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Explore 2024

Get ready to embark on your own expedition or fieldwork project by attending our Explore symposium over the weekend of Friday 1 - Sunday 3 November 2024.

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Whether you're a seasoned traveller going on your 21st expedition, or a student dreaming of your maiden voyage without detailed plans, the Explore symposium is the place to be inspired by an extraordinary gathering of expedition professionals, visionary scientists and intrepid travellers - all willing to share invaluable knowledge gained from their own experiences. This year's symposium is chaired by British polar explorer Felicity Aston MBE.


Standard weekend ticket: £125
Members weekend ticket: £95

Book before end of July 2024 for a 20% discount. Use the code EARLYEXPLORE

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Early bird weekend ticket: £100
Early bird member weekend ticket: £76

The weekend ticket price includes VAT and gives access to the talks and workshops held on Friday night, Saturday, and Sunday, from 1 to 3 November 2024. Attendees will enjoy three workshop sessions, access to exhibitors and advice desks, as well as bars on Friday and Saturday nights. Refreshments and lunches will also be provided on both Saturday and Sunday.

Discounts are also available on request for groups, students, and concessions.

Discover the programme for the weekend

Get a sense of the Explore symposium 

Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the 2023 event as you meet some of the distinguished speakers and passionate attendees who breathe life into this annual gathering. Hear first hand accounts from seasoned attendees and first-time visitors alike, as they share their experiences and reflections on what draws them back year after year. 

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