Special Events

Thursday Evening, March 2

NANPA Lightning Talks

Join us for an exciting hour of NANPA Lightning Talks, a series of short (6 minute) presentations by NANPA members. Topics can include passion projects, techniques, funny field anecdotes, or other fun and interesting stories.  Presenters include:

Benjamin Olson

Jenny Adler

Matthew Cicanese

JP Lawrence

Marie Read

Jaymi Heimbuch

Sebastian Kennerknecht

Jennifer Leigh Warner


Friday Evening, March 3

Meet and Greet with the NANPA Ethics Committee- Room Grand 1

Melissa Groo, Chair of the NANPA Ethics Committee, warmly invites all NANPA members to stop by and say hello! Melissa and Ethics Committee members will be on hand to share the vision and mission of the Ethics Committee, discuss steps the Ethics Committee is taking towards ethics education, and have conversation around the ethics topics that matter to you most. Please drop by and say hi!

From the Heart of Florida to America’s Heartland: Connecting People with Places Through Photography

Join us for this special evening program with photographers Carlton Ward Jr. and Michael Forsberg, both recipients of the 2016 NANPA Environmental Impact Award. Carlton and Michael, both Senior Fellows of the International League of Conservation Photographers (iLCP), have devoted their careers to telling conservation stories close to their homes in Florida and Nebraska. Carlton will speak about his long-term work documenting the Florida Wildlife Corridor (http://floridawildlifecorridor.org), and Michael will speak about Platte Basin Time-lapse (http://plattebasintimelapse.com), a long term documentary project using time-lapse photography to see a Great Plains watershed in motion; educating via multi-media storytelling.Florida Wildlife Corridor ExpeditionMF bio shot