Key Speakers



The Hon. Julia Gillard
27th Prime Minister of Australia; Chair for Board of Directors, Global Partnership for Education

Prof. Adam Gazzaley
World famous Author, Neuroscientist, Entrepreneur and Inventor; Professor of Neurology, Physiology, and Psychiatry; University of California ; and Founder, Neuroscape (USA)

Prof. Rose Luckin
Professor of Learner Centred Design University College London, Knowledge Lab (UK)

Dr. Yong Zhao
Foundation Distinguished Professor, School of Education, University of Kansas (USA); and Global Chair, University of Bath (UK)

Lisa Rodgers
Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL)

Prof. Guy Claxton
Best-selling international author on education, intelligence and building learning power (UK)

Jo Mithen
Monash College

Prakash Nair
World renowned futurist, visionary planner and educational architect; Founding President and CEO, Fielding Nair International (USA)

Karen Spiller OAM
John Paul College

Prof. Stephen Heppell
Internationally acclaimed leader in learning, new media, and technology in education (UK)

Dr Jane Hunter
Leading Australian researcher in school education, innovative pedagogue and designer of the High Possibility Classrooms framework for technology enhanced learning in K-12 settings
University of Technology Sydney (Australia)

Andrew Smith
Education Services Australia

Prof. Katrina Falkner
Head of School, School of Computer Science; Lead, Computer Science Education Research Group Lead, Centre for Distributed and Intelligent Technologies – Modelling and Analysis
The University of Adelaide

Dr Pak Tee Ng
Associate Dean of Leadership Learning, Head of the Policy and Leadership Studies Academic Group,
National Institute of Education (Singapore)

Karen Bryant
Director, Public Schools NSW
NSW Department of Education

Jennie Vine
Assistant Principal, Senior School Co-ordinator
Wooranna Park Primary School

Kieran Nolan
Educational Technologist
Wooranna Park Primary School

Dr Therese Keane
Deputy Chair, Department of Education,
Swinburne University of Technology

Ian Ralph

Full List of Speakers

Richard Addiscott, Director, IT Planning, Governance & Security, Curtin University, Australia

Prof. James Arvanitakis, Dean, Graduate Studies, Western Sydney University, Australia

Dr Steven Austen, Member Board of Directors, Independent Schools Queensland & Business Manager, Whitsunday Anglican School, Australia

Dr Steven Austen at EduTECH Australia 2018

Brian Bailey, Technology Innovation Manager, University of Sydney, Australia

Brian Bailey at EduTECH Australia 2018

Heather Bailie, Teacher Librarian Library & Information Services Manager, The King David School, Australia

Louise Barnott-Clement, Principal, Ambarvale High School, Australia

Darren Bass, Senior Manager IT Risk Management, R.M.I.T. University, Australia

Darren Bass at EduTECH Australia 2018

Warren Berger, Questionologist | Author, A More Beautiful Question, United States

Sara Branch, Research Fellow, Griffith University, Australia

Gail Bray, Senior Manager Learning Development, Victoria Polytechnic, Australia

Chrissy Burns, Chief Information Officer, University of Technology Sydney, Australia

Chrissy Burns at EduTECH Australia 2018

by, Chairperson, Australia

Dr Terry Byers, Director of Innovation and Learning, and Director of the Centenary Library, Anglican Church Grammar School Churchie, Australia

Dr Terry Byers at EduTECH Australia 2018

Mei Yee Chan, Deputy Director (Learning Technologies), Department of Educational Development, Singapore Polytechnic, Singapore

Julie Chisholm, Primary Teacher, Inaburra School, Australia

Julie Chisholm at EduTECH Australia 2018

Roxanne Ciddor, Head of Educational Resources, Bialik College, Australia

Trish Cislak, Head of Libraries and Research, Crescent School, Canada

Trish Cislak at EduTECH Australia 2018

Prof. Guy Claxton, Visiting Professor of Education, King's College London, United Kingdom

Bill Cohen, Teacher Librarian/ ICT Integrator, Asquith Girls High School, Australia

Tanya Coli, Inspector, Primary Education, NSW Education Standards Authority, Australia

Dr John Collick, Senior Education Consultant, Promethean Ltd, United Kingdom

Darren Coppin, Chief Executive, Esher House, Australia

Bill Corbett, Manager Information Services, Whitsunday Anglican School, Australia

Sarah Cordiner, Program Manager and e-Learning, University of Notre Dame, Australia

Dr Michael Cowling, Senior Lecturer in Educational Technology, Central Queensland University, Australia

Dr Rod Dilnutt, Industry Fellow, University of Melbourne, Australia

Brennon Dowrick, Former Olympian, Gold Medalist, Australia

Andrew Draper, Science and Technology Teacher, Queenwood, Australia

Andrew Draper at EduTECH Australia 2018

Exhibition exploration and expo main stage presentations, EduTECH Expo, Australia

Exhibition exploration and expo main stage presentations at EduTECH Australia 2018

Prof. Katrina Falkner, Acting Deputy Executive Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences, The University of Adelaide, Australia

Paul Fallon, Chief Information and Technology Officer, W Shared Services, New Zealand

