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You’re Invited!

Dinner & Conversation about Conservation, Culture & Development

Thursday, October 20, 2016
6:30 – 9:30 PM
The Commander’s Mansion at The Arsenal Mall
440 Talcott Ave, Watertown, MA 02472

You’re invited to EcoLogic’s third annual Jeffersonian dinner party—where you choose your seat with a noted scientist, author, or thought leader to engage in dialogue about a pressing issue related to conservation and development! This year’s theme will focus on discussing logical solutions for issues that affect both people and planet.

YES! I'll attend EcoLogic's 2014 annual benefit!

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Guests will be seated at a table with one of our table hosts—all local experts in topics that engage in dialogue about logical solutions to global problems. Each host will lead a thought-provoking guided discussion on the topic of their choice—and everyone seated at the table should expect to participate! Read more about each facilitator here!

1) Kofi Taha, MIT D-LAB: Tackling Global Poverty Through Community-Driven Innovation
2) Frances Moore Lappe, Small Planet Institute: The Logic of Democratic Agrarian Economies
3) Dr. Kamal Bawa, UMass Boston: Climate Change, Biodiversity and Poverty
4) Karen Ansara, New England International Donors: Building Philanthropic Communities to Protect the Earth & Her People
5) Jamie Henn, The Power of Movement Building: How Campaigns & Public Actions Move the Dial on Climate Change
6) Dr. Meredith Niles, University of Vermont: Achieving Food Security in a Changing Climate
7) Lance Pierce, CDP: From Transparency Gap to Corporate Action: Moving the Business Sector on Climate Change
8) Froyla Tzalam, Sarstoon-Temash Institute for Indigenous Management, Belize: Indigenous People and Biodiversity – Nothing New (Under the Sun)
9) Dr. Marc Mayes, The Nature Conservancy: Eyes in the Skies: Remote Sensing to Support Ecosystem Conservation at Landscape Scales

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EcoLogic would like to extend our thanks to our generous event sponsors:


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Faxon Green is an in-kind sponsor of Turning the Tables

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Are you interested in becoming a sponsor of this one-of-a-kind evening? Your company has the opportunity to sponsor a unique gathering in a fresh, interactive format. We know that there are many excellent events in Boston. By picking this one, you’ll stand out as a strong supporter of some of the most pressing issues that we all face together.

View our sponsorship packet here for more details on becoming a sponsor > >

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor or would like more information on sponsorship, please contact Alexa Piacenza at

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