Sponsors: The Antarctic Circle

Principles of the SouthPole-sium
Registration information and Form
Those who have registered
Those who are planning to attend, have expressed interest in doing so or are unable to
Subjects of talks proposed to be presented so far
Subject ideas for talks that might be presented
Dublin & Ireland
Stephen's Green Hibernian Club, our venue
Accommodation options
Optional Excursion to Athy
Updates & E-mails


This will expand and change as the SouthPole-sium approaches.

FRIDAY (7 June) SouthPole-sium Registration. From 5pm or so onward.
Opening reception of the SouthPole-sium Probably from 6pm.
An Antarctic film may be shown.

SATURDAY (8 June).
9:30 Welcome by the sponsors. Housekeeping items. Roundtable: Attendees introduce themselves and their interests extensively (throughout morning).
Coffee/tea break
Noon. Book launch(es) possibly.
1pm Lunch.
Group photo
2-5pm Afternoon. Expanded talk (up to 40 minutes) on The Irish in the Antarctic or similar. Followed by short presentations (15-20 minutes) through the end of the day, possibly some moderated discussions.
Coffe/tea break
5:00 Adjournment.
7:00 Reception, followed by the Banquet.
Short after-dinner talk(s) and a polar auction.

SUNDAY (9 June 2019. Daytime events in the adjacent Norwegian Maritime Museum)
9:30 Continuation of Saturday's short presentations and possibly some moderated discussions. Book launch(es).
11 or 12 SouthPole-sium concludes.
Optional bus tour to Athy leaves.

NOTE: There's a possibility that the optional bus tour will be shifted to Monday and be an all-day tour. If so, either the Sunday morning session would be extended into the afternoon or some visits will be arranged on Sunday afternoon such as Trinity College, etc.