James – The Amazing – Randi chats to Jon Faine and Stella Young on ABC 774.
The occasion was The Conversation Hour on Friday November 30th in Melbourne. Randi was in Melbourne for the Australian Skeptics National Convention for 2012. Join in as Randi, Jon and Stella revisit some of Randi’s memories of earlier visits, including the always-asked-about Don Lane episode.
This years Australian Skeptics National Convention looks set to cover a huge range of topics.
Active skepticism – changing for the better is the theme, and subjects involving skeptic and science activists and advocates loom large.
Anti-vaccination, non-evidence based alternatives to medicine, attacks on medical science, science and reason itself will feature during keynotes and panel discussion. Consumer scams, regulation of therapeutic goods, dodgy new age diagnostics, the changing role of social media, upcoming challenges and changes and more, more, more.
Along with Aussie favourites such as Ken Harvey, Dr. Rachie, Richard Saunders, Adam vanLangenberg, Lynne Kelly, Chrissy Wilson, etc will be James Randi, D.J. Grothe, Brian Thompson, Rebecca Watson and more.
Grab all the details and ticketing information from the video below and remember to keep up with developments.
Dates: Friday November 30th to Sunday December 2nd.