Logan Visionary Virtual Eco-Conference 2020: The Secret Life of Earth

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Please join for AVAM's annual free conference of big ideas!

  • When: Sunday, August 2, 2020
  • Time: 1pm-2:30m EDT
  • Where: Online. Click here to register.

See the recording of the full conference here.

In complement to the American Visionary Art Museum's 25th original (and freakishly timely) mega-exhibition, "The Secret Life of Earth," you are invited to reserve your virtual seat at our free-to-all Logan Visionary Eco-Conference generously sponsored by The Revada Foundation. Digital space is limited. The conference commemorates the 50th anniversary of the original Earth Day celebration and features presentations by globally-respected climate scientists, researchers, agronomists, and impassioned earth activists.

Our special keynote speaker is filmmaker and famed time-lapse photographer Louie Schwartzberg, who will also be recognized with AVAM's very highest honor, the Grand Visionary Award. The full speaker lineup is below. Times are approximate:

  • 1:00pm Rebecca Hoffberger AVAM Founder, Director, Curator
  • 1:05pm Louie Schwartzberg (Keynote Speaker and AVAM's Grand Visionary Award honoree): Nature's foremost time-lapse cinematographer, award-winning producer, director, and earth activist
  • 1:30pm Julia Butterfly Hill: Famed environmental champion, author, visionary eco-futurist
  • 1:45pm Tamara Toles O'Laughlin: Advocate for people and planet. North American Director at
  • 2:00pm Judy Tallwing: Artist and Apache elder
  • 2:05pm Steven Kaii-Ziegler: Anne Arundel County head of Office of Planning and Zoning gives a Maryland climate change impact update 
  • 2:15pm Pablo Suarez: Red Cross Climate Center's Associate Diretor for Research and Innovation and master collaborator uniting global artists and leading climate scientists
  • 2:30pm Liliana Jaramillo: Scientist, founder of Nativus Vegetación, and UN Young Champions of the Earth awardee


Free to the public, but due to limited space, your please register online to join us.

Thank you to our Sponsor, The Revada Foundation

The Logan Visionary Conference is made possible as a free public event through the kindness and generosity of The Revada Foundation.

Image: Screenshot from "Beauty of Pollination" by Louie Schwartzberg

Trailer of "Fantastic Fungi," a feature-length documentary by Louie Schwartzberg .