We can now announce the following confirmed speakers for the conference. More to come soon.
In no particular order:
- Steve Novella - The neuroscience of skepticism
- Evan Bernstein - The woo in martial arts
- Helen Petousis-Harris - Antivaccination in NZ
- Steven Galbraith - Mathematical cranks
- Nicola Gaston - Why science is sexist
- Michelle Dickinson (Nanogirl) - How to be a superhero
- Toby Ricketts - Pennies from heaven - tax and religion.
- Ben Albert - How safe are supplements?
- Ngaire McCarthy - Atheism from a Maori perspective
In addition we're planning a couple of panels:
- "Skeptical Parenting" - featuring Karen (Toast) Conger, Darcy Cowan, Siouxsie Wiles and Jay Novella
- "Are women less skeptical?" - featuring Vicki Hyde, Rebecca Watson and Nicola Gaston.