Affiliate Events

FAMELAB: Queensland Semi-Final

Fancy a free night of surprises, laughs, drama, genius and science like you’ve never seen it before? Head to FameLab Queensland Semi-Final at the Festival Lab!

Presented by the British Council, FameLab is an international science communication competition that aims to find the most charismatic up-and-coming scientists from around the world.

On March 22, 12 of Queensland’s top early career researchers will use their use their charm, charisma and knowledge as they battle it out for their place in the National Final. They’ll have just three minutes to present their scientific concept on stage in front of a live audience and panel of judges.

Presentations will be judged by an esteemed panel of media professionals and public figures according to FameLab’s 3Cs: content, clarity and charisma. And as an audience member you’ll also be given the power to vote for your favourite contestant in the Audience Choice Award!

Come along to watch the action in a night that’s guaranteed to be full of FameLabulous fun!

Applications for FameLab 2017 are open now until Friday 24 February 2017. Submit a short application form and video entry here.

Tickets are FREE. Bookings open late February.

Affiliate Events

Brisbane River Resilience and Sustainability: Past, Present and Future

Venue: South Bank Parklands

Location (specific): South Bank ferry terminal 1

Date: Saturday, March 25 2017

Time: 9:30 – 10:30am and 11am – 12pm

Cost: Free ticketed event

Don’t miss this opportunity to cruise down the Brisbane River on a chartered CityCat while exploring the history and future of Brisbane waterways. Hosted by Brisbane City Council, this session explores the changes in the river and surrounding landscape over time, the impact of society on our waterways, and what we can all do to support a resilience river and Brisbane’s water security into the future.

Learn about Council’s innovative flood resilient ferry terminals, listen to guest speakers discuss water smart architecture, urban and landscape design, and find out how you can make your home or business water-smart. Registered attendees will be able to submit questions for discussion by the presenters.

Book tickets for session one here.

Book tickets for session two here.

If you have any questions, contact Council during business hours on 07 3403 8888 and ask to speak with the Green Heart team, or email the Green Heart team.