Cleanweb Wild: Conservation and the Web

Jul 28, 2014 · London, United Kingdom

This month we are looking at how the web and information technology is being used to tackle issues relating to conservation globally. Whilst technology has been used to help support research and address some of these challenges, it is still reasonably unchartered territory. 

We have a lineup of speakers who have a range of projects; from utilising existing social media solutions, as well as larger scale initiatives, that are starting to help document, chart and empower people to address these big and hard to solve problems that face conservation at a global level. 

19:00 Doors open

19:15 Welcome & Announcements 

19:30 Alex Rogers: New Forest Cicada App - Southampton University/New Forest Cicada Project 

19:50 Matt Williams: Communications Manager for the Orangutan Tropical Peatland Project and creator of the #Rainforestlive initiative

20:10 Break for refreshments 

20:25 Gavin Shelton: Head of Enterprise and Innovation and Fauna Flora International - Conservation Labs Project 

20:45 Alasdair Davies: Technical Advisor of ZSL Conservation Technology programme. He will be sharing more about their Instant Wild Project

21:00 Drinks at the Electricity Showrooms 

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  • Cleanweb London

    Cleanweb is the use of digital technology to address environmental challenges. As a movement, cleanweb is a grassroots global network of innovators applying the web to the challenges of environmental sustainability. Cleanweb London runs events that facilitate the conversations at the intersection between digital technologies and sustainability and we believe that the web is one of the most p...

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