SHARJAH, 30th January, 2023 (WAM) — Xposure International Photography Festival unveiled the highly-anticipated second edition of its Conservation Summit, set to take place on 12th February 2023.
This year’s summit, themed around “Climate Change,” will bring together some of the most renowned photographers in the industry to showcase their powerful and impactful work on conservation efforts, and will be a feast for the eyes, as well as the senses.
The summit promises to be an exciting and thought-provoking experience, as it features a series of captivating exhibitions and seminars that delve into the intersection of photography and conservation, and will be a spectacle of preservation, providing attendees with unparalleled insights and perspectives on the urgent issues at hand.
The summit will commence with an engaging opening ceremony, featuring some of the most renowned and accomplished conservation photographers from around the world.
Khaled Al Huraimel, Group CEO of BEEAH Group, will be giving a keynote speech at the event, given the group’s leading role in ground-breaking environmental innovations and smart solutions for future-ready cities. This will be followed with a thought-provoking panel discussion, exploring the dynamic and powerful role that photography plays in conservation efforts.
There will also be a seminar titled “Climate Change – The Global Threat” on the 14th of February, featuring a presentation by Bangladeshi photojournalist Abir Abdullah highlighting the effects of climate change worldwide and the potential for 200 million human climate migrants by 2050. The seminar will discuss how climate change will impact food and water supplies, and lead to an increase in floods and storms.
Through this conservation summit, Xposure aims to give a dedicated eco-progressive platform to important global topics, and will be an opportunity for visitors to be inspired, informed, and moved by the power of photography, raising awareness and promoting positive change for the planet, bringing the community together to conserve the world.