Matt Farmer, Program Lead Products and Market Engagement, National Schools Interoperability Program, Australia

Pauline Farrell, Director, Education Leadership and Student Experience, Swinburne University, Australia

Pauline Farrell at EduTECH Australia 2018

Prof. Robert Fitzgerald, Associate Dean, University of Canberra, Australia

Dr John Flett, Head of Educational Development, Gordon TAFE, Australia

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Janelle Ford, Deputy Principal, Claremont College, Australia

David Ford, Partner, Emil Ford Lawyers, Australia

Andrew Ford, Director of Research, Learning Environment Design, Sebel, Australia

Steve Francis, CEO, Happy School, Australia

Linda Fryer, Library Manager, TAFE NSW, Australia

Linda Fryer at EduTECH Australia 2018

Janine Garner, Author & Mentor; Director, Little Black Dress Group, Australia

Matthew Gausden, Director of ICT, St Joseph's College Gregory Terrace, Australia

Prof. Adam Gazzaley, Director, Neuroscience Imaging Center, University of California, United States

Hon Julia Gillard, 27th Prime Minister of Australia; Chair for Board of Directors, Global Partnership for Education, Australia

Alison Haines, Team Leader - Agriculture & Rural Operations, Charles Darwin University, Australia

Jeremy Hammond, Associate Director, Research, Information and Communications Technology (ICT), Sydney University, Australia

Jeremy Hammond at EduTECH Australia 2018

Brenton Harty, Director of ICT, PLC Melbourne, Australia

Lyn Hay, Online Learning Innovation Leader, Charles Sturt University, Australia

Richard Henderson, Director of Global Education Solutions, Lenovo, United States

Prof. Stephen Heppell, CEO, Heppell.Net, United Kingdom

Geoff Hinchcliffe, Executive Director, State Archives and Records Authority of New South Wales, Australia

Renee Hindmarsh, Executive Director, Australian Technology Network of Universities, Australia

David Hollands, National Education Lead, HP Australia, Australia

David Hollands at EduTECH Australia 2018

Jack Hooper, CEO, GEM Energy, Australia

Jack Hooper at EduTECH Australia 2018

James Hourn, Commercial Manager, JobReady, Australia

Dr Jane Hunter, Senior Lecturer, University of Technology Sydney, Australia

Peter Hutton, Former Principal, Templestowe College, Australia

Lisa Inglis, Teacher, Claremont College, Australia

Alanna James, Teacher, Claremont College, Australia

Bill Jarrard, Director, IACCM Australasia, Australia

Stella Jinman, Principal, Cecil Andrews College, Australia

Associate Professor Therese Keane, Deputy Chair, Department of Education, Swinburne University, Australia

Matt Keller, Senior Director, Global Learning XPRIZE, United States

Jenny Kemp, Director of Information Services (Library), St Andrew's Cathedral School, Australia

Warren Kennard, General Manager, Ducere Global Business School, Australia

Gregor Kennedy, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning) & Director, Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education, University of Melbourne, Australia

Prof. Mike Keppell, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Learning and Teaching, Taylor's University, Malaysia

Anatoli Kovalev, Program Manager - Office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor Education, University Of Nsw, Australia

Keith Krueger, Chief Executive Officer, Consortium for School Networking, United States

Dr Melissa Langdon, Manager, Strategic Partnerships and Engagement, Learning Futures, Curtin University, Australia

Terja Lange, ICT Manager, Goodnews Lutheran College, Australia

Terja Lange at EduTECH Australia 2018

Margaret Lawson, Teacher Librarian, Mater Christi College, Australia

Di Laycock, Head of Library Services, The King's School, Australia

Martin Levins, President, Australian Council for Computers in Education, Australia

Martin Levins at EduTECH Australia 2018

Jason Lodge, Research Fellow, Science of Learning Research Centre University of Melbourne, Australia

Jenny Luca, Head of Digital Learning and Practice, Wesley College, Australia

Prof. Rose Luckin, Prof. of Learner Centred Design, University College London Knowledge Lab, United Kingdom

Simon Maizels, Director, Integration Competency Centre, Information Technology Directorate, Australia

Karen Malbon, Teacher Librarian, Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School, Australia

Chris Marley, Regional Solutions Manager, SEQTA Software, Australia

Sue Matthews, Business Manager, Coromandel Valley Primary, Australia

Susan McLean, Director, Cyber Safety Solutions, Australia

Reyna Mendes, National Head Trainer, Barrington Training Services, Australia

Reyna Mendes at EduTECH Australia 2018

Andrew Merrick, Consultant Engineer, Queenwood School, Australia

Mitch Miller, IT Manager, St Luke's Anglican School, Australia

Mitch Miller at EduTECH Australia 2018

Jo Mithen, Chief Executive Officer, Monash College, Australia

Vicki Munro, Manager, Woollahra Libraries, Woollahra Municipal Council, Australia

Vicki Munro at EduTECH Australia 2018

Prakash Nair, Founding President and CEO, Fielding Nair International, United States

Dr Pak Tee Ng, Associate Dean, Leadership Learning, National Institute of Education Singapore, Singapore

