Schedule

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Schedule

SCHEDULE

Monday, 9 September

Port of Seattle

Monday, 9 September

Port of Seattle

✶ Location: Royal Caribbean Quantum of the Seas

Smith Cove Cruise Terminal at Pier 91
2001 West Garfield Street
Seattle, WA 98119

*Please adhere to the port arrival time you requested as part your online check-in.*

✶ Location: Deck 13 AFT – Conf. Center

Swing by IEEE-USA’s hospitality desk to pick up your Alaska Cruise lanyard and swag bag.

✶ Location: TBD

Join IEEE-USA’s Alaska Cruise speakers and guests as we open the IEEE-USA Alaska Cruise! Meet and mingle with your fellow cruisers while you enjoy a cocktail and hear a bit more about the activities we have in store for you!

✶ Location: TBA

Main Dining Room

Join the group for dinner in the Main Dining Room!

Tuesday, 10 September

Fun Day @ Sea

Tuesday, 10 September

Fun Day @ Sea

✶ Location: Deck 13 AFT – Conf. Center

Lightning Sessions 1 & 2 plus Bonus Session

✶ Location: Deck 13 AFT – Conf. Center

Lightning Sessions 3 & 4

✶ Location: TBA

Main Dining Room

Join the group for dinner in the Main Dining Room!

✶ Location: Deck 5 AFT, Vintages Bar

Vintages Bar

Join your fellow cruisers for an informal meet-up at the Vintages Bar. Whether it’s malbec, merlot, riesling or pinot grigio, you’re sure to find all your beloved reds or whites at Vintages wine bar. From France to California, the wide world of wine is well-represented through extensive partnerships with top winemakers, including some exclusive bottles you won’t find anywhere else.

Wendesday, 11 September

Sitka, Alaska

Wednesday, 11 September

Sitka, Alaska

✶ Location: Meet @ Basketball Court – Deck 15 AFT

Join us at the basketball court on Deck 15 AFT for a 3K fun run, to be run at your own pace. Complete the run and collect your IEEE-USA Alaska Cruise 3K medal.

✶ Location: Sitka, Alaska

Sitka truly offers the best of Alaska. Its small-town appeal stems from a unique blend of Russian, Tlingit and American history. Its snow-capped peaks and volcanic Mount Edgecumbe pose among the state’s most postcard-worthy scenes. And its rare wildlife astounds, from Saint Lazaria Island’s orange-beaked puffins to Alaska Maritime Refuge’s 40 million seabirds. This is off-the-path Alaska, where you can kayak Sitka Sound alongside swimming sea otters or fly-fish for the world’s biggest halibut. Whether it’s hiking Baranof Island trails or listening to tribal stories passed down for generations, in Sitka the midnight sun never sets on adventure.

Return to ship by no later than 5:00 PM.

✶ Location: TBA

Main Dining Room

Join the group for dinner in the Main Dining Room!

✶ Location: English Pub – Dec 4 MID

English PubJoin us for an informal meet up for a pint and lively conversation with your fellow cruisers. If you’re looking to grab a pint, this fleetwide favorite is the spot. Pop-up musical performances keep the vibe here is as lively as London, and the pub’s impressive drink menu offers a sweeping selection of beers that range from ales to lagers, with UK-themed cocktails and an inspired collection of spirits.

Thursday, 12 September

Skagway, Alaska

Thursday, 12 September

Skagway, Alaska

✶ Location: Skagway, Alaska

Once the starting point for gold stampeders heading for the promised land of the Yukon, Skagway symbolizes the spirit of Alaska. And now — it’s your turn to hunt for bold. Embark on the trail of the fortune seekers on a vintage train ride with dramatic, sweeping views at every turn. Trek through the dense rainforest and windswept valleys of Chilkoot Trail and follow in the footsteps of Klondike pioneers. Or stroll the charming downtown streets studded with historical buildings. Whatever you get up to in Skagway, it’ll be a day you’ll never forget.

Return to ship by no later than 5:00 PM.

✶ Location: TBA

Main Dining Room

Join the group for dinner in the Main Dining Room!

✶ Location: Deck 13 AFT

Join your fellow cruisers for Midnight Madness, a late-night meet-up featuring fun, trivia and prizes!

Friday, 13 September

Juneau, Alaska

Friday, 13 September

Juneau, Alaska

✶ Location: Juneau, Alaska

You can’t get to Juneau easily without a sprint by air or by sea. But once you arrive you’ll find majestic views and rich culture in every corner. With its snowcapped mountains, misty rainforests, massive glaciers and bounty of wildlife, Alaska’s remote state capital is the perfect place to dive into nature. Framed by Mount Juneau and Mount Roberts, the city’s picturesque downtown area offers centuries-old bars, boutique shops and historic landmarks. For a taste of the local culture, visit the historic district and the Alaska State Museum. And for outdoor thrills, you can take your pick of activities ranging from whale watching in Auke Bay Harbor to tundra trekking over Mendenhall Glacier, and even try your hand at gold panning in Last Chance Basin.

Return to ship by no later than 5:00 PM.

✶ Location: TBA

Main Dining Room

Join the group for dinner in the Main Dining Room!

✶ Location: Bionic Bar – Deck 5 MID

Bionic BarJoin your fellow cruisers for an informal meet-up at Bionic Bar to recap your Juneau adventures. At Bionic Bar®, meet two robotic bartenders who know how to shake, stir, and mix up your night out. With moves as fluid as the Pimm’s in your cup, these mecha mixologists can create an almost endless combination of cocktails, from classic cosmos to custom-crafted sips designed by you.

Saturday, 14 September

Fun Day @ Sea

Saturday, 14 September

Fun Day @ Sea

✶ Location: Deck 13 AFT – Conf. Center

Lightning Sessions 5 & 6 Plus Bonus Session

✶ Location: Deck 13 AFT – Conf. Center

Lightning Sessions 7 & 8

✶ Location: TBD

Mingle with your fellow cruisers while you enjoy a cocktail and discuss your adventures!

✶ Location: TBA

Main Dining Room

Join the group for dinner in the Main Dining Room!

✶ Location: SeaPlex Basketball Court – Deck 15 AFT

Basketball CourtMeet up to test your free throw skills on the court!

Sunday, 15 September

Victoria, British Columbia

Sunday, 15 September

Victoria, BC

*Location: Windjammer Café – Deck 14 AFT

Windjammer CaféEnjoy an assortment of global cuisines and American favorites at this casual dining destination with spectacular views and a comfortable atmosphere that welcomes guests for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

✶ Location: Victoria, British Columbia

Victoria, B.C.Victoria delivers a delightful blend of British pomp and outdoor adventure. Here you can admire Victorian architecture at Craigdarroch Castle and eat your way around Canada’s oldest Chinatown. Explore “Garden City” floral displays or go biking in the “Cycling Capital of Canada.” From orcas whistling in the harbor to glow-in-the-dark scorpions at the Bug Zoo, Victoria has every adventure covered.

✶ Location: North Star Bar – Deck 15

North Star BarOne last, late-night meet up with your fellow cruisers to recap adventures and celebrate your unforgettable voyage with something sparkling, mixed, frosty, or tropical. At North Star Bar, the sips are just as impressive as the sights.

Monday, 16 September

Port of Seattle (Seattle, WA)

Monday, 16 September

Seattle, WA

✶ Location: Port of Seattle

*All passengers must be disembarked by 10:00 AM PT*