Fact v Fiction

picture1What will the future hold?
Isobelle Carmody wrote of drowned modern cities in the Obernewtyn Chronicles published in 1987.
The series and her short stories have established her at the forefront of fantasy writing in Australia.

Dr Katherine Wynn draws on the deep research expertise within CSIRO to advise Australia's largest companies and government on future strategies.

How does Science Fiction use real-world discoveries? When does science research draw inspiration from film or fiction?
Listen to two very different perspectives, from art and science, as we look at how we predict and understand the future.
Join Sci fi writer Isobelle Carmody and CSIRO Senior Economist Katherine Wynn as they explore the relationship between science fact and fiction.

How does Science Fiction use real-world discoveries? When does science research draw inspiration from film or fiction? Listen to two extraordinary women, as they take on these questions, and make their own predictions for the future.

Wednesday 15 August
6.15pm to 7.45pm
Newport Community Hub
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