Trailblazers Talks

A series of conversations with Australia’s greatest living explorers

Delve into the world of Trailblazers: Australia's 50 greatest explorers in this special series of night talks as we discover why they undertook their journeys, how they survived and what they learned.

Trailblazers Talks will be held on Thursday evenings from 25 February – 14 July 2016. Presented by Australian Geographic.

Join the conversation online: #TrailblazersTalks

TALKS IN JUNE

Dr Julien Brugniaux

Adapt to survive

Dr Julien Brugniaux, reveals how research in the field has effected survival and success in extreme conditions.

2 June 2016

Beer in Space

The world's first space beer

What would happen if you drank a beer in space?

16 June 2016

Sherpa

Sherpa

A screening of documentary Sherpa: Trouble on Everest, followed by a Q & A with director Jennifer Peedom.

23 June 2016

Gabby Kennard

Gaby Kennard's world flight

A special evening with the first Australian woman to circumnavigate the world by aeroplane.

30 June 2016

TALKS IN JULY

Spinophorosaurus Dig

The dinosaur hunters – Pioneering tales of fossil discovery

Incredible stories of fossil hunters and the creatures they have dug up.

7 July 2016

Castrission and Jones

The future of exploration

A discussion about how the next generation of explorers can rival the journeys of their predecessors.

14 July 2016

 

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