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Supported by Rolex as part of its Perpetual Planet initiative, the Global Exploration Summit brings together the world’s leading explorers in the Azores – Day 3 features honorees from The Explorers Club 50 – fifty people changing the world, the world needs to know about.

SESSION 5

EC50 PROGRAM

 

9:45 – 9:50

WELCOME FROM EC50 CHAIR

Richard Wiese – Club President Emeritus and Chair of EC50 Program

 

9:50 – 10:05

SPACE2INSPIRE

Dr. Sian Proctor – Geoscientist, Artist, & Astronaut

 

10:05 – 10:20

THE OTHER SPECIES

Joshua Powell – Conservation Biologist

 

10:20 – 10:35

THE DNA REVOLUTION

Natalie Schmitt – Conservation geneticist

 

10:35 – 10:50

POLAR BEARS AND POLAR NIGHTS

Sunniva Sorby – Polar Explorer

 

10:50 – 11:10

COFFEE BREAK

 

11:10 – 11:25

FRESH TRACKS: A CROSS CULTURAL REVOLUTION

Juan D. Martinez Pineda – Silo-Breaker

 

11:25 – 11:40

CHARTING PARADISE

John Mack – Artist, Author, Thought Leader

 

11:40 – 11:55

LAWS OF THE WILD

Onkuri Majumdar – Wildlife Conservationist

 

11:55 – 12:10

MEDICINE FOR THE MOON, MARS, AND BEYOND

Shawna Pandya – Space Medicine

 

12:10 – 12:30

HORIZONS: A 21ST CENTURY SPACE ODYSSEY

Brian Cox

 

12:30 – 12:45

OFFICIAL CLOSING REMARKS

António Costa Silva – Minister of the Economy of Portugal

 

 

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