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Protecting the Life Support Systems of the Ocean
Sessions: High Seas Initiative   |   Coral Reef Restoration   |   Ocean Plastic Solutions   |   Sustainable Fisheries
 

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Tuesday, June 9 – Thursday, June 11, 2020  

Agenda Replay

Danni Washington

TV host and Science Communicator
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Emma Carrasco

Senior Vice President, Global Engagement, National Geographic Society
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Lelei LeLaulu

Chairman, Earth Council Alliance
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Sally Ranney

Co-Founder, Arctic Angels
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Elizabetta Faenza

CEO LeafCan Group
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Kalee Kreider

Chief of Media and Public Affairs, National Geographic Society
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Afroz Shah

India, World’s Largest Beach Clean Up (CNN Hero 2019)
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Alex Antoniou

Fins Attached Marine Research and Conservation

'Aulani Wilhelm

Senior Vice President, Center for Oceans, Conservation International
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Christophe Bailhache

Co-Founder, Director of Operations, Underwater Earth, Virtual Dive

David Ritter

CEO Green Peace Australia

Enric Sala

Founder, National Geographic Pristine Seas and National Geographic Explorer in Residence
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Erika Woolsey

Marine Biologist, Technologist and National Geographic Explorer
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Fabien Cousteau

Deep ocean explorer and environmentally-conscious business strategist
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Helen Fox

Field Engagement Lead, Allen Coral Atlas, National Geographic Society & Conservation Science Director, Coral Reef Alliance
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Helen Rosenbaum

Campaign Coordinator, Deep Sea Mining Campaign
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Joao Sousa

IUCN Global Marine Plastic Initiative & Report Presentation
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John Amos

President, Skytruth & Co-Founder Global Fishing Watch
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John Veron

Marine Biologist, Australian Institute of Marine Science and International Society for Reef Studies

Jonathan Wilkinson

Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Canada
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Julie Packard

Executive Director, Monterey Bay Aquarium
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Keith Tuffley

Vice-Chairman CitiGroup, former CEO of B Team
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Kelly O’Shanassy

CEO, Australian Conservation Foundation
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Lorna Parry

Director and Co-founder of Underwater Earth

Mark Herrema

CEO Newlight Technologies, A Plastic Free World – Breakthrough Technologies for Bioplastics
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Michael Aw

CEO Ocean Geographic, 3x Winner BBC Wildlife Awards and Explorers Club Luminary
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Mary Crowley

Executive Director, Ocean Voyages Institute – Pacific Gyre
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Melati Wijson

Bye Bye Plastic Bags

Nandita Agarwal

CEO, Karma Capital, Founder, MA Ocean (India)
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Paul De Gelder

Navy Diver, Shark Attack Survivor, and Author

Captain Paul Watson

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, Direct Action in Defense of the High Seas and Life of the Ocean
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Peggy Kalas

Director, High Seas Alliance
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Professor Peter Mumby

Chief Scientist, Great Barrier Reef Foundation

Dr. Robert Richmond

Director, Kewalo Marine Lab, Hawaii
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Dr. Roger Payne

Songs of the Humpback Whales
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Romain Troublé

Executive Director, Tara Ocean Foundation, 10 Rivers Initiative + New Ocean Micoplastic Research with Japan
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Sarah-Jeanne Royer

PhD. Postdoctoral Research Fellow Marine Biology Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanographon Foundation
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Shane Rattenbury

Speaker at Australian Capital Territory

Steven Lutz

Director, Coastal & Oceanic Blue Carbon Initiative, GRID-Arendal, Norway + UNEP
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Dr. Sylvia Earle

Oceanographer, National Geographic Explorer-In-Residence, Founder, Mission Blue
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Taylor Voorhees

Seafood Watch, Senior Aquaculture Scientist, Monterey Bay Aquarium
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Tom Moore

Coral Reef Restoration Manager, Florida Keys Marine Sanctuary, NOAA
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Vasser Seydel

Turner Foundation Associate Trustee, Deep Sea Mining & Protecting the High Seas
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Wyland

Internationally renowned artist and conservationist.
Founder, Wyland Foundation
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Virgina Shih

BPP Packaging Engineer, Smurfit Kappa
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Sonya Dyhrman

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
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Christopher Smith

Director – Current Sea
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Craig Foster

My Octopus Teacher
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Danni Washington

21st Century Mermaids XR Programming
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Erika Woolsey

21st Century Mermaids XR Programming
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Ian Urbina

The Outlaw Ocean
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Jeff Orlowski

Director – Chasing Coral
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Kevin Aipopo

Matagi Malohi: Strong Winds
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Leslie Chilcott

Director – Watson
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Matthew Modine

