Now in its eighth year, the three-day nonprofit EarthX Expo, five days of conferences and 10-day film festival, provide common ground, discussion, collaboration, education and innovation from April 13 through 22 at locations throughout Dallas. The event also fosters celebration with interactive and immersive family entertainment, live music and sustainable food pavilions.
Formerly known as Earth Day Texas, EarthX was founded in 2011 by Trammell S. Crow. This year’s speakers include astronaut Buzz Aldrin, Dr. Sylvia Earle, Mission Blue; James Baker, former U.S. secretary of state; Ohio Governor John Kasich; Susan Eisenhower, presidential blue ribbon nuclear commission member; Academy Award winner Louie Psihoyos; Paul Watson, Sea Shepherd; the mayors of Phoenix, San Antonio and other cities; Dr. Ved Chirayath, director of the Laboratory for Advanced Sensing in the Earth Science Division at NASA Ames Silicon Valley; as well as representatives from national laboratories.
EarthxHack, the world’s largest environmental hackathon, will create groundbreaking solutions by utilizing the brightest technical minds of today focusing on the problems of tomorrow.
For more information, visit EarthX.org.
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