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Cathy Freeman
Q&A Speaker
Olympic Legend, Australian of the Year 1998 and founder of the Cathy Freeman Foundation. Cathy Freeman is one of Australia’s most admired and respected athletes. She is an Australian superstar and an Australian icon.
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Tim Gurner
Developer Entrepreneur and Founder of GURNERTM, ranked 65th on the Busness Review Weekly’s Young Rich List 2018. Tim Gurner is the founder of multi-billion-dollar development company GURNER™, boasting a portfolio totalling $5.5billion and over 7,400 dwellings and commercial assets across the Australian Eastern seaboard.
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Mykel Dixon
Breakthrough speaker of the year 2018. Mykel Dixon delivers fresh, inspiring & engaging keynotes that move audiences to meaningful outcomes. Mykel helps people and organisations thrive by rediscovering their creative confidence, re-imagining their creative potential and reinventing their organisation for relevance in a 21st Century Renaissance.
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Rich Russakoff
Rich Russakoff, “Coach to The Best,” is an internationally acclaimed strategic coach, speaker, author, and serial entrepreneur. Rich was the top rated speaker at EO’s Harvard Entrepreneurial Masters Programme (EMP) this year.
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Future Crunch
A group of scientists, artists, researchers and entrepreneurs that believes science and technology are creating a world that is more peaceful, connected and abundant.

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Sarah Grynberg
Sarah Grynberg is most known as the vibrant host, producer and creator behind PodcastOne’s top rated title: A Life of Greatness.
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Michael Klim
Australian Olympic Legend and Co-founder, Chōsen
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Kristina Karlsson
Kristina Karlsson is the Founder and Creative Director of global Swedish design and stationery business, kikki.K, which has products now distributed in over 2,000 stores globally and shipping to guests in 147 countries from kikki-k.com.
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Adam Rosendahl
Adam Rosendahl is a facilitator, artist and creativity consultant. He is the Chief Experience Officer of LATE NITE ART®, an Oakland-based creative learning and development lab that designs and facilitates off-sites and interactive trainings for clients around the globe.
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Amanda Briskin-Rettig
An Australian-born designer, author of one of the country’s most successful fashion stories and the formidable creative impetus behind label A-ESQUE
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Hamish McLachlan
Host and Journalist, Seven Network.
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Janine Allis
Janine is not your everyday self-made businesswoman. She grew her juice and smoothie empire in 2000 from her kitchen bench, to an international success story. Boost Juice Bars are now in 15 countries with three new brands of Salsas Fresh Mex Grill, Betty’s Burgers and Cibo espresso totalling over 600 stores.
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Jeffrey Shiau
Jeffrey Shiau makes roadmaps for creators and companies to coordinate idea development, production, engagement, and wow-ing audiences.
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John Stanton
John Stanton is an international entrepreneur and impact venture capitalist with nearly 20 years of experience who believes that there is a need for a new definition of fulfillment.
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Nick Shelton
Nick Shelton is the founder and publisher behind independent media brand, Broadsheet. He established Broadsheet in 2009 after returning from a stint in London to find that no Australian media outlets were reporting on Australian city culture in the way people were experiencing it.
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Paul Kennedy
Paul Kennedy is an author and presenter with ABC television with more than two decades journalism experience. He has worked in news and current affairs for three television networks and annually presents ANZAC Day parades for the ABC.
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Salvatore Maletesta
Salvatore Malatesta is one of the most influential people in Australia’s speciality coffee, micro roasting and innovative dining industry. An entrepreneur, expert commentator and television presenter, he is the creative force and CEO behind the ST. ALi Family (ST. ALi and Sensory Lab).
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