GLF2 Program – Green Day Out

10 am onwards

Registration. Network over tea at the Atta Galatta and Funky Rainbow bookstores.

10.30 am -11 am

Welcome – Benedict Paramanand, Founder – GLF

Inaugural Keynote – Prof. Mahesh Rangarajan, author, environmental historian, on the ‘Joys of Writing on the Environment’

11 am – 11.45 am

Nature in Motion: The Art and Science of Nature Filmmaking
Film-screening and discussion with Priya Thuvassery, Filmmaker (Coral Woman),
Arjun Swaminathan, Photographer, Filmmaker.
Moderator Vidya Mani, Team GLF, Founder – Funky Rainbow

11.45 am – 12.45 pm

Hope Amidst Gloom: Fresh Perspectives on the Climate Crisis
Prof. Harini Nagendra, author and faculty at Azim Premji University,
Masood Mallick, CEO, Re Sustainability,
Abi T. Vanak, Interim Director, Centre for Policy Design, ATREE,
in conversation with Benedict Parmanand, Founder – GLF

12.45 pm – 1.15 pm

Our Tigers Return
The story of the return of tigers to the Panna Tiger Reserve by Peeyush Sekhsaria, Architect and Geographer

1.15 pm – 2 pm

Lunch at the Terrace

2 pm – 2.30 pm

Live Music by Brainbow

2.30 pm – 3.15 pm

Wild Wisdom Quiz
Radhika Suri, Director, Environment Education, WWF-India

3.15 pm – 4 pm

Beyond the Camera – People Within the Stories We Film
Film-screening on Life in the Sadas – Coastal Lateritic Plateaus of Konkan – one of the world’s most endangered habitats by The Habitats Trust.
Aparna Watve
, Ecologist and Conservation Scientist
in conversation with Sejal Mehta, journalist and author

4 pm – 5 pm

GLF Honour Book Awards 2022
Children, Adults and Business Categories

5 pm – 5.45 pm

Reading Can Open Doors to Nature
Fridays for Future (India) – Disha Ravi, Climate Justice Activist, Fridays for Future
Tamanna Sengupta, Member, Fridays for Future
Sriranjini Raman, Member, Fridays for Future
in conversation with Meghaa Gupta, Co-founder – GLF, author of Unearthed: The Environmental History of Independent India

5.45 pm

Vote of Thanks
Vidya Mani, Team GLF

11 am – 11.45 am

Nature Storytelling for Children in English and Kannada
by Lavanya Prasad, Storyteller

12 – 12.45 pm

Nature Writing Workshop for Children (8+)
with Bijal Vachharajani by WWF-India

12.45 – 1.20 pm

New Book Launches – Children’s Books

1.15 pm – 2 pm

Lunch at the Terrace

2 pm – 3 pm

Solve a Crime Scene with Naturalist Ruddy
a cartooning workshop for children (6+) with cartoonist Rohan Chakravarty

5 pm – 5.30 pm

New Book Launch – At The Feet of Living Things

11 am onwards

Food stalls

2 pm – 2.20 pm

Rest in Motion – Slow Dance to Connect Your Body with Nature
By Deepak Kurki Shivaswamy – His short session will encourage participants to reflect and explore movements using multiple parts of the body. It is an interactive and fun session for all age groups.

Deepak is a contemporary performing artist, creator and teacher since 2000. With a post graduate diploma in choreography from S.E.A.D, Austria, he has trained, worked and presented dance works in India and Europe.

Book Stores by Atta Galatta and Funky Rainbow

Stalls by 

Fridays for Future


Red Soil Spring


Efundu – Comics in Education and Interactive Learning

Please get in touch if you want to display environmental books, green products etc.
Ganesh Keerthi – 9513715974