25-26 OCT 2018

Top minds debate the great challenges for humanity.

Integrity 20’18 gathers philosophers, activists, innovators, educators, journalists, rule breakers, artists and visionaries for a two-day exploration of some of our greatest social, moral and political challenges.

Within the theme of ‘a world divided’, Integrity 20 aims to challenge perceptions, foster public debate and inspire action for change.

THU 25 OCT

9am – 4pm & 6.30 – 8pm, Queensland Conservatorium, South Bank

POLITICAL MORALITY AND THE  CRISIS OF DEMOCRACY
EVERYBODY LIES: WHAT THE INTERNET CAN TELL US ABOUT WHO WE REALLY ARE
RECALIBRATING BIG TECH’S MORAL COMPASS
RISE AND RESIST: HOW TO CHANGE THE WORLD
#THISFLAG: THE HASHTAG THAT STOPPED A NATION
BEYOND THE PROPAGANDA: WHAT DOES KIM JONG UN WANT — AND WHY?
SPECIAL EVENT: BANKING WITH INTEGRITY

FRI 26 OCT

SEEKING EQUALITY
COUNTING FOR SOMETHING
THE ROLE OF REASON IN A FRACTIOUS SOCIETY
INCONVENIENT IDEAS AND HOW TO DISAGREE
THE DAY AFTER THE WORST DAY OF YOUR LIFE
THE CULTURE OF COMPASSION

Please note: All program details were correct at the time of publishing and may be subject to change.

Day 1 - Thu 25 Oct

$170 / $75 Conc.
  • Day 1 – Thu 25 Oct
  • Banking with Integrity – Special opt-in event for ticket buyers *Limited availability
  • Includes premium catering for morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea

Day 2 - Fri 26 Oct

$170 / $75 Conc.
  • Day 2 – Fri 26 Oct
  • Banking with Integrity – Special opt-in event for ticket buyers *Limited availability
  • Includes premium catering for morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea

THE INTEGRITY 20 EXPERIENCE

Step out of the everyday for an essential 2 day ‘update’ from the world’s brightest minds

Keynotes, conversations, panel discussions and performances

Premium catering for morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea

Browse the pop-up Avid Reader bookstore and get your books signed by key speakers

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Integrity 20'18 Speakers & Performers

All details are correct at the time of publishing and are subject to change

Kylie Lang

Kylie Lang is an award-winning journalist and presenter. As Associate Editor of The Courier Mail, Queensland’s metropolitan daily newspaper, she specialises in social issues reporting, delivering front-page exclusives and long-form features.

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Rowan Callick

Rowan Callick is an author and columnist. He has three times worked as China Correspondent, once for The Australian Financial Review and twice for The Australian, completing his last posting in April this year.

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Cathy Van Extel

Cathy is a reporter and producer for Radio National Breakfast based in Brisbane. She is a journalist with more than 20 years experience in radio reporting, presenting and documentary making.

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Virginia Haussegger

Virginia Haussegger AM is Director of the 50/50 by 2030 Foundation and BroadAgenda’s Chief Editor, at the University of Canberra’s Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis (IGPA), where she is an Adjunct Professor.

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Clare Press

Clare Press is a journalist, podcaster and ethical fashion activist. She is the author of Wardrobe Crisis, named one of The Age’s Best Books of 2016. In 2018, she was named Vogue Australia’s sustainability editor.

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Emma Donovan

Emma Donovan is a passionate singer, songwriter and collaborative vocal artist whose musical expression is a fusion of roots, reggae and soul.

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Marilyn Waring

Marilyn is a renowned feminist, political economist, and author. Professor of Public Policy at AUT University in New Zealand, Marilyn’s seminal text Counting for Nothing/If Women Counted (University of Toronto Press) was the subject of award winning documentary Who’s Counting – Marilyn Waring on sex, lies and global economics.

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Seth Stephens Davidowitz

Seth is a New York Times op-ed contributor, a visiting lecturer at The Wharton School, and a former Google data scientist. His research – which uses new, big data sources to uncover hidden behaviours and attitudes – has appeared in the Journal of Public Economics and other prestigious publications. He lives in New York City.

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Lior

Lior is one of Australia’s most successful singer-songwriters, renowned for his beautiful voice and songs that radiate truth and sincerity. Lior burst on to the Australian music scene in 2005 with his stunning debut album – Autumn Flow.

