Lighting talks

To kick off the Global Forum 2020 Activities, we will be doing a series of Lightning Talks, 30-minute interviews with experts in the fields of AI, Conservation, Climate Change, and other topics.


These sessions will take place online starting on September 18th and up until November 6th. Register below and subscribe to our newsletter to become part of our knowledge community. 

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Sandy Beach

Tuesday, 17th November, 2020

Forum Agenda

Global experts from the fields of AI, climate change, conservation, human rights, and social resilience will get together to explore how best to harness AI for the climate agenda.  

November 25th-26th, 2020

 Merida, Yucatan (Mexico) and Online

Wednesday, 25th November, 2020



9 AM (On-site / Digital)

Trees From Above

A broad view*

10:25 AM (On-site/ Digital)

Vervet Monkey

Lightning Talk**

10:45 AM (*Digital Only)

On the Laptop

Fireside Chat***:

AI for conservation

and the fight against climate change

11:10 AM (On-site / Digital)


Panel: International Community Leaders

11:45 AM (On-site /Digital)

Mexican Folk Dancers

Inclusive Agendas

12:30PM (On site / Digital)


Reflexion of the COVID19-Era: The relation between humans and the environment

3 PM (On-site Only)

Colorful Beach

Turism and Conservation

4PM (On-site Only)

Thursday, 26th November, 2020


A systemic view*

9 AM (On-site / Digital)

Image by Micheile Henderson

Investment in conservation

10 AM (On-site/ Digital)

Elephant in Wild

Lightning Talk**

10:45 AM (*Digital Only)


Fireside Chat***:

International Cooperation

11:10 AM (On-site / Digital)

Image by Adi Goldstein

Panel: National Security and Climate Change

11:45 AM (On-site /Digital)

Image by NASA

Fireside Chat***: The impact of AI on the environment

12:30PM (On site / Digital)

Image by Cédric Frixon

National use cases presentation

3 PM (On-site Only)

A message from the Yucatan Government


San Francisco / Mexico City / Guadalajara 

Representation in the United Arab Emirates

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