Deborah Abela, Accomplished children's author, Australia
Arti Agrawal, Associate Professor, University of Technology Sydney
Dr. Agrawal joined UTS in January 2018 with time evenly split between roles of Associate Professor in the School of Electrical and Data Engineering within the Faculty of Engineering and IT, and Director of the Women in Engineering and IT programme. Previously Dr. Agrawal worked at City, University...
Arti Agrawal, Associate Professor, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Nazli Almasirad, National Architectural Manager – Specification and Design, Knauf Plasterboard
Nazli Almasirad, National Architectural Manager - Specification and Design at Knauf Australia, holds a Master’s degree in architecture. She worked as an architect for seven years before joining Knauf in 2007 as Product Manager – Knauf AQUAPANEL. Nazli moved to Australia when Knauf Australia was...
Nazli Almasirad, National Architectural Manager – Specification and Design, Knauf Plasterboard, Australia
Nathan Amos, Manager ICT, Adelaide Botanic High School
Nathan has been in the South Australian Government for the past 19 years working within multiple agencies such as SA Police, Public Trustee, Attorney Generals Department and now Department for Education South Australia. He has broad experience in Service Management, Operations Management, ICT...
Nathan Amos, Manager ICT, Adelaide Botanic High School, Australia
Aileen Apolo-de Jesus, Senior Program Manager, Google
Aileen Apolo - de Jesus is the senior program manager in the Google for Education team in Asia Pacific. She manages the education programs and eco-system development across Asia Pacific. Her programs work includes driving educator and community development through Google for Education programs and...
Aileen Apolo-de Jesus, Senior Program Manager, Google, Philippines
Leighton Archer, Head of Learning Experience, Wavelength, Australia
Amanda Ashby, Senior Manager - Global Digital Learning, PwC, Australia
Stacey Ashley, Managing Director, Ashley Coaching and Consulting, Australia
Jenny Atkinson, CEO, Littlescribe, Australia
Edwina Baden-Powell, Head of Production, Clickview, Australia
Hassan Baickdeli, Head of Emerging Technology & Solutions, Lenovo
Hassan has a passion for emerging technologies and works closely with Schools, TAFE’s and Universities as well as Educators and Students to enable digital transformation in the learning environment. With a key focus on outcomes based learning, Hassan has helped schools move from traditional ways of ...
Hassan Baickdeli, Head of Emerging Technology & Solutions, Lenovo, Australia
Sarah Bardwell, New Business Manager, Turnitin
Sarah is the New Business Manager at Turnitin, a leading provider of feedback, grading, and plagiarism checking solutions for educational institutions. Sarah is responsible for Turnitin’s partnerships with educational associations and school groups in Australia, New Zealand, and Hong Kong. She has...
Sarah Bardwell, New Business Manager, Turnitin, Australia
Bradley Beach, Director, Federation Training, Australia
Rodney Beach, Managing Director, Liberate eLearning, Australia
Chris Betcher, Adoption Program Manager, Google
Chris Betcher is Program Manager for G Suite Adoption in the Sydney-based Google for Education team. With nearly 30 years of classroom teaching experience in a wide variety of schools, he has also delivered professional learning experiences to teachers at conferences around the world before...
Chris Betcher, Adoption Program Manager, Google, Australia
Ravina Bhatia, Learning Design and Delivery Manager, Macquarie Group
Ravina has over 18 years of global experience in learning with a passion for learning strategy and helping organisations enhance their L&D function.Her expertise spans strategic assessment of L&D capability, learning organisation/team diagnostics, strategic learning assessments, competency...
Ravina Bhatia, Learning Design and Delivery Manager, Macquarie Group, Australia
Lauren Black, Program Coordinator, Women In Engineering and IT, University of Technology Sydney
Lauren Black is the Program Coordinator of Women in Engineering and IT at the University of Technology Sydney and co-designer of the UTS STEM Primary Program. Previous to joining UTS, she coordinated STEM education programs and a work experience program for girls in technology for a global IT...
Lauren Black, Program Coordinator, Women In Engineering and IT, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Ali Bounds, Senior Practice Director, Bligh Voller Nield
Ali Bounds is a Senior Practice Director who joined BVN Architecture in 2010. She has a particular interest in the briefing process, having had experience spanning multiple sectors including adaptive re-use projects, workplace, commercial, research, health and educational buildings. She has...
Ali Bounds, Senior Practice Director, Bligh Voller Nield, Australia
Alex Box, Primary Educator, Research & Development, Australia
Helen Bremner, Director of ICT, Innovation & Culture Transformation, Australia
Chloe Briand, Head of Languages, Methodist Ladies' College, Australia
Jaclyn Broadbent, Associate Head Of School (Teaching And Learning), Deakin University
Dr Jaclyn Broadbent is Associate Head of School (Teaching and Learning) in Psychology and a Research Fellow at the Centre for Research in Assessment and Digital Learning (CRADLE) at Deakin University, and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Jaclyn’s research focuses on self-regulated...
Jaclyn Broadbent, Associate Head Of School (Teaching And Learning), Deakin University, Australia
Kate Broughton, Head of Delivery – Decipher Bureau and Engagement Manager, Tech Girls Movement Foundation
Kate brings senior level executive search and recruitment industry experience spanning 15 + years and across the APAC region. Currently Head of Delivery for the Decipher Bureau focusing on Cyber Security recruitment to a diverse range of clients. Providing sought after advice and talent management ...
Kate Broughton, Head of Delivery – Decipher Bureau and Engagement Manager, Tech Girls Movement Foundation, Australia
Marlene Brueton, Project and Administration Officer, Good Environmental Choice Australia
Marlene is our project and administration officer. Having worked in France and the UK for many years, she has brought her expertise in project management, marketing, sales and customer relations.Marlene has studied logistics, supply chain management and marketing, followed by several years working...
