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Hear from our special guests who will give a range of engaging short presentations on an Earth Photo related subject of their choice in connection to their involvement with various concerns through their work in relation to challenges facing our ecosystems, society and life on our planet. 

Subjects will range from the power of photography, film and creativity to communicate climate stories in relation to the sublime, resilience, innovation and crisis, the importance of film and photography within geographical research, expeditions and fieldwork, to the role of forests in tackling societies challenges and much more. 

The Society aims to provide automatically-generated captions for all event recordings. The captions appear as text at the bottom of the video which you can toggle on and off. The accuracy of automatically-generated captions varies depending on the audio quality, any specialist language used and the speaker. They are therefore are unlikely to be 100% accurate and the Society does not edit or correct automatically-generated captions.

About the speakers

Earth Photo 2023 guest panelists: 

  • Bidisha Mamata (chair) - Broadcaster and journalist: BBC, Sky News, CNN, C5, Guardian, Observer

  • Azu Nwagbogu, Director African Artists Foundation/NatGeo Explorer at Large/Director Lagos Photo

  • Mike Seddon - Chief Executive of Forestry England

  • Joe Smith - Director of Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)

  • Tim Boddy - Head of Photography New Scientist 

  • David Stock - Head of Video New Scientist

  • Louise Fedotov-Clements - National Curator of Contemporary Art, Forestry England.