DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/climate?src=hash” target=”_blank”gt;#climatelt;/agt;–A compelling and varied bevy of recognized environmental and policy
leaders will lead the conversation about sustainability at EarthxBanquets,
a series of intimate evenings the week of EarthX.
Beginning April 25 and running through April 27, banquets each night
will help extend the EarthX experience offered at EarthxExpo
and the nine conferences affiliated with EarthxConference.
Banquets include a reception and dinner with tickets and tables
available at www.earthx.org/banquet.
The Buckminster Fuller Banquet: Celebrating Business Global Impact
on April 25 at the Hilton Anatole Dallas will feature speakers Michael
Levy, CEO of Crow Holdings, as well as Joel Sartore, 2018
National Geographic Explorer of the Year.
The Theodore Roosevelt Banquet: Cross-Partisan Conversation on
April 25 at the Hilton Anatole Dallas will feature speakers Senator
Lindsay Graham (R-SC), Chair of the Senate Committee on the
Judiciary; Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), and Susan
Eisenhower, CEO and Chairman of The Eisenhower Group, Inc.
The John Muir Banquet: Celebrating Nature Conservation on April
26 at Fair Park will feature Dr. Kirk Johnson, Sant Director of
the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History and Katharine
Hayhoe, Climate Scientist and Texas Tech Climate Science Center
The Lewis & Clark Expedition Banquet: Celebrating Ranching & Wildlife
Conservation on April 27 at Fair Park will feature speakers Kaddu
Sebunya, CEO of The African Wildlife Foundation, and Nic Bach,
Marine Biologist at Roatan Marine Park.
The Isidro Baldenegro Lopez Banquet: Environment Without Borders
on April 27 at Fair Park will feature The Honorable Felipe Calderon;
interviewed by Jim Falk, president and CEO of the World Affairs
Council; David Yarnold, CEO of the National Audubon Society; and Senator
Eduardo Enrique Murat Hinojosa, Senator of the Republic of Mexico.
The Rachel Carson Banquet: Celebrating Our Oceans and Marine Life
on April 27 at Fair Park will feature Fabien Cousteau, son of
Jean Michel Cousteau, grandson of Jacques-Yves Cousteau, aquanaut, ocean
conservationist, and documentary filmmaker; Captain Paul Watson,
founder of the Sea Shepherd Islands UN Ambassadors Recognition Program;
and both Rudy Reyes and Jim Ritterhoff of Force Blue.
will also include a Business Breakfast on April 26 at Fair Park
with Mark Victor Hansen, author of Chicken Soup for the Soul,
and Crystal Dwyer Hansen of Metamorphosis Energy. That same day, Howard
Schultz, former Chairman and CEO of Starbucks, will headline an Energy
Lunch at noon at Fair Park.
In addition to EarthxBanquets,
the ninth annual EarthX will include three days of exhibitions, a
film festival, music, entertainment, learning experiences, discussions,
forums, and conferences making it, once again, the world’s largest
gathering to positively discuss achievable solutions for environmental
change. As the second largest hosted event in Dallas, EarthX
attracts more than 130,000 people interested in creating a sustainable
world for all living things, and a healthier planet for future
convenes the world’s largest environmental expo, conference and film
festival. Founded in 2011 as Earth Day Dallas by environmentalist and
businessman Trammell S. Crow, the Texas-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit
organization promotes environmental awareness and impact through
conscious business, nonpartisan collaboration and community-driven
sustainable solutions. In 2018, the event drew over 138,000 attendees,
2,000 environmental leaders, 700 exhibitors and 400 speakers. Earthx2019
will be held April 26 – 28, 2019 in Dallas. Visit www.EarthX.org.
EarthX is on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram at @earthxorg.
Karen Fleig, EarthX
Ariel Herr for EarthX