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WCSFP programme released

The World Congress of Science and Factual Producers (WCSFP) has released its programme for the bash in Melbourne this December.

Tuesday, Dec. 1
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm 10 Things (But Who’s Counting…) That You Need to Know About Melbourne, Australia, and the Congress Down Under
1:30 pm – 2:15 pm Meet the Networks: National Geographic
2:30 pm – 3:15 pm Meet the Networks: France
2:30 pm – 3:15 pm Meet the Networks 3
3:30 pm – 4:15 pm Meet the Networks: NHK
3:30 pm – 4:15 pm Meet the Networks 5
4:30 pm – 5:15 pm Meet the Networks: Australia and New Zealand
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Welcome Cocktails at The Royal Botanical Gardens

Wednesday, Dec. 2
8:00 am – 8:45 am Meet the Networks 7
8:00 am – 8:45 am Meet the Networks 8
8:45 am – 10:30 am Welcome and What’s the Buzz?
10:30 am – 11:00 am Coffee
10:30 am – 11:00 am Close Encounters of the Funding Kind 1
10:30 am – 11:00 am Meet the Delegation 1
11:00 am – 12:30 pm The Upside Down and Inside Out of Co-Producing and Co-Financing with Australia and New Zealand
11:00 am – 12:30 pm How Did We Shoot That?
11:00- 11:30 pm Close Encounters of the Funding Kind 2
Noon – 12:30 pm Close Encounters of the Funding Kind 3

12:30 pm -2:00 pm Lunch

12:45 pm – 1:30 pm Lunchtime Briefing: Doing Business in China
1:15 pm – 1:45 pm Close Encounters of the Funding Kind 4
1:15 pm – 1:45 pm Close Encounters of the Funding Kind 5
1:15 pm – 1:45 pm Close Encounters of the Funding Kind 6
1:15 pm – 1:45 pm Close Encounters of the Funding Kind 7
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Bang Goes the Doco!
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Big Bucks Vs. Broadcaster: The Age of Alternative Films
2:00 pm – 2:30 pm Close Encounters of the Funding Kind 8
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Close Encounters of the Funding Kind 9

3:30 pm -4:00 pm Tea

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Close Encounters of the Funding Kind 10
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Meet the Delegation 2
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Session TBA
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Sex, Love & War: The Art of the Intimate Interview
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Close Encounters of the Funding Kind 11
4:30 pm – 5:00 pm Close Encounters of the Funding Kind 12
5:00 pm – 6:15 pm Speed Dating 1
6:30 pm – Midnight Feast and Foolery

Thursday, Dec. 3
9:00 am – 10:30 am Sydney’s View From Melbourne
9:00 am – 10:30 am Session TBA
9:00 am – 9:30 am Close Encounters of the Funding Kind 13
9:30 am – 12:30 pm Skinning Your Cat: A Workshop For Scientists
10:00 am – 10:30 am Close Encounters of the Funding Kind 14

10:30 am – 11:00 am Coffee

10:30 am – 11:00 am Close Encounters of the Funding Kind 15
10:30 am – 11:00 am Meet the Delegation 3
11:00 am – 12:30 pm A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Co-Pro in Asia
11:00 am – 12:30 pm Imaging the Impossible
11:15 am – 11:45 am Close Encounters of the Funding Kind 16
Noon – 12:30 pm Close Encounters of the Funding Kind 17

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Food For Thought
1:15 pm – 1:45 pm Close Encounters of the Funding Kind 18
1:15 pm – 1:45 pm Close Encounters of the Funding Kind 19
1:15 pm – 1:45 pm Close Encounters of the Funding Kind 20
1:15 pm – 1:45 pm Close Encounters of the Funding Kind 20b
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Telling Stories Across Platforms
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Session TBA
2:00 pm – 2:30 pm Close Encounters of the Funding Kind 21
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Close Encounters of the Funding Kind 22

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Tea

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Close Encounters of the Funding Kind 23
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Meet the Delegation 4
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm The Link: Uncovering Our Early Ancestors – Mega Coup or Mega Hype?
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Bringing Home the Bacon: How Planned Versioning and Lots of Persistence Will Get You Those Precious Commissions
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Close Encounters of the Funding Kind 24
5:00 pm – 5:30 pm Close Encounters of the Funding Kind 25
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Speed Dating 2
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Meet the Networks 9
9:00 pm – Midnight Dog Eat Dog Trivia Night

Friday, Dec. 4
8:00 am – 8:30 am Coffee
8:30 am – 9:30 am WCSFP Members Plenary
9:30 am – 1:30 pm Collaborate to Innovate: A Networking Opportunity for Producers to Meet Digital Media and Gaming Experts
9:30 am -10:30 am Understanding the Human Brain
9:30 am – 10:30 am Cane Toads 3D, or Why I Have Grey Hair…
9:30 am – 10:00 am Session TBA
10:00 am – 10:30 am Session TBA

10:30 am – 11:00 am Coffee

10:30 am – 11:00 am Close Encounters of the Funding Kind 26
10:30 am – 11:00 am Meet the Delegation 5
11:00 am – Noon Ripping Yarns
11:00 am – Noon Session TBA
11:00 am – 11:30 am Session TBA

Noon – 1:30 pm Lunch

12:45 pm – 1:15 pm Close Encounters of the Funding Kind 27
12:45 pm – 1:15 pm Close Encounters of the Funding Kind 28
12:45 pm – 1:15 pm Close Encounters of the Funding Kind 29
12:45 pm – 1:15 pm Close Encounters of the Funding Kind 30
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm We Are Family!
3:30 pm -4:30 pm Closing Cocktails

The programme, full of clickable links, is here.

The WCSFP homepage, with links for registration, is here

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