FAQ Virtual Award Event 2021
If you have any questions about the Virtual Award Event, you can try to find the answers in this Frequently Asked Questions and Answers section.
The event is free and open for everyone around the world to join. The event will focus on nature conservation and celebrating conservation optimism. During the event the three winners of the 2021 Future For Nature Award will share their personal story. You can personally meet the winners and ask your questions.
Feel free to invite your family, friends and colleagues to celebrate conservation optimism and allow them to experience the Future For Nature vibe.
There are two ways to join the Virtual FFN Award Event, both options are free.
- Participate Through Hopin
You can actively participate online during the event, which allows you to chat with other attendants, to ask questions during the live Q&A sessions, and to personally congratulate the FFN Award Winners. For this option you need to register for the online platform Hopin and check out your ticket to our event. You will receive a reminder email from the hosting platform Hopin before the event starts (please check your spam in case it lands there).
- Watch the Livestream without Interacting
You can watch the livestream without registering for Hopin. This option allows you to watch the event, but you cannot interact. For this option you simply need to click on the Livestream link on our website which will appear on the 21st of May.
To participate in the event please go to https://futurefornature.org/virtual-award-event-2021/, sign up for the Hopin platform and then click on the blue button ‘check out’ at the right side of the page.
- You do not need to download anything.
- Your microphone and webcam are not needed for this event.
- The Hopin platform works best in Google Chrome and Firefox, and does not support Internet Explorer. We recommend making sure your browser is up to date with the most recent version before the event starts.
Please go to Hopin to sign up for the platform and then click on the blue button ‘check out’ at the right side of the page.
If this does not work, we will also be live streaming the event, please see the links here: https://futurefornature.org/virtual-award-event-2021/
If you attended the 2020 Virtual Award Event and registered in Hopin last year, you can experience some difficulty logging in again now. You can try to reset your password using the following link:
If you are still experiencing issues after trying this, please contact us at email@example.com.
If you wish not to actively participate in the event you can also watch our livestream. The link to our livestream will appear on our website on the 21st of May: https://futurefornature.org/virtual-award-event-2021/
The event will start at 16.00 hrs (UTC/GMT +2) which is 4pm in the Netherlands.
To find out what time this is in your time zone, for example in Kenya, you can google “4pm Amsterdam in Kenya.”
The livestream will be recorded and available on our FFN website and YouTube channel after the event.
Yes! Through the interactive platform Hopin you’ll get the chance to ask it personally in the room sessions right after the official programme. You can send in your questions for the winners during these digital networking sessions.
The speakers at the Virtual Award Event are:
- Saba Douglas-Hamilton chair of Future For Nature’s International Selection Committee and host of the annual Future For Nature Award Events. She is an award-winning wildlife filmmaker, TV host, and conservationist.
- Frans Lanting, world renowned nature photographer and Guest of Honour at the 2021 Virtual Future For Nature Award Event. He has travelled the world to document nature’s extraordinary diversity and help create leverage for conservation.
The winners of the Future For Nature Awards 2021!
- Monica Torres (Guatemala) saving the Abronia campbelli lizard..
- Mohsen Rezaie-Atagholipour (Iran) reducing the bycatch of rays.
- Karolina Araya Sandoval (Chile) protecting the Chilean Woodstar hummingbird
Read more about each of them on our website: