Marc Bekoff is Professor Emeritus of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Colorado and a Fellow of the Animal Behavior Society. In 2000 he was awarded the Exemplar Award from the Animal Behavior Society for major long-term contributions to the field of animal behavior.
Marc has published over 200 scientific and popular essays and 22 books including: Animals at Play: Rules of the Game (an award-winning children's book), Wild Justice: The Moral Lives of Animals (with Jessica Pierce), and the Encyclopedia of Human-Animal Relationships.
For more information about Marc Bekoff and his work please visit his website.
Following the conference Marc wrote an article about his experiences - Play, Play, and Play Some More: Let Children be the Animals They Have the Right to Be - read Marc's article
IPA EWNI (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) is contributing to the sponsorship of the Marc Bekoff keynote presentation.