Climate COP 26

Artwork Having been delayed a year due to the COVID19 Coronavirus, the UN’s Climate COP 26 takes place in Glasgow, Scotland, October 31-November 12. Hashtags: #COP26 #TimeForAction This event profile page features key links, headlines, analysis, videos, and embedded tweets. As with Planeta.com coverage of other events, we review substance and the format, asking how …

Auckland (Tāmaki Makaurau) Climate Festival

Poster Auckland/Tāmaki Makaurau – For the rest of October we spotlight the work of the Auckland Climate Festival — acf21.co.nz — an open platform created to celebrate and accelerate climate action. Hashtag: #ACF21 The inaugural festival kicked off October 12 with a free and public launch online coinciding with the Harbour Bridge being lit up …

15th Biodiversity COP (2021-2022)

Poster Kunming, China hosts the 15th Biodiversity COP – cbd.int/meetings/COP-15 – with the theme “Ecological Civilization: Building a Shared Future for All Life on Earth.” Delayed due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Hashtags: #COP15, #SBSTTA, #Post2020 The first part of the meetings will take place virtually from October 11-15, 2021, with the second part reconvening in …

Engaging Events: Connecting the Virtual and Natural Worlds

Photo: Oaxaca Tourism Fair/Amigos del Sol Our favorite events educate, motivate, and inspire. They are worth experiencing and remembering fondly and with gratitude. Developing a shared calendarCheck out our Google Docs Upcoming Events Calendar, an attempt to co-create a shared calendar for upcoming public webinars focused on conservation and / or tourism. Questions for Event …

How is your conference green?

Roofdog All events can be more eco, more effective, more inclusive, and more fun. The most compelling events offer engaged networking and opportunities to be inspired and to be inspiring to others. We advocate events that are more interactive and engaging than a series of monologues in which the audience is seated in rows. Evolving …

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

Photo: Joe Ross Albuquerque, New Mexico – Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta – balloonfiesta.com – is held annually at Balloon Fiesta Park. 2021 dates: October 2-10. “An event like no other.” Hashtag: #balloonfiesta Sponsors include ExxonMobil, Selection.com Key Linksballoonfiesta.comLive StreamAmericas ChallengeBike [email protected] Questions What are the food concessions? What are the most popular foods served at …

Half Earth Day 2021

Poster October 22 is Half Earth Day. A virtual summit is free and open to all. Hashtag: #halfearthday2021 Leave no species behind. Background half-earthproject.org: Half-Earth Day® brings together people from around the world and across disciplines to share their unique perspectives and thought leadership on how we can work together to achieve the goal of …

Hybrid Events

Lingo Cards Hybrid Event = Event conducted in person and online HeadlinesConsumers Ready for Sporting Events and Concerts But Won’t Abandon Virtual Gatherings, Study FindsThe future of weddings is hybrid Planeta

World Tourism Day

Poster The United Nations created World Tourism Day (September 27) in 1979 to increase awareness of the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political and economic values. World Tourism Day is hosted by the UN World Tourism Organization. Planeta.com has celebrated World Tourism Day since 1995, a little late to the party but earlier …

Events Notebook

Photo Quotes about events You can’t just throw people who come from different perspectives in a room, lock the door and come back in an hour and expect them to have solved these problems, it takes time for people to develop a shared vernacular, it takes engineered serendipity, that is the creation of serendipitous moments …