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presentations at international conferences & symposia

Shed and forest, from the Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway line, near Duncan,

Vancouver Island, February, 1990 by Gordon Brent Ingram

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Brochu-Ingram, Gordon Brent. 2020. Queer infrastructures: Design strategies that decolonize. November 6, 2020 zoom presentation for Queer Ecological Imaginations Working Group of  the Townsend Center for the Humanities & the  University of California Berkeley  College of Environmental Design.

Ingram, Gordon Brent. 2013. Repopulating Contentious Territory: Recent Indigenous Aesthetic Interventions in Public Space on the West Coast of Canada. Symposium on Decolonial Aesthetics from the Americas. University of Toronto.

Ingram, G. B. 2010. Reinstating Transgression: Reimagining public policy for emerging political economies of queer space. presented at Reinstating Transgression: Emerging political economies of queer space. American University, Washington D.C., April 17-18, 2010.

Ingram, G. B. 2010. Queer Ecologies & Queerer Political Economies: Methods for the Re-Conceiving of Sexualities, Communities & Power Within Rapidly Changing Environments. Panel 1A Research Methods & Methodologies. presented at Reinstating Transgression: Emerging political economies of queer space

Ingram, G. B. 2010 After The Goldrush: Methods for Assessing the Impacts of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics on Native Sexual Minorities & Development of Strategic Responses to Inequities presented at Reinstating Transgression: Emerging political economies of queer space.

Ingram 2007. Globalizing homosexual & male guest worker identities: The strategic role of Dubai’s Open Beach. Presented at “SEXUALITY AND SPACE,” a pre-conference of the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California.

Ingram. 2006. Making ‘The Ghetto’ in The Terminal City: Some queer language of resistance & community formation in mid to late 20th Century Vancouver. American University, Washington, D. C., Colloquium on Language & Homophobia.

Ingram & Michael Habib. 2004. Re-ordering & after: Editing ecosystems & history in the restoration of heritage landscapes under globalization. a plenary presentation at the symposium, Traditional Environments in a Post Global World, Sharjah & Dubai, United Arab Emirates, International Association for the Study of Traditional Environments (IASTE).

Ingram & Lindsay Upshaw. 2004. Gap analysis in conservation planning for cultural & less culturally modified landscapes: Prospects for northern Garry oak ecosystems in British Columbia, Monitoring the Effectiveness of Biological Conservation, Vancouver.

Ingram & Lindsay Upshaw. 2004. Setting goals and priorities for restoration strategies in the context of disparate historical interpretations: An example from the Garry oak and Douglas fir mosaic of Mount Maxwell, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, 16th International Conference, Society for Ecological Restoration, Victoria, Canada.

Ingram. 2004. Redesigning public open spaces as ecological & cultural infrastructure: From Vancouver to Lahore. Workshop for Quaid College, in cooperation with Arage Resource Center Institute of Heritage Education, Archaeological Department Training Institute, Lahore, Pakistan.


Ingram. 2003. Reconnecting:Planning networks of open space fornature & culture fromVancouver to Sharjah. Medina Forum, Institute for Urban and Regional Planning and Design, College of Architecture & Design, American University Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

Ingram.2003. Fields or forest? Aboriginal food production landscapes, unresolved legacies and contemporary ecosystem management of Garry oak woodlands in southwestern British Columbia. International Conference on the Forest and Environmental History of the British Empire and Commonwealth. University of Sussex, Brighton UK, presented by Richard Grove.


Ingram. 2002. Ghayyas Ahmad Raja and Ingram. Detecting the past: Satellite imagery in exploring impacts of historical processes on land use and forest cover in the Salt Range, Punjab, Pakistan. International Conference on the Environmental History of Asia, New Delhi, India (Powerpoint presentation with the support of Harini Nagendra).


Ingram. 2002. Thinking like a dynamic mosaic: The relevance of landscape ecology to setting goals for biodiversity conservation & restoration for northern Garry oak ecosystems. Conference: Restoring Garry Oak Ecosystems – Progress and Prognosis, University of Victoria.

Ingram.2001. Some geomatics of forest conservation by indigenous groups: A survey & appraisal. Indigenous geography symposium, session: Indigenous Geography I: Cartographies and Geomatics, Annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, New York City.

Ingram. 2001. presented jointly with Gavin Brown, Living in the material world (again): Linking activism & physical space through late queer theory. Conference on Sexuality and Space: Queering geographies of globalization. CLAGS, City College of New York, New York City. session title: Revisiting the material world: urban policy, design + activism after queer nationalism & globalization.

