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15th - 18th Jan - At sea with Sperry - Antigua

21st - 29th Jan - boot Dusseldorf Love Your Ocean & Sailing Stage SCHEDULE - Germany

24th Jan - Ocean Symposium boot Dusseldorf with Prince Albert of Monaco - Germany

9th Feb - Hosting London Ocean Drinks - London

20th Feb - Kingswood School Ocean Week - Bath, UK

21st Feb - Bradfield College - Reading, UK

24th Feb - Repton School - Derby, UK

26th Feb - 6th March - Sailing on Imagine B, private tutoring - Caribbean

8th - 20th March - Parley Ocean School - Maldives

25th March - eXXpedition Round Britain Meet up - London

30th March - Women4Oceans Event - London

1st April - BeyondMe Bootcamp Keynote - London

22nd April - 31st May - Sailing in the South Pacific

5th - 8th June - United Nations Ocean Conference - New York

27th June - Oxford Royale Academy - Oxford, UK

29th June - Weiden+Kennedy - Amsterdam, Netherlands

3rd July - Sky TV FutureNow 2017 - Munich, Germany

6th July - Hosting London Ocean Drinks - London, UK

22nd July - Parley X Corona Corporate Engagement - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

25th July - Oxford Royale Academy - Cambridge, UK

6th Aug - Oxford Royale Academy - Oxford, UK

7th Aug - eXXpedition Round Britain Launch event - Plymouth, UK

10th Aug - eXXpedition at Wales Assembly Ty Hywel - Cardiff, UK

16th-21st Aug - Sailing the Caledonian Canal on eXXpedition Round Britain - Scotland