Director, Matthew Modine’s: Ripple Effect
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Captain Paul Watson

Watson
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EarthX Supports 

UN World Oceans Day, June 8   |   World Oceans Week, June 9-14
Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean
A Virtual Event Highlighting:
  • Ocean Solutions and Entrepreneurs
  • Science, Technology, and Deep Sea Exploration
  • The Blue Economy and Ocean Finance
  • Community Engagement and Youth Leadership

EarthxOcean Agenda

Session/TimeActivity/LocationModerator
Tuesday, June 9
1:00 PM – 2:45 PM CDT

Protecting the Life Support Systems of the Ocean

The Way of the Rain – Reflections on Earth
Sibylle Szaggars Redford – Artistic Director – The Way of the Rain
Music by Tim Janis
With spoken word by Robert Redford

  • Enric Sala, Founder, National Geographic Pristine Seas and National Geographic Explorer in Residence
  • Dr. Sylvia Earle, Oceanographer, National Geographic Explorer-In-Residence, Founder, Mission Blue
  • Julie Packard, Executive Director, Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • Keith Tuffley, Vice-Chairman CitiGroup, former CEO of B Team
  • Fabien Cousteau, Founder & President, The Fabien Cousteau Ocean Learning Center

Panel Discussion: Danni Washington with Dr. Sylvia Earle, Julie Packard, Keith Tuffley and Fabien Cousteau

Danni Washington
2:45 PM – 4:15 PM CDT

High Seas Protection (Reviewed)

  • Peggy Kalas, Director, High Seas Alliance
  • ‘Aulani Wilhelm, Senior Vice President, Center for Oceans, Conservation International

Panel Discussion

  • Dr. Sylvia Earle
  • Vasser Seydel, Turner Foundation Associate Trustee, Arctic Angels & the Oxygen Project, Deep Sea Mining & Protecting the High Seas

Sonya Dyhrman, Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO), The Earth Institute

Sally Ranney, Co-Founder, Global Choices & Arctic Angels

4:15 PM – 5:30 PM CDT

Coral Reef Conservation & Restoration

  • Dr. Robert Richmond, Director, Kewalo Marine Lab, Hawaii
  • Erika Woolsey, Marine Biologist, National Geographic Explorer & CEO, The Hydrous
  • Tom Moore, Coral Reef Restoration Manager, Florida Keys Marine Sanctuary, NOAA
  • Dr. Helen Fox, Field Engagement Lead, Allen Coral Atlas, National Geographic Society & Conservation Science Director, Coral Reef Alliance.
Danni Washington
5:30 PM – 5:45 PM CDT

Power & Purpose: Nandita Agarwal Parker, Ma Oceans; Bill Shireman, Future 500

 

Six EarthX Steps to Save the World’s Oceans
Bill Shireman, President and CEO, Future 500

Power & Purpose of Ma Oceans

  • Nandita AgarwalCEO, Karma Capital, Founder, MA Ocean (India)
6:30 PM CDTPeace Boat Youth Ambassadors + EarthXR Highlights
7:05 PM CDTMY OCTOPUS TEACHER Film Screening
7:33 PM CDTCURRENT SEA Film Screening
Followed by Q&A with Director Christopher Smith
Wednesday, June 10
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM CDT

Ocean Plastic Solutions

The Way of the Rain – Reflections on Earth
Sibylle Szaggars Redford – Artistic Director – The Way of the Rain
Music by Tim Janis
With spoken word by Robert Redford

  • Joao Sousa, IUCN Global Marine Plastic Initiative & Report Presentation
  • Romain Troublé, Executive Director, Tara Ocean Foundation, 10 Rivers Initiative + New Ocean Microplastic Research with Japan Panel Discussion
  • Mark Herrema, CEO Newlight Technologies, A Plastic Free World – Breakthrough Technologies for Bioplastics

Panel Discussion: Emma Carrasco with Jaou Sousa, Romain Trouble, and Mark Herrema.

Keynote Speakers:

  • Virgina Shih, BPP Packaging Engineer, Smurfit Kappa
  • Mary Crowley, Executive Director, Oceans Voyages Institute
  • Melati Wijsen, Founder Bye Bye Plastics
  • Honorable Jonathan Wilkinson, Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change
  • Afroz ShahIndian Lawyer and Environmental Activist
Emma Carrasco, Senior Vice President, Global Engagement, National Geographic Society
3:15 PM – 4:15 PM CDT

Sustainable Fisheries

  • Steven Lutz, Director, Coastal & Oceanic Blue Carbon Initiative, GRID-Arendal, Norway + UNEP
  • John Amos, President, Skytruth & Co-Founder Global Fishing Watch
  • Taylor Voorhees, Seafood Watch, Senior Aquaculture Scientist, Monterey Bay Aquarium

