During OUTSIDE Collab 2023, a gathering dedicated to sustainable landscapes and environmental transformation, we will welcome Dan Egan as our keynote speaker. Egan, an accomplished environmental journalist and New York Times best-selling author, brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the event. His groundbreaking works and dedication to explanatory science journalism have made him a leading voice in addressing critical environmental issues.
Egan’s highly acclaimed book, “The Death and Life of the Great Lakes,” catapulted him into the spotlight, earning critical acclaim and multiple accolades. Egan’s ability to dissect complex environmental challenges and present them in a compelling narrative has resonated with readers worldwide. His most recent publication, “The Devil’s Element: Phosphorus and a World Out of Balance,” further solidifies his expertise in the field. By delving into the global phosphorus crisis, Egan sheds light on the profound impact of this element on ecosystems, agriculture, and human health. His investigative approach and ability to convey complex scientific concepts in a relatable manner make him an exceptional communicator.
Egan is a champion of explanatory science and his contributions to environmental journalism have not gone unnoticed. His work has earned him several prestigious awards, including being twice named a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Recognition has also come in the form of the Alfred I. duPont–Columbia University Award, the John B. Oakes Award, the AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Award, and the J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award. These accolades reflect his commitment to providing accurate, engaging, and impactful reporting on environmental issues.
Egan’s talk will serve as a catalyst for meaningful discussions and inspire participants to take action in their own spheres of influence. His presence at OUTSIDE Collab 2023 reinforces our commitment to fostering collaboration and driving positive change in sustainable landscape practices. Attendees can look forward to an enlightening and inspiring address, gaining a deeper understanding of the importance of sustainable landscapes in addressing the environmental challenges we face today.