PAST ANTARCTIC EVENTS - 2021 and 2022.

Included here are notices of lectures, conferences and other gatherings or events of Antarctic interest that appeared in 2021 and 2022 in 'Antarctic Events' but are now history.

Last updated: 1 October 2022.

INDEX OF EVENTS (Most recent first):

Antarctican Society Gathering, Burlington, Vermont, 11-14 August 2022.
SouthPole-sium v.5, San Francisco, California, 22-24 June, 2022. CANCELLED
Antarctic Gathering In Connecticut, Mystic Seaport, Connecticut, 4-6 June 2021.
James Caird Society AGM, Dinner & Program, Dulwich College, Dulwich, UK, 5 November 2021.
Virtually Shackleton 2021, 30 October 2021.
Herbert Ponting talk, RGS London, 27 September 2021.
Quest 100, Plymouth, UK. 24 September 2021. CANCELLED

Burlington, Vermont

11-14 August 2022.
"It will be more than four years since our last Antarctican Society Gathering when we convene in Burlington in 2022. That is too long! It is time to shake off the Covid blues, reconnect with old friends and meet new ones while sharing our common interest in Antarctica. This will be a program of interesting presentations, great events and lots of socializing. Come join us!"
Check out the website for more information.

San Francisco, California

22-24 June 2022.
Plans are afoot for a 5th SouthPole-sium in the Bay Area of California. More information will be available and registration will commence in early January 2022.
Check out the website for more information.

Mystic Seaport, Connecticut.

4-6 June 2021
The Antarctican Society is planning a gathering at Mystic Seaport in Connecticut to coincide with the major exhibition commemorating the 200th anniversary of Nathaniel Brown Palmer's sighting of the Antarctic continent.
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CANCELLED Sadly, this event has been cancelled because of Covid-19 concerns. Unclear whether it will be re-scheduled.

Dulwich College, Dulwich, UK

5 November 2021.
"The 2021 AGM is scheduled for Friday 5 November at 5.30pm. This will, as usual, take place at Dulwich College, with drinks in the James Caird Hall, followed by dinner in the Great Hall. The speaker at the November dinner will be Skip Novak who hopes to entertain members and their guests with his delayed talk 'The South Sandwich Islands and South Georgia—where there is science there is adventure'."
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30 October 2021.

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Preliminary Schedule. All times GMT+1.

During intervals, we will be running video clips submitted by attendees and friends of Virtually Shackleton.
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Royal Geographical Society, London

27 September 2021.
An afternoon talk (2:30-3:30pm) by Anne Strathie. "From California, via Japan to the Antarctic, Anne Strathie follows the creator of some of the 20th century's most iconic images." At the Society. £5. RGS-IBG members free.

Plymouth, UK

24 September 2021.
The Devon and Cornwall Polar Society will be marking Shackleton's final expedition on Friday 24 September 2021. The QUEST100 event will be taking place at The Duke of Cornwall Hotel in Plymouth. The day of celebration and commemoration will include talks and discussions — and lunch!
Check out the website for more information.