2018 Academic Program Speakers

Professor Anne Bardoel

Department of Management and Marketing, Faculty of Business and Law, Swinburne

Professor Helen Bartlett

Vice-Chancellor and President at University of the Sunshine Coast

Professor Duncan Bentley

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), Swinburne University

Paul Bolton

General Manager – Enterprise Sales at Telstra

Lord Mayor Sally Capp

City of Melbourne

Dr Wafa El-Adhami

Executive Director, Science in Australia Gender Equity

Professor Lisa Farrell

Department of Economics, Finance and Marketing, RMIT University

Lisa Watts

CEO & Executive Director, The Conversation

Professor Jenny Graves

Distinguished Professor, Ecology, Environment and Evolution, School of Life Sciences, La Trobe University

Sam Hannah-Rankin

Director, Public Sector Innovation, Department of Premier and Cabinet, Victorian Government

Professor Karen Hapgood

Executive Dean, Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment, Deakin University

Professor Jane den Hollander AO

Distinguished Professor, Ecology, Environment and Evolution, School of Life Sciences, La Trobe University

Rana Hussain

Diversity Officer, Richmond Football Club

Professor Kerri-Lee Krause

Co-Chair, Universities Australia Executive Women’s Group and Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Professor Kay Latham

Deputy Dean, Learning and Teaching, School of Science Cluster, RMIT University

Professor Sarah Leberman

Professor of Leadership, School of Management, Massey University

Professor Swee Mak

Associate Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research Capability, Research and Innovation, RMIT University

Sonia Pechner

Executive Director, Academic Search International

Dr Leonie Walsh FTSE

Board Chair, Centre for New Energy Technologies, Founder and Director, Productive Management Solutions