ConservationDrones.org, a non-profit co-founded by Lian Pin, is proud to be among the Nominet Trust 100 of the world’s most inspiring social innovations using digital technology, together with other social ventures such as BitTorrent, Raspberry Pi, Arduino, Github, Ushahidi, Kickstarter, Wikipedia, and Public Library of Science.
Lian Pin joined an exciting lineup of biologists, economists, neuroscientists, architects, technologists, activists, artists, a “gentleman thief” and the former Prime Minister of Greece for TEDGlobal2013, themed “Think Again”, 10-14 June, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Ecologist Lian Pin Koh has been honored as one of the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders Class of 2013.
- 199 young leaders from 70 countries have been honoured by the World Economic Forum for their professional accomplishments and commitment to society.
- The Young Global Leaders (YGL) Class of 2013 is composed of honourees from all sectors of society, with 50% from business and 50% from arts and culture, academia, civil society, government, media and non-profits; 42% are women.
- The YGLs will join and co-create a community of insight and action that is committed to improving the state of the world.
- More information at www.younggloballeaders.org, watch the YGL video, read YGL blogs at forumblog.org.
The Forum of Young Global Leaders was established in 2004 by the World Economic Forum as a non-profit foundation based in Geneva, Switzerland. The Forum of Young Global Leaders is a community of exceptional leaders from varied fields, who are under 40 and share a commitment to shaping the global future. Read more…
Lian Pin spoke at the 2012 Fuller Symposium on Conservation Crime in Washington, DC in November. He talked about “A new frontier in tracking conservation crime: the promise of conservation drones and applications on the ground”.