Galaxy 2019

Ann Arbor, MI

June 20 & 21

The Last Animals Screening with Emmanuel Jal Live

Registration for Galaxy 2019 is now closed, but you can still join us on Friday, June 21st!

Friday, June 21st, Galaxy brings you The Last Animals, which explores the conservationists, scientists and activists battling poachers and criminal networks to protect elephants and rhinos. Featuring a performance in honor of UN World Refugee Day (June 20) by musician & activist Emmanuel Jal and Q & A with Director Kate Brooks.

Tickets are $15 and a percentage of your ticket purchase proceeds will benefit The Last Animals Foundation (also available day of at the Michigan Theater.) Documentary. 92 min. NR.

More information about the film and the panelists

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A sustainability learning exchange

Organized around real-world case studies, Galaxy is a lively interactive convergence of professionals, educators, innovators, concerned citizens, and scientists. The gathering is ideal for collaboration, and networking across sectors and individuals that are typically separate.

Inclusive Community

Galaxy draws environmentally-minded people from all backgrounds. By building sessions around living issues, we create spaces for people with unique perspectives to connect.

Active Exchange

Our format involves dynamic peer learning. Our sessions are not organized as panels; we move around and find ways around common obstacles in our work for sustainable systems.

Powerful Tools

Discover the full functionality of the open access Gala platform for collaborative learning. Practice techniques for nimble multimedia production and exchange with participants.

Gala Case Awards Ceremony

Galaxy 2019 will culminate in our annual case awards ceremony recognizing exemplary sustainability case studies, published over the past year on the Gala platform, that stand out for their contribution to the areas of Innovation, Inclusion, and Impact.

More information about the awards and the ceremony

Film Screening: The Last Animals

At this year’s film screening, Galaxy brings you Kate Brooks’ film, The Last Animals, which explores “the conservationists, scientists and activists battling poachers and criminal networks to protect elephants and rhinos.” The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with researchers, conservationists, and community members.

More information about the film and the panelists