BOLDtalks Australia 2013

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Date

9th November 2013

Location

The Malthouse, Melbourne

BOLDtalks Australia, like all BOLDtalks events, is dedicated to creating an open dialogue with the community. An intimate gathering centred on storytelling and live journalism, BOLDtalks Australia brings together people from all over Australia and the world. From CEOs and world leaders to grassroots activists and entrepreneurs, BOLDtalks Australia shares incredible stories of new discoveries, challenges, triumphs and unique experiences that will change the way you see the world around you and shine a light on some of the key issues facing society today.

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    Anton Enus

    BOLDtalks Australia Moderator

    Anton Enus is an award winning broadcast journalist with more than 20 years of experience. His career spans television, radio and print coverage of international news and current affairs in both South Africa and Australia. Anton is currently the nightly news anchor for SBS World News Australia.

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    Julian Burnside

    How does our use of language contribute to or hinder the building of a just and compassionate society?

    An undeniably potent issue in Australia at the moment is that of the treatment of Asylum Seekers. Julian Burnside gives a fascinating 'non-political' talk about his views on the fair treatment of refugees and reflects on how our use of language shapes the society we live in and how we view the ...

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    Ross Clarke Jones & Tom Carroll

    A journey inside the mind of extreme big wave riders

    Australian big wave legends Ross Clarke-Jones and two-time word champion Tom Carroll have been chasing some of the world’s biggest and most dangerous waves for over 30 years.

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    Dr. Andreas Tziolas

    The technological and design challenges of interstellar travel

    Dr. Andreas Tziolas is a Scientist and Co- Founder and Vice President of Icarus Interstellar, a global research project aiming to design a spaceship that will be launched toward a nearby star in our lifetime.

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    Dai Le

    A refugee's reflection on asylum in Australia

    Dai was born in Saigon, Vietnam. Her family escaped communist Vietnam in 1975. After a few years in refugee camps in Hong Kong and displaced people’s camps in the Philippines – Dai and her family was finally resettled in Australia in December 1979.

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    Simon & Geethanjali Kurian

    Exploring the human & environmental impact of agrochemicals

    In 1980 in Kasargode, a border-town in the Southern Indian state of Kerala, the Plantation Corporation of Kerala commenced the aerial spraying of thousands of hectares of government owned cashew plantations with the pesticide Endosulfan.

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    Suzanne Kim & Carolyn Kitto

    Making Fashion Traffic-Free

    Suzanne Kim is a local director/producer currently working on a number of projects including a documentary short for Stop The Traffik. Her love for storytelling and travel motivated a trip to India with the organisation where she found stories of despair, hope, courage, strength in survivors ...

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    The Lazarus Men

    Breakthrough medical technology saving lives

    Dr. Stephen Bernard, Dr. Steven Philpott and Dr. Steven McLoughlin will be giving their talk 'The Lazarus Men'. These real-life miracle-makers are intensive care physicians at The Alfred hospital and they are also the men who played a critical role in bringing Melbourne man Colin Fiedler back to ...

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