If you’re not able to attend the whole event, or are just interested to know what’s happening when, here’s our line-up for the weekend to let you know what’s going on:


Day When Where What Who Details
Friday 18:00 FHS Room, Hotel Bristol Registration
19:00 Skeptics in the Pub Quiz Hugh Young, Mark Honeychurch
Saturday 08:15 Sisters of Mercy Convent Registration, tea, coffee
08:50 Welcome, house & safety rules James Kerr (MC)
09:00 Talk Dr Alison Campbell Evolution Education in NZ: past, present & future
10:00 Talk Dr Vanessa Jordan Hidden research – the harm caused by the non-publication of clinical studies
11:00 Morning Tea
11:30 Talk Cara Santa Maria Science Communication in Post Truth America
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Talk Kevin Hague The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test: Fluoride, 1080 and Politics
14:30 Talk Dr Joseph Bulbulia The evolutionary dynamics of religion
15:30 Afternoon Tea
16:00 Talk Vinny Eastwood Conspiracy, Understanding The Theorists & Their Theories
19:00 The Churchill Dinner
Sunday 09:00 Sisters of Mercy Convent Talk Dr Jonathan Broadbent Health beliefs, health behaviours, & health outcomes
10:00 Talk Haritina Mogosanu A cultural wero
11:00 Morning Tea
11:30 Panel Cara Santa Maria, Dr Alison Campbell, Dr Jonathan Broadbent, Tracey McDermott, Dr Siouxsie Wiles Pseudoscience and Healthcare
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Talk Ken McLeod / Tracey McDermott SAVN – Skeptical Activism, what worked for us
14:30 Afternoon Tea
15:00 Workshop Mark Honeychurch, Mark Hanna Skeptical activism: How to complain
16:00 AGM