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I’ll Be Speaking at Neptune Mountaineering about Antarctica on August 27th 2015

Neptune Mountaineering in Boulder, Colorado is hosting this event on August 27th 2015.
Neptune Mountaineering in Boulder, Colorado is hosting this event on August 27th 2015.

Upcoming on August 27th, 2015 at 20:00 MDT, I’ll be giving a talk at Neptune Mountaineering in Boulder, Colorado, USA titled “The Making of an Antarctic Science Expedition”. I’ll be covering the details of putting together an Antarctic Science Expedition, including pre-departure preparations, personal gear and packing considerations, specialized Antarctic expedition equipment, logistics, and teamwork.

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Event: (Add to Calendar) The Making of an Antarctic Science Expedition
Time: August 27th 2015, 20:00 MDT
Location: Neptune Mountaineering, 633 S Broadway St, Suite A
Boulder, Colorado, USA

Description:

Join Antarctic Field Technician Jeffrey Donenfeld for a look inside life in the middle of the highest, coldest, windiest, and driest deserts in the world: Antarctica. Jeffrey, who currently works for Four North, a field and expedition consulting agency in Boulder, will share his process of beginning a career working in Antarctica, joining the United States Antarctic Program, and living and working at both the South Pole Station and West Antarctic Ice Sheet Field Camp.

He’ll discuss in depth the logistics, equipment, preparation, and planning that goes into working and living at some of the coldest and remote places on the planet. See candid photos and videos from across breathtaking Antarctica.

There will be a Q&A Session following the presentation. Plus enjoy delicious Japanese food from Miho Catering, drinks, and a giveaway of a genuine United States Antarctic Program patch, as worn by Antarctic Scientists on the iconic “Big Red” parkas.

Giveaway also includes solar charging gear from Voltaic Systems. Thanks Voltaic!

Event Sponsors:

Boulder Catering Company Miho Catering will be providing fresh sushi and other Japanese delights at the event.
Boulder Catering Company Miho Catering will be providing fresh sushi and other Japanese delights at the event.
Voltaic Systems are makers of portable solar power technology in Brooklyn, NY.
Voltaic Systems are makers of portable solar power technology in Brooklyn, NY.
Drinks provided by Sanitas Brewing Co.
Drinks provided by Sanitas Brewing Co.

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