Get In the Arena: The Future of Citizen Exploration

Mar 12, 2017

3:15pm – 4:15pm CT

Presented by the Case Foundation

To date, we have explored less than five percent of the Earth’s oceans. Indeed, much of our world—sea, sky and air—remains unknown to us. What will it take to catalyze this sector and make the next big discovery? Citizen Explorers.

In honor of its 20th anniversary, the Case Foundation hosts this special conversation featuring Jean Case, Chairman of the National Geographic Society Board of Trustees and CEO of the Case Foundation and David Lang, co-founder of OpenROV and a National Geographic Explorer. As pioneers in innovation and discovery, they will spotlight the democratization of technology and the future of exploration. This discussion will challenge your perception of what it means to take action and #GetInTheArena to ultimately create transformative change.

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