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Virtual Earth Day 50th Celebration - Schedule of Virtual Events! April 22-26th. Don’t miss this!

Apr 12, 2020 06:25PM ● By Annalise Combs
As our global behavior shifted in March 2020 to a more virtual existence, EarthX has also pivoted from a physical to a virtual event.  

Now, our celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, film screenings, presentations and conference programming will be livestreamed on

Join us online in leading the change for sustainable solutions and a healthier planet. 

Visit our Website for more information!

Thursday, April 16th
EarthXTech4Good: Global Roundtables | Time TBA

Friday, April 17th
  • EarthxFilm Opening Night 7:00 PM CST (JANE GOODALL: THE HOPE - National Geographic)
  • Earth Dance 9:00 PM CST (Featuring a special set by Classic Roots)
Earth Day Week: April 22nd - April 26th

Wednesday, April 22nd
  • EarthX Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day 1:30 PM - 7:30 PM CST
  • Featuring: EarthxFilm Screenings | 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM CST
2:30 PM - 7:30 PM CST
  • Tia Nelson – daughter of Gaylord Nelson, founder of Earth Day 
  • Enric Sala - National Geographic Explorer, Pristine Seas Project
  • Neil Chatterjee - Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 
  • Adam Rome - Author of The Genius of Earth Day
  • Ted Roosevelt IV – Science of Climate Change 
  • U.S. Representative Bruce Westerman – Trillion Tree Bill - New Timber Construction Panel
  • Environmental Leaders - Hope for the Future | Sylvia Earle, Mission Blue; Paul Watson, Sea Shepherd; Jeff Corwin, Wildlife Biologist Conservationist Animal Enthusiast Emmy Award-Winning TV Host of Ocean Treks
E-Capital Summit: 11:00 AM - 4:30 PM CST
  • LEARN | Stream presentations from climate tech’s top innovators and investors
  • CONNECT | Vetted companies will be connected to potential investors for one-on-one virtual meetings
EarthXLaw: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM CST
  • Bridging all facets of environmental law and exploring institutional and substantive environmental challenges and solutions. 
  • The Water Session with bestselling author Seth M. Siegel will look at, among things, infrastructure, drinking water, wastewater, and ground water.
  • A Climate Change Session will explore concerns posed by climate change and how they might be addressed.
Thursday, April 23rd

EarthXTech4Good: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CST

E-Capital Summit: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST

EarthXCities: 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM CST (Megacities, Building and Housing Resilience)

EarthXWomen: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM CST: Creating the Future We Want, featuring:
  • Kathy Eldon, Founder of Creative Visions
  • Isha Sesay, Author
  • Slater Kemker-Jewell, Director of Youth Unstoppable,
  • Lisa Ling, American Journalist
  • Marlow Baines, Co-Youth Director of Earth Guardians,
  • Xiye Bastida, Climate Activist

Friday, April 24th

EarthXWomen: Women in the Environment Summit (Creating the Future We Want ) 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST

EarthXCities: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM CST
  • ICLEI Mayors Network, Google Earth Resilient Cities Initiative, and
  • Building Climate Resilience in Megacities through Public-Private Partnerships
EarthXEnergy (Renewables) 1:30 PM - 6:00 PM CST (Powering the Future – Global Mandate for a Sustainable Planet)

Virtual Programming
  • EarthxFilm Screenings and Filmmaker Q&A's
  • EarthxHack Kickoff Opening Ceremony | 9:00 AM - 9:30AM CST
  • Young Environmental Leaders | 12:30 PM - 4:00PM CST
Saturday, April 25th

EarthXWomen: Women in the Environment Summit 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM CST

EarthXEnergy (Renewables) 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM CST (Powering the Future – Global Mandate for a Sustainable Planet)

Virtual Programming
  • EarthxHack
  • EarthxFilm Screenings and Filmmaker Q&A's
  • Young Environmental Leaders | 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM CST
  • Island Resilience Forum | 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM and 5:00 PM - 7:00PM CST
Sunday, April 26th

Virtual Programming
  • EarthxFilm Screenings and Filmmaker Q&A's
  • EarthxHack Closing Ceremony | 6:30 PM 
  • March For Science Youth Summit | 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM and 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM CST