When things go wrong, most people don’t face being responsible for the fates of several hundred lives. When QANTAS Flight 32 faced the catastrophic destruction of an engine shortly after takeoff from Singapore, causing extensive damage to over 60 other subsystems, Captain David Evans was one of the men charged with the safety of all on board.
David Thomas, keynote speaker, thought leader and entrepreneur, equips business leaders with the knowledge and tools to navigate their business, brands and aspirations throughout the Asian region. David helps leaders develop their own strategy for success in the region through practical examples and solutions to cross-cultural challenges.
Award-winning entrepreneur, author and inspiring keynote speaker on a global mission to unlock creativity, increase productivity and accelerate innovation.
John Buchanan is regarded as one of the most successful international sports coaches in history. From this background, he translates the deep insights of peak performance on the sports field into winning behaviours and actions in the business arena.
Tim and Judy Sharp are break-through speakers who share their inspirational story of how a boy diagnosed with severe autism went on to become one of Australia's best-known international artists.
At 11 years of age Tim created a superhero called Laser Beak Man and became the first person with Autism to have his work developed into an animated TV series and theatre production. Tim shares his sense of humour and unique way of looking at the world through his colourful art. His originals are in high demand from collectors and have been exhibited Australia and globally.
From monk to venture capitalist and keynote speaker Kamal Sarma has transformed leaders and teams globally. Over the last 20 years he has delivered significant results for people and companies with his customised framework and teachings.
Liesl is a global expert in Artificial Intelligence. Having worked in the field for over two decades. Rather than merely discussing AI, she has a history of constructing and expanding large-scale AI systems, facilitating millions of interactions. With a proven track record as a pioneer, founder, and CEO in the field, Liesl possesses profound, practical expertise. Instead of simply instilling fear about AI, she offers a detailed view of its inner workings, providing insights on managing it and strategies to thrive in the emerging AI-dominated world.
Once the director of Australia’s largest advertising agency and responsible for iconic campaigns such as Pro Hart’s ‘Stainmaster Carpet’ and the ‘Not Happy Jan’ campaign, Penny’s vision is indelibly stamped into the DNA of Australian advertising.
Peter Williams is a recognised thought leader and practitioner in Innovation with a particular focus on digital innovation as well as how societal and technology changes will impact the future of industries.
World-renowned futurologist whose pioneering research on the confluence of demographic change and digital technology, has influenced the way we think about our social, cultural, economic and technological future.