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What’s the Big Idea?
Code: 239  |  Type: Conversation   |  Genres: , Science & Environment, Business & Economics, Politics & Current Affairs, Feminism
Sunday, May 20 2012 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Ticketed: $15/$10
Sydney Theatre, Richard Wherrett Studio, 22 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay Venue & Transport Info
Eric Knight, Joel Gibson (facilitator)
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If we haven’t been able to solve some of the world’s big problems, such as climate change or combating terrorism, maybe it’s because we are asking the wrong questions. In a provocative new book, Eric Knight challenges the conventional wisdom on the big subjects and suggests how we get change happening. He talks to The Sydney Morning Herald's Opinion Editor Joel Gibson.

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Eric Knight (Australian)

Eric Knight is the author of Reframe: How to solve the world’s trickiest problems. Eric was born in 1983. A former Rhodes scholar, he has worked as an economics consultant to the OECD, the UN and the World Bank. He has written for The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, The Drum, The Spectator and The Monthly. A research associate of the ANU Centre for Climate Economics and Policy, he works for Boston Consulting Group.
 ericknight.com.au

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Joel Gibson (Australian)

Joel Gibson publishes the big ideas of others daily as Opinion Page Editor at The Sydney Morning Herald. He has previously covered legal and Indigenous affairs for the paper, and edited its Radar youth lift-out and Stay In Touch column. His journalistic career began with writing wine articles for HQ magazine and satirical news for The Chaser. He claims it's been all downhill ever since.