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Conversations at The Carter Center | Project Zero (Oct. 24, 2017)

Experience two new, 360° virtual-reality videos from HuffPost’s “Project Zero,” which documents neglected tropical diseases, including the Carter Center’s work on river blindness and lymphatic filariasis in Nigeria. A panel will discuss the challenges of eliminating the diseases worldwide and their experiences creating stories with this cutting-edge technology.

Panelists include:

  • Benedict Moran, an award-winning journalist and independent filmmaker specializing in human rights and humanitarian emergencies
  • Dr. Frank Richards, director of the Carter Center’s River Blindness Elimination Program and  Lymphatic Filariasis Elimination Program


  • Jo Confino, HuffPost Executive Editor of Impact & Innovation

Attend in Person

This event is free of charge; however, reservations are required to attend in person. Click here to reserve your seat >

Location: Cecil B. Day Chapel, The Carter Center, Atlanta, Ga. (Get directions)

Important note on timing: Doors open at 6 p.m. Come between 6 and 7 to view the videos (they cannot be shown during the panel because of the technology involved). HuffPost will make a number of special virtual reality headsets available for the pre-panel demonstration. During the viewing period, guests also can enjoy complimentary light refreshments and a cash bar. The one-hour panel discussion will begin at 7:15. We will keep the lobby open for 45 minutes after the conversation for those who are not able to view the videos before the discussion.

Watch Live Webcast:

If you are unable to join us in person, we hope you will watch the live webcast of the panel discussion from 7:15-8:15 p.m. EDT. The webcast is free of charge and reservations are not required to watch. 

Join the Discussion

During the webcast, join our Twitter discussion @CarterCenter using #CarterProjectZero.

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