Lelei LeLaulu, Chairman, Earth Council Alliance

 

4:15 PM – 5:15 PM CDT

Celebrating Our Ocean Planet

  • Wyland, Artist – Muralist & Ocean Conservation Advocate
  • Captain Paul Watson, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, Direct Action in Defense of the High Seas and Life of the Ocean
  • Dr. Roger Payne, Songs of the Humpback Whales
Danni Washington
5:30 PM CDT21st Century Mermaids: Instersectional Environmentalism + Virtual Diving with Danni Washington + Erika Woolsey
6:30 PM CDTThe Outlaw Ocean Music Project
7:05 PM CDTRIPPLE EFFECT Film Screening
7:26 PM CDTWATSON Film Screening
Followed by Q&A
Thursday, June 11
(USA)
Friday, June 12
(Australia)
6:00 – 7:00 PM CDT
9:00 – 10:00 AM AEST

Virtual EarthX Ocean Conference – Australia / Oceania

Ridge to Reef • Great Barrier Reef Conservation & Restoration • Shark Conservation • Celebrating our Ocean Planet

Session One – Australia’s ‘Ridge to Reef’ & High Seas Protection 

The Way of the Rain – Reflections on Earth
Sibylle Szaggars Redford – Artistic Director – The Way of the Rain
Music by Tim Janis
With spoken word by Robert
Redford


Keynote Speakers:

  • Kelly O’Shanassy, CEO, Australian Conservation Foundation
  • David Ritter, CEO Green Peace Australia
  • Shane Rattenbury, Australian Capital Territory, Minister for Climate Change 
Elizabetta Faenza, CEO and Co-Founder LeafCann Group
7:00 – 8:00 PM CDT
10:00 – 11:00 AM AEST

Session Two – Oceania “Ridge to Reef” & High Seas Protection

The Way of the Rain – Reflections on Earth
Sibylle Szaggars Redford – Artistic Director – The Way of the Rain
Music by Tim Janis
With spoken word by Robert
Redford

Keynote Speakers:

  • Schannel Fanene van Dijken, Marine Programs Director, Conservation International , Samoa Voyaging Society, Samoa
  • Helen Rosenbaum, Campaign Coordinator, Deep Sea Mining Campaign
  • Lagipoiva Charelle Jackson, Editor of Environmental Weekly
Elizabetta Faenza, CEO and Co-Founder LeafCann Group
8:00 – 9:00 PM CDT
11:00 – 12:00 PM AEST

Session Three – Great Barrier Reef Exploration & Restoration

Keynote Speakers:

  • Professor Peter Mumby, Chief Scientist, Great Barrier Reef Foundation
  • John Veron, Marine Biologist, Australian Institute of Marine Science and International Society for Reef Studies
  • Sarah-Jeanne Royer, PhD. Postdoctoral Research Fellow Marine Biology Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanograph
Elizabetta Faenza, CEO and Co-Founder LeafCann Group
9:00 – 10:00 PM CDT
12:00 – 1:00 PM AEST

Session Four – Australian Shark Conservation

Keynote Speakers:

  • Rodney Fox, World leading shark Conservationist, Film Maker and Shark Attack Survivor
  • Paul De Gelder, Navy Diver, Shark Attack Survivor and Author
  • Alex Antoniou, Fins Attached Marine Research and Conservation
Elizabetta FaenzaCEO and Co-Founder LeafCann Group
11:00 PM CDT
2:00 – 3:00 PM AEST

Session Five – Celebrating Oceania

The Way of the Rain – Reflections on Earth
Sibylle Szaggars Redford – Artistic Director – The Way of the Rain
Music by Tim Janis
With spoken word by Robert Redford

Keynote Speakers:

  • Michael Aw, CEO Ocean Geographic, 3x Winner BBC Wildlife Awards and Explorers Club Luminary
  • Christophe Bailhache, Co-Founder, Director of Operations, Underwater Earth, Virtual Dive

Elizabetta FaenzaCEO and Co-Founder LeafCann Group

Lorna Parry, Co-Founder, Australia Director, Underwater Earth

12:00 AM CDT
3:00 PM AEST
The Outlaw Ocean Music Project + EXR Highlights (Out of Sight Out of Mind / Google Earth, Wild Immersion Aqua, BBC Earth, Step into a Brighter Future, and more)
12:35 AM CDT
3:35 PM AEST
MATAGI MĀLOHI: STRONG WINDS Screening + Chat with film subjects Kevin Aipopo & Fenton Lutunatabua
12:58 AM CDT
3:58 PM AEST
Chasing Coral Screening + Chat with Director Jeff Orlowski

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