General Session: Responsible Stewardship Through Innovation

Responsible Stewardship Through Innovation

Time: Tuesday, 8:00 am - 9:15 am

Location: Regency Ballroom (2nd Floor)

Presented by:

Jeremy Sweat, Superintendent, Gateway Arch National Park

Andrew Feinberg, Co-Founder, TimeLooper, Inc.

Kelly Desy, Sr. Manager, Rivian Waypoint Network

Dan Puskar (Moderator), President and CEO, Public Lands Alliance

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to people surging to explore America’s public lands, leading to record high visitation at parks, wildlife refuges, and forests across the nation. Land management agencies, nonprofit partners, and the business community are developing new strategies and technologies to help those seeking time in the natural world to become stewards of those lands too. This panel discussion will highlight ongoing innovations in the visitor experience – on the ground and virtually.