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: 6 January 2019.Accessed at least times since 17 April 2007.
Friday-Sunday, 7-9 June 2019
The fourth SouthPole-sium will convene in Dublin in June.
Full information may be found at http://www.antarctic-circle.org/gathering4.htm
SYMPOSIUM: A CELEBRATION OF WOMEN IN ANTARCTICA
Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.
Thursday-Friday, 17-18 October 2019
"Join us for a symposium that celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the first All-Woman Research Team in Antarctica. Led by Dr. Lois Jones, this team of four women from The Ohio State University made polar history when they went to Antarctica in 1969.
Speakers will include polar scientists, historians, explorers, and two members of the original team. The symposium will look at women's past, present, and future in science, research, discovery, and leadership."
For more information, contact any organizing committee member: Laura Kissel (email@example.com), Anne Grunow (firstname.lastname@example.org), Melisa Diaz (email@example.com), Michele Cook (firstname.lastname@example.org), Jason Cervenec (email@example.com).
For the most current information: https://byrd.osu.edu/womens-symposium-2019