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Sustainability Events

The Future of Conservation

Alex Dehgan

  • CEO & Co-Founder, Conservation X Labs
  • Chanler Innovator in Residence, Duke University

Paul Bunje

  • COO/CSO & Co-Founder, Conservation X Labs

Alex Dehgan is the Chanler Innovator in Residence at Duke University, where he teaches technology innovation to address sustainable development goals. Paul Bunje is a global thought leader in bringing innovation to solve environmental grand challenges.

Dehgan and Bunje co-founded Conservation X Labs, an innovation and technology startup within the conservation space.

The scientific discipline and practice of conservation is facing its greatest crisis since its inception three decades ago. Despite winning many battles, conservation is losing the extinction war. This discussion looks to the future, contending that conservation science and practice must shift from a descriptive, discovery-based science to a field that seeks to engineer solutions or face the same fate of the species it seeks to save.

Lunch will be provided. This event has reached capacity. Please arrive early to ensure your seat!. Thank you.

Thursday, August 23, 2018
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.