Speakers

Melissa Hoyer

Melissa Hoyer has developed into Australia's leading and most respected and credible lifestyle, fashion and pop culture commentators in print, online, on television and radio. As Entertainment Editor at Large for News.com.au, Melissa is also a regular commentator on style and pop culture issues on TV shows like The Morning Show, Sunrise, Weekend Sunrise and Today Tonight and is also part of the r ...

Catriona Rowntree

"Australia's Most Travelled Woman", that's the title earned by Catriona Rowntree after more than 16 years at the helm of Australia's favourite travel show Getaway on Channel Nine. Catriona celebrated her 10 years on Getaway by publishing 'Catriona's Australia: 100 of my favourite Aussie locations' through JDP. In addition to her TV roles, Catriona has been able to utilise her passion for Community ...

Luke Van Dyck

At just 33 years of age, Luke Van Dyck is a third generation builder who has transitioned from completing his apprenticeship to becoming an award winning custom home builder, successful businessman, accomplished television presenter and author. Building runs in Luke's blood and he owns a successful and award winning custom home building business. He has established a strong reputation working with ...

Matt Hall

Following a decorated career as a RAAF combat fighter, Australia's very own top gun pilot Matt Hall became the first Australian ever to compete in the Red Bull Air Race World Championships, the fastest and most exciting sport on the planet. Hall finished the season third overall to become the first rookie in history to end his debut season on the podium. He followed that up with two podium finishe ...

Mark Kempton

Mark started his working life as a Victorian State High school Physical Education and English teacher. After completing 10 years of service for the Education department of Victoria he took long service leave and followed his child hood dream of becoming a helicopter pilot -he first learnt to fly aeroplanes and then helicopters and worked as a flight instructor teaching people to operate both kind ...

Eric Ries

Eric Ries is the creator of the Lean Startup methodology and the author of the popular entrepreneurship blog Startup Lessons Learned. He previously co-founded and served as Chief Technology Officer of IMVU. BusinessWeek named Ries one of the Best Young Entrepreneurs of Tech and he was honored with a TechFellow award in the category of Engineering Leadership. He serves on the advisory board of a ...

Steve Philp

Watching Steve Philp perform is like watching an episode of 80's TV show - It's A Knockout! except he assures us no-one will get hurt!! Actor, Comedian and Former Radio Announcer Steve has adapted to most things his parole officer has given him. Starting out on an acting career Steve starred in kid's stage show's such and quickly found kids to be on his level of intelligence. Steve then moved into ...

Ross Honeywill

Ross Honeywill is a social researcher who applies social theory to the everyday challenges of developed economies. The creator of the NEO social typology, Ross has spent 10 years measuring and mapping the impact of a changing social fabric on the future of business & politics, of marketers and employers. An internationally published author, Ross has written two business books – with a third s ...

Michael Elphick

Michael Elphick is a mediator, facilitator and consultant to independent and Catholic systemic schools as well as individual schools and university colleges. Michael has also worked across a variety of sectors including government, health, aged care, education, corrections, law, and community services. Michael currently teaches in the College of Global Studies Arcadia University, Philadelphia U. ...

Will Greenwood

Will Greenwood is not one to shy away from high pressure, highly competitive situations. Having started working life on London's City trading floor he went on to become the second highest try scorer in English rugby history and helped power England to victory at the Rugby World Cup in 2003. He is widely regarded as one of England's greatest ever rugby players, as well as one of the sport's most en ...

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