Bioneers 2024 Conference

Toby Kiers

Executive Director and Chief Scientist | Society for the Protection of Underground Networks (SPUN)

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Toby Kiers

Toby Kiers, Ph.D., is the Executive Director and Chief Scientist of SPUN (the Society for the Protection of Underground Networks) and a Professor of Evolutionary Biology at VU, Amsterdam, where she runs a lab studying flows and structures in plant-fungal networks. Globally-recognized for her scientific work and named by the UN as one of the 22 scientists making a difference in biodiversity research and an ‘Innovator to Watch’ by Smithsonian Magazine, Toby has won numerous prestigious awards, including a SPINOZA prize (known as the ‘Dutch Nobel’) and an E.O. Wilson Award for Natural History.



Panel Presentations:

Mapping, Protecting and Harnessing the Mycorrhizal Networks that Sustain Life on Earth

March 30th | 4:45 pm to 6:00 pm


Introducing:

Merlin Sheldrake – How Fungi Make our Worlds

March 30th | 11:41 am to 12:04 pm