The Future of Asian Elephants Online Conference

Asian Elephant

Sept 20 – Oct 3 | Online Conference  |  Free Access for Tufts Community

The Future of Asian Elephants

An Online Conference Featuring Interactive Talks from Experts across the Industry

Presented by Lao Elephant Initiative (LEI)

With support from Tufts Elephants Conservation Alliance (TECA)

About the future of elephant conservation, elephant tourism, carbon storage/ ecosystems, animal rights law, and more.   

Interact with top experts and leaders in Asian elephant conservation. 

Check out the conference details here 

TO REGISTER:

  1. go to this site here    https://www.runtheworld.today/elephant
  2. Scroll down to “Buy Early Bird Tickets Now”
  3. Enter Promo Code: TUFTSU  (at top of page).  Click “Apply”
  4. Select the General Admission Ticket
  5. Enter “1” and Checkout

SCHEDULE OF SPEAKERS

FRI SEPT 20TH, 12:00 PM EST

The Asian Elephant: An Endangered Icon Nilanga Jayasinghe Senior Program Officer Asian Species Conservation at WWF

 

MON SEPT 23RD, 8:00 PM EST

The Work of the Nonhuman Rights Project to Establish the First-Ever Legal Rights for Elephants Kevin Schneider Executive Director of Non-Human Rights Project

TUE SEPT 24TH, 8:00 PM EST

The Role of Education in Asian Elephant Conservation Jen Pokorny Chief Programs Officer at Think Elephants International

SAT SEPT 28TH, 2:00 PM EST

Be Careful What You Wish for: Has the Boycott against Elephant Riding Caused More Harm than Good?

Daniel Turner

Founder and Director of Animondial - Bringing Compassion to Tourism Tourism

SAT SEPT 28TH, 8:00 PM EST

Futuristic Elephant Captivity: Applying the 5 Domains Model to The Captive Asian Elephant Dr. Andrew McLean CEO of Human Elephant Learning Programs (The HELP Foundation Ltd.)

SUN SEPT 29TH, 9:00 PM EST

Elephant Friendly Interactive Tourism (you will see real elephants during the talk!) Prasop Tipperasert Co-founder of Thailand National Elephant Institute

WED OCT 2ND, 9:00 PM EST

Recent Efforts in Closing Illegal Trade in Elephant Parts and Products in Greater Mekong

 

Yoganand K. Regional Lead for Wildlife and Wildlife Crime, WWF Greater Mekong, Laos

THR OCT 3RD, 9:00 PM EST

Accelerating a New Movement in Ethical Elephant Tourism Michael Volger CEO of Mandalao Elephant Conservation & Adam Kesterholt,

 

CEO of Lao Elephant Initiative

Mark your calendars!

Contact with questions: Ellen.Mcdonald@tufts.edu