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National Geographic Explorers Festival

posted Jun 1, 2017, 9:22 AM by AIA DC
This year, the National Geographic Explorers Festival will bring together some of the word's most fascinating and groundbreaking scientists, conservationists, explorers, and storytellers to share their latest ideas and discoveries. The flagship of the Festival will be a special VIP Saturday with a series of events enabling you to connect with -- and be inspired by -- these amazing innovators and change makers.

On June 17, National Geographic will be hosting a day-long event called Red Planet vs. Blue Planet: Where Do We Explore Next?, hosted by environmental anthropologist and Nat Geo 2011 Explorer of the Year Kenny Broad. Attendees will hear form notable speakers such as Bob Ballard, ocean explorer and discoverer of the Titanic; Sylvia Earle, legendary oceanographer and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence; and Colonel Chris Hadfield, the first Canadian Commander of the International Space Station.

Event Information: Red Planet vs. Blue Planet
What:  A daylong session with some of the world's best explorers and storytellers, who will talk about the future of exploration on this planet and across the galaxy.
WhereNational Geographic Headquarters in Washington, D.C.
WhenSaturday, June 17 starting at 9:30 AM
TicketsStarting at $100 (lunch provided); use the code NATGEOFEST for $25 off your ticket

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Jun 1, 2017, 9:22 AM