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25-26 OCT 2018
Top minds debate the great challenges for humanity.
Within the theme of ‘a world divided’, Integrity 20 aims to challenge perceptions, foster public debate and inspire action for change.
THU 25 OCT
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
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
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
United Kingdom | Philippe Sands is Professor of Law at University College London and a practicing barrister at Matrix Chambers. He frequently appears before international courts, including the International Criminal Court and the World Court in The Hague, and has been involved in many of the most important cases of recent years, including Pinochet, Congo, Yugoslavia, Rwanda, Iraq and Guantanamo.
Australia | Rebecca was quite happily delivering daily traffic reports to ABC listeners, before she was dragged kicking and screaming into the producer’s seat for Richard Fidler. Her life hasn’t been the same since. Host of ABC Weekends on ABC Radio Brisbane
Australia / United Kingdom | Human rights barrister, author and broadcaster. Geoffrey is founder and head of Doughty Street Chambers. He has appeared as counsel in many leading cases in constitutional, criminal and international law, and served as first president of the UN War Crimes Court in Sierra Leone.
Australia | Futurist, inventor, author, educator and broadcaster. In 1994 Mark co-invented VRML, a 3D interface to the World Wide Web, with Tony Parisi and Gavin Andresen, chief scientist of the Bitcoin Foundation.
Australia | Victor Perton is the Founder of the Australian Leadership Project and is a leadership adviser, advocate and barrister. He is a Board member of Yarra Valley Water and an advisory board member: Lifeguard Health Networks; Integrity 20 and the Australian Centre for Financial Studies.
Australia | Director of the Griffith Centre for Social and Cultural Research. Susan is known for her work on community and independent media forms and the connections between social movements and media. She is the Chief Investigator on a current ARC project investigating community representations of the land rights movement in Queensland.
Australia | 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.
Australia | 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.
Australia | 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.
Australia | 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.
Australia | Emma Donovan is a passionate singer, songwriter and collaborative vocal artist whose musical expression is a fusion of roots, reggae and soul.
New Zealand | 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.
United States | 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.
Australia | 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.
Australia | 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.
United Kingdom | 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.
United Kingdom | 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.
Australia | 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.
United States | 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.
Australia | 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.
Australia | Kerry O’Brien is one of Australia’s most respected journalists, with six Walkley awards including the Gold Walkley and the Walkley for Outstanding Leadership in journalism. In a career spanning over fifty years, Kerry has worked for newspapers, television and a wire service, and as a foreign correspondent.
Australia | 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.
Australia | Graeme Samuel AC 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.
Zimbabwe | 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.
Australia | 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.
Australia | 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.
United Kingdom | 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.
Australia | Emma Dean is an imperfect, romantic and passionate human-being who loves to write theatrical pop songs about love and the human spirit. She has performed in North America, Germany, Costa Rica and all over Australia, and has released over ten independent original albums.
Australia | 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.
Australia | 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