2 September 2016

Media availability 


Media availability: Sally Jewell Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior



Media availability: Prof. Edward O. Wilson, Founder, E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation, USA


Press conference schedule

All press conferences take place in room 320.


President Obama's Expansion of Papahanaumokuakea - A spotlight on the culture and science behind the world's largest marine reserve

Expand Papahanaumokuakea Coalition & Pew Charitable Trusts

13:00 - 13:30

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Announces the Conservation Impact Project – Metrics for Conservation Results

Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) Inc.

13:45 - 14:15

Protectors & Promoters Partner-The DLNR/HTA Collaboration

Hawaii Dept. of Land and Natural Resources

14:30 - 15:00

A Deep Dive into the Great Elephant Census

Vulcan Inc

Congress highlights

08:30 - 10:30

Forum Opening Ceremony


Ballroom B

11:00 - 13:00

High-level Session: A Changing Climate: Championing Nature-Based Solutions


Ballroom B

14:30 - 16:30

High-level Session: Private Finance for Public Good

Ballroom B


National Geographic Storytelling Bootcamp - block 1


17:00- 17:30

Marine Seismic Surveys : management guidelines – IUCN launch

Oceans & Islands Pavilion

15:30- 18:30

Time to choose – film directed by Charles Ferguson

Speakers include Jane Goodall



Launch of the Protected Planet Report 2016


Protected Planet pavilion


11:00 - 13:00

Islands at Risk: Meeting the Global Challenge of Invasive Alien Species


11:00 - 13:00

Interleadership Toolkit - Planning for the future



Opening Ceremony and Official Launch of the #NatureForAll Campaign

#NatureForAll Pavilion

12:00 - 13:00

The realities of multi-stakeholder collaboration: lessons from conservation NGO-business partnerships

Business and Biodiversity Pavilion


The Zoohackathon and new conservation technology tools

United States Pavilion

13:00 - 14:00

Light Animal Magic: Homes for Whales in the Sea 

- interactive animation


14:30 - 16:30

The High Seas: Conserving the Earth's Final Frontier


14:30 - 16:30

Living shorelines on Tropical Islands: Creating and maintaining healthy coastal systems and improving community resilience in the face of climate change


17:00- 19:00

The Road Ahead: Toyota & The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species - Driving Private Sector


17:00- 18:00

Remains of a Rainbow Reception – National Tropical Botanical Garden reception

Hawaii - Pacific Pavilion  A

17:00- 19:00

Ecosystems and Society in a Changing World: Experience, Exchange, and Learning about EbA and Eco-DRR that Works!


17:30- 18:30

Combating Illegal Wildlife Trafficking

United States Pavilion

19:00- 20:00

Brandwein Institute Awards Brandwein Medal to Kartikeya V. Sarabhai

#NatureForAll Pavilion

19:30- 21:00

Natural Capital Protocol and Sector Guides Hawai'i Launch

Business & Biodiversity Pavilion

19:30- 21:30

Celebrate a Red Future with Toyota Mirai

Species Conservation Pavilion


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