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BRIEF July 10, 2019

Global Wildlife Program Webinars

The GWP conducts monthly virtual knowledge exchange events on a range of topics related to anti-poaching, community engagement, tourism concessions, counter-wildlife trafficking, anti-corruption, and consumer demand reduction. Click on the event's title or photo below to replay the video recording.


Women in Wildlife Conservation

June 2019

Amy Dickman, Ruaha Carnivore Project and Lion Conservation Alliance

Using SMART at scale for effective wildlife protection

Using SMART at Scale for Effective Wildlife Protection

May 2019

Richard Bergl, North Carolina Zoological Park

Efrain Laureano, Chemonics

Padu Franco, WCS Colombia

Claire Lewis, Frankfurt Zoological Society


Engaging Financial and Transport Sectors to Tackle Illicit Wildlife Trade

April 2019

Channing Mavrellis, Global Financial Integrity

Sophie Le Clue, ADM Capital Foundation

Sam Inglis, ADM Capital Foundation


Rhino Impact Investment Project

February 2019

Mark Zimsky, Global Environment Facility

Penny Stock, UNDP

Glen Jeffries, Conservation Capital

Oliver Withers, Zoological Society of London


Trans-Frontier Protected Areas to Promote Conservation and Development

February 2019

Tawanda Gotosa, SADC Secretariat

Nyambe Nyambe, KAZA TFCA Secretariat


Artificial Intelligence Cameras for Wildlife Conservation

January 2019

Karl Burkart, Leonardo Di Caprio Foundation

Kyler Abernathy, National Geographic Labs

Eric Dinerstein, WildTech, RESOLVE

Anna Bethke, Intel’s Artificial Intelligence Products Group


Tourism Decision Making at Parks Canada

December 2018

François Duclos, Parks Canada

George Stirrett Wood, World Bank


Ethics and Conservation

November 2018

John M. Sellar, Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime

Vivek Menon, Wildlife Trust of India


Before It’s Too Late: Deriving Sustainable Value from Wildlife in the Western Congo Basin (in French)

October 2018

Julian Lee, World Bank

Maxime Nzita Nganga, Congo Basin Forest Partnership


Application of Science and Innovative Technology to Combat Wildlife Crime

October 2018

Samuel Wasser, Center for Conservation Biology, University of Washington

Elliott Harbin, Homeland Security Investigations Environmental Crimes Program

Kate Brooks, Filmmaker


Valuing Nature

August 2018

Kai Collins, Conservation Manager, Wilderness Safaris

Robin Naidoo, Senior Conservation Scientist, WWF


Tourism Concessions in Protected Areas

May 2018

Hermione Nevill, World Bank/IFC

Susan Snyman, IUCN WCPA Tourism and Protected Areas Specialist Group

Richard Diggle, WWF


Engaging a Global Community to Mitigate Human Wildlife Conflict

April 2018

Dr. Alexandra Zimmermann, IUCN Species Survival Commission

Dr. Sumith Pilapitiya, Elephant Ethologist and former Wildlife Director General, Sri Lanka


Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge – Showcase of Innovative Technology to Combat IWT

March 2018

Ravikant Singh and Raja Brij Bhushan, Binomial Solutions

Sophie Maxwell, Zoological Society of London


The Power of Multimedia for Development & Conservation

February 2018

Lisa Samford, Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival & Conservation Summit

Rhett Butler, Mongabay

Ellen Windemuth, Off the Fence Productions

Susan Kelly, Planet3 and Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival


Co-Management Conservation Models in Africa

February 2018

Mujon Baghai, Mujon Baghai Consulting

Greg Carr, Carr Foundation

Andrew Parker, Africa Parks


Application of Innovative Technology to Reduce Poaching

January 2018

Jeff Frank, FLIR System

Robert Hannaford, UAV & Drone Solutions

Colby Loucks, WWF-US

*Links to 2017 events coming soon.