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PROGRAM BY GENRE: Business & Economics
Monday, May 14 2012
Tabloid: David McKnight on Murdoch  * SOLD OUT * Code: 3  |  Type: Conversation   |  Genres: Historical Fiction, , Biography & Memoir, Publishing Industry, Feminism, Politics & Current Affairs, Business & Economics

David McKnight discusses his book on Rupert Murdoch’s political power with Jonathan Holmes.

Monday, May 14 2012 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Ticketed: $20/$15
State Library of NSW, Metcalfe Auditorium, Macquarie Street Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney  read more >
 
Wednesday, May 16 2012
Business Breakfast: Mao on Toast Code: 6  |  Type: Author Talk   |  Genres: Feminism, , Business & Economics

Loretta Napoleoni talks to Kevin Rudd about what we can learn from China’s economic transformation.

Wednesday, May 16 2012 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM Ticketed: $80
Dockside, Level 1 Balcony, Cockle Bay Wharf, Darling harbour  read more >
 
Thursday, May 17 2012
What is Australia For? Code: 18  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: Feminism, History, Art & Design, Politics & Current Affairs, Business & Economics,

Frank Moorhouse, Nick Bryant and Robyn Archer, with Julianne Schultz.

Thursday, May 17 2012 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Free, no bookings
Sydney Dance 4, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
Journalism 2.0 Code: 27  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: , Historical Fiction, Feminism, Business & Economics, Politics & Current Affairs, Publishing Industry

Journalist Heather Brooke joins tabloid supremo Alex Mitchell in canvassing the limits in the digital age.

Thursday, May 17 2012 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Free, no bookings
Sydney Dance 2, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
Kitchen Table Climate Change Code: 39  |  Type: Conversation   |  Genres: , Science & Environment, Business & Economics, Politics & Current Affairs, Feminism

A personal take on climate change with wife and husband Anna Rose and Simon Sheikh.

Thursday, May 17 2012 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Free, no bookings
Sydney Dance 2, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
The Office Code: 43  |  Type: Conversation   |  Genres: , Business & Economics, History

Gideon Haigh tells Caroline Overington the fascinating story about the place we all know and love.

Thursday, May 17 2012 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Ticketed: $15/$10
Wharf Theatre 2, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
What the Luck! Code: 49  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: Feminism, , Business & Economics, Politics & Current Affairs

Peter Hartcher, Paul Cleary, and George Megalogenis tell Andrew Clark about the lucky country.

Thursday, May 17 2012 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Free, no bookings
Sydney Dance 2, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
The Troubles with Ireland Code: 63  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: Feminism, Fiction, History, Politics & Current Affairs, Business & Economics, Poetry,

Sebastian Barry and Roddy Doyle tell Tom Keneally about the woe and hope of the Emerald Isle.

Thursday, May 17 2012 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Ticketed: $25/$20
City Recital Hall, Angel Place, Sydney  read more >
 
Friday, May 18 2012
The Tyranny of Affluence  * SOLD OUT * Code: 75  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: Feminism, History, Business & Economics, Politics & Current Affairs,

George Megalogenis and Geoffrey Blainey tell us if you can be too rich.

Friday, May 18 2012 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Ticketed: $15/$10
Pier 2/3 Main Stage, Pier 2/3, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
Debt in Venice  * SOLD OUT * Code: 79  |  Type: Conversation   |  Genres: , Science & Environment, Business & Economics, Politics & Current Affairs, History

Jane Gleeson-White tells Geoffrey Lehmann about the innovation that facilitated the Renaissance and capitalism.

Friday, May 18 2012 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Ticketed: $15/$10
Sydney Theatre, Richard Wherrett Studio, 22 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
The End of Ponzi Prosperity  * SOLD OUT * Code: 88  |  Type: Author Talk   |  Genres: , Business & Economics, Politics & Current Affairs

Satyajit Das asks, can the world’s financial system last?

