Tech Vs Touch

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Are you all about the heart? Or is the mind where it's at?

Do you crave interaction.... with the latest device, or with your fellow human beings?

It's no secret that different strokes energise different folks, but when it comes to digital vs. analog in today's world, there's a clear divide.

No matter whether it's tech or touch that floats your boat we've got a speaker for you!

High tech

  • Anders Sorman-Nilsson

    ANDERS SÖRMAN-NILSSON is a global futurist and innovation strategist who helps leaders decode trends, decipher what’s next and turn provocative questions into proactive strategies. With an average of 240 international travel days a year, Anders’ view is that the future and the now are converging in a city or start-up near you, giving the curious, the creative and the courageous a competitive and sustainable edge. At the same time, that same future contains fearsome forecasts for futurephobes.

  • Gihan Perera

    Gihan Perera is a futurist, conference speaker, author and consultant who gives you a glimpse into what’s ahead – and how you can become fit for the future, in your professional and personal life.

  • Shara Evans

    Discover how the world will change over the next 10 years and beyond. Fuelled by insatiable curiosity, diligent research and the ability to connect cutting edge developments and trends into a holistic picture, technology futurist Shara Evans delivers high-energy multi-media keynote speeches that will keep your audience engaged.

    Fusing an engineering background with 19 years of running award-winning tech analyst firms, along with an intuitive understanding of how society is likely to respond to new technologies, Shara weaves the implications of technology innovations into powerful narratives that can be applied to every industry.

  • Future Crunch

    Dr Angus Hervey and Tané Hunter are the dynamic duo better known as Future Crunch. They deliver mind blowing presentations that shift perceptions and inspire people to think of new and better ways of doing things in the 21st century.

  • Peter Williams

    Recently named one of Australia’s Top Digital Influences, Peter Williams' track record is impressive. The founder of digital services pioneer Deloitte Digital, an adjunct professor at RMIT and Australian chief of Silicon Valley Applied Research startup Centre for the Edge, Williams is clearly at the forefront of digital business - and always has been! Peter’s focus is on digital innovation and helping boards and senior executives navigate today’s rapidly changing digital business environment.

High touch

  • Judy and Tim Sharp

    If you're looking for the best break through motivational and inspirational speakers for your event look no further than Judy and Tim Sharp. Their perfectly titled book and keynote, A Double Shot of Happiness, has been captivating audiences everywhere.

    Tim Sharp is the first person with Autism to have his artwork turned into an animated series and is an international artist and speaker who is best known for his creation Laser Beak Man. Judy and Tim speak together and share their incredible story of adversity, persistence, resilience, triumph, success and inspiration. It is Tim and Judy's powerful past and their bright future that compells audiences everywhere to stand and applaud them. No matter who you are, or what you do, individuals, teams and organisations will walk away from this presentation with memorable messages and a unique experience. A Double Shot of Happiness is available in TEDx format or as a full 45 to 60 keynote.

  • Daryl Elliott Green

    Daryl’s life was shattered in 2000 when he was TWICE SHOT in the face and shoulder while on a routine callout to a neighbourhood dispute. Despite critical injuries, he drew his firearm and began searching for the gunman. A year later, for his actions that night, he was awarded for his bravery, but Daryl was only just embarking on his harrowing road to recovery.

  • Katrina Webb

    As an Australian sporting legend, Katrina Webb in no stranger to a gold medal podium or a star-lit stage. She has received awards and medals most athletes only dream about. Despite this success, her journey hasn’t always been easy. Born into a family of sporting stars, it was no surprise that a young Katrina Webb was born with natural athleticism. By the age of eighteen, she had already secured a netball scholarship at The Australian Institute of Sport. What she didn’t realise at this time was that her sporting career was about to take an unexpected turn.

  • Justin Jones

    Justin Jones (or other wise affectionately known as Jonesy) is one of Australia’s premier motivational speakers and extreme adventurers. Constantly pushing the boundaries of human endurance he has undertaken a number of large scale expeditions over the past 14 years. Two in particular have captured global acclaim and attention, setting 2 Guinness World records.

  • Geoff Ramm

    Prepare to be entertained, energised and enlightened on a journey of memorable customer service and marketing ideas, that will enthrall, enthuse and most certainly inspire your teams and delegates. Geoff Ramm is the creator and author of 'Celebrity Service' and 'OMG Marketing'. He's a multi-award winning speaker who has challenged and inspired audiences across five continents. With a genuine ...

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