Calling all disrupters, thinkers, activists and provocateurs. Join some of the world's most compelling thought-leaders and cultural performers for two days and take a proactive seat at the roundtable of Practising Democracy
2970° The Boiling Point features two days of four world-class keynote speeches, expert responses and moderated roundtable thought leadership discussions.
Each keynote speaker will ignite our democratic instincts with some massively big ideas. In the spirit of practising democracy, the General Assembly will be asked to vote on a rule, law or protocol proposed by these four provocateurs.
Julian Assange is the world's first true internet radical; a publisher and activist who used the internet to transform the relationship between the weak and the powerful.
Professor Hiroshi Ishiguro
Hiroshi Ishiguro is not your usual scientist. As one of the world's foremost experts on robots and androids, when he was growing up in Japan he wanted to be an oil painter.
Jamila Rizvi, an author, presenter and political commentator; is a preeminent voice of young Australian women. With an illustrious media career across all platforms, she has also worked in Federal politics for former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and Minister Kate Ellis advising government at the highest levels on policy affecting women, media, child care, employment and youth.
Kyle Slabb is often found sifting through the wreckage at the collision point of two cultures. With ancestral ties crossing Gudjinburra, Bundjalung and Yugambeh (and a few others you've probably never heard of), Kyle credits Indigenous cultural frameworks and intelligences as being at the heart of success.
Thu 7 - Sat 9 September, 2017
Full Ticket - $295 per person
Friday Gallery - $118 per person
Saturday Gallery - $117 per person
Julian Assange Session - $85 per person
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||The Arts Centre, Gold Coast
||Thursday 7th September 2017
||Saturday 9th September 2017