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Looking Forward

April 23, 2017 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

It’s time to look forward after two days of discourse by inspiring speakers who've demonstrated excellence in their respective fields and who are driven by their passion for protecting the future of the planet. Our conversation focuses on how that care can become central to what we do, and how this future will be resourced and secured.

Moderator: Ali Velshi, NBC News & MSNBC

Speakers: Paul Bunje, XPRIZE Foundation; David Grinspoon, Astrobiologist, author; Rick Ridgeway, Patagonia; David J. Skorton, Secretary, Smithsonian Institution; Kyung-Ah Park, Goldman Sachs

Special Interview: Ólafur Grímsson, chairman, Arctic Circle & former President of Iceland

Speakers

Ali Velshi

Ali Velshi

MSNBC Anchor and Business Correspondent for NBC News and MSNBC

Paul Bunje

Paul Bunje

Chief Scientist at XPRIZE Foundation

Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson

Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson

Former President of Iceland

David Grinspoon

David Grinspoon

Astrobiologist and Author of The Earth in Human Hands

Kyung-Ah Park

Kyung-Ah Park

Managing Director, Head of Environmental Markets, Goldman Sachs

Rick Ridgeway

Rick Ridgeway

Patagonia’s Vice President of Public Engagement

David J. Skorton

David J. Skorton

Secretary, Smithsonian Institution

To register as a student, use code EarthST.
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