Sep 2015 BATFN – Perimeter defense (San Francisco)

Perimeter Defense: Innovative Technologies for Detecting and Preventing Illegal Logging

This event is hosted by World Resources Institute’s Forest Legality Alliance, a Mongabay partner.

Join us this September to discuss the current capacity needs for detecting and preventing illegal logging and the present and future of “perimeter defense” technologies. This meeting will facilitate dialogue between users and technology providers to scale up effective application of new innovations in the field.

The main event will be held at the California Academy of Sciences on Wednesday, September 16th, followed by an “un-conference” on Friday, September 18th, where participants can continue discussions on topics of their choice.

This event will be held alongside the Conservation Drones Summit, hosted by the California Academy of Sciences, on Thursday, September 17.

Register here to join us for this exciting event! Stay tuned for more information (see preliminary agenda below).

Questions? Please see this post for contact details.


Aug 2015 BATFN – Forever Sabah (San Francisco)

Forever Sabah

Co-hosted by the California Academy of Sciences



Please join BATFN at the California Academy of Sciences for “Forever Sabah–a transition towards a diversified, equitable circular economy for the state of Sabah in Malaysian Borneo,” a lecture by Cynthia Ong, as part of the Academy’s Explore, Explain and Sustain! seminar lecture series.

Ong is the Executive Director of LEAP–Land Empowerment Animals People–an organization that seeks “new ways which provoke sustainable ecological co-existence.”

Reception to follow. Admission is free and open to all.

Please RSVP

You don’t need to bring physical tickets.

We hope to see you there!