Schedule & Programs For Overland Expo East Released

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The much awaited Overland Expo East schedule of programs, seminars, classes and activities is here!

Check the daily schedules for a weekend packed with exciting travel stories, vehicle & moto talks, lively roundtable discussions and informative seminars. There's also General Tire Ride and Drives!

ROUNDTABLE PANELS AT THE PAVILION

Want to know more about Africa? Australia? Mongolia? The Americas? From Regional Q&As to expert tips, the roundtables can help you plan for the trip of a lifetime. Come by and listen to panelists who have extensive experience. Learn from their successes and mistakes, or just enjoy their tales. (Open to all attendees)

DEMO AREAS

Want to know how certain gear functions, how seasoned travelers pack their rigs or feed themselves on the road, or what it’s like to bring your four-legged friend on your next adventure? Check out the seminars at the Demo Area & Moto Demo Area. (Open to all attendees)

PRODUCT DEMONSTRATIONS AT EXHIBITOR BOOTHS

Want to know how a specific product works?  The exhibition area is the place to be. Check the schedule for times of detailed demonstrations. Look for everything from solar cooking to rooftop tents to air compressors and tow straps. (Open to all attendees)

SHOWCASE & DIY VEHICLE AREA

Considering investing in an overland rig or motorcycle, and want to see how someone else has modified their rig to travel? Take a look at our "My Overland Vehicle / Moto" series in the Demo Area. This "show and tell" series is about vehicle and moto customizations that have been put to the test of time and miles; bring your questions. Many will also share tips on how to travel. (Open to all attendees)

KIDS ADVENTURE AREA

Bring your family! We offer a weekend packed with activities tailored to adventurous kids and their parents. This area is for kids, by kids. Stop by and check out the Junior Overland Explorer program and earn patches for select classes. Kids can learn about origami, nature journaling, first aid, and knot-tying; They can also go explore during the navigation treasure hunt or try yoga. (Open to all attendees)

OVERLAND THEATER & THE FILM FESTIVAL

Watch and listen to fellow overlanders share their experiences at the Overland Theater. Each year we offer a new selection of slideshows of trips from around the world. Check the schedule this year to see where you will be inspired to go next. (Open to all attendees)

CTESA: CAMEL TROPHY EXPEDITION SKILLS AREA

Get ready for driving skills and hands-on instruction from Camel Trophy competition experts in our Camel Trophy Expedition Skills Area. Our unique and dynamic format focuses on skills in several areas: Recovery, Driving, Maintenance and Repair, and Static skills. (Overland Experience only)

MESA: MOTORCYCLE EXPEDITION SKILLS AREA

Experience top-notch instruction at our Motorcycle Expedition Skills Area, headed by Dragoo Adventure Rider Training (DART). On a custom built training course, learn the ADV riding skills that will take you confidently off-the-beaten-path. Whether you are new to off-pavement motorcycling, or wanting to advance your skill set, we have classes for every level and all bike sizes are welcome. (Overland Experience only)

HANDS-ON TRAINING PAVILIONS

Our training pavilions get you out of the classroom and into the field. Each year we bring you an assortment of technical classes essential for overlanding. Rotating topics cover everything from how-tos about electronics to hands-on maintenance and road side repairs to showing how to set up gear and what to take with you (and sometimes leave behind). (Overland Experience Only)

CLASSROOMS

With our numerous navigation classes, there's no more excuses for getting lost when your GPS dies; learn communications skills to enhance your overland experience; brush up on your art of travel techniques with our photography and videography classes; find out more about medical preparedness, patient assessment, and how to put together a proper first aid kit—no matter if you drive a truck or motorcycle, we got you covered; and stay safe and secure with situational awareness tips from experts in their field. (Overland Experience Only)