25th Aug - eXXpedition at Scottish Parliament Holyrood - Edinburgh, UK

29th-30th Aug - World Sailing Sustainability Commission meeting - London

30th Aug - eXXpedition Round Britain London press event - London

31st Aug - eXXpedition Science event at ZSL - London

1st Aug - Tales from the Ocean at Cutty Sark - London

11th Sep - Masterclass at ASOS - London

27th-28th Sep - Monaco Yacht Show with Y.CO - Monaco

30th Sep - Volvo Ocean Race Sustainability Training - Lisbon, Portugal

5th - 6th Oct - Scene-setter at Our Oceans Conference - Malta


12th Jan - Hosting London Ocean Drinks - London

15th - 20th Jan - Bangkok International Schools Events - Thailand

23rd - 31st Jan - BOOT Duesseldorf Boatshow - Germany

5th Feb - King Edward VI School - Southampton, UK

19th Feb - 14th Mar - Girls eXXpedition Sailing - Caribbean

22nd Mar - Keynote at Duke of Edinburgh Award Presentations - Yeovil, UK

22nd - 24th Apr - US State Department Fishackathon Opening Keynote - London

25th Apr - Landrover Ben Ainslie Racing America's Cup - Portsmouth, UK

11th May - OurWorld: OurChoice Talk at Library - London

28th May - TEDxUbud - Bali, Indonesia

4th Jun - Guest of Honor, Dinner hosted by United States Ambassador to Indonesia

8th Jun - 13th Jul - Mentor at Escape the City Startup Tribe

5th Jul - Hampton School Founders Day Speech - London

13th Jun - Forum for the Future in Hyde Park - London

9th Jul - Hosting Q-Fest - Falmouth, UK

11th Jul - Hosting How to build an Impact Career - London

14th Jul - Hosting London Ocean Drinks - London

8th Aug - Talk at Oxford Royale Academy - Oxford, UK

12th Sep - Talk at Greenpeace Bristol Chapter - Bristol, UK

15th/16th Sep - Our Oceans Conference US State Department - Washington DC, US

21st/22nd Sep - Miami Dade College - Miami, US

25th Sep - 2nd Oct - Running Exploring Mindset Mississippi - Memphis, US

6th Oct - boot International Media Meeting - Dusseldorf, Germany

19th Oct - Forum for the Future CSO Annual Dinner - London

30th Oct - Impact Tribe Workshop Day with Escape the City - London

4th - 17th Nov - Ambassador at Parley Ocean School with Adidas - Maldives

18th - 20th Nov - Keynote at Royal Geographical Society Explore - London

1st Dec - Presentation at Sancroft - London

1st Dec - Talk at IIED Fish Night - London

5th Dec - Talk at Oundle School to Heads of Geography - UK

9th Dec - King Edward VI School - Southampton, UK


17-22 Jan - Keynote at Boot Duesseldorf International Boatshow, Germany

24 Jan - Speaker at TEDxEastEnd, London

1-8 Feb - Exploring Mindset Expedition Turks & Caicos to Miami, Caribbean

24 Feb - Guest speaker at Racing Extinction Film Screening, New York

2-4 Mar - Ontario School Lecture Series, Canada

6 Mar - Hosted Ocean People Drinks - London

7 Mar - Presented eXXpedition Film Premiere, Royal Geographical Society - London

8 Mar - Hosted Sea Dragon Survivors Brunch - London

10 Mar - TEDxEastEnd Deep Dive Session, Impact Hub Westminster - London

25 March - Panellist Good Pitch Europe - Oslo

1 May - Celebrating Sail Cargo - Falmouth UK

3 May - Do What You Love Alchemy Series - Virtual Event

5th May - European Oceans Day Keynote - Luxembourg

7-9th May - UNEP COPs Science Fair - Geneva

12th May - UN Gender Heroes - Geneva

14th May - Earthwatch: Turning the Tide opening speech - London

29-30th May - ALIVE 2015 Keynote - Berlin

4th June - LUNÄ Talks: Uncertainty Scenarios - London

5th June - Fishackaton Opening Keynote 6pm - London

6th June - Hosting eXXpedition 2015 team meet up - London

6th June - Fishackaton Judging Panel 7pm - London

23rd Jun - The Escape School - London

5th Jul - Hosting Summer Gathering in Cornwall - Falmouth

30th July - Selfridges Project Ocean - London

9th Aug - Hosting Wilderness Festival Explorers Tent - Oxfordshire

9th Jul - 31st Aug - Sea Dragon exhibit with Studio Swine, Selfridges - London

4th - 6th Sep - Escape to the Woods Festival - Tunbridge Wells, UK

27th Sep - 4th Oct - Leading Exploring Mindset on the Mississippi - Memphis, USA

5th - 6th Oct - Our Ocean U.S. Department of State Conference - Valparaiso, Chile

20th - 28th Oct - Initial visit to Indonesia with Tone - Lombok, Indonesia

9th - 11th Nov - Royal Scottish Geographical Society Tour - Inverness & Perth & Stirling, Scotland

