Talks & Ideas
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Talks & Ideas is a series of FREE events that take on big questions with a healthy dose of humour, a glass of wine and a friendly face. It’s a chance to get out of the house, make a date with a friend you haven’t seen in a while and hear from leading artists, thinkers, scientists, agitators and local heroes. Wrapped up as a tight 60-minute experience each Talks & Ideas event includes a keynote introduction, a panel discussion and a chance to ask questions.
Where are people gathering? Online? Inner city wine bars? Community halls? What will the future of suburbs look like and what does that mean for a sense of belonging and connection?
This talk is about community, connection and local heroes.
The Keynote speaker is Associate Professor Rae Dufty-Jones – Principal Research Fellow at Centre for Western Sydney, WSU.
- Sarah Payne (Events Officer, City Activation Community and Place at Penrith City Council)
- Bernadette Fam (Theatre maker, writer and producer from St Marys)
- Marzi De Santi (Co-Chair of Thornton Community Group and one of the Penrith Mayor’s 2021 Local Heroes)
With comedian Naomi Mourra as the host and facilitator of Good Neighbours.
LIVESTREAM WILL BE AVAILABLE TOO: Don’t fret if you can’t be there at The Joan. You can still participate by catching the livestream on the day via our Facebook page!