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April 2020

What about Climate Change?

Take a lunch break with Julian Burnside AO QC

Hosted by James Garriock

April 23 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
A Zoom only event
Free

All we seem to hear about at the moment is the coronavirus and the economy, but what about the other issues that were important two months ago? Climate change is the biggest single issue we all face. It’s about our survival, but it’s also about jobs,…

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MF Digital Imbibo

A MF Digital Event

Hosted by Sally Arnold

April 24 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
A Zoom only event
Free

It’s 4:30pm. It’s Friday. It’s time to raise a glass, re-connect with members and celebrate the Melbourne Forum community. Join in from 4:30pm from the comfort of your own home with your favorite end of the week beverage. What a great way to see friends…

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May 2020

MF Digital Imbibo

Hosted by Sally Arnold

May 1 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
A Zoom only event
Free

It’s 4:30pm. It’s Friday. It’s time to raise a glass, re-connect with members and discuss the week that was with other members of the Melbourne Forum community. Join us this Friday from the comfort of your own home with your favorite end of the week…

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ON HOLD: The future of publishing in a digital age

Members' Lunch with Gary Pengelly

Hosted by Dr Michael Liffman

May 5 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Venue: To be confirmed closer to the date
$80.00 – $95.00

Are past predictions of the end of publishing as we have known it and changes to the way we consume information going to come true? The digital era is often described as ‘disruptive’ and this is certainly true of the way we read books. The…

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Good Move – Fixing Transport Congestion

Take a lunch break with Dr Jonathan Spear

Hosted by James Garriock

May 7 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
A Zoom only event
Free

Congested roads and crowded public transport may feel like a distant memory as most of us stay home during the coronavirus pandemic, however, it’s still a real problem for our growing city and state — and will be in the future if we don’t do…

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MF Digital Imbibo

Hosted by Sally Arnold

May 8 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
A Zoom only event
Free

Which whiskey, what gin and wonderful wine! Join us on Friday afternoon from the comfort of your own home with your favorite end of the week beverage while we discuss which whiskey, what gin and wonderful wine - a quarintini indeed. This is a free event…

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Managing Digital Security in a COVID-19 World

An In-House Series event

Hosted by

May 14 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
A Zoom only event
Free

Hosted by: Meena Wahi, Michelle Beveridge and Dr Paul Cooper Conversations That matter is a members’ only, member led In-house event; where members focus on what we, as individuals and relevant institutions, can do about an issue.  How do we manage our digital security in a…

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MF Digital Imbibo

Hosted by Sally Arnold

May 15 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
A Zoom only event
Free

Who wouldn't want to learn how to make a Negroni by Stanley Tucci? If you haven't, today is a good day to learn in anticipation of our Digital Imbibo tomorrow. Join us on Friday afternoon from the comfort of your own home with your favorite…

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The Murray-Darling Basin — complexity and controversy

Take a Lunch Break with David Downie

Hosted by John Ridley AM

May 19 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
A Zoom only event
Free

The Murray–Darling Basin is the largest and most complex river system in Australia. It runs from Queensland, through New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory, Victoria and South Australia, spanning 77,000 kilometres of rivers, many of which are connected. The Basin is the food bowl…

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MF Digital Imbibo

Hosted by Sally Arnold

May 22 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
A Zoom only event
Free

What quirky thing has happened this week that has made you smile? Join in from 4:30pm this Friday with your beverage and nibbles for a relaxing chat. This is a free event but once you register on-line, your image will show up so others will…

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