Ingram. 2001. Sex migrants: The coalescence of AIDS, queer and multicultural activism as decolonizing public space in globalizing Vancouver. Conference on Sexuality and Space: Queering geographies of globalization. City College of New York.

Ingram. 2000. (Ingram, G. B. and W. Erickson). Revisiting aboriginal burning: Fire to counter encroachment of Garry oak, Quercus garryana, ecosystems in Pacific Canada. A Native Solution to Fire Management Symposium in Hobart, Tasmania. Session theme: Re-establishing local processes. Presented by Grace Nangendo.

Ingram.1999. Contests over social memory in waterfront Vancouver: Historical editing & obfuscation through public art. Symposium: Waterfronts of Art: Art for social facilitation, Universitat de Barcelona, Departament d’Escultura, Escultura Pública.

Ingram.1998. The dialectics of homoerotic space-taking & placemaking in Vancouver, SEX ON THE EDGE: Sexualities & Marginalities Conference, Session Locations of Homosexuality, October 1998, Concordia University, Montréal.

Ingram.1998. Mapping the Shifting Queerscape: A Century of Homoerotic Space-Taking & Placemaking in Pacific Canada at Conference: Do Ask, Do Tell: Outing Pacific Northwest History, Washington State Historical Museum, Tacoma, Session on Historicizing the Sex in Homosexual: Policing and Community Identity in the Twentieth Century.

Ingram.1997. Redesigning Wreck: The beach as site of queer placemaking and homophobic reaction in Canada. Queer Nation Symposium, Centre Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies, York University, Toronto.

Ingram.1996. Tradeoff analysis for planning networks of in situ conservation of plant genetic resources. International Symposium on In-Situ Conservation of Plant Genetic diversity, Antalya, Turkey.

Ingram.1995. Ten arguments for a theory of queers in public space. Introductory talk for the panel, Queer space: Sites of existence, sites of resistance. Queer Frontiers (Conference), International Lesbian and Gay Archives, University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

Ingram.1993. Queers in space: Towards a theory of landscape and sexual orientation. Queer Sites Conference. University of Toronto.

Ingram.1992. Integration of concerns for in situ conservation of genetic resources into region / landscape-wide planning frameworks. Session IX. Management strategies. Symposium: Biodiversity in Managed Landscapes, Sacramento, California.

Ingram.1992. Global status report on in situ conservation of crops and wild relatives of crops. IV World Congress on National Parks and Protected Areas, Caracas, Venezuela, Workshop IV.6 Managing Protected Areas to Conserve Genetic Resources.

Ingram.1992. Indicators of biological diversity and landscape processes for land use simulation on islands. Symposium: ISLANDS 2000 – The World of Islands: What development on the eve of the year 2000?, Giardini-Naxos, Italy.

Ingram.1992. Monitoring the biological diversity of Galiano Island, Canada: A landscape approach to conservation planning. (authors: Pierre R. Vernier & G. Brent Ingram). Symposium: ISLANDS 2000 – The World of Islands: What development on the eve of the year 2000?, Giardini-Naxos, Italy.

Ingram.1990. A Landscape Management and Monitoring framework for preservation of local biological diversity: An example from the Queen Charlotte Islands. Presented at the Protected Areas session of the May 1990 symposium, Landscape Approaches to Wildlife and Ecosystem Management. UBC.

Ingram.1990. The Landscape Ecology of Mt. Maxwell, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia. Presented as a field trip as part of the May 1990 symposium, Landscape Approaches to Wildlife and Ecosystem Management. The University of British Columbia.

Ingram.1990. Fragmentation: Towards an expanded model of the vulnerability of forest habitats on islands. Presented at the symposium In harmony with Nature, International Conference on the Conservation of Tropical Biodiversity, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Ingram.1990. Rain forest and marine habitat conservation initiated by indigenous people. Globe ’90, Vancouver.

Ingram.1990. Integration of concerns for biological, visual and recreational resources into the planning of extractive development and protected areas: A tale of three islands. Symposium entitled Landscape ecology: Planning and design implications. Arizona State University, Phoenix.

Ingram.1988. Planning networks of protected habitat for conservation of species of importance to indigenous societies: Three islands with primary rainforest and pressures for both logging and habitat protection. Symposium: Culture: The missing element in conservation, National Zoological Park -Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

Ingram.1985. Ecogeographical surveying of intra-specific variability for conservation and utilization of the genetic resources of wild plants. Commonwealth Science Council Workshop on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, University of Zimbabwe, Harare.