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The best events at Vivid Ideas

See our critics' picks for this winter's talks and ideas program

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The brainy sibling in the Vivid Sydney family, Vivid Ideas, includes headline speakers in the Game Changers Series and smaller, niche festivals and conferences. These talks, Q&As, workshops and panel discussions will get your noggin working in overdrive investigating the stories behind creative success, the future of technology, current political challenges and the hurdles of professional development.

Once you’ve scoured our Vivid Ideas highlights, check out our list of the 11 best Vivid Light artworks. They come with glowing recommendations.

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