SPECIAL EVENT: National Geographic Awards
Thursday, June 14, 2018 7:30 PM - 10 PM Lisner Auditorium
Join the biggest names in exploration for an evening of celebration and inspiration as National Geographic presents its most prestigious awards. This star-studded show featuring musical entertainment will honor the trailblazing leaders and conservationists, scientists and storytellers, who are leading the push to protect our planet for future generations.
HAPPY HOUR: Party for the Planet
Friday, June 15, 2018 6 PM - 10 PM Gilbert H. Grosvenor Auditorium
Join some of the world's most celebrated explorers, scientists, and changemakers for an evening takeover of the National Geographic campus featuring live music, cocktails and sustainable food. Plant your stake and join our journey to create a planet in balance by significantly reducing the amount of single-use plastic we put out into the world. Not only will you spend the evening with people changing the world, you'll start making an impact yourself. It’s time to act!
CONVERSATION: Saving Ourselves From Ourselves
Saturday, June 16, 2018 9 AM - 4 PM Gilbert H. Grosvenor Auditorium (LUNCH PROVIDED)
In just the past few ticks of our planet's five-billion-year clock, human creativity has brought about a wealth of innovations that have expanded horizons, erased borders, and improved lives. But some of this progress has come at the expense of our planet itself, creating unprecedented threats-from climate change, to ecosystems on the edge of collapse, to the growing list of species at risk of extinction.
FESTIVAL: FURTHER Film Festival
Sunday, June 17, 2018 11 AM - 5 PM Gilbert H. Grosvenor Auditorium
National Geographic opens the curtain on the second annual FURTHER Film Festival, showcasing the amazing work-and inspired vision-of our explorers in the field. Join the filmmakers and explorers for an inside look at the stories behind the stories.
Festival Pass: (Multiple Venues): USD 100.0
Speakers: Carolyn Porco - Awardee, National Geographic Awards, Ma Jun - Awardee, National Geographic Awards, Peter Raven - Awardee, National Geographic Awards, Joel Sartore - Awardee, National Geographic Awards, Michelle Bachelet - Awardee, National Geographic Awards, Leonidas Nzigiyimpa - Awardee, National Geographic Awards, Pablo Garcia Borboroglu - Awardee, National Geographic Awards, The Suffers - Band, Party for the Planet, Victoria Herrmann and Andrew Revkin - Saving Ourselves From Ourselves, Panel: WHAT TIPPED THE SCALE?, Ian Urbina and Natalie Kofler - Saving Ourselves From Ourselves, Panel: WHAT DOES BALANCE LOOK LIKE?, Arthur Huang, Lyndon Rive, and Cory Doctorow - Saving Ourselves From Ourselves, Panel: HOW FAR CAN TECH GET US?, Heather Koldewey, Dekila Chungyalpa, and Vicki Arroyo - Saving Ourselves From Ourselves, Panel: IGNITING CHANGE
Venue details: Gilbert H. Grosvenor Auditorium, 1600 M Street Northwest, Washington, 20036, United States
Time: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm