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Saturday, October 20 • 4:30pm - 6:00pm
From the Ground to the Cloud: New Solutions and Mapping Tools
Digital maps, when they are well designed and used ethically, hold the power to help bring context to complex environmental and humanitarian issues and to move the needle on some of our most pressing challenges. Come learn about leading-edge tools and platforms that are bringing together technology, data and human networks to mobilize faster and more effective stewardship of our environment. With: Rebecca Moore, founder of Google Earth Outreach and Google Engine; David Kroodsma, Research Director at Global Fishing Watch; Madhusudan Mysore, Ph.D, who manages the India-based Nature Conservation Foundation; and Eric Dinerstein, Director of WildTech and the Biodiversity and Wildlife Solutions Program at RESOLVE, former Chief Scientist at the World Wildlife Fund. Hosted by: Andrew Revkin, Strategic Adviser for Environmental and Science Journalism at the National Geographic Society, one of the nation’s most experienced environmental and scientific reporters and authors.

Keynote Speakers
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Rebecca Moore

Director, Google Earth
Rebecca Moore, the multiple award-winning Director of Google Earth, leads the development of Google Earth Engine, a cloud technology platform that puts an unprecedented amount of satellite data online enabling scientists to conduct global-scale monitoring of the earth’s environment... Read More →

Workshop Speakers
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Eric Dinerstein

Eric Dinerstein studied rhinos and tigers in Nepal and fruit bats in Costa Rica during his 25 years as Chief Scientist at the World Wildlife Fund. Currently Director of WildTech and the Biodiversity and Wildlife Solutions Program at RESOLVE and Senior Science Advisor to the Leonardo... Read More →
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David Kroodsma

David Kroodsma, the Research Director at Global Fishing Watch, manages collaborations with 11 institutions to use big data and machine learning to answer critical questions about marine biology, economics, and policy. David also spent three years of his life traveling by bicycle and... Read More →
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Madhusudan Mysore

Madhusudan Mysore, Ph.D., a scientist and conservation activist who has 20+ years’ experience studying interactions between people and large wild animals in southern India, manages the Nature Conservation Foundation, a nonprofit that strives for knowledge-based, socially-responsible... Read More →
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Andrew Revkin

Andrew Revkin, one of America’s most honored journalists and authors focused on environmental and human sustainability, with 30+ years in the field (much of it at the New York Times), recently became Strategic Adviser for Environmental and Science Journalism at the National Geographic... Read More →


Saturday October 20, 2018 4:30pm - 6:00pm
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