Marlene Brueton, Project and Administration Officer, Good Environmental Choice Australia, Australia
Simon Buckingham Shum, Professor of Learning Informatics & Director, Connected Intelligence Centre, University of Technology Sydney
Simon Buckingham Shum is Professor of Learning Informatics at the University of Technology Sydney, where serves as inaugural director of the Connected Intelligence Centre. Prior to this, he was Professor of Learning Informatics and Associate Director (Technology) at the UK Open University’s...
Simon Buckingham Shum, Professor of Learning Informatics & Director, Connected Intelligence Centre, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Ryan Burnett, Product Manager, Sphero, Australia
Erin Champion, Sr. Customer Success Manager, Vyond, United States
Jorge Chapa, Head of Market Transformation, Green Building Council of Australia, Australia
Dr Eva Cheng, Deputy Director, University of Technology Sydney
Eva Cheng is the Deputy Director of Women in Engineering and Information Technology, and Senior Lecturer in the School of Electrical and Data Engineering. Previous to joining UTS in September 2017, she was a Lecturer in the School of Engineering at RMIT University.Eva actively collaborates on...
Dr Eva Cheng, Deputy Director, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Jeri Childers, Manager, Engagement (Teaching and Learning), Engineering and Information Technology, University of Technology Sydney
Jeri coaches and mentors leaders to design and launch their careers and entrepreneurial ventures. Her life's work has been focused on helping individuals, organisations, and communities thrive and grow. She teaches at the University of Technology Sydney in the Faculty of Engineering and IT in...
Jeri Childers, Manager, Engagement (Teaching and Learning), Engineering and Information Technology, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Paula Clasby, Marketing Manager, Good Environmental Choice Australia
Paula is a creative, marketing professional with extensive experience in business strategy, communication and project management.She has worked in various roles (including corporate health and safety, advertising, marketing, design and hospitality), that involved delivering creative...
Paula Clasby, Marketing Manager, Good Environmental Choice Australia, Australia
Emma Clemens, Primary School Innovation Teacher, Emanuel School, Australia
Roslyn Colagrossi, Manager Service Development, Qantas, Australia
Dr John Collick, Senior Education Consultant, Promethean Ltd, United Kingdom
Darren Coppin, Chief Executive, Esher House
Darren Coppin’s PhD addresses behavioural change in education and employment. The PhD findings have been implemented by Esher House with over 110,000 Australians and have driven outcomes by world-leading levels. Such that Esher House was acquired by private equity, merged with education and...
Darren Coppin, Chief Executive, Esher House, Australia
Rosalind Croucher Am, President, Australian Human Rights Commission
Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM was appointed as President of the Australian Human Rights Commission in July 2017, after seven and a half years as President of the Australian Law Reform Commission. In 2014, she was acknowledged for her contributions to public policy as one of Australia’s...
Rosalind Croucher Am, President, Australian Human Rights Commission, Australia
Kimberly Cutting, HSIE Teacher, Kiama High School, Australia
Marie Daniels, ANZ Pharmaceuticals Commercial Learning Lead, Bayer
Learning and performance strategist, leader and sales enablement professional. Marie is passionate about transforming and modernising workplace learning to build the capability of teams and individuals. Marie leverages technology and evidence based insights to deliver strategies, models and...
Marie Daniels, ANZ Pharmaceuticals Commercial Learning Lead, Bayer, Australia
Bryan Dean, Education consultant, NorvaNivel
Bryan is an experienced educator from the US who has worked in the fields of alternative education, large urban high schools, and juvenile adjudication. He has been designing dynamic learning environments that have helped promote intrinsic motivation and learner agency through the partnerships of...
Bryan Dean, Education consultant, NorvaNivel, Australia
Adam Dehring, Teacher, Vasse Primary school, Australia
Jd Dillon, Founder, LearnGeek, United States
Tony Dunford, Head of Enterprise Portfolio Curricula, Westpac
Tony is the head of enterprise curricula at Westpac Group. Passionate about supporting the learning of ‘real people’ and meeting them at their need, in ways that are useful to them,Tony is focused on ensuring both a practical, tangible experience for now and future-focused capabilities to meet the...
Tony Dunford, Head of Enterprise Portfolio Curricula, Westpac, Australia
Meridith Ebbs, NSW Project Officer, The University Of Adelaide
Meridith is the NSW Project Officer for Adelaide University. She works with NSW schools to provide training for teachers learning to implement digital technologies. She also continues her work as a teacher to maintain connections with the curriculum and the needs of teachers. Meridith is accredited ...
Meridith Ebbs, NSW Project Officer, The University Of Adelaide, Australia
Clare Edwards, Principal, BrainSmart Consulting, Australia
Cath Ellis, Associate Professor and Associate Dean (Education), University of New South Wales
Associate Professor Cath Ellis (UNSW) is the Associate Dean (Education) in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at UNSW. Cath’s research interests focus on eLearning, assessment feedback, management and analytics, and academic integrity. She has a particular research interest in contract...
Sharon has a knack for making the complex simple. She believes that ‘passionate people persuade’ and that to make your message stick, you need to balance information with delivery style.Sharon excels at helping people shine. With a background in science, sales and marketing, Sharon delivers...
Sharon Ferrier, Director, Persuasive Presentations, Australia
Andrew Ford, National Education Sector Manager, Forbo Floorcoverings Pty Limited
Researching learning environment design to make sense of the implications of space as a catalyst to improve user performance within schools and tertiary institutions. Using transformation management and co-creative PAR design methodologies, Andrew works to enable and empower users. Working &...
Andrew Ford, National Education Sector Manager, Forbo Floorcoverings Pty Limited, Australia
Beata Francis, Coordinator, Teaching and Learning Design in the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, University of Technology Sydney
Beata Francis is currently the Coordinator, Teaching and Learning Design in the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology at the University of Technology Sydney. Her leadership in education transformation and teaching excellence over 30 years, has made landmark changes in pedagogical...
