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TEDx Canberra 2012 lineup

By johnboy - 6 July 2012 0


Wonks rejoice! The Canberra TED analogue TEDx Canberra has announced their presenters for this year’s inspiration festival.

Speakers will include:

    — Karen Barlow – ABC reporter and adventurer
    — Bliss – hip-hop dance crew
    — Leslie Cannold – humanist and ethicist
    — Hannah Coleman – optimist against the odds
    — Upulie Divisekera – podcaster, molecular biologist and dinosaur freak
    — Samah Hadid – social justice advocate
    — Andrew Jaspan – co-founder of The Conversation
    — Peter Kennedy – former Catholic priest
    — Daniel Kilov – mental athlete
    — Scott Leggo – environmental photographer
    — David Lindberg – finance industry expert
    — Julie McKay – gender equity advocate
    — Greg Mews – urbanist
    — Vic Peddemors – shark ecologist
    — Helen Perris – indie cabaret piano popster
    — Sally Richards – disability advocate
    — Brian Schmidt – Nobel Laureate, physicist and wine maker
    — Andy Stoeckel – optimistic economist
    — Stephen Walker – former aid worker and poverty elimination advocate

This year it’s going down at The Playhouse which could be an excellent venue for it.

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