Cameron Nicholls, Principal, Trafalgar Primary School, Australia

Kieran Nolan, Educational Technologist, Wooranna Park Primary School, Australia

Dr Grainne Oates, Senior Lecturer in Accounting, Swinburne University, Australia

Paul Oppenheimer, CIO, RMIT, Australia

Dr. Richard Owens, Head of Teaching and Learning, Woodleigh School, Australia

Louise Park, Literacy expert & children's author, Australia

Andrea Patrick, Chief Procurement Officer, N.S.W. Department of Education, Australia

Don Perlgut, CEO, Community Colleges Australia, Australia

Barbara Pesel, Managing Director, Pesel & Carr, Australia

Daniel Pinchas, General Manager – Teaching and School Leadership, Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership, Australia

Karen Player, Manager Museum Outreach Engagement, Exhibitions & Cultural Connection, Australian Museum, Australia

Fiona Plunkett, Team Leader, Agriculture And Rural Operations, Charles Darwin University, Australia

Gil Poznanski, Creative Technologies Activator, City of Melbourne, Australia

Dr Arnaud Prevot, Language & Technology Teacher, St Agatha and Visitation Catholic School, United States

Dr Ragnar Purje, Adjunct Lecturer, CQUniversity, Australia

Ian Ralph, President, MITIE, Australia

Nathan Riggir, Maker/Media Space Coordinator, University of Wollongong, Australia

Nathan Riggir at EduTECH Australia 2018

Lucas Rizzotto, Immersive experience designer, AR/VR creator, United States

Matthew Robinson, ICT Manager, Lowanna College, Australia

Lisa Rodgers, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership, Australia

Zoe Routh, Leadership, Trainer, Adventurist, Author, Innercompass, Australia

Anthony Salcito, Vice President - Worldwide Education, Microsoft Australia, Australia

Bernard Salt AM, Australia’s leading social and business commentator and demographer; author and columnist; and Managing Director, The Demographics Group, Australia

Mark Scott AO, Secretary, N.S.W. Department of Education, Australia

Brad Seaman, Chief Executive Officer, Ikon Institute, Australia

Joyce Sendeckyj, Head of Library and eLearning,, Christian Brothers College - St Kilda, Australia

Kerry Sheehan, Senior Curriculum Inspector, NSW Education Standards Authority, Australia

Prof. Robyn Slattery, Director of Education, CCS, Monash University, Australia

Andrew Smith, CEO, Educational Services Australia, Australia

Amanda Snashall, Director (Acting), Intelledox Digital Transformation Centre, ANU, Australia

Amanda Snashall at EduTECH Australia 2018

Scott Sorley, Executive Director (ICT Services), University of Southern Queensland, Australia

Karen Spiller OAM, Principal, John Paul College, Australia

Ralph Springett, Education Technology Manager, Wellington Institute Of Technology, New Zealand

Ralph Springett at EduTECH Australia 2018

David St George, Former Director, Brand, Marketing and Communication, Tafe Queensland, Australia

Rob Steffler, Dean of Studies, Glasshouse Christian College, Australia

James Stewart, Director of ICT & Learning, Barker College, Australia

Hon. Robert Stokes, Minister, NSW Department of Education, Australia

Prof. Oon Seng Tan, Director, National Institute of Education Singapore, Singapore

Oscar Trimboli, Author of Breakthroughs & Deep Listening, Oscar Ttrimboli, Australia

Oscar Trimboli, Author of Breakthroughs & Deep Listening, Oscar Ttrimboli, Australia

Mark Tyler, Inspector, Technology Education, NSW Education Standards Authority, Australia

Dylan Van Der Walt, Human Resources Business Partner (Sydney, Perth and PNG), Dentons, Australia

Dylan Van Der Walt at EduTECH Australia 2018

Danielle Vandenberg, Head Teacher of English, Ambarvale High School, Australia

Vijay Varadharajan, Global Innovation Chair in Cybersecurity, University of Newcastle, Australia

Jennie Vine, Assistant Principal, Wooranna Park Primary School, Australia

Dr Rebecca Vivian, Research Fellow, Computer Science Education Research Group, Australia

Prof. Toby Walsh, Professor of AI, UNSW Australia, Australia

Jonathan Walter, Principal, Woodleigh School, Australia

Monica Williams, Educational Consultant, Association of Independent Schools, Australia

Dr Janelle Wills, Associate Director, Marzano Research, Solution Tree Australia; Education Consultant, Hear and Learn, Australia

Elizabeth Wilson, CIO, Department of Education and Training (VIC), Australia

Tom Worthington, Honorary Lecturer in Computing, The Australian National University, Australia

Chelsea Wright, Library and learning Resources leader, Salesian College , Australia

Justin Yee, Head Teacher - Teaching and Learning, Ambarvale High School, Australia

Rodney Zandbergs, Design Manager, Toll Group, Australia

Dr Yong Zhao, Professorial Fellow, Mitchell Institute for Health and Education Policy; Foundation Distinguished Professor, School of Education, University of Kansas, United States

Roni Zimmer Doctory, Senior Design Consultant, Fielding Nair International, United States