13th - 15th Nov - Royal Geographical Society Explore! - London

17th - 23rd Nov - Ambassador at Parley Ocean School with Adidas - Maldives

28th Nov - 2nd Dec - eXXpedition Events - Recife, Brazil

9th Dec - Parley Talks at COP21 - Paris

9th Dec - Swedish Institute at COP21 - Paris


16 Jan - Adventure Film Night at the Red Monkey Lodge - Zanzibar, Tanzania

24 Jan - Fulham School - London

26 Jan - Adventure Travel Show, Kensington Olympia - London

27 Jan - Good Business Consulting Firm - London

28 Jan - Cardiff Bay Yacht Club - UK

29 Jan: Stanwell Comprehensive School, Penarth - Wales

30 Jan: BBC Radio Cornwall

3 Feb: University of Exeter Cornwall Campus, Falmouth - UK

5 Feb: University College Falmouth Art & Environment Lecture & Seminars - UK

13-17 Feb - Miami International Boatshow

19-27 Feb - Exploring Mindset Expedition

16 Apr: Celebrating Sail Shipped Cargo in Falmouth Watersports Centre

24 Apr: Southampton: Royal Geographical Society Tour Turner Sims - UK

28 Apr: University of Cambridge Expedition Society, Newnham College - UK

29 Apr: Bristol: Royal Geographical Society Tour Badminton School - UK

2 May: Brecon: Royal Geographical Society Tour Theatr Brycheiniog - UK

27 May: Darlington: Royal Geographical Society Tour Civic at Central Hall - UK

28 May: Stamford: Royal Geographical Society Tour Arts Centr

10 Jun: Coppafeel! Lectures London Judge’s Chamber, London

16 Jun: BBC Radio Cumbria 12:30pm

22 Jun: Keswick: Royal Geographical Society Tour Theatre by the Lake 7:30pm BOOK TICKETS!

30 Jun: Stanwell School Awards Ceremony - Penarth, Wales

Jul – Sep: Sailing the Northwest Passage

8 Sep: Canadian Ice Service, Ottawa Canada

30 Sep: University of Cambridge Admissions Service Lecture

10 Oct: King Edward VI High School, Southampton UK

21 Oct: Kings Lynn: Royal Geographical Society Tour Arts Centre BOOK TICKETS!

3 Nov: Sea Education Association Lesson

5 Nov: TEDxEastEnd, London

11-13 Nov: Atlantic Odyssey Seminar Series, Lanzarote Spain

14 Nov - 7 Dec: Girls eXXpedition sailing the Atlantic Ocean

13-21 Dec: Exploring Mindset Expedition Martinique to BVI, Caribbean


31 Jan: Sigsbee School, Key West, Florida

14 Feb: Our Massive Tiny Problem at the Miami International Boatshow

19 Feb: Lecture at University of Miami

20 Feb: Presenting Sunset on Sea Dragon, Miamarina, Miami

16 May: Talk Story, Turtle Bay Resort, Hawaii

31 May: World Ocean Day, Barcadi Headquaters, Bermuda

2 Jul: Designing a Circular Economy at Seymour-Powell Design firm, London

24 Jul: Plymouth Explorers, Plymouth UK

25 Jul: From Mid-Pacific to Central London at Bathtub2Boardroom, London

30 Jul – 3 Aug: Aquapac Outdoor Champion at Outdoor Retailer Show, Salt Lake City, USA

2 Aug: Outdoor TV Live, Salt Lake City, USA

11 Nov: The Coxless Crew Fundraiser, London

15 Nov: Keynote at the Royal Geographical Society Explore!, London

9 Dec: BBC Radio Cornwall live on air


20 Feb: Night of Adventure Vue Cinema, Leicester Square, London

31 May: Night of Adventure, Oceans and Environment, Miami

9 Aug: Talk Story with Jodi Wilmott, Turtle Bay Resort, Hawaii

8 Oct: Global Vision International, Yasawas Fiji

18 Oct: Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science, University of Miami

25 Oct: Waters Centre of Innovation Symposium on POPs, Orebro University, Sweden

28 Oct: Our Massive Tiny Problem, WhaleFest, Brighton UK


20 Nov: Royal Geographical Society Explore, London

What they’re saying…

@MissEmKBell: Amazing night @RGS_IBG with @emilypenn. She is blooming superb at speaking, painting & saving the world #Hero


@rozsavage: Fantastic and enlightening talk by @emilypenn @RGS_IBG #explore2013 tonight!! #kiribati #environment


@HarrietIbbett: Amazing & v inspiring talk with @emilypenn @RGS_IBG #explore2013 tonight. Thank you for sharing your experience,  knowledge & wisdom


@Naomi_naomi_t: So impressed and inspired by @emilypenn and her work on island sustainability.


@lifedgeUK: Captivating talk by @emilypenn to kick off #explore2013


@tactilebydesign: Inspired & inspiring opening to #Explore2013 by @emilypenn – “The way you get there IS the experience!”


@James_Borrell: @emilypenn doing a wonderful job of enlightening us all on the issues of plastics and sustainability in the oceans. #Explore2013


@rozsavage: Loving what @emilypenn @RGS_IBG is saying about how materialism does not equal #happiness


@SpikeReid: At @RGS_IBG for the legendary #Explore2013 wkend. @emilypenn launches it w/ superb lecture about ocean waste & expeds

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