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Matt Beard

Matt is a husband, dad, pop culture nerd, moral philosopher and ethicist. Matt is a Fellow at the Ethics Centre and the resident philosopher for the kids ethics podcast Short & Curly.

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Jodie Ginsberg

Jodie is the chief executive of global freedom of expression organisation Index on Censorship. Index publishes works by censored writers and artists in an award-winning global quarterly magazine and campaigns against censorship worldwide.

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Julian Baggini

Julian Baggini is the author, co-author or editor of over 20 books including A Short History of Truth, Freedom Regained, The Ego Trick, The Edge of Reason and most recently How The World Thinks: A Global History of Philosophy.

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Tom Switzer

Tom Switzer is the Executive Director at the Centre for Independent Studies, host of Between the Lines on the ABC’s Radio National and a Fairfax columnist.

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Jean H Lee

Jean an award-winning, Pulitzer Prize-nominated writer, commentator and expert on North Korea who serves as director of the Hyundai Motor-Korea Foundation Center for Korean History and Public Policy at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C.

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Fiona Kerr

Fiona researches, speaks and consults on a range of topics including the neuroscience of human-human and human-technology interaction, neurogenesis, and leadership. She augmented early degrees in Psychology and Anthropology with a PhD that combines cognitive neuroscience and complex systems engineering in order to investigate the patterns she saw in flourishing systems and capable leaders.

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Anne Summers AO

Special event 23 Oct – Dr Anne Summers AO is a best-selling author, journalist and thoughtleader with a long career in politics, the media, business and the nongovernment sector in Australia, Europe and the United States.

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Graeme Samuel

Graeme is a Professorial Fellow in Monash University’s Business School and School of Public Health and Preventative Medicine. Graeme has held a number of roles in public life including former Chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.

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Evan Mawarire

Evan Mawarire is a Zimbabwean clergyman who founded the 2016 #ThisFlag citizen’s Movement that challenges corruption and injustice in Zimbabwe. As a result of his viral facebook videos, this grassroots movement prompted strikes and protests against the Zimbabwean government.

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Paul Mazerolle

Professor Paul Mazerolle is Pro Vice Chancellor of the Arts, Education and Law Group at Griffith University, a position he has held since 2009. He has led and chaired Integrity 20 since its inception in 2014.

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Leigh Sales

Leigh Sales is one of Australia’s most respected journalists. As the anchor of the ABC’s flagship current affairs program, 7.30, she has interviewed dozens of world leaders and celebrities. Leigh is the winner of two Walkley Awards; the author of the books Detainee 002 and On Doubt; and the co-host of a popular podcast called Chat 10, Looks 3 with Annabel Crabb.

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Emma Dean

Emma is an award-winning singer songwriter heralded for her captivating vocals by the New York Post.

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A C Grayling

A.C. Grayling is the Master of the New College of the Humanities, London, and its Professor of Philosophy. He is the author of over thirty books of philosophy, biography, history of ideas, and essays.

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Deline Briscoe

Deline hails from Gugu Yalanji country in the Daintree rainforest. Her career started at the age of 17 with the Briscoe Sisters in Cairns. She soon established herself as one of Australia’s finest Indigenous female singers.

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Pamela Williams

Pamela Williams is an investigative journalist. She has won six Walkleys including the Gold Walkley, plus the Graham Perkin Journalist of the Year award, the Quill award, and the George Munster award. She has written two best-sellers: the political book The Victory; and business book, Killing Fairfax, a
Walkley winner.

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Charles Sampford

Professor Charles Sampford is Griffith University’s foundation dean and professor of law and research professor in ethics. He is convenor or the Integrity Roundtables.

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Madonna King

Madonna is one of Australia’s most accomplished journalists, having worked at senior levels at News Limited and the ABC. She has written seven books, all defined by her skilful reporting and her ability to get people to talk in depth.

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Hugh Mackay AO

Hugh Mackay is a social researcher and bestselling author of 19 books, including The Good Life, The Art of Belonging, Beyond Belief and his latest, Australia Reimagined, published in May.

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Stan Grant

Stan Grant is one of Australia’s most respected and awarded journalists. He has more than 30 years experience in radio and television news and current affairs and a strong reputation for independence and integrity.

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