Apr. 12, 24

call for speakers


In collaboration with our travel partner PONANT, we are proud to once again offer Club Membership an opportunity to traverse new frontiers in search of discovery and a more sustainable future through the EC/PONANT on-board Speaker Series!

Apply below for an opportunity to share your work aboard one of PONANT’s cutting-edge vessels to some of the world’s most remote locations.


Zanzibar, Aldabra & the Treasures of the Indian Ocean

From / To: Mahe – Zanzibar

Dates: February 24 – March 8, 2025

Scottish Archipelagos and the Faroe Islands: Nordic Heritage and Island Identities

From / To: Glasgow – Glasgow

Dates: May 21 – 30, 2025

Journey to Austral Lands and Valdes Peninsula

From / To: Buenos Aires – Ushuaia

Dates: November 5 – 23, 2025

Expedition to New Zealand’s Subantarctic Islands

From / To: Dunedin – Dunedin

Dates: December 29, 2025 – January 12, 2026

From the St. Lawrence to Greenland, the Last Moments of Winter

From / To: Saint Pierre & Miquelon – Reykjavik

Dates: March 6 – March 21, 2025

Disko Bay: Meeting the Inuit & Discovering the Unknown

From / To: Reykjavik – Nuuk

Dates: March 21 – April 5, 2025

In the Ice of the Arctic, from Greenland to Svalbard

From / To: Reykjavik – Longyearbyen

Dates: June 21 – July 7, 2025

In the Wake of Jean-Baptiste Charcot

From / To: Ushuaia – Ushuaia

Dates: December 5 – 20, 2025

In the Wake of Jean-Baptiste Charcot

From / To: Ushuaia – Ushuaia

Dates: December 19, 2025 – January 3, 2026

Speakers will help bring depth and knowledge of the destinations visited on this incredible expedition and serve as an ambassador for The Explorers Club and PONANT relationship and will engage with guests focusing on their work and research on and off the ship in addition to lecturing.

Applications are OPEN! Please click here to apply. The deadline to apply is Monday, May 20, 2024.

For questions about the application or the voyage, please email PonantExplorers@explorers.org. Please do not send applications to this email.