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The 110th Explorers Club
Annual Dinner

Event open to:

Public

Date:

March 15, 2014

Description:



— 10:30 AM VIP Brunch
Waldorf Astoria, The Park Avenue Suite

— 12:00 PM VIP Exploring Legends Interview
with Explorers Medal recipient Walter Munk
Waldorf Astoria, The Conrad Suite

— 5:00 PM VIP Reception
Waldorf Astoria, Basildon Room
Meet the Honorees with Photo Opportunities

— 6:00 PM General Reception
Waldorf Astoria, Basildon Room, Jade Room and John Jacob Astor Salon
Cocktails and Exotics with the Honorees
Exhibits and Silent Auction Extraordinaire

— 7:00 PM Dinner & Program
Waldorf Astoria, Grand Ballroom
Keynote Address by Stephen Hawking
famed theoretical physicist and author of "A Brief History of Time"
Seated Dinner and Awards Presentation
Live Auction by Hugh Hildesley, VP Sotheby's

— 9:30 PM "Sustainable Exotics" Dessert Reception & After Party
Waldorf Astoria, Basildon Room, Jade Room and John Jacob Astor Salon
Mingle with the Honorees and Dance the Night Away

ECAD Weekend of Events
Click Here for Thursday's Chapter Chairs Dinner, March 13th
Click Here for Friday's Schedule of Events, March 14th
Click Here for Sunday's Schedule of Events, March 16th

HONORARY CHAIRS

— His Royal Highness Prince Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck of Bhutan
— Explorers Club President Alan Nichols and Becky Nichols

THE 2014 HONOREES

EXPLORERS MEDAL
— Professor Walter H. Munk


BUZZ ALDRIN QUADRENNIAL SPACE AWARD
— Franklin Chang-Diaz and Maria Zuber


CITATION OF MERIT
— The Apollo F-1 Search and Recovery Team


SWEENEY MEDAL
— Pat and Rosemarie Keough


THE PRESIDENTS AWARD FOR EXPLORATION & TECHNOLOGY
— Elon Musk


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