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Bioneers announces keynote speakers for its 2017 Annual Conference

Bioneers | May 15, 2017 Press Release

Bioneers announces keynote speakers for its 2017 Annual Conference

San Francisco, CA – 05/15/2017

The Bioneers conference, an annual gathering of social change and environmental advocates, has announced the list of speakers for this year’s conference. Keynote speakers include Host and Executive Director of Democracy Now!, journalist Amy Goodman, The Safina Center President Carl Safina, science fiction writer and leading open Internet activist Cory Doctorow, Co-Director of ROC-United Saru Jayaraman, Indigenous Environmental Network’s Lead Organizer Kandi Mossett, and many more.

“It is a real honor to have Amy Goodman share her knowledge and experience with our community, we look forward to hearing her insights on the increased threats to freedom of the press and the importance of truly independent media when covering issues such as social justice and events like Standing Rock.” Nina Simons, Bioneers Co-Founder

More information on the distinguished speakers at this year’s Bioneers conference can be found at

Bioneers will also be hosting panel discussions, workshops on Youth Activation, Restorative Food, Social Justice, Women’s Leadership, and Indigenous Knowledge. The conference will also host the $100,000 Ray of Hope Prize which will be granted to the most innovative solution of the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge.

The conference will take place on October 20-22, at the Marin Center in San Rafael, California.

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Bioneers is a nonprofit organization that promotes practical and innovative solutions to global environmental and bio-cultural challenges. Through its annual conference, it brings together speakers and presenters to share grounded experience and inspiring stories. The summit is a hub of social and scientific innovators with practical and visionary ideas.