National Geographic

Schedule of Events

Please register for select events below by using the access code located on your invite.



Monday, January 14

Workshops & Trainings | Private

Welcome Dinner | Private
National Geographic staff and storytelling grantees celebrate the beginning of the Storytellers Summit.

Tuesday, January 15

Workshops & Trainings | Private

Jay Myself: A Conversation with Stephen Wilkes and Jay Maisel | Invite Only
Renowned photographers and artists Jay Maisel and Stephen Wilkes will share stories about their work, lives, and friendship. They’ll also discuss the making of Wilkes’s documentary, Jay Myself, and show clips from this powerful film about Maisel’s reluctant, monumental move out of his 100-year-old landmark Manhattan home.

Wednesday, January 16

Storytelling Symposium | Invite Only
Innovative and excellent storytelling drives change and leads to the creation of a planet in balance. At a time when reliable journalism and photojournalism is increasingly devalued, National Geographic invests in and celebrates the best impact-driven storytellers. Hear from these journalists, photographers, filmmakers, and data vizualizers inspiring audiences and helping to convey the importance of nature and culture.

Thursday, January 17

Photography Seminar | Invite Only
An unforgettable day filled with fascinating images and stories from renowned photographers and multimedia artists from around the globe. Witness the power of photography as our speakers delve into issues of identity, privilege, and threats to the planet.

Photography Seminar Reception | Invite Only
Continue the conversation during a reception immediately following the seminar.

Photography Seminar After Party | Invite Only
Celebrate an inspirational and emotional day during this casual party with storytellers from around the world.

Friday, January 18

Nuts & Bolts | Private
A deep dive session on how to work best with National Geographic Partners.

Works in Progress | Private
An exclusive opportunity to hear National Geographic contributing photographers present their new work, personal work, and more. Open only to presenting photographers and an intimate group of staff and guests.

NGLearning Photographer Happy Hour | Private
National Geographic Learning raises a glass to the power of photography and storytelling at a happy hour immediately following Works in Progress.

photo crediT: Kiliii Yuyan