Thursday September 7th- 9:00am
Saturday September 9th- 10:00pm
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is a keynote speaker at the 2970° The Boiling Point: Practising Democracy event at The Arts Centre Gold Coast from 7 to 9 September.
Mr Assange will be joining the event via live video-link from the Ecuadorian Embassy and is one of four provocative keynote speakers leading a future-inspired conversation.
Other keynote speakers include world-renowned robotic, android and humanoid expert Professor Hiroshi Ishiguro from Osaka University, author and political commentator Jamila Rizvi and Indigenous cultural leader Kyle Slabb.
The Arts Centre Gold Coast CEO Criena Gehrke said the event provides the perfect platform for disrupters, thinkers, provocateurs and activists to come together for two days to discuss some big ideas affecting the future of democracy.
LOCATION: The Arts Centre Gold Coast, 135 Bundall Rd, Bundall
DATE: September 7th 9:00am- September 9th 10:00pm
COST: A two-day ticket including access to all sessions, a seat/vote at the moderated roundtable discussions and meals is $236. Prices increase to $295 after 1 August.