WOMADelaide 2019 – The Planet Talks

Concert or Performance

8 Mar 2019 to 11 Mar 2019

Over three afternoons, The Planet Talks forums will again host some of the world’s great thinkers, activists, scientists and leaders in engaging and inspiring conversations.

• Brian Pickles, pioneering tree- communication ecologist from the University of Reading

• Monica Gagliano, ground-breaking plant cognition researcher and evolutionary ecologist

• Gavin McIntyre, founder and chief scientist of Ecovative – a New York-based advanced materials company, designing sustainable mycelium biofabricated materials

• Fran Kelly and Patricia Karvelas, Radio National broadcasters and presenters of ABC Radio National’s The Party Room podcast

• Cécile Godde, award-winning Food Systems scientist at CSIRO and The University of Queensland

• Matthew Evans, author, food documentary maker, farmer and host of SBS TV’s Gourmet Farmer

• First Dog on the Moon, Walkley Award-winning national treasure and cartoonist for The Guardian

• Bunna Lawire, Whale Song man, Mirning Elder and founding member/ lead singer of Coloured Stone

• Angie Plummer, CEO of Less Meat Less Heat

• Jodie Rummer, Associate Professor, Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University

• Senator Penny Wong, Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs

• Minister Simon Birmingham. Liberal Party Senator for South Australia and Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment


Bar Cafe Family Friendly Free Wifi Non Smoking Public Toilet Restaurant Shop Wheelchair access


From AU$129.00

Children 12 and under admitted free when accompanied by a ticketed, responsible adult

Event Times

8 Mar 2019 to 11 Mar 2019

Annual Event


Botanic Park

Plane Tree Drive, Adelaide, 5000

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