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Presented By The Greek Centre

Stoicon-x Melbourne

with Dr. Craig Challen

  • When: – 4:30 pm
  • Where: Greek Centre, Mezzanine Mezzanine Level, 168 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000
  • Entry: Ticketed (starting at $14)

Event Details

Stoicon-X Melbourne returns on Saturday 29 October 2022, at The Centre for Greek Community and Culture as part of global Stoic Week. Come along and learn about how this ancient philosophy can benefit us today! The program will focus on Stoicism in practical life, with speakers from different professional and vocational areas including business, law, and education, covering aspects for both beginners and those already involved in Stoic practice. Speakers include Craig Challen, joint 2019 Australian of the Year in recognition of his role in the dramatic Thai caves rescue. There will be an optional dinner at a nearby restaurant after the event for those interested in continuing the discussions of the day.

More details: https://www.stoiconxmelbourne....


Full price- $48

Early Bird (to end of September) - $32

University students with appropriate identification - $24

High School students with appropriate identification - $14

Pensioner / concession with appropriate identification - $24

Online - $10

About Dr. Craig Challen

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Dr. Craig Challen is an Australian cave explorer, notable for his efforts in saving a soccer team of 12 boys and their coach in the 2018 Tham Luang cave rescue in Thailand. One of Australia's leading technical divers, he is a member of the Wet Mules, a diving group that takes on some of the world's deepest caves. After commencing cave diving in the 1990s he was an early adopter of closed-circuit mixed gas rebreathers.

Notable explorations include the extension of Cocklebiddy Cave on the Nullarbor Plain of Australia in 2008 and the Pearse Resurgence in New Zealand over the last 10 years. He has additionally explored caves throughout Australia, New Zealand, China, Thailand, Vanuatu and the Cook Islands.

Craig also has an avid interest in shipwreck diving and has explored sites over the last 15 years in the South China Sea, Solomon Islands, Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia.A veterinary surgeon by profession, now retired, Craig is also an enthusiastic helicopter and airplane pilot.

  • LANGUAGE English
  • CATEGORY Education
  • PRESENTED BY The Greek Centre
  • FEATURING Dr. Craig Challen
  • PLACE Greek Centre, Mezzanine
  • ADDDRESS Mezzanine Level, 168 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000