Beata Francis, Coordinator, Teaching and Learning Design in the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Barney Glover, Vice Chancellor, Western Sydney University, Australia
Lucas Grace, National Product Manager, Knauf Plasterboard
Lucas Grace has a passion for the built environment with over twenty years industry experience working for major global building product and materials brands. He is dedicated to bringing great products to market that delight Knauf customers along with using human-centered design thinking processes...
Lucas Grace, National Product Manager, Knauf Plasterboard, Australia
Lael Grant, Robotics Co-Ordinator, Barker College, Australia
Christopher Hales, Enterprise Systems Administrator, John Paul College
Christopher Hales is a Systems Administrator with over 15 years’ experience in education with a background in information security and network infrastructure. Chris has developed an integrated security solution for John Paul College leveraging a combination of industry best practice and a host of...
Christopher Hales, Enterprise Systems Administrator, John Paul College, Australia
Beth Hall, Head of Learning Design, Cotton On Group, Australia
Mike Hennessy, Chief Research & Insights Officer, PeopleBench, Australia
Brendan Hill, Manager, Learning Governance, Ausgrid
A self-confessed lifelong learner, curator, and risk-taker, Brendan advocates that true learning happens when learners are put in charge of the entire process. With experience in training transformation, instructional design, learning technologies, facilitation, program management and leading...
Brendan Hill, Manager, Learning Governance, Ausgrid, Australia
Pip Hoermann, Learning Coach - Innovation, St Andrew's Cathedral School
Pip Hoermann is a Maths and French teacher at St Andrew’s Cathedral School (SACS) in Sydney. She is currently the Learning Coach (Innovation) at SACS. As part of this role, Pip is responsible for most tech cocurricular and competitions at SACS. She is also working with a small group of Year 8...
Pip Hoermann, Learning Coach - Innovation, St Andrew's Cathedral School, Australia
Emily Hui, Technical Trainer, Amazon Web Services, Australia
Josh Humphries, CEO and Founder, Guroo Producer, Australia
Fleur Johnston, CEO, PeopleBench, Australia
Justin Jones, Commodore Training, Royal Australian Navy - Training Force
Commodore Justin Jones is a Principal Warfare Officer specialised in surface warfare and advanced navigation. He assumed the position of Commodore Training on 25 November 2016 and is responsible for all individual and collective training across the Royal Australian Navy. His previous positions...
Justin Jones, Commodore Training, Royal Australian Navy - Training Force, Australia
Michael Kasumovic, Associate Professor, University of New South Wales, Australia
Anna Keavney, Client Services Manager, Elemental Projects, Australia
Andreea Kindryd, TED speaker, storyteller, Australia
Tim Kitchen, Senior Education Specialist (Apac), Adobe, Australia
Shailesh Koirala, Digital Engineering Manager and Senior Technical Services Engineer, Knauf Plasterboard
Shailesh Koirala, Digital Engineering Manager and Senior Technical Services Engineer at Knauf Australia, has almost 18 years of experience in the building materials industry – 6 years in Australia and 12 years in China. He has more than 12 years’ experience in architectural drywall system...
Shailesh Koirala, Digital Engineering Manager and Senior Technical Services Engineer, Knauf Plasterboard, Australia
Jason Laufer, Senior Director, Talent & Learning Solutions ANZ, LinkedIn, Australia
Natalie Lloyd, Academic Director, University of Technology Sydney
Natalie Lloyd has led a range of educational, equity, sustainability and engineering research projects at Curtin University and the University of Technology Sydney. This includes research projects exploring; issues of gender in student experiences in first-year engineering classrooms, impact of...
Natalie Lloyd, Academic Director, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Bill Loller, VP of Product Management, Turnitin
Bill Loller is the Vice President of Product Management for Turnitin. Previously, Bill was the Chief Product Officer of Jobvite and the product management leader for the IBM Commerce Customer Analytics business through the acquisition of Tealeaf Technology. Prior to joining Tealeaf, Bill held...
Bill Loller, VP of Product Management, Turnitin, United States
Jeremy Macdonald, Edu Content, Sphero, Australia
Claire Madden, Social Researcher, Hello Clarity
Learning Coach - Innovation Claire Madden (www.clairemadden.com) is a leading voice internationally on Generation Z. As an author, social researcher, keynote speaker and media commentator, Claire is in demand internationally as an expert in interpreting social trends, demographics and implications...
Claire Madden, Social Researcher, Hello Clarity, Australia
Louise Mahler, Executive Team Mentor, Louise Mahler
Rarely does one find a powerhouse of academic insight, observational excellence and dynamic delivery to shed new light on a topic that’s critical to us all. Louise’s inimitable style and deep insight in her field are shared in keynotes and coaching internationally, where high-stake leadership...
Louise Mahler, Executive Team Mentor, Louise Mahler, Australia
Peter Manoukian, Microsoft Education Solution Specialist, Microsoft, Australia
Simon Mansfield, Deputy Principal, Vasse Primary school, Australia
Maya Marcus, Education Lead, University of Technology Sydney
Maya is the Manager, Entrepreneurship Education for the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Unit at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS). She was responsible for the coordination of the STEAMpunk Girls Pilot program in 2017 and previously held the position of Program Coordinator of UTS Women in...
Maya Marcus, Education Lead, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Vanessa Marsh, Team Leader, Operations, Chisholm Institute of Tafe
Vanessa has over 20 years’ experience working in the VET sector. Vanessa has worked in a variety of roles from an educator to educational leadership positions within a regional and a metropolitan TAFE environment. The educators within her portfolios have been regional, online, offshore and...
Vanessa Marsh, Team Leader, Operations, Chisholm Institute of Tafe, Australia
Martha McKeen, Senior Manager, Cyber Outreach, Commonwealth Bank
The Cyber Outreach team within Commonwealth Bank’s Cyber Security unit aims to positively shape the digital environment to support safer online experiences for people, businesses and communities. As Cyber Outreach Senior Manager, Martha draws on a diverse skillset and collaborates with a...
Martha McKeen, Senior Manager, Cyber Outreach, Commonwealth Bank, Australia
Karen Moloney, Director Learning, Learning Experts
Karen Moloney has 25 years’ experience as an instructional designer and multiple award-winning eLearning business owner. She has worked with corporate, NFP and government organisations across 4 continents and a variety of industries. In 2017, she launched Learning eXperts to connect the L&D...
Karen Moloney, Director Learning, Learning Experts, Australia
Shawna Murray, Organisational Development and Learning Manager, Coal Services
Shawna is a supporter of teams, automation and having honest failures. After 20 years in learning and organisation development, university lecturing and being a tour guide for 18-35-year olds (yes, there’s a few stories), she is still an advocate and curious about learning agility. She is happy to ...
Shawna Murray, Organisational Development and Learning Manager, Coal Services, Australia
Kieran Nolan, Educational Technologist, Wooranna Park Primary School
I’m a Melbourne-based Educational Technologist, International Speaker, CoderDojo Mentor, Blockchain Expert, and Business Development Executive. I’m driven by three tenets: innovation, disruption, and lifelong learning — and it is these key values that empower me to play my part in revolutionising...
Kieran Nolan, Educational Technologist, Wooranna Park Primary School, Australia
Michelle Ockers, L&D Strategist, michelleockers.com, Australia
Danielle Owen Whitford, Pioneera, Australia
Ron Park, Chief Technology Officer & SVP Engineering and Operations, Turnitin
Ron Park joined Turnitin as the Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Engineering and Operations in 2015. He has led Turnitin’s platform modernisation, innovation on Authorship and Code Similarity products, and product management. Ron brings to Turnitin 11 years of edtech experience ...
Ron Park, Chief Technology Officer & SVP Engineering and Operations, Turnitin, United States
Debra Parker, Workforce Development Manager, Women's Health Victoria, Australia
Geoff Peate, Learning and Development Specialist, Minara Resources Ltd
From his days as an accountant for Bond Corporation, through various consulting and business roles, Geoff has always found himself delivering training of some type. Finding a way to make accounting system training interesting was a challenge that stimulated Geoff’s interest in one day making...
Kerry is the Regional General Manager for TAFE NSW’s South Region and is based in Wagga Wagga. Previously the Director of Riverina Institute, her experience with leading geographically disparate training organisations makes her an asset to TAFE NSW. She brings more than 30 years of experience in...
Kerry Penton, Relieving Chief Delivery Officer, TAFE NSW, Australia
Owen Pierce, Program Director, National Workforce Development, AustCyber
Owen Pierce is the Program Director for National Workforce Development at AustCyber. He is also the national chair of the TAFECyber Strategy Group and PwC Skills for Australia ICT Industry Reference Committee member.Previously, Owen was Manager for International Partnerships at the Australian...
Owen Pierce, Program Director, National Workforce Development, AustCyber, Australia
Lynette Pinder, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Institute of Training and Development, Australia
Arun Pradhan, Founder, Learn2LearnApp.com, Australia
Karina Price, , The University of Western Australia
Karina Price is the Science Communications Officer for the ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Energy Biology, a world-leading Australian plant research centre. She is responsible for leading the Centre’s Education and Outreach program and pioneering effective ways to communicate the Centre’s...
Karina Price, The University of Western Australia, Australia
Jordana Read, Director, Read Strategy, Australia
Sharon Reiss-Stone, Principal, Mount Waverley Heights Primary School, Australia
Jason Renshaw, Leadership, Learning & Innovation Executive, Australian Unity Health, Australia
Tracy Richardson, Principal Consultant and Director, Saffire Solutions, Australia
Sir Ken Robinson, Author, Finding Your Element, World's elite thinker on creativity and innovation
An internationally recognized authority in creativity and innovation in education and business, Sir Ken Robinson is also one of the world’s leading speakersSir Ken works with governments in Europe, Asia and the US, international agencies, Fortune 500 companies and leading cultural organizations. He ...
Chemène Sinson is an educator and instructional designer with 25+ years of experience in Australia and internationally. A former Olympian, Chemène remains actively involved in the sport industry, coaching athletes and staff in presentation, media and leadership skills.
Daniel is Director at Leaf Architecture in Sydney. Daniel has been involved in all facets of educational projects and, over the last fifteen years, he has built a significant portfolio of completed public and education projects. Collaborative by nature, Daniel is skilled in ascertaining the needs...
Chris Smith, Head of Strategy, JobReady, Australia
David Sweeney, Director - Leadership Development, Health Education and Training Institute (HETI), Australia
David Tonge, Executive Director, School Infrastructure NSW
David Tonge is Executive Director, Delivery at School Infrastructure NSW (SINSW), a division of the Department of Education. SINSW was set up in 2017 to drive the asset management, planning and delivery of school infrastructure across NSW. The NSW Government is investing $6 billion over the next...
David Tonge, Executive Director, School Infrastructure NSW, Australia
Toby Trewin, Director, Hale Institute of Innovation and Research
Toby Trewin is the Director of the Hale Institute of Innovation and Research at Hale School in Western Australia. Toby has a passion for integrating innovative and effective learning for the benefit of students and staff in addition to fostering a research culture that contributes to improving...
Toby Trewin, Director, Hale Institute of Innovation and Research, Australia
Philip Tutty, Head Of Apac, Litmos
Phil has spent most of his working life in online education. Starting in the government sector he moved to one of Australia's first publicly listed digital content companies where he held senior roles in product management and marketing. Fifteen years ago, he founded an e-learning company that...
Mark Verbloot, Director Of Systems Engineering, Aruba, Australia
Troy Waller, Learning Delivery & Accessibility Specialist, Microsoft
Troy is the Learning Delivery & Accessibility Specialist for Microsoft Education Australia. He works directly with teachers and school leaders to better reach learning outcomes and transform classroom time through technology. He helps schools plan and implement long to medium-term professional...
