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Webinar: The Business of Saving the Planet: Technology, Innovation & Intelligence in Conservation, Jan 7

Tue, January 7, 2020 - 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM PST

Conserving and regenerating our environment requires intergenerational leadership and innovators who can develop new solutions to empower meaningful stewardship of our planet. Join us for the 2nd broadcast of “The Business of Saving our Planet”, hosted by John Hopkins University’s Environmental Sciences and Policy program and sponsored by Heidrick & Struggles. This broadcast, Technology, Innovation & Intelligence in Conservation, will dive into the various ways leaders are successfully developing and leveraging technology to advance wildlife restoration, natural resource conservation, and planetary health initiatives. Topics will include, but not be limited to, wildlife trafficking innovation, the use of geospatial technologies to help governments drive climate policies and marine conservation, and new tools for large scale science communication, democratizing access to information and decolonizing science.

The selected speakers include:

Aulani Wilhelm, Senior Vice President, Center for Oceans, Conservation International

Andrea Crosta, Co-Founder, Earth League International

Will Marshall, Founder & CEO, Planet Labs

Rae Wynn-Grant, National Geographic Fellow & Johns Hopkins University Faculty

This event will be moderated by Scott Atkinson.