2013 Programme: Festival weekend overview

The Festival weekend includes more than 70 debates which are listed below ordered by time slot and room. To see Saturday or Sunday sessions only, select the day you want from the menu on the left or select sessions by Theme.

Or view and print out the Timetable as a two-page PDF.

Saturday 19 October: 10.30am-12.00pm
Battle for technological progress Frobisher Auditorium 1
Saturday 19 October: 12.15pm-1.15pm
Battle for technological progress Frobisher Auditorium 1
Saturday 19 October: 1.30pm-3.00pm
Battle for technological progress Frobisher Auditorium 1
Urban Life Cinema 3
Saturday 19 October: 3.30pm-5.00pm
Battle for technological progress Frobisher Auditorium 1
Saturday 19 October: 5.30pm-6.45pm
School Fights Frobisher Auditorium 1
Battle for technological progress Frobisher 1-3
Sunday 20 October: 1.30pm-3.00pm
Sunday 20 October: 3.30pm-4.45pm

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