[Coral-List] Fwd: FW: Invitation to the Earth Optimism Summit: What's Working in Conservation, April 21-23, 2017

Nancy Knowlton knowltonn at gmail.com
Thu Mar 2 14:40:30 EST 2017

And here is the promised invitation….


April 21-23, 2017 - Washington, DC

EarthOptimism.si.edu <http://earthoptimism.si.edu>

Join 150 speakers and 1200 thought leaders, scientists, artists,
environmentalists, and civic and business leaders from around the world to
share stories of what’s working in conservation – everything from
protecting species and places to reducing pollution, increasing efficiency,
and inspiring others to take action.   Join us to explore how people around
the world are making positive change for the planet!


The Smithsonian Institution is offering an advance opportunity to register
for the Inaugural Earth Optimism Summit <http://earthoptimism.si.edu/>,
which takes place from April 21-23 in Washington, DC at the Ronald Reagan
Building and International Trade Center. Early bird registration extended
to *March 10, 2017.* *Student registration code: EarthST  (NB: Must bring
student ID to check-in). *

Register online

Program <http://earthoptimism.si.edu/calendar/summit/> and Speakers

Note that the program continues to grow – check regularly for updates.

*Conference Fees: *

General Admission Early Bird Rate: $575

General Admission:  $650

Student Early Bird Rate: $250

Student Rate: $300

NB: Admission to the Summit includes breakfast and lunch, bird-friendly
coffee sessions, and other gatherings over the 3 days.


An Innovation Commons of exhibits showcasing solutions.

Streaming FacebookLive.

Musical performances, film festival and networking events.

Public events in Smithsonian museums and zoo (entrance fees may apply).

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