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Saturday programme

10.00am - 5:30pm

Chair: Stephen Jones


10.00am Welcome
Joe Smith and Stephen Jones

10.10am Opening address
James Borrell

10.30am Cyclops Mountains Expedition, Indonesian New Guinea 

James Kempton, Max Webb, Madeleine Foote and Leonidas Romanos Davranoglou

11.00am Explore what matters: getting the most from the weekend
Scotty Johnson

11.15am Break

11.45am Expedition planning
Stephen Jones

12.05pm Expedition medical preparation
Lucy Obolensky

12.25pm Finance and fundraising top tips
Ricardo RochaJulian Martin, Eleanor Drinkwater, Oliver Steeds and others

12.45pm Q&A and introduction to the exhibitors

1.00pm Lunch with Firepot
Networking and advice desks

2.15pm Expedition leadership and team building
James Dyer

2.30pm Field safety management
Stephen Jones

2.50pm Dreams to reality: peer to peer problem solving
Introduction to the workshops by Scotty Johnson

3.10pm Break

3.30pm Expedition logistics workshops (please select one):

4.45pm Feedback from workshops / Ask the experts / Pitch your plans

5.15pm Film screening: The Big Steppe: cultural change in Mongolia

Sean Lovell, Bob Walley, Hattie Field

6.00pm Explorers' bar (followed by optional supper at Wagamama from 9.00pm)