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Occupying the Byron Theatre for a full day of cutting-edge ideas, TEDxByronBay will host our region’s brightest thinkers and doers. This hugely popular event acts as a magnet for those seeking inspiration and motivation to navigate our increasingly complex future landscape.

Saturday, June 26th, 10:30-4:30 pm. Grab your tickets here.

We’ve got underwater explorers (yes, Franck actually slept underwater for four days!), the nation’s favourite garden gnome, our local Deathwalker who asks if our final act could be our most subversive, an expert who will submerge you in the soundscapes of our streams, an artist exploring how rainbows make us happy, a challenging talk on creating culturally safe public spaces, and that’s only half of the speakers. See below for all speakers!

TICKETS INCLUDE A beautiful lunch, generous goody bag (full of local products worth over $100), 
and tickets to the afterparty at Stone & Wood in Byron Bay included. Dine and Discover Vouchers accepted.

Speakers start from 10:30am and include:

Costa Georgiadis is the host of Gardening Australia. He’ll share what makes him tick.

Melia Naughton is a passionate Natural Voice Teacher and Choir Mistress of Shire Choir, a pop up inclusive interactive choir presented around the Northern Rivers of NSW. Franck Gazzola is an underwater adventure photographer and one of a handful of people in the world who has slept underwater.
Zenith Virago asks whether your final act could possibly be your most subversive.
Kate Constantine is a contemporary Aboriginal artist and fair-skinned Aboriginal woman who will share her insights into being ‘too black to be white but too white to be black.
Elle Davidson will challenge us to decolonise our public spaces and introduce the idea of cultural safety in our communities.
Dr. Gregory P Smith – will share his journey from homeless and living in the forest to University Professor. An unbelievable and awe-inspiring story.
Brett Solomon is reporting from the front line of the digital rights movement.
Catherine Ingram explores the interplay of hope and hopelessness in the context of our environmental crisis.
Emilia Decker will submerge us in the underwater acoustic world of streams
Hiromi Tango is an artist who will help us understand how rainbows make us happy.
Paul van Reyk is a food historian who will challenge your version of bush food
Delta Kay is our Bundjalung custodian.

A beautiful lunch, generous goody bag (full of local products worth over $100), and exclusive tickets to the afterparty at Stone & Wood in Byron Bay includedDine and Discover vouchers accepted !!!

Generously supported by Stone & Wood, Farmer Jo, Superfeast, Coconut Bowls, The Hidden Sea wine, Ayusa Tea. 


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