Conference MC

Tracey Spicer AM

Tracey Spicer AM Author, Journalist and TV Presenter

Honoured with an Order of Australia for work in media, and an ambassador for charitable and social welfare groups, Tracey Spicer AM is a respected household name for her work as a television news presenter, journalist and author.

Keynote speakers

Genevieve Clay-Smith

Genevieve Clay-Smith Film Maker, Entrepreneur and Storyteller

Named the 2015 NSW Young Australian of the Year, this millennial was also a winner of the Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Awards for 2014 for her contribution to inclusion and diversity within the film industry.


IOTA Team Professional Class team from the Riverina and Tumut High School

F1 in Schools is a worldwide challenge which incorporates the use of design and technology into the real world. High school students, such as the IOTA Team, were put in charge of a F1 company from design and manufacturing to marketing and stakeholder management.

Dr Louise Mahler

Dr Louise Mahler Author, Coach and Mentor

A communication specialist and a proven performer in leading both individuals and groups to improve their presence and influence, Dr Louise Mahler is a highly sought after media commentator on leadership, body language and effective presentation.

William Duncan

William Duncan Owner, Project Management Partners (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

Author of the original ‘A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge’ (PMBOK Guide), William Duncan is renowned for documenting what continue to be knowledge base and guiding principles for project management.

Nick Cleary

Nick Cleary Founder, Consolidated Land and Rail Australia (CLARA)

Formerly the Vice Chairman of the NSW Nationals, Nick Cleary founded CLARA, an Australian private group, in 2011 with the bold plan to improve people’s lives across the East Coast of Australia by seeking out new infrastructure opportunities. Ambitiously, CLARA plans to build eight new SMART Cities connected by a High Speed Rail link between Sydney and Melbourne.