Remote Participant

Buzzwords Updating our tips for event / webinar organizers connecting with remote participants and vice-versa Remote participants are people interested in an event but who cannot participate face-to-face. Remote participation can take the form of viewing or interacting with livestreaming video or audio. There can be questions solicited with a particular hashtag that conference attendees …

Heritage Week in Ireland

Logo Ireland hosts the annual National Heritage Week in late August. 2021 dates: August 14-22. Hashtag: #HeritageWeek About the eventNational and local community organizations participate by organizing events throughout the country. Many of the events that take place during the week are free highlight the abundance of great work that is carried out in all communities …

Events Links

Photo Links related to events presented in somewhat random fashion HeadlinesAcademic travel culture is not only bad for the planet, it is also bad for the diversity and equity of research Organizershttp://www.j2levents.comhttp://www.natour.us/principal.html Elsewhereaddevent.com Embedded Tweets I am totally over facilitators with their Post-Its and schedules and whiteboards and passive-aggressive control issues. We just spent two …

Greening Events, Trade Shows, Conferences, Festivals, and Fairs

Photo: Pochote As the garden grows so does the gardener.– Garden Notebook Events offer opportunities to make new friends and acquaintances, tackle serious topics, and walk the talk. Questions What will green events look like in 2022? Here are our guidelines in creating effective, green events. The following recommendations have been collected from good practices around …

May 22 is Biodiversity Day

Poster May 22 is the International Day for Biological Diversity (Día Internacional de la Diversidad Biológica) hosted by the Convention on Biological Diversity.Hashtags: #IDB2021, #BioDiversityDay, #DíaDeLaDiversidadBiólogica, #ForNatureFacebook: UNBiodiversity Questions What are current efforts in biodiversity education? Are there recommended live and recorded videos focused on current issues in biodiversity? What are the relevant accounts/pages/groups to …

World Environment Day

Photo: NASA Goddard, Earth’s Horizon June 5 is World Environment Day. Planeta.com celebrates by paying attention to the annual theme (see below), hosting conversations on the social web that bring attention to various environmental concerns around the globe, and by revisiting the winners of the Colibri Ecotourism Award. Key [email protected] Questions = Preguntas How is …

World Parks Week 2021

Photo: Horizon Crest 2021’s World Parks Week encouraged people to think about what their local neighborhoods/communities have to offer and what these local spaces mean to them. “Thinking hyperlocal helps us to build deeper.” Hashtag: #WorldParksWeek Key [email protected]s What’s new?Pathway to Recovery: Pathways to Recovery: Wellbeing and Resilience (PDF)More info Greener Parks for Health – …

What are your plans for Earth Day?

Poster: Roofdog Earth Day (April 22) has proved extremely popular in the United States and around the world. Let us know your plans. Hashtag: #EarthDay Some history: Back in the early 1960s Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson introduced the idea of ‘Earth Day’ to then President John F Kennedy and has officially celebrated since 1972. 2021 Earth Day GamesLearn how …