Troy Waller, Learning Delivery & Accessibility Specialist, Microsoft, Australia
Vicki Waters, Principal, Pymble Ladies College, Australia
Emma Weber, CEO and Founder, Lever - Transfer of Learning
Emma Weber is the founder of Lever – Transfer of Learning and developer of the Turning Learning into Action™ (TLA) methodology. Emma’s firm belief, and the platform on which she has built her successful global business, is that the key aim of learning in the workplace is to create tangible business ...
Emma Weber, CEO and Founder, Lever - Transfer of Learning, Australia
Rob Wells, Director, KMSI
Over the past 27 years, Rob Wells has developed a speciality in delivering aspects of business transformation to gain significant performance improvements through alignment of perspective and business acumen. He utilises business simulation games to enhance engagement and accelerate alignment in...
Nicole White, Founder And Creative Learning Designer, The ID Crowd
The ID Crowd is a digital learning agency all about creating great online learning and helping others to do the same - our mission is to raise the standard of what is accepted as digital workplace learning in Australia.Nicole started The ID Crowd 5 years ago and has assembled a team of imaginative...
Nicole White, Founder And Creative Learning Designer, The ID Crowd, Australia
Rachael Williams, Manager, Education & Government, HP, Australia
Daniel Yong, Parramatta Public School, Australia
Richard Harris, Australian Hero Involved In The Thai Cave Dive Rescue, Anaesthetist, Australian Of The Year 2019, Dr Richard Harris
Who better to talk to us about working under pressure, team work, problem solving, resilience, risk assessment and hard work?This is a keynote you won’t want to miss!Dr. Richard “Harry” Harris works in anaesthesia and aeromedical retrieval medicine in Adelaide, South Australia. He is notable for...
Richard Harris, Australian Hero Involved In The Thai Cave Dive Rescue, Anaesthetist, Australian Of The Year 2019, Dr Richard Harris, Australia
Carolyn Taylor, Executive Chairman, Walking the Talk
Carolyn Taylor is one of the world’s foremost experts in organisational culture change and the CEO of Walking the talk. During her 30 years in the field, Carolyn has run workshops with 50,000 leaders, worked alongside 200 culture change journeys, consulted on 15 mergers & acquisitions, coached...
Carolyn Taylor, Executive Chairman, Walking the Talk, Australia
Pasi Sahlberg, Professor of Education Policy, Gonski Institute for Education, University of New South Wales
Pasi Sahlberg is a Finnish educator and author who has worked as schoolteacher, teacher educator, researcher, and policy advisor in Finland and has studied education systems, analysed education policies, and advised education reforms around the world. He has written and spoken widely about these...
Pasi Sahlberg, Professor of Education Policy, Gonski Institute for Education, University of New South Wales, Australia
Prof. Marcia Devlin, Deputy Vice Chancellor And Senior Vice President, Victoria University
Professor Marcia Devlin is Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Senior Vice-President and Professor of Learning Enhancement at Victoria University. Professor Devlin is responsible for leading the major reform agenda at Victoria University. This includes an unprecedented emphasis on the quality of student...
Prof. Marcia Devlin, Deputy Vice Chancellor And Senior Vice President, Victoria University, Australia
Hon Adrian Piccoli, Director, Gonski Institute
The Honorable Adrian Piccoli served as a Member of NSW Parliament for 19 years and as the NSW Minister for Education for 6 years from 2011 until 2017. Adrian is widely respected by the Australian education sector. He led the political campaign to reform school funding in Australia. He has...
Hon Adrian Piccoli, Director, Gonski Institute, Australia
Dr Jennifer Buckingham, Director of Strategy and Senior Research Fellow, MultiLit
Dr Jennifer Buckingham is Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Independent Studies and head of ‘FIVE from FIVE’ reading project which aims to have effective reading instruction in every classroom, every day. She is the author of the numerous reports including What the Gonski Review Got Wrong...
Dr Jennifer Buckingham, Director of Strategy and Senior Research Fellow, MultiLit, Australia
Rebecca West, Assistant Principal, Bonnyrigg Public School
Bec West is an innovative Assistant Principal with recent experience as a Relieving Principal. She is a proud public educator, lifelong learner, and dedicated leader. In her 16 years of teaching, Bec has become a strong advocate for inclusive education, future focused learning and leading positive...
Rebecca West, Assistant Principal, Bonnyrigg Public School, Australia
Prof. Chris Rogers, Professor And Chair, Department Of Mechanical Engineering, tufts university
Chris got all three of his degrees at Stanford Univ., where he worked with John Eaton on his thesis looking at particle motion in a boundary layer flow. From Stanford, he went to Tufts as a faculty member, where he has been for the last million years, with a few exceptions. Chris also has a strong...
Prof. Chris Rogers, Professor And Chair, Department Of Mechanical Engineering, tufts university, United States
Charles Jennings, Leading Thinker On Workplace Learning And Author, 70:20:10 Institute
Charles Jennings is a leading thinker and practitioner in innovative talent, learning and performance approaches. An author and well-known speaker, he is particularly known for his work with the 70:20:10 model. In 2015 Charles founded the 70:20:10 Institute with the co-authors of his book ‘702010...
Charles Jennings, Leading Thinker On Workplace Learning And Author, 70:20:10 Institute, United Kingdom
Claire Amos, Principal, Albany Senior High School, New Zealand
Adam Spencer, Author, Comedian, Maths Geek, Author, Comedian, Maths Geek, Australia
Jocelyn Brewer, Teacher And Psychologist, Creator Of Digital Nutrition, Cyberpsychology Researcher (Joceyln Brewer)
Jocelyn is a registered psychologist who is fast becoming a leading commentator on the psychology of technology and issues relating to the way digital technology shapes aspects of society, behaviour and learning. Jocelyn has over 13 years’ experience in NSW public schools as both an accredited...
