Held on the Gold Coast every two years, 2970° is more than a festival of ideas and art.
It is a cultural provocation that inspires future-focussed conversation.
Four Provocative Thinkers
Julian Assange is presenting his keynote via live video link from the Ecuadorian embassy in London.
“I believe that we have to have an artistic mind as scientists. The foundation of what we do is reading a lot of papers, gathering information and doing experiments, but intuition and feeling the way forwards is something that has been an advantage for me.”
Image: Osaka University
Van is a political columnist and culture critic for The Guardian Australia and is Vice-President of MEAA Victoria as well as being the award-winning writer of more than 30 internationally produced plays for stage, music theatre and radio.
Six Citizen Respondents
Image: Claudio Raschella Photography