Charting a course for the future: WOMADelaide’s 2024 Planet Talks

Celebrate the spirit of ideas and activism at WOMADelaide's Planet Talks program, a vibrant forum that has been a cornerstone of the festival's commitment to environmental discourse since 2013.

Taking place in the heart of Adelaide’s Botanic Park/Tainmuntilla from March 9 to 11, the Planet Talks Pavilion will host a stellar lineup of global thought leaders, activists, scientists, and change-makers.

Spanning the festival’s long weekend, this program promises engaging discussions and insightful conversations that transcend traditional boundaries. Among the panelists are Anote Tong, former President of the Republic of Kiribati; Tishiko King, a proud Kulkalaig woman and First Nations rights advocate; Yessie Moby, Zenadh Kes Masig man, climate advocate, and traditional owner of Masig Island; Bob Brown, former Tasmanian Greens Party leader and environmentalist; and Dr Vanessa Pirotta, a wildlife scientist, woman in STEM/STEAM, science communicator, and author.

Covering an array of topics, from the future of activism to climate leadership and urban nature regeneration, these Planet Talks sessions promise to unravel the complexities of issues affecting our everyday lives. Get ready for an enriching experience as these influential speakers share new ideas, information, and practical solutions to pave the way for our sustainable future. 

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