Seatrade Cruise’s first dedicated event focussing on expedition cruising around the globe opens 10.00am GMT Monday March 8 and runs until 9.30pm GMT March 9.

The packed line up includes an expedition industry leaders panel discussion, regional updates, and sessions on striking a sustainable balance, itinerary planning, emerging destinations, innovation in ship design,  a destination workshop led by EYOS expeditions Ben Lyons, Q&As, virtual tours and networking events.

Northern Lights live stream

Just added, an opportunity for delegates to get a glimpse of one of the world’s most spectacular natural wonders, the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights).With five cameras set up around Iceland, they will be streaming live throughout the event in the hopes that participants we will be able to watch the  Aurora Borealis dance in the night skies over Iceland.

The State of the Expedition Cruise Industry Keynote – sponsored by Cruise Saudi

On 8 March at 2.00 PM GMT/9:00 AM EST, Seatrade Cruise’s Anne Kalosh will host a panel discussion with expedition cruise industry leaders to discuss this distinctive sector’s safe resumption and growth.

The line up is Roberto Martinoli, President and CEO, Silversea; Asta Lassessen, CEO, Hurtigruten Expeditions; Sven-Olof LindbladCEO, Lindblad Expeditions; Hervé Bellaiche, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Ponant and Geoffrey Kent, Founder & Co Chairman of Abercrombie & Kent

Must-See ​Conference Sessions

Other hightlights of the content include hearing from some of the leaders from newcomers to the expedition cruising scene such as Swan Hellenic’s Andrea Zito, Mario Ferreira at Atlas Ocean/Mystic and John Waggoner from Victory Cruise Lines; a catch up with experienced expedition leaders Jason Edmunds, Adam Rheborg, and Anja Erdmann-Rutten about what challenges they face in the field and a session on the challenges that go hand in hand with planning itineraries and shoreside experiences.

Exclusive Behind-The-Scenes Content

In fun filled behind-the-scenes virtual sessions there are opportunities to Meet the Giant Tortoises in the Galapagos Islands; go dog sledding and skidooing in Svalbard and discover the wonders of the Moai Statues on Easter Island.

Explore the full schedule of conference and networking sessions here >> 

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