On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day 2020, join in on the Earth Optimism Digital Summit 2020, an event showcasing stories of both small and large-scale actions that frame the conversation and demonstrate that success is possible in the global conservation movement. The talks and workshops on April 22-24 can be viewed live starting at 8am on the Summit website, as well as on Facebook Live, Twitter, and YouTube. 2020 Earth Optimism Digital Summit is presented by the Smithsonian Conservation Commons as a live feed broadcast.

Among the featured speakers will be:

  • Jose Andres –  Chef & Humanitarian
  • Jonathan Foley – Executive Director of Project Drawdown
  • Fred Krup –  President of the Environmental Defense Fund
  • Bill McKibben –  Author, Environmentalist & Activist
  • Varshini Prakash –  Executive Director & Co-Founder of Sunrise

See the full list of speakers.

See the schedule of workshops and talks.