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Qualify for discounted WeeM rates by registering today. Book your room by October 8th and request the WeeM rate of $127. Sign up for the Excursions now!

HalloweeM 42: WeeM, The Universe, and Everything

October 26 – 29, 2017

Program Details*

Title

Sir Ernest Shackleton and the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration

Description

Ernest Shackleton, an Antarctic explorer, became well known for his bravery and leadership. His greatest success was his Endurance Expedition, 1914-1916, when his skills resulted in the survival and safe return of all 28 men from his ship, overcoming almost unimaginable odds. This expedition has become known as the greatest survival story of all time. This program covers Shackleton’s biography and his four Antarctic expeditions. Slides will include actual period photos from these expeditions, as well as Ken’s personal photos taken at several of these locations.

Presenter’s Name

Kenneth Levine

Presenter’s Bio

Ken, a Mensa member for over 30 years, first went to Antarctica in 2001. He subsequently developed a passion for the history of polar exploration. This and subsequent trips include the Geographic South Pole, South Georgia Island and McMurdo Sound. He has examined Antarctic exhibits in the U.K., Ireland, Norway, Chile, Australia and New Zealand. He has an extensive library of books and videos of polar history and the era called the heroic age of Antarctic exploration. Ken loves to share his experiences and knowledge.

*Note: The information above is a draft provided by the presenter and may be different in the WeeM Booklet.


Deadlines

  • Registration - Discounts for advanced registration are available through October 12th. (Note: Full payment is required by the appropriate deadline to qualify for any discount).
  • Excursions - Sign up for either of the Excursions before October 12th. Since space is limited, the deadline may move up depending upon demand.
  • Vendor space - Please complete and submit a Vendor Application by October 13th. If you have any questions after reviewing the Vendor Flyer containing all the details, contact the WeeM Vendor Liaison../images/email-regular.s.gif.
  • Lodging - The hotel is offering a WeeM rate of $127 through October 8th, subject to availability. If the hotel block is full, please contact our WeeM Chair../images/email-regular.s.gif who will try to expand the block.

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