31 October 2022 - 7 November 2022
Online and Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR
Free Please see individual event listings for more information.
Join us for the new RGS Expedition and fieldwork festival, celebrating with eight days of events and workshops focusing on field science and travelling with purpose, and culminating in EXPLORE, the Society’s flagship expeditions planning weekend.
[Online and in-person] Alice Oates explores the priorities and practice behind recruiting for Antarctic expeditions, and asking how we define a good candidate in the past and present of polar exploration.
31 October 2022
[In-person and online] Hear why the climate at the roof of the world matters so much, from the team that just installed a weather station on top of Everest.
[In-person] This workshop will bring together a range of stakeholders, practitioners, and participants from across sectors and communities to help drive change and optimise inclusion in expeditions and fieldwork, both in the UK and overseas.
1 November 2022
[In-person] The story of Leo's month-long expedition to summit the sacred Mount Roraima, a mountain found deep in the Guyana jungle.
3 November 2022
[Online and in-person] As we face myriad global challenges, what are the responsibilities and tasks facing travellers, adventurers, and field scientists, and where do they overlap or differ?
4 November 2022
With over 90 leading field scientists and explorers, the EXPLORE weekend is unmissable for inspiration, advice and contacts.
[In-person and online] From pastoralist communities in the remote Turkana region of northern Kenya to the tundra ecosystems of the Canadian Arctic, Sam and Isla explore our changing world through Society funded fieldwork.
7 November 2022
[In-person] The Society’s new exhibition marking the centenary of the Everest expeditions in the 1920s.
5 October 2022
This event is recognised by the Society as being suitable professional development for Chartered Geographer and may also be suitable for other professional accreditations.
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