Geoff Kidder

Geoff Kidder is Director of Membership and Events at the Academy of Ideas. He supervises the IoI’s administration and event management including the Battle of Ideas festival, runs the Academy of Ideas’ associate member scheme and convenes the IoI Book Club. Geoff is also the Academy of Ideas’ resident expert in all sporting matters.


 Related Sessions

Sunday, 10.00am Seminar Space
Are we a nation of sporting losers?

Sunday, 11.00am Lecture Theatre 2
School sport

Sunday, 12.45pm Lecture Theatre 2
Debating Matters showcase debate on libraries

 Festival Buzz

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'Turn That Racket Off' [Opens in new window]

"The 2006 Battle of Ideas did what it said on the tin: prejudices were punctured, common wisdom was questioned and original thinking honoured. The saying was coined in Texas, but I suggest that the Battle of Ideas adopts it as the conference motto: ‘sacred cows make the best burgers."
George Brock, Saturday Editor, The Times