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Welcome! We’re so happy you will be joining us at the 2017 Planet Forward Summit on April 6 and 7 on the George Washington University’s campus in Washington, D.C. Explore the schedule below, check out the inspiring panels we have planned and customize your own two-day schedule. 
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Friday, April 7 • 11:05am - 12:10pm
Storyfest Grand Prize Announcement

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Storyfest Prize Announcement: Five grand prize winners of a biodiversity storytelling expedition to the Brazilian rainforest are revealed.

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Dr. Thomas Lovejoy

Professor and Tropical and Conservation Biologist, George Mason University
An ecologist who has worked in the Brazilian Amazon since 1965, Thomas Lovejoy works on the interface of science and environmental policy. Starting in the ‘70s he helped bring attention to the issue of tropical deforestation and in 1980 published the first estimate of global extinction rates (in the Global 2000 Report to the President). He also coined the term “Biological diversity,” originated the concept of debt-for-nature... Read More →
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Frank Sesno

Founder, Planet Forward
Frank Sesno is director of the School of Media and Public Affairs (SMPA) at The George Washington University. He is an Emmy-award winning journalist and creator of PlanetForward.org, a user-driven web and television project that highlights innovations in sustainability. As SMPA director, Sesno leads a faculty of nearly two dozen world-class professors who research and teach journalism, political communication and the impact of digital media in... Read More →

Friday April 7, 2017 11:05am - 12:10pm
Jack Morton Auditorium 805 21st St NW Washington, DC 20052

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