Join a virtual Q&A with COVID-19 experts

This event has passed. Watch the replay on the Knowledge Melbourne YouTube channel.

Confused about COVID-19? Be part of our second virtual Melbourne Conversation to get the facts from a panel of experts on Monday 27 April from midday.

This free, live-streamed Q&A event will be driven by audience participation. So, whether you’re unsure about how the virus spreads or when you can leave the house, our high-profile speakers are here to answer your questions.

Tune in to hear from:

  • Professor Sharon Lewin, Director of The Doherty Institute – the first lab outside of China to grow and share COVID-19 for research purposes
  • Professor Brett Sutton, Chief Health Officer of Victoria
  • Dr Shalin Naik, from ABC TV’s Ask the Doctor.

How to join the Q&A

Everyone is welcome to join the COVID-19 live Q&A event. It is free to join and no bookings are necessary. Closed captions will be available during the event.

The live-stream link will be posted on the Facebook event page from 11am on Monday 27 April, and shared with Knowledge Melbourne subscribers. The Q&A will run from 12pm to 1.30pm.

About Melbourne Conversations

Presented by Knowledge Melbourne, Melbourne Conversations connect Melburnians to their community through discussion, commentary and participation on vital issues and ideas.

The conversations seek to engage with challenging ideas and influence Melbourne’s intellectual culture, creativity, liveability, and sustainability.

In line with current advice about COVID-19, all Melbourne Conversations are being held online at the moment. As usual, you are invited to participate with questions and comments.

Want more Melbourne Conversations?

Our next virtual Melbourne Conversation will explore the nature of state surveillance around the world. Tune in to Social credit is here on Thursday 14 May at 2pm.

Or flash back to previous conversations, which include topics like Melbourne’s war on waste, the future of fashion design and how AI could change how we work, on the Knowledge Melbourne YouTube channel.