Here is a calendar of Ian's upcoming events. Check back here as more events are added.

Washington D.C.

August 18 - 1 p.m.
Politics & Prose
5015 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008                                                      

A book chat with author Ian Urbina. A select number of advance copies of The Outlaw Ocean will be available to purchase and be signed by Ian.    

September 18 - 5:30 p.m.
101 Constitution Rooftop
101 Constitution Ave NWWashington, DC 20001

A conversation and book signing with Ian in partnership with the Stimson Center and the International Conservation Caucus Foundation. This Congressional reception is open to all, but registration is required. Food and drinks will be served. RSVP here.  

September 20 - 12:00 p.m.
The Aspen Institute
2300 N St NW #700, Washington, DC 20037

Join Ian for a luncheon chat on The Outlaw Ocean with M. Sanjayan, the CEO of Conservation International. Guests will receive lunch and a free signed copy of The Outlaw Ocean. This event is in partnership with The Aspen Institute High Seas Initiative and Conservation International. Seats are limited. RSVP here.

New York City

More details to come.


September 30 - 7:00 p.m.
Frontline Club
13 Norfolk Place, London, W2 1QJ

Join Urbina as he talks to Oliver Steeds, investigative journalist and Mission Director of Nekton, about the book and the challenges of reporting from the high seas. Signed copies of “The Outlaw Ocean” will be available at the event. Registration required. RSVP here.

October 1 - 6:30 p.m.
65 Hanbury St London, E1 5JP

Don't miss Ian Urbina at Libreria when he will be discussing some of the extraordinary stories in his book. Purchase tickets here.


October 3 - October 4

More details forthcoming.

San Francisco

October 16 - 5:30 p.m.
Bay Conference Center
3152 Paradise Drive
San Francisco State University, Tiburon, CA 94920

The Estuary and Ocean Sciences Center hosts Ian for a discussion on The Outlaw Ocean with executive director Dr. Karina Nielsen. A select number of books will be given to the first attendees. A meet and greet with Ian will follow. Registration required. RSVP here.

October 17 - 6:30 p.m.
Google Community Space
188 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94105

Join Ian for a chat on The Outlaw Ocean with Brian Sullivan, a co-founder of Global Fishing Watch and Senior Program Manager for Google Earth Outreach and David Kroodsma, Director of Research and Innovation at Global Fishing Watch. A select number of books will be given to the first attendees. This event is in partnership with Global Fishing Watch and Schmidt Marine, a program of the Schmidt Family Foundation. Registration details forthcoming. Registration required. RSVP here.


October 19 - 7:30 p.m.
Town Hall Seattle
1119 8th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101

Join Ian for a chat on The Outlaw Ocean. Tickets required, RSVP here.