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The Global Exploration Summit brings together the world’s leading explorers in the Azores – Day 2 features our Earth programs, including presentations on the vanishing cultural rituals of Africa, to the cutting edge collection of genomic data, all the way to crossing the North Pole alone in the dark.

 

SESSION 3

EARTH PROGRAM 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

10:00 – 10:05

WELCOME

Richard Garriott – Explorers Club President

 

10:05 – 10:20

BIGGER THAN ME: INCLUSION IN CONSERVATION

Leela Hazzah – Conservation Biologist

 

10:20 – 10:40

OF CRAFTY CROWS AND SPACE SHUTTLES, &
TRACKING ANIMALS DURING COVID-19 LOCKDOWNS

Christian Rutz – Behavioral Ecologist and Animal-Tracking Pioneer

 

10:40 – 10:55

PROTEINS FROM THE EXTREMES

Glen Gowers and Oliver Vince, Biotechnologists and Co-Founders, Basecamp Research

 

10:55 – 11:15

COFFEE BREAK

 

11:15 – 11:30

URGENT DISPATCHES FROM THE FOSSIL RECORD

Kenneth Lacovara – Paleontologist

 

11:30 – 12:00

RESURRECTING THE MAMMOTH

Ben Lamm – CEO and Founder, Colossal

Eriona Hysolli – Head of Biological Sciences, Colossal

 

12:00 – 12:10

THE EXPLORERS CLUB DISCOVERY EXPEDITION GRANTS PROGRAM

Rebecca Martin – Consulting Director of ECDEG

 

12:15 – 2:00

LUNCH

 

SESSION 4

EARTH PROGRAM 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

 

2:00 – 2:25

SAVING WILDLIFE ON THE BRINK

Dereck Joubert – Conservation Filmmakers and Photographers

Beverly Joubert – Conservation Filmmakers and Photographers

 

2:25 – 2:50

AFRICAN TWILIGHT: VANISHING RITUAL & CEREMONIES

Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher – Award Winning Authors and Photo Journalists

 

2:50 – 3:10

COFFEE BREAK

 

3:10 – 3:25

FARM FROM A BOX: FOOD AS A PATHWAY TO PEACE & PROSPERITY

Brandi DeCarli – Advocate and Entrepreneur

 

3:25 – 3:40

ACROSS THE NORTH POLE IN THE DARK

Børge Ousland – Polar Explorer

 

3:40 – 3:55

MEMORIES IN THE ICE

Jerome Chappellaz – Paleoclimatologist

July 5,2022
July 5, 2022
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Teatro Micaelense, Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal
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