The Smithsonian Institution and E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation present
Our Shared Future–a conversation in celebration of Half-Earth Day 2022
October 13, Washington, DC
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Baird Auditorium
a live event featuring
Ani Dasgupta, Queen Quet, Ellen Stofan, Paula J. Ehrlich, Elizabeth Gray, Cristián Samper, Lucas St. Clair, Sean B. Carroll,
with Jeff Corwin and special guests.
The day will feature additional speakers, keynotes and plenary discussions as we address area-based conservation approaches to the biodiversity extinction crisis. Open to the public with registration.
Discussions will explore how scientific knowledge and local community insight can empower more equitable solutions to the biodiversity crisis.
Distinguished scientists, educators and activists will discuss global conservation priorities for species and people, equitable conservation practice, biodiversity and climate, 30×30, conservation biology education, and more!
Our Shared Future, a conversation in celebration of Half-Earth Day 2022, featuring Ani Dasgupta, President & CEO, WRI, James M. & Cathleen D. Stone Foundation Distinguished Lectureship in Biodiversity; Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation, Ellen Stofan, Under Secretary for Science and Research at the Smithsonian, Paula J. Ehrlich, President and CEO, E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation, Co-founder of the Half-Earth Project, Elizabeth Gray, CEO, Audubon, Cristián Samper, Managing Director and Leader of Climate Solutions, Bezos Earth Fund, Lucas St. Clair, President, Elliotsville Foundation, Sean B. Carroll, Head of Studio, HHMI Tangled Bank Studios, with Jeff Corwin, wildlife biologist and TV host, and more.
This event, 12 pm EDT – 5:30 pm EDT, is free and open to the public with registration (coming soon).
Thank you to our sponsors:
Smithsonian Institution, E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation, Half-Earth Project, HHMI Tangled Bank Studios, Burt’s Bees, Audubon, Garrison Institute, National Geographic Society, and James M. and Cathleen D. Stone Distinguished Lectureship in Biodiversity
“There can be no purpose more inspiring than to begin the age of restoration, reweaving the wondrous diversity of life that still surrounds us.” – E.O. Wilson
More speakers to be announced. Registration to open soon.
Can’t make it? View the proceedings online at www.half-earthproject.org on October 22nd.
For sponsorship, please contact Amy Tidovsky, VP of Development
For information on educator workshops, please contact Dennis Liu, VP of Education