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The Global Exploration Summit brings together the world’s leading explorers in the Azores – Day 1 features our Space and Ocean programs, including presentations ranging from deep sea giant squids to other-worldly orbiters around Venus.

 

OPENING SESSION

WELCOME TO THE GLOBAL EXPLORATION SUMMIT

9:45

Explorers Club President – Richard Garriott

President of The Azores – José Bolieiro

 

SESSION 1

SPACE PROGRAM 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

 

10:00 – 10:10

What’s New? – The New Golden Age of Exploration

Explorers Club President – Richard Garriott

 

10:10 – 10:20

Bertrand Piccard – Explorer and Environmentalist

 

10:20 – 10:35

DAVINCI – PAINTING THE ATMOSPHERE OF VENUS IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF MAGELLAN

James Garvin – Nasa Chief Scientist – Mars Exploration and Davinci Venus Program

 

10:35 – 10:50

EXTRATERRESTRIAL VOLCANOES

Rosaly Lopes – Planetary volcanologist

 

10:50 – 11:05

eARTh FROM SPACE

Nicole Stott – Artist, Astronaut, Aquanaut, Earthling

 

11:05 – 11:25

COFFEE BREAK

 

11:25 – 11:40

MAKING SPACE FOR EVERYONE

Cady Coleman – Former NASA Astronaut

 

11:40 – 11:55

GLASS TERRAFORMING

Josh Simpson – Glass Artist

 

11:55 – 12:10

THE FIRST COMMERCIAL SPACE STATION

Michael López-Alegría – Chief Astronaut, Axiom Space

 

SESSION 2

OCEANS PROGRAM 2:00 – 4:00 PM

 

2:00 – 2:05

OPENING SESSION

Richard Wiese – GLEX Chair & Explorers Club President Emeritus

 

2:05 – 2:20

WELCOMING SHARKS TO PARADISE

Rachel Graham – Marine Conservation Scientist

 

2:20 – 2:35

HERE BE DRAGONS

Edie Widder – Deep Sea Biologist

 

2:35 – 2:50

APEX PREDATORS OF THE AZORES

Emanuel Gonçalves – Marine Ecologist and Conservationist

 

2:50 – 3:10

BREAK

 

3:10 – 3:25

HOW TIGER SHARKS DISCOVERED A LOST ECOSYSTEM

Austin Gallagher – CEO, Beneath the Waves

 

3:25 – 3:40

PORTUGAL’S UNDERWATER WORLDS

Jorge Fontes – Marine Ecologist

 

3:40 – 3:55

THE GIANTS OFF SRI LANKA

Asha de Vos – Marine Biologist and ocean educator

July 4,2022
July 4, 2022
9:45 am - 4:00 pm
9:45 am - 4:00 pm
Teatro Micaelense - Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal
Teatro Micaelense - Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal
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