Jocelyn Brewer, Teacher And Psychologist, Creator Of Digital Nutrition, Cyberpsychology Researcher (Joceyln Brewer), Australia
Dan Haesler, Educator And Writer, Cut Through Coaching & Consulting, Australia
Dr. Miriam Tanti, Head Of School, Education, Australian Catholic University
Dr Miriam Tanti is the Head of Education (NSW/ACT), Faculty of Education and Arts at the Australian Catholic University in Sydney. She prepares both undergraduate and postgraduate students to integrate technologies into their teaching. In addition, she has worked with schools and school leaders to...
Dr. Miriam Tanti, Head Of School, Education, Australian Catholic University, Australia
Natasha Abraham, National President, Council of Australian Postgraduate Associations
Natasha is the National President of the Council of Australian Postgraduate Associations, the peak representative body for Australia’s 400,000+ postgraduate students. This year, she is campaigning on income support and mental health of postgraduate students. Natasha is a former president of the...
Natasha Abraham, National President, Council of Australian Postgraduate Associations, Australia
Nicole Barnes, Ict Learning Specialist, Knox Gardens Primary School
Nicole has been a passionate teacher integrating ICT into her classroom and teaching since her teaching career began 21 years ago. With a Master of Education in Educational Technology, this has shaped how to integrate STEM and digital technologies to support learning and teaching in her classroom...
Nicole Barnes, Ict Learning Specialist, Knox Gardens Primary School, Australia
Mitra Bhar, Chief Information Officer, NSW Education Standards Authority
Mitra has been working in IT in the Public Sector for around 30 years covering all aspects of IT. She started her career in IT as an Analyst Programmer in the NSW Department of Agriculture. Since then she has set up IT from ground-up in the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences before its flagship...
Mitra Bhar, Chief Information Officer, NSW Education Standards Authority, Australia
Tracey Breese, Principal, Kurri Kurri High School, Australia
Terry Byers, Director Of Innovation And Learning, And Director Of The Centenary Library, Anglican Church Grammar School Churchie, Australia
NSW Department of Education, NSW Department of Education, Australia
Matthew Greene, Head Of Education, Paynter Dixon Constructions Pty Limited, Australia
Kathryn Holmes, Senior Research Fellow, Western Sydney University, Australia
Brian Host, Ict Integrator, Learning Coach And Classroom Teacher, Inaburra School
Brian is a future-focused educator, driven by the possibilities that digital technologies have to enable learning for students and staff. He is an advocate for personalised learning and transdisciplinary inquiry, where students develop agency and ownership. Brian encourages students to be lifelong...
Brian Host, Ict Integrator, Learning Coach And Classroom Teacher, Inaburra School, Australia
Gerard Houlihan, Deputy Head Of The School, St Michael's Grammar School (Gerard Houlihan)
Gerard has more than two decades experience in education with qualifications in science, psychology, commerce, art, and school leadership, with roles as consultant to the VCAA and other educational institutions. Gerard maintains a strong focus on holistic and innovative applications of technology...
Gerard Houlihan, Deputy Head Of The School, St Michael's Grammar School (Gerard Houlihan), Australia
Wesley Imms, Director Of Learning Environments Applied Research Network, University of Melbourne
Dr. Wesley Imms is an Associate Professor, Spatial Pedagogies, in the Melbourne Graduate School of Education, its Head of Visual Art and Design Education, and a Director of the University of Melbourne’s cross-faculty (Education and Architecture) Learning Environments Applied Research Network...
Wesley Imms, Director Of Learning Environments Applied Research Network, University of Melbourne, Australia
Peter Lippman, Founder, Places Created for Learning, Australia
Dallas McInerney, Chief Executive Officer, Catholic Schools NSW, Australia
Prakash Nair, Founding President And Chief Executive Officer, Fielding Nair International
Prakash Nair, International Leader and Author in Learning Space Design, Harvard University and Fielding Nair International Prakash Nair is a futurist, a visionary planner and a recipient of the CEFPI MacConnell Award, the highest honour for school design. Prakash’s internationally acclaimed titles: ...
Prakash Nair, Founding President And Chief Executive Officer, Fielding Nair International, United States
Sebastian Pfautsch, Senior Research Fellow, University of Western Sydney
Dr Sebastian Pfautsch is a Senior Researcher in Urban Ecosystem Science at Western Sydney University. In his research he investigates the effects of global change and extreme climate evens on green and grey infrastructure. In his role as Research Theme Fellow (Environment and Sustainability) he...
Sebastian Pfautsch, Senior Research Fellow, University of Western Sydney, Australia
Nicholas Ridis, Director, Australian Marketing Institute
Nicholas Ridis is a Course Coordinator, Lecturer and Tutor in Business (Marketing, Management and Accounting) at multiple Sydney Universities with direct teaching contact of 95,000+ University students over 19 years. Also a Director of the Australian Marketing Institute, where our purpose is to...
Nicholas Ridis, Director, Australian Marketing Institute, Australia
Anthony Salcito, Vice President, Microsoft
In his role leading the worldwide execution of Microsoft’s vision for education, Anthony Salcito works to help empower educators and inspire students to achieve more. He aims to transform the way we learn with the support of the best technology to help build critical skills for the modern, global...
Anthony Salcito, Vice President, Microsoft, United States
Michael Saxon, Principal, Liverpool Boys High School
Michael is pioneering the assessment of 21st Century Skills across the entire school. He has lead the adoption of project based learning across years 7 – 10 in cross-curricula projects where student passion, choice and capabilities are the hallmarks. He is part of the UTS research project to...
Michael Saxon, Principal, Liverpool Boys High School, Australia
Claire Seldon, Learning Design, NSW Department of Education
Claire Seldon is a Science and Technology teacher who works as a Learning Designer with the NSW Department of Education. She uses her ICT background to create digital teaching resources for students to use in the classroom with a focus on gamification and emerging VR/AR/MR experiences.
Claire Seldon, Learning Design, NSW Department of Education, Australia
Dennis Severin, Electronic Engineer (Retired), Victoria University
Dennis has been working with microcontrollers since their inception across industry and the tertiary sector. His career includes three years in Antarctica as an Upper Atmosphere Physicist and a role as lecturer in electronics at Victoria University. Whilst transitioning to retirement, Dennis worked ...
Dennis Severin, Electronic Engineer (Retired), Victoria University, Australia
Adam Shoemaker, Vice Chancellor, Southern Cross University
Professor Adam Shoemaker is one of Australia's leading researchers in the area of Indigenous literature and culture. Prior to his current appointment as Vice Chancellor of Southern Cross University, he held senior leadership roles at a number of other Australian universities including Academic...
Adam Shoemaker, Vice Chancellor, Southern Cross University, Australia
Coming Soon, SINSW, Australia
Darrall Thompson, Associate Head Of Schoolteaching And Learning) And Learning Futures Fellow, University of Technology Sydney
A Masters in Design and a PhD in Education have been the platform for a number of awards in technology enhanced learning. Darrall is working on the integration of capability assessment with existing curriculum in both universities and schools. He is using criteria-based assessment software and his...
Darrall Thompson, Associate Head Of Schoolteaching And Learning) And Learning Futures Fellow, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Gary White, Chief Planner, Department of Planning, Australia
Dr Timothy Wright, Headmaster, SHORE - Sydney Church of England Preparatory School
Dr Timothy Wright has been Headmaster of Shore in North Sydney since 2003, and prior to that was Headmaster of All Saints’ College Bathurst. He started his secondary teaching at Trinity Grammar School Summer Hill where he served for a period of time as Second Master of the School under the...
Dr Timothy Wright, Headmaster, SHORE - Sydney Church of England Preparatory School, Australia
Roni Zimmer-Doctory, Senior Design Consultant, Fielding Nair International, Israel
Michael Barton, Deputy Principal - Business Development, Djarragun College
Michael Barton was listed in the 2017 Hot List with The Educator Magazine for his ability to develop and modernise curriculum focusing on innovative use of technology and data analysis techniques. This led to improved student achievement and began his journey of wanting to reduce barriers in...
Michael Barton, Deputy Principal - Business Development, Djarragun College, Australia
Peita Bates, Teacher And Digi-Tech Ambassador, Maryborough State High School
Peita is only a beginning teacher but has achieved a lot in a short time. Having previously worked in Government advisory position and operated her own business consultancy, her background has led to some different approaches to teaching. Qualifications in IT and Management, and significant...
Peita Bates, Teacher And Digi-Tech Ambassador, Maryborough State High School, Australia
Juliette Bentley, Technology Implementation Mentor For Colleagues And Secondary Teacher, Mt St Michael's College
Juliette Bentley has taught in Queensland since 1989. She has contributed to several English textbooks for Jacaranda Wiley and Pearson Publishing houses, as well as to Business and Geography texts. Her passion is in helping students find their authorial voice and unleashing their creativity both...
Juliette Bentley, Technology Implementation Mentor For Colleagues And Secondary Teacher, Mt St Michael's College, Australia
Mark Burgess, Deputy Principal, Lindfield Learning Village
Mark spends his day ploughing through the morass of cultural change. The light streaming into the pit is the people that he collaborates with to achieve change. Everyday is an opportunity to lift colleagues beyond their current experience and towards a brighter day. Mark is passionate about...
Mark Burgess, Deputy Principal, Lindfield Learning Village, Australia
Renee Costa, Manager- Social Care And Community Sector Management Programs, R.M.I.T. University
Renee Costa- RMIT University – Program Manager, Social Care and Community Sector Management programs Renee is an experienced program manager across Social Care vocational education programs at RMIT University. Renee has a commitment to supporting inclusive high quality education across the...
Renee Costa, Manager- Social Care And Community Sector Management Programs, R.M.I.T. University, Australia
Lou Deibe, Deputy Principal, Lindfield Learning Village
Lou is a learning artist, constantly exploring ways for people and culture to be reflected and enhanced. She is passionate about being a thorn under the saddle of any whiff of establishment. She is a fearless provocateur, a genuine collaborator, a champion of any student that she nourishes. Louise...
Lou Deibe, Deputy Principal, Lindfield Learning Village, Australia
Matt Farmer, Nsip Program Lead, Products And Market Engagement, National Schools Interoperability Program
Matt Farmer has spent over 25 years solving wicked problems through the application of information technology. Currently, he is Program Lead – Products and Market Engagement for the National Schools Interoperability Program (NSIP), which requires him to be a...
Matt Farmer, Nsip Program Lead, Products And Market Engagement, National Schools Interoperability Program, Australia
Manisha Gazula, Principal, Marsden Road Public School, Australia
Cathy Hunt, Creative Educator, McAuley College
Cathy is an advocate for the creative integration of technology in education, developing ground-breaking programs for students around the world that combine hands-on, tactile and collaborative ways of working with mobile devices. As an award-winning educational consultant, presenter, author and...
Cathy Hunt, Creative Educator, McAuley College, Australia
Michelle Michael, Principal Education Officer NSW DoE Stemshare Community, Information Technology Directorate, Australia
Iris Nastasi, Assistant Director: Teaching and Learning, Sydney Catholic Schools
Iris Nastasi is currently Assistant Director, Teaching and Learning, Sydney Catholic Schools having been Executive Principal (Head People and Culture) in 2018. Formally, she was principal of Clancy Catholic College (2012-2017), a coeducational secondary school in South West Sydney. A new...
Iris Nastasi, Assistant Director: Teaching and Learning, Sydney Catholic Schools, Australia
School Infrastructure Nsw, , School Infrastructure NSW
School Infrastructure NSW are delivering once-in-a-generation school buildings, major upgrades and maintenance strategies that will ensure every school-aged child has access to high quality education facilities at their local public school.They aim to renew and improve our ageing school...
School Infrastructure Nsw, School Infrastructure NSW, Australia
Sascha Ogilvy, Head Teacher Eal/D, Fairfield High School
Sascha Ogilvy is currently Head Teacher English as an Additional Language and Dialect (EAL/D) at Fairfield High School. She has been an HSC Marker since 2011 and has also been a NESA HSC Standards Setting Judge and Senior Judge for the previous Stage 6 English ESL course. Sascha has also...
