemala"
2:30-3:30 PM: Dr. Jack Schuster (Universidad del Valle)
"The Insects of the Mirador Basin, Guatemala"
3:30-4:30 PM: Dr. Donald W. Forsyth (BYU)
"The Ceramics of the Mirador-Calakmul Basin, Guatemala"
4:30-5:30 PM: Dr. Stanley P. Guenter (FARES Foundation, Mirador Basin Project) "Ancient Maya Writing Systems and the Snake Kingdom of the Maya Lowlands"
6:00 PM: Dinner ($40 Buffet)
Evening Talks (Tickets required--included with buffet)
7:15-8:15 PM: Dr. Richard Hansen (U of Utah)
"The Mirador-Calakmul Basin: The Natural and Cultural Legacy in the Cradle of Maya Civilization"
8:15-9:15 PM: Dr. Michael Coe (Yale)
"The Ancient Maya in a Larger Perspective"
Date: Friday, October 16th, 2015
Time: All Day Event
Location: The Forum, (5th Level), Natural History Museum of Utah
The Utah Museum of Natural History,
The Department of Anthropology, University of Utah,
The Foundation for Anthropological Research & Environmental Studies (FARES)
IMPORTANT: Tickets must be purchased in advance. Payment at the event will not be available
For questions or more information, please contact Richard Hansen at firstname.lastname@example.org.