Australian Skeptics National Convention, Melbourne 25th-27th November 2016
1800 666 996 vic@skeptics.com.au

Program

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The Convention officially starts with the Meet & Greet on the evening of Friday 25 November. However, other activities in the week leading up to the Convention are also listed for those who will be in Melbourne then and able to attend.

Please note: pre-program coffee/tea and morning/afternoon tea are provided both days of the Convention, but lunch is not provided.

 


Thursday 24 November
Convention Trivia Night
Clyde Hotel, corner Cardigan & Elgin Streets, Carlton
7.30 pm (meal from 6 pm)
$15 / head entry only (meal & drinks at pub prices)
All welcome


Friday 25 November
Skepticamp
Old Arts 155 (Theatre D), University of Melbourne
9 am to 5 pm
University of Melbourne Secular Society will host a Skepticamp to coincide with the Convention.

More details on the UMSS website, here.


Friday 25 November
Convention Meet & Greet
from 6 pm
Bridie O’Reilly’s Hotel, 29 Sydney Rd, Brunswick


Saturday 26 November
Australian Skeptics Annual Convention day 1
Carrillo Gantner Theatre, Sidney Myer Asia Centre, University of Melbourne

MC: JOANNE BENHAMU

MORNING:

REGISTRATION from 8 am; program commences 9 am
LAWRENCE KRAUSS
JO ALABASTER
KEN HARVEY
FIRIS INTERVIEW: DEANNE CARSON, DR MEREDITH DOIG, TONY PITMAN

AFTERNOON:

HARRIET HALL
LYNNE KELLY
TIM VAN GELDER
TIM HARDING
MAL VICKERS
CLOSE 5 pm


Saturday 26 November
Australian Skeptics Annual Dinner
Leopard Lodge, Melbourne Zoo from 7 pm


Sunday 27 November
Australian Skeptics Annual Convention day 2
Carrillo Gantner Theatre, Sidney Myer Asia Centre, University of Melbourne

MC: TONY PITMAN

MORNING:

REGISTRATION from 8.30 am; program commences 9 am
EDZARD ERNST
TRACEY MCDERMOTT, KEN MCLEOD, WENDY WILKINSON, DAVID HAWKES
MEL THOMSON
PETER BOWDITCH

AFTERNOON:

MICHAEL MARSHALL
EMMA MILEY
ROSS BALCH
COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT (PANEL): The panel is chaired by Joanne Benhamu. Panel members include Dr Ken Harvey, Professor Edzard Ernst, Heidi Robertson of  the Northern Rivers Vaccination Supporters Group and Michael Marshall,   project director at the Good Thinking Society
CLOSE 5 pm