Brisbane, Australia | November 27–30, 2018

World Congress of Science and Factual Producers

Where smart content matters

Each year, the Congress

is a must-attend gathering for producers, content creators, broadcasters and distributors working in science, history and non-fiction media. We will welcome broadcast and production leaders, along with content creators from a wide range of tech and innovation industries, to explore the changing core of our industry and the importance of communicating knowledge and truth.

The 2018 event will take place November 27–30 in Brisbane, Australia, in the state of Queensland. Supported by the Queensland Government, Screen Queensland, ABC and SBS.

Registration opens July 5, 2018.


Content Producers

Connect with broadcasters and distributors to license existing content and commission new programs.

Broadcasters & Distributors

Find great content for distribution, along with ways to monetize works and reach new audiences.

Digital Tech Companies

Develop business relationships with broadcasters, online publishers and production companies.

Past Guest Speakers

Margaret Atwood

Author (Canada)


Dr. Brian Cox

Physicist (UK)


Obi Felten

X Foundry (USA)


Dr. Ben Feringa

Nobel Laureate (Netherlands)


John Ford



Cmdr. Chris Hadfield

Astronaut (Canada)


Vanessa Hill

BrainCraft (Australia)


Michael Hirst

Vikings (UK)


Michio Kaku

Physicist (USA)


Walter Köhler

Terra Mater Factual Studios (Austria)


Jim Louderback

Vidcon/Social Starts (USA)


Jane McGonigal

Institute for the Future (USA)


Veronica McGregor

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (USA)


Michael Mosley



Derek Muller

Veritasium (Australia)


Karen Palmer

Interactive Film (UK)


Sonya Pemberton

Genepool Productions (Australia)


Anna Rothschild

Gross Science (USA)


Ed Sayer

Discovery Networks International (UK)


Jason Spingarn-Koff

Netflix (USA)


Llewellyn Smith

Bluespark Collaborative, LLC (USA)


Michael Stevens

Vsauce (USA)


Andy Taylor

Little Dot Studios (UK)


Mark Thompson

The New York Times Company (USA)



Principal Partner

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Host Broadcasters

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