SXSW Eco Announces Mark Tercek As First Keynote Speaker
July 27, 2011 at 12:39 PM (PT)
SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST (SXSW) ECO has tapped THE NATURE CONSERVANCY CEO MARK TERCEK as a keynote speaker at the inaugural conference. The event, intended to bring together experts in the fields committed to finding solutions for a sustainable world, will take place at the HILTON AUSTIN in AUSTIN OCTOBER 4-6th.
"We are honored to announce MARK TERCEK as the first keynote speaker for SXSW ECO," said SXSW ECO Director SCOTT WILCOX. "His distinguished background in the private sector, combined with his forward-thinking leadership of the world’s largest environmental non-profit, will provide our community with an invaluable perspective on how to achieve tangible results through unique collaborations. MARK embodies the out-of-box thinking we want to highlight with SXSW ECO."
"In a rapidly changing world, it is more important than ever that we bring together diverse perspectives on ways to balance the needs of people and nature," said TERCEK. "This conference will be an important new forum for generating fresh thinking about the opportunities and challenges ahead as we work to protect the lands and waters upon which all life depends."
For more information on confirmed sessions visit www.sxsweco.com.