Supplemental Materials

Here participants can access materials intended to supplement technical sessions, flash-talk/poster presentations, field trips, and workshops. These items are provided for participant review prior to the live event to enable the development of questions or discussion topics in effort to stimulate the kind of engagement experienced at in-person meetings.

*Please note that provision of supplemental materials is an optional feature determined by facilitators and not all sessions include supporting documents. The following list represents only those sessions that include supplemental items.

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Plenary Session: Sustainability and Community

Collaborative Management with Local Communities for the Conservation of Karst Resources at Hin Nam No Protected Area, Laos – Terry Bolger

How Well is Cave and Karst Protected by UNESCO Protected Area Designation? – John Gunn


Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Flash-talk/Poster Session:

Skocjan Cave – The Cave and Paths of its Explorers. Reflection of Speleology in Classical Karst (Film) – Tomaz Zorman

Virtual Field Trips:

Karst Hydrogeology of Mammoth Cave National Park (Leaders: Chris Groves, Will and Bette White, and Art and Peg Palmer)

Archaeology and Cultural Resource Management at Mammoth Cave (Leaders: George Crothers and Ed Jaikatus)

Mammoth Cave Ecology (Leaders: Kurt Helf, Rick Olson, and Rick Toomey)


Thursday, August 20, 2020

Workshop Sessions:

Exploring Best Practices in the Management, Integration, and Visualization of Resource Data – Sarah Arpin and Pat Kambesis

Significance of Cultural Heritage in Karst Management: 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development- Darja Kranjc and Jasna Fakin Bajec

Gazing Deeply: The Art and Science of Mammoth Cave – Tiffany Isselhardt and Chris Groves (Virtual Tour Format)

Citizen Science, Research and Land Management in Karst – Ben Tobin

CaveMAB- Lee Anne Bledsoe and Clayton Lino

Teaching Karst Through Environmental Education – Jennifer Shackleford and Jeanine Huss