07 October, 2017 9a.m.
The Summit will be held in the historic Vidhana Soudha (Bengaluru, India) and will include prominent personalities from various backgrounds in discussion about the environment and conservation.
The RoundGlass Samsara Summit is a gathering of thought leaders, legislators, industry leaders, environmentalists, religious leaders, scientists and innovators to discuss our response to the ecological crisis. The summit will be held at the historic Vidhana Soudha, the temple of democracy of the state of Karnataka, India.
Three-term President of the Republic of Kiribati,Tong has been at the forefront of raising global awareness about catastrophic risks caused by climate change. This country will be the first to submerge due to climate change.
He has been awarded leadership and environmental prizes for his work both in environmental protection and his advocacy on climate change and its effects.
Holds the Guinness World Record as the first person to walk to both Poles. He is currently an advocate for the protection of Antarctica and renewable energy. Swan is also the founder of 2041, a company which is dedicated to the preservation of the Antarctic and the author of “Antarctica 2041: My Quest to Save the Earth’s Last Wilderness” with Gil Reavill.
Vivek is a Senior Advisor to the President and CEO of The International Fund for Animal Welfare on Strategic Partnerships & Philanthropy and founder, Executive Director and CEO of the Wildlife Trust of India. A wildlife conservationist, environmental commentator, author and photographer with a passion for elephants, he has been involved in founding five environmental & conservation organizations in India. He is the author or editor of eight wildlife books including the bestselling Field Guide to Mammals of India, scores of technical reports and more than a hundred articles in various scientific and popular publications.
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