Hundreds of environmental leaders from around the globe will convene at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa from April 16-20 to discuss current and future issues surrounding island environments at the 7th International Conference on Environmental Future. On Wednesday, April 18, a free film night is being offered to the public which will screen three short films: 1) Moana Rua: The Rising of the Sea, 2) Yilimanu; 3) My Garden, No Longer. The screening will be held at the UHM Art Auditorium, 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Then on Friday, April 20 please join the 7ICEF for an open roundtable from 1:30-3:00 p.m., Keoni Auditorium, East-West Center. This roundtable brings into view the crosscutting and pressing issues now confronting conservation practitioners, policy makers, and conservation scientists working in island worlds. Speakers from Hawai’i, Oceania, and across the globe will address issues confronting islands and their environments followed by an open moderated discussion. The session will be livestreamed and live tweeted at (https://twitter.com/7th_ICEF @7th_ICEF) and (https://www.facebook.com/7ICEF/ hashtag #7ICEF). For more information about the 7ICEF events, please contact Cindy Knapman, Communications Leader, University of Hawai‘i Sea Grant College Program, (808) 956-7410, firstname.lastname@example.org.