Arctic Basecamp at Davos 2019


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Arctic Basecamp at Davos 2019, 22-25 January, World Economic Forum Annual Summit, Davos, Klosters

Join international Arctic Scientists, global business leaders, policymakers, innovators and disruptors for a series of events, debates and discussions on the canary in the coalmine for global risk - The Arctic.

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TUES 22 JAN 2019

  • MORNING (time TBC) - Official opening of Arctic Basecamp at Davos
  • 14:00 CET - Facebook live with the Arctic Basecamp scientists hosted on the World Resources Institute facebook page

WEDS 23 JAN 2019

  • 12:30 - 14:15 CET - Film screening: A Plastic Ocean (with film-maker Craig Leeson) – Wednesday 23rd Jan 2019 13:00 CET
  • 14:30-15:30 CET - VIP Panel Event: Plastic at the Poles with Gloria Fluxà Thienemann, Vice-Chairman & Chief Sustainability Officer, Iberostar Group; Craig Leeson, Filmmaker, A Plastic Ocean; María Mendiluce, Managing Director, World Business Council for Sustainable Development & Alliance to End Plastic Waste; Douglas McCauley, University of California Santa Barbara, Benioff Ocean Initiative; Jeremy Wilkinson, British Antarctic Survey; Gail Whiteman, Lancaster University
  • 18:00-19:00 CET - Earth Commission Reception with Future Earth.  Speakers include Johan Rockström, Director, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research; Amy Luers, Director, Future Earth; Nigel Topping, CEO, We Mean Business; Greta Thunberg, Climate Activist
  • 19:30 CET - The future is in our hands: next-gen inspiration for climate activists - Fireside chat with Greta Thunberg and the Arctic Basecamp scientists

THURS 24 JAN 2019

  • 11:00-12:30 CET - VIP Event: Bending the Emissions Curve.  Speakers include Christiana Figueres, Convenor of Mission 2020, former Exec Secretary UNFCCC and Vice-Chair of Global Covenant of Mayors; Ellie Goulding, Multi-platinum-selling global superstar and Environmental Activist; Halla Tómasdóttir, CEO, The B-Team; Suzanne DiBianca, Executive-VP Salesforce; Greta Thunberg, Climate Activist, and the Arctic Basecamp scientists

For a taste of what to expect, please watch our videos from 2017 and 2018 and connect with us on facebook, twitter  and instagram