An Afternoon in the Wild

Saturday 2 June 2018

2:30pm to 5pm


come and meet wildlife photographers working in Africa and the Arctic and hear the stories behind their images

ETH Zurich Main Building


Federico Veronesi

I photograph wild animals simply because I love them, and I love the places where they live.

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Born in Italy, Federico moved to Kenya after his university studies. As well as being a professional photographer and book author, he leads photographic safaris in Kenya, Tanzania, Zimbabwe and Namibia. See for more images and information.


Ole J Liodden

Polar bears have become the main symbol for global warming, and big conservation campaigns are published with images of polar bears. Human removals (killing) of polar bears are rarely mentioned in these campaigns at all.

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Ole J lives in Norway and his company WildPhoto Travel organises polar expeditions in both the Arctic and Antarctica. In addition to being a photographer, expedition leader and author, he started a research project Polar Bears & Humans to investigate the effects of hunting and science on polar bears. Visit to find out more about Ole J and his projects.


Saturday 2 June 2018

Participation is FREE but please REGISTER as places are limited.

14:30 – 14:35

Welcome by Event Host

Moira Norrie

14:35 – 15:20

Light and Dust

Federico Veronesi

15:20 – 15:30

Why We Have Chosen to Support The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

Moira Norrie

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee Break

16:00 – 16:45

Polar Bears & Humans

Ole J Liodden

16:45 – 17:00

One Journey Ends, Another Begins

Moira Norrie

17:00 – 19:00 



Support The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is best known for hand-rearing infant elephants separated from their mothers, mostly due to poaching or getting trapped in wells. To date, they have raised over 150 elephants, integrating them back into wild herds.

Here is a short video with the story of Ndotto, one very small baby elephant that they saved.

However, their conservation work goes well beyond this with activities in anti-poaching, raising community awareness of conservation issues and providing veterinary care to wild animals in all of Kenya’s national parks.  

We have chosen this as a charity that we would like to support with this event. There will be a brief introduction to the work of the trust and a collection of voluntary donations. It is also possible to donate before, during or after the event online on this JustGiving page.


ETH Zurich

The event will be held in the main building of ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology).

The tram stop ETH/Universitätspital is directly across from the main building and can be reached with trams 6, 9 and 10. You can search for connections in the online timetable.

Audi Max (HG F30)
ETH Main Building
Rämistrasse 101