Prof. Temple Grandin, Colorado State University. “Auditing a Farm Animal Welfare Program” (2009).
Prof. John O´Keefe, Director of the Fisher Museum of Harvard Forest (Harvard University, Petersham, Massachusetts). “Natural Forests Planning and Restoration Plans” (2008).
Invited speakers to the the Side Event on "European and US Landscape Policies": Maguelonne Dejeant-Pons, Head of the Spatial Planning and Landscape Division, European Council; Jose Maria Ballester, Director of the “Heritage and Territory” Program of the Marcelino Botín Foundation; Jesús Casas Grande, Director General for Rural Development of the Ministry of the Environment, Rural and Marine Affaires; Aranzazu Muñoz Criado, Director General for Landscape Policies of the Autonomous Region of Valencia; Miguel Herrero Rodríguez de Miñón, Counsellor of State, Spain; Josefina Gómez de Mendoza, Professor of Geography of the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid; Barbara Pons, General Director of Territorial Planning of the Autonomous Region of Castilla-La Mancha; Antonio Gómez Sal, Professor of Ecology of the University of Alcalá; and Javier Maderuelo, Professor of Landscape Architecture of the University of Alcalá (October 17th 2008).
Emeritus Professor Peter Wenz, University of Illinois at Springfield. Seminar on "Environmental Ethics" (2006).
Camilla Fox, Senior Executive of the Animal Protection Institute, Sacramento, California. Seminar on "Wildlife Management and Animal Rights" in the U.S (2005).
Ree Brennin, The Amherst Lodge, Kingston, Canada. “US Marine & Coastal Ecosystems” (2005).
Steve Shimek, "The Sea Otter Project", Sand Beach, California. “Endangered Marine Species Recovery Plans” (2004).
Professor Allison Deming, University of Arizona. “Nature Writing Poetry” (2002).
Master and PhD Program on North American Studies of the Institute.
Organized with the Amerika-Institut der Ludwig-Maximilians Universität – München, Spanish-German "Seminar on Environmentalism and Nature Conservation in North America", March 6-16 2004.
Master on "Restoration Ecology", at the School of Environmental Sciences of the UAH.
Master on "Environmental Management of the Spanish Supreme Council of Scientific Research" (CSIC) and the Ministry of the Environment (through the Biodiversidad Foundation).
Master and PhD on "Biodiversity, Conservation, and Sustainable Use", of the Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species (CITES) and administered by the Antonio Machado International University.
Mid-Career Executive Program on Transnational Environmental Services. For CEOs and senior officers of 20 corporations of the Spanish Region of Castilla y León. Organized and managed by the“Friends of Thoreau” Program with the collaboration of professors from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the John F Kennedy School of Government of Harvard University, and the Graduate Business School of the Monterey Institute of International Studies of California (2005-2006).
"Comparative US-EU Energy Policy in a Global Context", Diputación de Guipuzcoa. 2006 & 2009. (see more)
Members of the scientific committee of the May 12-13 2009 "1st International Meeting on Farm Animals Protection and Welfare". (see more)
"The European Landscape Convention: A Conference on its Implications for Education and Practice", at the Graduate School of Design of Harvard University. (see more)
"2004, 2006 and 2008 International Workshop on Land Stewarship and Wild Species Conservation" organized by the Centre for the Environment of Caja de Ahorros del Mediterráneo. (see more)
"Carnivores 2004" Santa Fe, New Mexico. (see “publications”)
"2003 ASLE Conference" (Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment). In 2003 the “Friends of Thoreau” Program provided aid for the participation of Prof. Carmen Flys and scholar Diana Villanueva, coordinator and member respectively, of what would later become the GIECO Research Group on Ecocriticism, to the 2003 ASLE Conference (Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment) that took place in Boston. They visited the Thoreau Society in Concord, Massachusetts, getting familiarized with the environment that was at the origin of the foundation of the “Friends of Thoreau” Endowment.
"Carnivores 2002". Marine Mammals. Monterey, California 2002. (see more)
Side Event of "Landscapes Policies in the US and Europe, at the 3rd Biennial Conference of the European Association for the Study of Literature, Culture and the Environment" (EASLCE, 2008). (see more)
1st International Workshop on Beluga Whale Research, Husbandry and Management in Wild and Captive Environments (March 9-11 2007). Co-organized with l´Oceanogràfic of the City of Arts and Sciences of Valencia. [Download]