CURRENT and UPCOMING ANTARCTIC EVENTS

Included here are notices of exhibits, lectures, conferences and other gatherings or events of Antarctic interest. Current and closest to the present usually listed first. Go to PAST EVENTS for those that have already happened.

The best polar gathering of the year is the Shackleton Autumn School, held each October in Athy, Co. Kildare, Ireland. Have a look at photos and commentary on the past ten gatherings excerpted from trip reports on my personal webpage.

Last updated: 15 August 2021.

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Current & Continuing Antarctic Events
Upcoming Antarctic Events



Current & Continuing Antarctic Events:



Upcoming Antarctic Events:



QUEST 100
Plymouth, UK

24 September 2021.
The Devon and Cornwall Polar Society will be marking Shackleton’s final expedition on Friday 24 September 2021. The QUEST100 event will be taking place at The Duke of Cornwall Hotel in Plymouth. The day of celebration and commemoration will include talks and discussions — and lunch!
Check out the website for more information.



HERBERT PONTING
Royal Geographical Society, London

27 September 2021.
An afternoon talk (2:30-3:30pm) by Anne Strathie. "From California, via Japan to the Antarctic, Anne Strathie follows the creator of some of the 20th century's most iconic images." At the Society. £5. RGS-IBG members free.
https://www.rgs.org/events/autumn-2021/be-inspired-herbert-ponting-anne-strathie.



JAMES CAIRD SOCIETY AGM, DINNER & PROGRAM
Dulwich College, Dulwich, UK

5 November 2021.
"The 2021 AGM is scheduled for Friday 5 November at 5.30pm. This will, as usual, take place at Dulwich College, with drinks in the James Caird Hall, followed by dinner in the Great Hall. The speaker at the November dinner will be Skip Novak who hopes to entertain members and their guests with his delayed talk ‘The South Sandwich Islands and South Georgia – where there is science there is adventure’."
Check out the website for more information.



SOUTHPOLE-SIUM v.5
San Francisco, California

22-24 June 2022.
Plans are afoot for a 5th SouthPole-sium in the Bay Area of California. More information will be available and registration will commence in early January 2022.
Check out the website for more information.



ANTARCTICAN SOCIETY GATHERING
Burlington, Vermont

11-14 August 2022.
"It will be more than four years since our last Antarctican Society Gathering when we convene in Burlington in 2022. That is too long! It is time to shake off the Covid blues, reconnect with old friends and meet new ones while sharing our common interest in Antarctica. This will be a program of interesting presentations, great events and lots of socializing. Come join us!"
Check out the website for more information.



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