Explorer’s Club World Oceans Week Speaker Series

Oceanic Global curated and moderated two panels for the 2019 Explorer's Club World Oceans Week Speaker Series.

   
   

Monday, June 3rd: “Gender and the Ocean”

To kick-off the Explorer’s Club World Oceans Week Speaker Series, Oceanic Global curated and moderated a panel around the theme of this year’s UN World Oceans Day, “Gender and the Ocean”, an opportunity to explore the gender dimensions of humankind’s relationship with the oceans.

  

PANELISTS

Moderator: Lea d’Auriol (Founder & Executive Director, Oceanic Global)

Aunofo Havea (Founder & President, Tonga Voyaging Society)

Alicia Perez-Porro (Leadership Board, 500 Women Scientists)

Martha Jeffries (Filmmaker, National Geographic)

Dr. Ayanna Elizabeth Johnson (Founder, Ocean Collectiv).

    
      
     

Thursday, June 6th: “Responsible Tourism”

Oceanic Global curated a “Responsible Tourism” panel during the Explorer’s Club World Oceans Week Speaker Series on the afternoon of Thursday, June 6th. Discussion explored how we can best achieve a new standard of responsible and regenerative practices within the industry. Program Manger, Cassia Patel, presented The Oceanic Standard (TOS) and upcoming TOS: Responsible Tourism Edition as an industry solution. 

  

PANELISTS

Moderator: Cassia Patel (Program Manager, Oceanic Global)

Hervé Houdre (Founder, H2Consulting & Previous Chairman for the Hotel Association of New York City)

Polly Witker (Senior Content Lead, Impact Travel Alliance)

Dana Krauskopf (Founder & Owner, Hamanasi Adventure & Dive Resort; Founding Member, Regenerative Resorts).