Practical training sessions, workshops, interdisciplinary collaboration, and networking opportunities for National Geographic Explorers.
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM | Private
Explorers are the heart of the National Geographic Society. National Geographic’s senior leadership and staff will gather with Explorers—at our D.C. basecamp—for a special dinner celebrating the work around the world.
1 PM - 5 PM | Invite Only | Watch via Live Stream
National Geographic Explorers will join global changemakers on stage to share discoveries, stories, and solutions for driving us toward a planet in balance. We will kick off the Explorers Symposium with a look at the innovative technology and people who are at the forefront of a new era of exploration.
9 AM - 4 PM | Invite Only | Watch via Live Stream
Throughout the day, we will highlight new models for conservation, discover ways to live smarter on our planet, and dive into why it’s critical to preserve our last wild places.
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM | Invite Only
Join the biggest names in exploration for an inspirational evening as National Geographic presents its most prestigious awards. This extraordinary show, featuring National Geographic luminaries, world-class musicians, and more, will honor the trailblazing conservationists, scientists, educators, and storytellers who are leading the push to protect our planet for future generations.
9 AM - 12 PM | Invite Only | Watch via Live Stream
Our final day will showcase how we catalyze action on behalf of the planet by collecting data, telling stories that inspire and drive change, and empowering future leaders.
5 PM - 9 PM | Invite Only
Show your support for our commitment to protecting 30% of the planet by 2030 during this evening takeover of National Geographic’s campus. This year’s closing party will feature signature cocktails, food, live music, and an opportunity to connect with fellow attendees.
photo credit Randall Scott