WATCH LIVE: Explorers Festival, Friday June 16 | National Geographic

WATCH LIVE: Explorers Festival, Friday June 16 | National Geographic


The National Geographic Society celebrates exploration every day of the year, but during Explorers Festival we’re bringing together the most fascinating and innovative scientists, conservationists, explorers, and storytellers to share—with one another, and with the world—how their discoveries and ideas are creating change for the better. Join the conversation on Twitter and Facebook with #NatGeoFest.

Presentation of the National Geographic Society/Buffet Awards for Leadership in Conservation | 9:00 AM – 9:15 AM: Recognizing local leaders in conservation from Latin America and Africa

Evolving Planet | 9:15 AM – 10:30 AM: Investigating the transformation of our planet from millions of years ago to the present day. Speakers: Ryan Carney, Federico Fanti, and M Jackson.

Citizens of Science | 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM: Inspiring the next generation of explorers and activating citizen scientists around the world to help answer critical questions. Speakers: Joe Grabowski and David Lang.

Conflicts of Nature | 1:45 PM – 3:00 PM: Researchers and conservationists share unique perspectives on how wildlife and wild places are impacted by human conflict. Speakers: Adjany Costa, Mateus Mutemba, Ricardo Moreno, Danielle Lee

Photography for Change | 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM: Harnessing the power of photography to inform, inspire, and transform public option. Speakers: Ronan Donovan, Joel Sartore, Anand Varma

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