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Skepticon Australia: The Australian Skeptics 33rd National Convention – one-day pass Saturday

Skepticon Australia: The Australian Skeptics 33rd National Convention – one-day pass Saturday

Saturday 18 November, 2017

City Recital Hall

Skepticon Australia 2017 is a two-day ideas festival for anybody and everybody who seeks truth and is ready to question the most recent fad. With many exciting guests including Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, Dr Alan Duffy, Captain Disillusion and more.

SKEPTICON DAY 1 SESSION 1: DR KARL, LAWRENCE LEUNG & BRITT HERMES

SKEPTICON DAY 1 SESSION 1: DR KARL, LAWRENCE LEUNG & BRITT HERMES

Saturday 18 November, 2017

City Recital Hall

This session kicks off the huge Skepticon weekend with an address by the Australian Skeptics’ President Eran Segev. Beloved Australian scientist and national treasure, Dr Karl will start off the speakers, followed by former naturopath Britt Hermes.

Skepticon Australia: The Australian Skeptics 33rd National Convention

Skepticon Australia: The Australian Skeptics 33rd National Convention

Saturday 18 November, 2017

City Recital Hall

Skepticon Australia 2017 is a two-day ideas festival for anybody and everybody who seeks truth and is ready to question the most recent fad. With many exciting guests including Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, Dr Alan Duffy, Captain Disillusion and more.

SKEPTICON DAY 1 SESSION 2: MYTHBUSTING, GUILTY AS CHARGED & JOURNEY TO MARS

SKEPTICON DAY 1 SESSION 2: MYTHBUSTING, GUILTY AS CHARGED & JOURNEY TO MARS

Saturday 18 November, 2017

City Recital Hall

Skepticon day one continues with session two and Dr Brad McKay, Sonya Pemberton and Alan Melikdjanian a.k.a Captain Disillusion. They’ll be followed by The Checkout star Kate Browne, and Australia’s favourite astrophysicist, Alan Duffy.

SKEPTICON DAY 1 SESSION 3: ANTI-VAX, MEDIA PANEL, LIBERALISM & COGNITIVE DISSONANCE

SKEPTICON DAY 1 SESSION 3: ANTI-VAX, MEDIA PANEL, LIBERALISM & COGNITIVE DISSONANCE

Saturday 18 November, 2017

City Recital Hall

Skepticon day one, session three rounds off the first day with vaccination campaigner Catherine Hughes and the Cognitive Dissonance podcast.

SKEPTICON DAY 2 SESSION 1: ADAM SPENCER, LEIGH NICHOLSON & WAR ON WASTE

SKEPTICON DAY 2 SESSION 1: ADAM SPENCER, LEIGH NICHOLSON & WAR ON WASTE

Sunday 19 November, 2017

City Recital Hall

Day Two, Session One dives straight into more question and controversy with an introduction by host Lawrence Leung, followed by Mathematician and comedian Adam Spencer. Cancer researcher Leigh Nicholson, and the War on Waste’s Craig Reucassel, Stephen Oliver and Jodi Boylan will round off the session.

Skepticon Australia: The Australian Skeptics 33rd National Convention – one-day pass Sunday

Skepticon Australia: The Australian Skeptics 33rd National Convention – one-day pass Sunday

Sunday 19 November, 2017

City Recital Hall

Skepticon Australia 2017 is a two-day ideas festival for anybody and everybody who seeks truth and is ready to question the most recent fad. With many exciting guests including Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, Dr Alan Duffy, Captain Disillusion and more.

SKEPTICON DAY 2 SESSION 2: ENERGY PANEL & CARA SANTA MARIA

SKEPTICON DAY 2 SESSION 2: ENERGY PANEL & CARA SANTA MARIA

Sunday 19 November, 2017

City Recital Hall

Skepticon day two,session two continues with Kathy Marks and Marcus Strom. They’ll be followed by international science communicator Cara Santa Maria, and a musical performance by Rhian Sheehan.

SKEPTICON DAY 2 SESSION 3: CAPTAIN DISILLUSION & VYOM SHARMA

SKEPTICON DAY 2 SESSION 3: CAPTAIN DISILLUSION & VYOM SHARMA

Sunday 19 November, 2017

City Recital Hall

Day two, session three begins with the Australian Skeptics and their Skeptics Award presentations. Then, jump straight from debunking viral videos with Captain Disillusion, to debunking pseudoscience with doctor and magician Dr Vyom Sharma.

SKEPTICON DAY 2 SESSION 4: RUTH ELLISON & THE SCATHING ATHEIST PODCAST

SKEPTICON DAY 2 SESSION 4: RUTH ELLISON & THE SCATHING ATHEIST PODCAST

Sunday 19 November, 2017

City Recital Hall

Day Two, Session Four propels Skepticon into the realm of religion and indoctrination. Cult survivor Ruth Ellison begins the session, setting the stage for the Scathing Atheist podcast to follow, with all their usual snark and satire. The Australian Skeptics’ President Eran Segev will provide the closing remarks.

Jason Silva: Awestruck

Jason Silva: Awestruck

Sunday 19 November, 2017

City Recital Hall

Beloved science explainer, futurist and self-described ‘epiphany addict’ Jason Silva will leave you Awestruck as he delves into scientific innovation, challenging creativity, innovation and the co-evolution of humans and technology.