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Monday, September 25 • 10:30am - 11:30am
Cecil and Beyond: A Case Study Analysis
These high profile animal stories were focal points of massive media coverage that galvanized unprecedented public engagement and shifted consumer behavior, impacting commercial enterprise and public policy. What can we learn, moving forward?

Facilitator
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Jeff Flocken

North American Regional Director, International Fund for Animal Welfare
Jeffrey Flocken is the North American Regional Director for the International Fund for Animal Welfare where he leads the organization’s team of legislative professionals in the US and Canada advocating for global, national, and local policy initiatives on behalf of animals.  Before this appointment, Mr. Flocken worked for the federal government as an International Affairs Specialist. Mr. Flocken has served as a consultant on numerous movies, books and television shows addressing wildlife conservation... Read More →

Speakers
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Carole Baskin

Founder & CEO, Big Cat Rescue
Carole Baskin is the Founder and CEO of Big Cat Rescue in Tampa, FL which is home to more than 70 lions, tigers, leopards, cougars, bobcats, servals, caracals and ocelot.  She is working to protect wild cats in the wild by ending the captive trade in them as pets, props and... Read More →
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Ian Michler

Co-owner, Invent Africa Safaris
Ian has spent the last 27 years working as a safari operator, specialist guide, consultant and photo-journalist across Africa. Currently, he is the Consultant and Lead Character for the campaign documentary Blood Lions (www.bloodlions.org). Ian lives in South Africa where he is co-owner of Invent Africa Safaris... Read More →
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Will Travers, OBE

President, Born Free Foundation
Will Travers, OBE, is an internationally-renowned wildlife expert and President of the Born | Free Foundation. He co-founded the charity alongside his mother, actress Virginia McKenna | OBE and the late Bill Travers MBE in 1984. The organisation works to stop individual wild | an... Read More →
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Brent Stapelkamp

The Soft Foot Alliance Trust
Brent Stapelkamp is a Zimbabwean born conservationist and wildlife photographer who has spent the last decade studying lions and specializing in mitigating the conflict between them and livestock owners in Zimbabwe. He lives with his wife, Laurie Simpson, and their nine year old son... Read More →


Monday September 25, 2017 10:30am - 11:30am
Explorer's Room Jackson Lake Lodge