Public Sessions at the 2009 Congress
Get inside the worlds of science and factual television!
Join us at three free public sessions in Melbourne on December 4, 2009:
- Understanding the Human Brain (9.30 am to 10.30 am): UK neuroscientist Baroness Susan Greenfield will discuss the brain with Robyn Williams
- Ripping Yarns (11:00 am to 12 noon): murder, dance, obesity, evolution and stars. Five scientists and historians pitch their stories. See what it takes to grab the attention of the world’s TV producers
- We Are Family! - The Genographic Project (1.30 pm to 3.30 pm): Sleek Geeks Adam Spencer and Dr Karl will explore our deep ancestry with Dr Spencer Wells, National Geographic explorer-in-residence and leader of the Genographic Project
All public sessions are free and advance booking is required as seating is limited.
Public seating for these sessions is now full and public registration now closed. However there is a second opportunity to see Spencer Wells at a free public forum on Sunday, December 6, at the University of Melbourne.Details at humanjourneys.com.au.
Sessions take place at the WCSFP Host Hotel, the Grand Hyatt Melbourne, 123 Collins Street. Please note: public session registration does not allow access to coffee breaks, lunch or any sessions not listed above.