Back To Schedule
Sunday, September 24 • 9:00am - 10:00am
Where Do We Stand?

Sign up or log in to save this to your schedule, view media, leave feedback and see who's attending!

A look at recent data gives insight into the complicated global picture surrounding global cat conservation. This session is a comprehensive overview of current species numbers, critical issues impacting wild cat populations and current trends associated with threats, conservation efforts, and global policy.  

avatar for Dereck Joubert

Dereck Joubert

Filmmaker, Explorer and Conservationist
Dereck Joubert is a world renown and award-winning, filmmaker, explorer and conservationist. He is one of just 12 National Geographic Explorers-in-Residence, and has worked primarily in Africa on big cats for over 30 years.  He has dedicated his life to saving the wild places that... Read More →

avatar for Dr. Jonathan Baillie

Dr. Jonathan Baillie

Chief Scientist and SVP of Grants at the National Geographic Society, National Geographic Society
Dr. Jonathan Baillie leads grant-making in the areas of science and exploration across a variety of disciplines and serves as vice chair of the National Geographic Society’s Committee for Research and Exploration. Baillie joined the Society after 14 years at the Zoological Society... Read More →
avatar for Thomas Lovejoy

Thomas Lovejoy

Professor - Department of Environmental Science and Policy, George Mason University
Thomas Lovejoy is a professor in the Department of Environmental Science and Policy at George Mason University and a senior fellow at the United Nations Foundation, based in Washington, DC. Lovejoy has served on science and environmental councils under the Reagan, Bush and Clinton... Read More →
avatar for George Schaller

George Schaller

Field biologist, Wildlife Conservation Society and Panthera
George Schaller is a field biologist with the Wildlife Conservation Society and Panthera.  He has studied and helped protect such species as the mountain gorilla, tiger, giant panda, and snow leopard.  These have been the basis for his books, among them The Year of the Gorilla, The... Read More →

Sunday September 24, 2017 9:00am - 10:00am MDT
Explorers Room Jackson Lake Lodge