Purchase tickets to 3 or more different sessions as your pass to the festival. Doing so will automatically qualify you for a discount up to 15% on your order.
1. Browse the program
2. Choose 3 or more different sessions to add to your Planner
3. Select number of tickets for each session within your Planner
4. Hit “Get Tickets” for each session to add to cart individually
5. Proceed to cart to complete transaction. Your discount will be applied here.
Yes. When singles tickets become available, discounts to additional purchased tickets will apply.
Most sessions will include a Q&A before the end of the 1 hour long session. If you are attending another session immediately after, you may choose to leave at this point to get to your next session on time and secure your seat.
At all times, it is the responsibility of the patron to factor in transit times between sessions. All session venues within Town Hall are close together and will not require a considerable amount of time to get from one venue to another.
FODI is the acronym for Festival of Dangerous Ideas!
Town Hall is highly accessible via multiple forms of public transport. To plan your trip, please visit https://transportnsw.info/trip#/
Friday 3 April 2020
Saturday 4 April 2020
Sunday 5 April 2020
At Sydney Town Hall, George Street, Sydney
Yes. Patrons are welcome to bring food and non-alcoholic drinks. Food and beverages will also be available for purchase at the venue.
FODI is recommended for ages 15+. Some sessions will contain strong language and adult themes.
UNFORGIVABLE session has special priced and free student tickets available.
No. Most sessions are General Admission. Michael Sandel’s session THE TYRANNY OF MERIT and Edward Snowden’s SURVEILLANCE STATES are allocated (reserved) seating sections.
No. If you are seeking media accreditation please email [email protected]
Yes. Remember to #FODI.
All venues are wheelchair accessible. Head to the access section of the website for more information.
All tickets and passes purchased are non-refundable. Please see full ticketing terms & conditions here.
If not sold out prior, tickets and passes can be purchased online up until the day of the event.
Many speakers will conduct book signings after their talk events. If a speaker is signing books an announcement will be made at the conclusion of each event.
UNSW Bookshop will run two pop-up book shops at Sydney Town Hall.
Please note there are no cloak rooms at Sydney Town Hall.
If you lose something contact FODI on 02 8267 5755 or [email protected] Please include your full name, a contact phone number and as many details as possible about the item.
Need more info? Get in touch via [email protected]