‘Exploring Titanic’ speaker series returning to Orlando this April

E/M Group and RMS Titanic, Inc. have announced the return of their powerful speaker series with “Exploring Titanic: The Truth Behind the Legend” on April 12-15, 2023, at Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition in Orlando.

Exploring Titanic: The Truth Behind the Legend

Returning for a second year, the four-day Titanic Speaker Series will coincide with the 111th anniversary of Titanic’s sinking.

Participants can join world-renowned experts as they speak about building the “Ship of Dreams,” its passengers, and its crew. They will also discuss the tragedy, aftermath, wreck site studies, and the present and future of Titanic. Those interested in attending should be advised that seating is limited for this event; however, sessions will also be available for streaming.

E/M Group

Atlanta-based E/M Group is a world leader in developing and displaying exhibitions that educate, entertain, and inspire audiences of all ages. The Company’s exhibitions, including Bodies…The Exhibition and Titanic The Artifact Exhibition, seek to captivate audiences through compelling stories, authentic artifacts, and impressive specimens. Exhibitions are presented in museums, exhibition centers, and other entertainment venues.

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition

As the salvor in possession of the Titanic wreck site, RMS Titanic (RMST) is the only entity able to recover artifacts legally. To date, eight expeditions have been conducted to the wreck site, and about 5,000 artifacts were recovered in total. Their exhibitions have been seen by over 30 million people in 33 countries worldwide.

“We are so proud to be able to bring this captivating series to the public for another year, supporting our mission to preserve the legacy of Titanic and honor the memory of this tragic event,” commented Jessica Sanders, CEO, of E/M Group and president of RMS Titanic, Inc.

Several planned on-site events will happen over the four days, including speaker presentations, book signings, exhibition tours, a special dinner gala, and a special tea, which is a new option for the event’s second year.

Speakers for Exploring Titanic:

  • Alexandra Klingelhofer, conservator of record
  • Bill Sauder, director of Titanic research, RMST
  • Bill Willard, Titanic researcher, big piece recovery
  • David Gallo, senior advisor for strategic initiatives for RMST
  • Frank Goldsmith, Jr., survivor descendant
  • James Penca, creative director of vintage digital revival creators of honor and glory
  • Jeffrey Taylor, director of collections, E/M Group
  • Paul-Henry (PH) Nargeolet, director of underwater research, RMST
  • Rory Golden, diver, speaker, and explorer
  • William Lange, director of advanced imaging and visualization, RMST

The cost for this event ranges from $50 to $200, depending on the number of sessions. According to the event’s website, this event is recommended for adults and children 12 years and older. The dinner and tea events must be purchased separately from the admission tickets.

For more information and to purchase tickets, please consult titanicorlando.com.


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