Speakers

Kristy McKellar

Kristy McKellar is renowned in the family violence sector, both in Victoria and nationally, with an academic background ingrained in Social Science and Social Work.  Kristy was named in the top 100 Women of Influence in the Australian Financial Review and Westpac 2016 Awards and further named a finalist in the 2016 Women's Agenda Leadership Awards as the Agenda Setter of the Year.

Aaron Fa’Aoso

Aaron Fa’Aoso is best known for his appearances in ABC’s BLACK COMEDY, which was nominated for Most Outstanding Comedy Program at the 2015 Logies and won an AACTA for Best Direction. Aaron will next be seen in the new Nine Network drama series, HYDE & SEEK and Ivan Sen’s feature, GOLDSTONE which is opening the 2016 Sydney Film Festival. He first came to prominence in 2004 with his performance as ‘Eddie’ in the critically-acclaimed SBS mini-series, R.A.N., for which he received nominations for an AFI Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Television Drama and a LOGIE Award for Most Outstanding New Talent.

Wade Jackson

Wade Jackson is an internationally recognized peak performance strategist who specializes in human development and business in action – helping you do it better, faster, leaner. A master educator, his teaching style is engaging, practical, human and powerful. World leading management thinkers such as Stephen Covey and Edward de Bono praise his work.

Wade is a dynamic presenter who has a unique combination of inspirational messages, practical tools and a high energy and humorous delivery that gets his audience awake and on purpose.

 

Jessica Gallagher

Dr Jess Gallagher is no doubt one of those rare, inspiring individuals who with humility and humour affects any audience with her message.

What is unique but probably not surprising is the relevance her message has for the business world of today as we all face greater volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity. The VUCA world might be new to us but to Jess its standard operating procedure. It’s somewhat ironic then that the expert who might lead us into this future is one with low physical vision but an acute foresight around what it will take to thrive in this rapidly disrupted workspace.

Caroline Miller

For almost three decades Caroline Adams Miller, MAPP has been a pioneer with her ground-breaking work in the areas of goal setting/accomplishment, grit, happiness and success. She is recognized as one of the world’s leading positive psychology experts on this research and how it can be applied to one’s life for maximum transformation and growth. In 2015, she was named “one of the ten Positive Psychology coaches to follow.”

Dr Louise Mahler

Her skills as a Master Practitioner in Neuro-Linguistic Programming pull together her academic study and years of professional performance on the European opera stage to put her in a league of her own.

Bill Walton

Bill Walton has a passion — for his work, for family & friends, for music, for life and for greatness! As a speaker Bill Walton brings his outsized passion to the stage and inspires audiences with tales from an improbable life in sport and beyond. Walton speaks about the secrets of world-class performance, personal and organizational excellence, and how he overcame nearly impossible odds – on the court and off – to persevere and win. As entertaining as he is insightful, Walton is widely considered one of the best speakers from the world of sports.

David Meerman Scott

David Meerman Scott is a master of the new rules for growing business, spreading ideas and generating attention in our always-on, Web-driven world. Advance planning is out – speed and agility are IN! Scale and media buying power are no longer a decisive advantage. Instead, Real-Time is the mindset for the future where content is king! Those who embrace these new ways will leap ahead of competition.

John Bell

Recognised as a Living National Treasure, John Bell is a trailblazer in the development of Australian theatre, with leadership lessons to share of Shakespearian magnitude.

Lucy Adams

Lucy Adams has become a certified favourite amongst audiences of CEOs looking for innovative ways to lead their organisations in current times. In her successful career as a speaker and consultant, the MD of Firehouse (incorporating her creation 'Disruptive HR') has started to knock down the HR profession's old, crumbly walls and replace them with new, pragmatic models well-backed by evidence.

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