Friday, May 18 2012 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Ticketed: $15/$10
Wharf Theatre 2, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
Jeff Jarvis: Let Freedom Reign Code: 100  |  Type: Author Talk   |  Genres: Historical Fiction, , Business & Economics, Politics & Current Affairs, Publishing Industry, Feminism

Jeff Jarvis is on a mission to keep the Internet free. Join him for this talk introduced by the ABC’s Mark Scott.

Friday, May 18 2012 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Ticketed: $20/$15
Wharf Theatre 2  read more >
Modified Tweet Code: 113  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: Historical Fiction, , Politics & Current Affairs, Feminism, Business & Economics, Art & Design

@CatherineDeveny, @KathyLette and @Colvinius talk Twitter with @drplainenglish.

Friday, May 18 2012 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Ticketed: $15/$10
Wharf Theatre 2, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
You Must Have Something to Hide Code: 131  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: Feminism, , Business & Economics, Politics & Current Affairs

Michael Kirby, Stella Rimington, Glenn Carle, Jeff Jarvis and Heather Brooke talk to David Marr.

Friday, May 18 2012 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM Ticketed: $20/$15
Sydney Town Hall, 483 George Street, Sydney  read more >
 
Saturday, May 19 2012
DIY Code: 140  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: , Science & Environment, Business & Economics, Art & Design, Food

Indira Naidoo and Kelly Doust talk to Jason Di Rosso about the allure of the handmade and the home-grown.

Saturday, May 19 2012 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Free, no bookings
Sydney Dance 4, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
The Man Without a Face Code: 141  |  Type: Conversation   |  Genres: Crime, Feminism, Biography & Memoir, , Business & Economics, Politics & Current Affairs

Masha Gessen’s biography of Putin shines a light on his brutal modus operandi. With Jane Hutcheon.

Saturday, May 19 2012 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Ticketed: $15/$10
Sydney Theatre at Walsh Bay, 22 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
Capitalism Today  * SOLD OUT * Code: 147  |  Type: Conversation   |  Genres: , Business & Economics, Politics & Current Affairs, Feminism

Loretta Napoleoni tells Alan Kohler about where our capitalism has gone wrong.

Saturday, May 19 2012 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Ticketed: $20/$15
Pier 2/3 Main Stage, Pier 2/3, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
The End of Trust? Code: 150  |  Type: Author Talk   |  Genres: , Business & Economics, Politics & Current Affairs, Feminism

Satyajit Das tells us about our breakdown in trust.

Saturday, May 19 2012 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Free, no bookings
Sydney Dance 4, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
Imagined Futures Code: 184  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: Business & Economics, Historical Fiction, , Politics & Current Affairs, Feminism

Can Europe be saved? Loretta Napoleoni and Heather Brooke talk to Miriam Cosic.

Saturday, May 19 2012 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Free, no bookings
Wharf Theatre 2, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
 
Sunday, May 20 2012
iSpy Code: 221  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: Publishing Industry, Feminism, Historical Fiction, Business & Economics, Politics & Current Affairs

Stilgherrian and Thomas Tudehope tell Marc Fennell what can happen with the information we share online.

Sunday, May 20 2012 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Free, no bookings
Bangarra Theatre, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
Who’s Hacking Who? Code: 236  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: Historical Fiction, Feminism, Publishing Industry, Biography & Memoir, Politics & Current Affairs, Business & Economics,

Mark Colvin, Robert Manne and David McKnight tell Richard Aedy what's fair in the pursuit of news.

Sunday, May 20 2012 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Free, no bookings
Sydney Dance 2, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
What’s the Big Idea?  * SOLD OUT * Code: 239  |  Type: Conversation   |  Genres: , Science & Environment, Business & Economics, Politics & Current Affairs, Feminism

Eric Knight challenges the conventional wisdom on the big subjects. He talks to Joel Gibson.

Sunday, May 20 2012 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Ticketed: $15/$10
Sydney Theatre, Richard Wherrett Studio, 22 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >