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August 2, 2020
1:00 pm
4:00 pm

Logan Visionary Virtual Eco-Conference: The Secret Life of Earth

In complement to the American Visionary Art Museum (AVAM’s) 25th original (and freakishly timely) mega-exhibition, “The Secret Life of Earth,” you are invited to the free-to-all Logan Visionary Eco-Conference generously sponsored by The Revada Foundation. The conference commemorates the 50th anniversary of the original Earth Day celebration and features presentations by globally-respected climate scientists, researchers, agronomists, and impassioned earth activists. 

Our special keynote speaker is filmmaker and famed time-lapse photographer Louie Schwartzberg, who will also be recognized with AVAM’s very highest honor, the Grand Visionary Award. The full speaker lineup is:

• 1pm Rebecca Hoffberger AVAM Founder, Director, Curator

• 1:10pm Louie Schwartzberg (Keynote Speaker and AVAM’s Grand Visionary Award recipient): Nature’s foremost time-lapse photographer, award-winning producer, director, cinematographer and earth activist

• 1:40pm Julia Butterfly Hill: Famed environmental champion, author, visionary eco-futurist

• 2pm Tamara Toles O’Laughlin: Advocate for people and planet. North American Director at

• 2:15pm Steven Kaii-Ziegler: Anne Arundel County head of Office of Planning and Zoning gives a Maryland climate change impact update 

• 2:30pm Pablo Suarez: Red Cross Climate Center’s Associate Director for Research and Innovation and master collaborator uniting global artists and leading climate scientists

• 2:55pm Liliana Jaramillo: Scientist, founder of Nativus Vegetación, and UN Young Champions of the Earth awardee

The Logan Visionary Conference is made possible as a free public event through the kindness and generosity of The Revada Foundation.