DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Crossing party lines to discuss climate change, introducing investors to clean-tech companies, the latest scientific research on our oceans and environment – these compelling environmental subjects form the backbone of EarthX conferences, banquets and expo in Dallas from April 19-22.
“As the largest gathering of its kind in the world, EarthX invites everyone to enjoy a weekend of environmental discovery, film, virtual reality, music, art and more at Fair Park on April 20-22,” said Steven Kornajck, CEO of EarthX. “In addition, EarthX conferences offer the highest levels of expertise, discussion and collaboration in areas such as climate change, conservation, state of the oceans, electric vehicles and clean energy technology.”
Opportunities to hear change agents, experts and our country’s leadership collaborate on environmental issues are available through conferences like:
E-Capital Summit (April 19): convenes companies and investors to encourage substantial, positive impacts on profits, people and the planet. Features Governor John Hickenlooper. More: https://earthx.org/ecapital/.
EarthxSolar Forum (April 20-21): focuses on breaking down barriers to further accelerate the mass adoption and deployment of solar, storage and electric vehicle technologies. Features keynote Daniel Simmons, Department of Energy. More: www.earthx.org/solar.
Energy Done Right (April 20-21): provides a detailed cross-briefing on programs and policies currently underway in the energy sector. Features Susan Eisenhower, MIT Energy Initiative Board and served as member of the Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future, and Bill Ritter, Director, Center for the New Energy Economy. Register for free.
EarthxLaw “Back to the Future” (April 20): covers fundamental issues with broad ramifications for those affected by and interested in sustainability and environmental law. Features a variety of notable speakers including Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and Susan Bodine, Administrator, Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance, EPA. Register for free.
EarthxResponsible Oil & Gas (April 20): explores the initiatives and technologies allowing oil and gas companies to be sustainable stewards in their global operations. Features a variety of notable speakers including Ryan Sitton, Texas Railroad Commissioner; The Honorable James A. Baker III, 61st United States Secretary of State; Anne Idsal, Region 6 Administrator for the EPA; and Myles Culhane, Assistant General Counsel with Occidental Petroleum. Register for free.
Climate Resilient Cities Symposium (April 21): brings together 75 elected representatives, government officials, and business, foundation and non-profit leaders active in addressing climate change challenges. Features a variety of notable speakers including Anne Kelly, Senior Director of Policy, CERES and We Are Still In coalition, and mayors of Durango, Colo. and West Palm Beach, Fla. Register for free.
EarthxOcean (April 22): in partnership with Mission Blue, convenes world-renowned scientists and leaders to learn, connect and take action to protect oceans. Features a variety of notable speakers including Dr. Sylvia Earle, Founder of Mission Blue and National Geographic explorer; Dr. Dawn Wright, Chief Scientist at Esri; Dr. Ved Chirayath, Research Scientist at NASA Ames Research Center; Dr. Timothy Bouley, Climate Change and Health Program Lead at The World Bank; and Langston James “Kimo” Goree VI, International Institute for Sustainable Development United Nations. Register for free.
EarthX is also hosting several banquets from April 19-21, where government, industry and environmental leaders will discuss the latest in clean energy efforts, wildlife conservation, climate change and more. A full agenda and tickets can be found at https://earthx.org/banquets/.
Visit earthx.org to register for the 2018 event and receive free admission to EarthxExpo.
EarthX, a Texas-based nonprofit organization founded by Trammell S. Crow and formerly known as Earth Day Texas, strives to be the leading global connector to positively impact our world for a sustainable future. The EarthX three-day expo, five-day group of conferences and 10-day film festival champions progress and innovation by bringing together environmental organizations, businesses, academic institutions, government agencies, interactive programming and thought leaders. The event also fosters celebration with interactive and immersive family entertainment, live music and sustainable food pavilions.