Overview

Can 21st century science finally tame these age-old enemies?

From the bubonic plague to malaria and swine flu, infectious diseases that spread through communities and across borders have significantly shaped human history. Today, a new strain of influenza could spread even more rapidly than in 1918 when millions died worldwide. Alarmingly, despite modern medical and communication advances, disease epidemics and pandemics can still wreak havoc as a global public health issue in both scale and impact.

Our panel of experts will discuss significant disease outbreaks, how they affect populations and the most likely 21st century disease threats. What is science doing to improve prevention, prediction and response strategies?

  • PLEASE NOTE:

    Latecomers will be admitted at a suitable time during the performance.

  • The Safest Way to Buy!

    QTIX is the official ticketing service for QPAC and PANDEMICS & EPIDEMICS: Preparing for the Ultimate Travel Bug. Selected packages are sold through authorised resellers only. Any tickets purchased through unauthorised sales channels may be seized or cancelled without refund or exchange and the bearer of the ticket may be denied admission. Unauthorised sales channels include Viagogo, eBay and Gumtree. Read more about purchasing tickets online.

Presented by World Science Festival Brisbane


Pricing Guide

ADMISSION ADULT $35 CONCESSION^ $30 STUDENT^^ $25
GROUPS i ADMISSION $31.50
MAKE A GROUP BOOKING

^Pensioners and senior card holders

^^Full-time students with student card

A transaction fee of $7.20 applies per transaction. Selected ticket delivery methods may incur an additional charge. The minimum price listed may be available for selected performances only. Please see the event calendar when booking for the available date(s) and time(s) of this performance.


MORE

  • WORLD SCIENCE FESTIVAL BRISBANE 2019

    View all World Science Festival Brisbane events at QPAC in 2019.

    VIEW ALL

Reviews