Blueprint: Nature + Progress - Keynote Speeches
Friday, February 2, 2018
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Trent Semans Center for Health Education - Great Hall
Eric Berkenpas (National Geographic), Shah Selbe (Conservify), Scott Laorie (iNaturalist), Meaghan Parker (World Resources Institute), Will Travers (Born Free Foundation)
Doors open at 4:30 PMReception: 4:30-5:30 PM (food will be served)Keynotes: 5:30-8:00 PMSpeakers include:- Eric Berkenpas (National Geographic)- Shah Selbe (Conservify)- Scott Laorie (iNaturalist)- Meaghan Parker (World Resources Institute)- Will Travers (Born Free Foundation)-----------Connect. Create. Disrupt. Blueprint: Nature + Progress - February 2-3, 2018 at Duke University. Registration now open at dukeblueprint.com!Blueprint, presented by Duke Conservation Tech, is a sustainable tech ideation conference, bringing together students, experts, and organizations to address critical environmental issues. Putting diverse perspectives in proximity drives insights, ideas, and awareness, leading to effective, win-win solutions. See what Blueprint's about: https://youtu.be/Gm1Iz6SiiTMStudent teams will work with experts from National Geographic, Procter & Gamble, WWF, numerous universities, and more to create actionable blueprints for projects/technologies/apps that reconcile human progress with the natural world. Successful solutions require multidisciplinary perspectives, so all academic backgrounds are welcome!Friday evening features talks on the forefront of environmental technologies. Team ideation begins Friday night and concludes with judging and awards Saturday evening.Visit dukeblueprint.com for more information and to apply! Travel funding and space are limited - apply soonest to secure your spot!