Sascha Ogilvy, Head Teacher Eal/D, Fairfield High School, Australia
Jan Owen, Chief Executive Officer, The Foundation For Young Australians, Australia
Robert Petherbridge, Executive Director, Tafe Queensland
Robert has worked with TAFE Queensland for six years and brings with him an extensive knowledge of the Vocational Education and Training sector from his experience of working for the Commonwealth and in jurisdictions including the ACT and Western Australia before moving to Queensland. During his...
Robert Petherbridge, Executive Director, Tafe Queensland, Australia
Daniel Pinchas, General Manager – Teaching and School Leadership, Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership
Daniel has worked in education leadership roles for over ten years, joining AITSL in 2013.As Manager of the Quality Teaching team for most of that time, Daniel’s responsibilities included supporting implementation of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers through a range of policy...
Daniel Pinchas, General Manager – Teaching and School Leadership, Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership, Australia
Sophie Poisel, Innovation Leader, Emanuel School
Sophie is the K-6 Innovation Leader at Emanuel School. She was the recipient of the Premier’s Commonwealth Bank STEM Scholarship and spent 5 weeks learning from innovative educators across North America. The focus of her study included transdisciplinary project-based learning, design thinking and...
Sophie Poisel, Innovation Leader, Emanuel School, Australia
Michael Roberts, Principal, Arcadia College / The Spot Academy
(Gonski 2 Panellist & Principal of Arcadia College & The Spot Academy)Michael was selected to serve on the recent “Gonski 2” panel. He became a school principal in Queensland 22 years ago at a small school in western Queensland and has been a principal of ten schools across the state. In...
Michael Roberts, Principal, Arcadia College / The Spot Academy, Australia
Alex Terry, Ict Manager, Trinity College
Having worked in Education since 2010 I have a great passion for Technology and the role it plays in Education. I have worked with Teachers to assist in developing STEM as well as Virtual Reality and positioning it to be curriculum-based education. I have implemented a Virtual Reality Lab to...
Alex Terry, Ict Manager, Trinity College, Australia
Tom Worthington, Honorary Senior Lecturer, The Australian National University
Tom Worthington is an independent computer professional, educational designer and an Honorary Senior Lecturer in the Research School of Computer Science at the Australian National University. A Certified Professional member and Fellow of the Australian Computer Society, he has a Masters in...
Tom Worthington, Honorary Senior Lecturer, The Australian National University, Australia
Rachel Abel, Leadership Specialist, Community Builder (Head Of Making Friends), General Manager To The Dvc Academic At Unsw Sydney, University of New South Wales
Evidence from higher-education research tells us that a sense of belonging to the university community supports student engagement, and increases academic performance and self-worth. However, this aspect of the student experience is not always given priority. In fact, ACER reported that in...
Rachel Abel, Leadership Specialist, Community Builder (Head Of Making Friends), General Manager To The Dvc Academic At Unsw Sydney, University of New South Wales, Australia
Prof Ian Jacobs, President And Vice-Chancellor, University of New South Wales
Geoff Masters, AO, BSc, MEd UWA, PhD Chicago, FACE, FACEL, is ChProfessor Ian Jacobs took up the role of President and Vice-Chancellor of UNSW Sydney in 2015 and has been Chair of the Group of 8 universities since February 2018. Prior to moving to Australia he was based in the UK combining roles as ...
Prof Ian Jacobs, President And Vice-Chancellor, University of New South Wales, Australia
Craig Kemp, Head Of Educational Technology (K-12), Stamford American International School
Craig is a New Zealand born educator with over 13 years experience both in the classroom and in leadership. He is an enthusiastic change agent that is passionate about every aspect of education and making a difference. Craig is based in Singapore and is currently Head of Digital Learning and...
Craig Kemp, Head Of Educational Technology (K-12), Stamford American International School, Singapore
Greg Port, Head Of Ict Integration, All Saints College
I am currently the Head of ICT Integration at All Saints’ College in Perth, WA. And have previously worked at Corpus Christi College as acting Head of Learning Technologies and in New Zealand as a Head of Mathematics. I am a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert and much of my work for the past few...
Greg Port, Head Of Ict Integration, All Saints College, Australia
Jane Hunter, Senior Lecturer, University of Technology Sydney
Dr Jane Hunter is a former primary and high school teacher. She is currently conducting a series of postdoctoral research studies to build teacher capacity in STEM and STEAM in NSW, ACT and Victorian schools. Her work reinforces the importance of teacher professional learning and building teacher...
Jane Hunter, Senior Lecturer, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Michael Valentine, Director Of Distance Learning, Hale School
Michael has spent the past 6 years designing two highly innovative online programmes for students across Western Australia and around the world. His Hale@home pre-boarding programme has transformed the transition to boarding school forever for students in rural communities and overseas. Whilst Hale ...
Michael Valentine, Director Of Distance Learning, Hale School, Australia
John Stewart, Principal, Living School
John is currently developing new educational offerings on the Northern Rivers – emphasizing the importance of living. This includes Living Kinder, Living School, and Living Learning.On returning to Australia from Bali, where he was the Head of School of Green School, John wanted to address the...
Amanda Hogan, Computing Education Specialist, Australian Computing Academy
Amanda Hogan is a Computing Education Specialist at the ACA and the president of the ICTENSW professional association for computing teachers. She has come to secondary computing teaching after working in the IT industry most recently at Microsoft Australia but she's been doing this a while...
Amanda Hogan, Computing Education Specialist, Australian Computing Academy, Australia
Elissa Mckenzie, Manager, Vocational Education Design, R.M.I.T. University
Elissa manages the VE Design Team at RMIT University. This is a VET specific learning design team, comprising of learning designers, educational designers, assessment writers, copy writers, web developers, multimedia designers and graphic designers. Elissa has worked in the VET sector since...