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Keynote speakers

Sebastian Coe

Former Chairman of 2012 London Olympics Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games
(London)

SY Lau

Senior Executive Vice President of Tencent, President of its Online Media Group
(Beijing)

Randi Zuckerberg

Founder and CEO of Zuckerberg Media
(San Francisco)

Plenary speakers

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Luis Castilla

CEO ACCIONA Infrastructure
(Madrid)

Marek Gootman

Marek Gootman

Director, Strategic Partnerships & Global Initiatives at Brookings Institution / Metropolitan Policy
(Washington D.C.)

Stefan Hajkowicz

Principal Scientist, CSIRO
(Brisbane)

Teo Ho Pin

Teo Ho Pin

Mayor of North West Community Development Council
(Singapore)

Allen Lew

Chief Executive of SingTel-Optus and CEO Consumer Australia
(Singapore)

Ben McAdams

Ben McAdams

Mayor: Salt Lake County
(Brisbane)

Vivek Puthucode

General Manager APAC Microsoft
(Singapore)

Graham Quirk

Graham Quirk

Lord Mayor, Brisbane City Council
(Brisbane)

Adrian Schrinner

Adrian Schrinner

Deputy Mayor, City of Brisbane
(Brisbane)

Babul Supriyo

Babul Supriyo

Minister of State for Urban Development Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation
(New Delhi)

Liu Thai Ker

Founding Chairman for Centre for Liveable Cities
(Singapore)

David Vander

David Vander

General Manager, Services APAC Microsoft
(Singapore)

Wang Shi

Shi Wang

Chairman and Founder, China Vanke Co.
(Shenzhen)

Asaf Zamir

Asaf Zamir

Deputy Mayor: Tel Aviv-Yafo
(Tel Aviv)

Concurrent speakers

Global cities – cultivating talent, technology and trade

Kook Hwan Bae

Deputy Mayor: Incheon Metropolitan City
(Incheon)

Sean Barr

Vice President, Economic Development
(San Diego)

Rachel Catanach

Senior Vice President, Senior Partner, and Managing Director, FleishmanHillard
(Hong Kong)

Maud Daudon

Maud Daudon

President and CEO, Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce
(Seattle)

Tim Foresman

Professor and SIBA Chair in Spatial Information, Institute for Future Environments – Science and Engineering Faculty, Queensland University of Technology
(Brisbane)

Frank Gannon

Director and CEO
QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute
(Brisbane)

Marek Gootman

Marek Gootman

Director, Strategic Partnerships & Global Initiatives at Brookings Institution / Metropolitan Policy
(Washington D.C.)

Kizo Hisamoto

Mayor Kobe City Government
(Kobe)

Peter Kaldes

Peter Kaldes

Executive Director, Global Philanthropy; Head, Global Cities, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
(Washington D.C)

Melissa Kaplan

Director, Digital and Innovation, Rowland
(Brisbane)

Charles Lin

Charles Lin

Deputy Mayor: Taipei City Government
(Taipei)

Morgan McGrath

Morgan McGrath

Managing Director, Head of International Banking, J.P. Morgan
(New York)

Donald McNeill

Professor of Urban Geography
University of Western Sydney
(Parramatta)

Patrick Mcveigh

General Manager Economic Growth, Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development
(Auckland)

Derrick Olsen

Vice President of Regional Strategy, Greater Portland Inc.
(Portland)

Matthew Robinson

Managing Director, Accenture
(London)

Wang Shi

Wang Shi

Chairman and Founder, China Vanke Co.
(Shenzhen)

Sun-Taik-Kwon

Sun-taik Kwon

Mayor, Daejeon Metropolitan City Government
(Daejeon)

Digital cities - the science and technology behind cities

Margie Caust

Urban Strategist, Urban Collaboration
(Gilberton)

Malcolm Elliott

Senior Heritage Consultant
Conrad Gargett
(Brisbane)

Greg Evans

Divisional Manager, Organisational Services Division, Brisbane City Council
(Brisbane)

Wayne Gerard

Co-Founder & CEO RedEye Apps
(Brisbane)

Neil Glentworth

Founder and Executive Chairman, Glentworth Consulting Pty Ltd
(Brisbane)

Jen Hawes-Hewitt

Jen Hawes-hewitt

Global Cities Strategy Director, Accenture
(London)

Tianyi (TJ) JIANG

Co-CEO AvePoint
(Jersey City)

Rustom Kanga

CEO, iOmniscient Pty Ltd.
(Chatswood)

Samantha Kennedy

Sam Kennedy

State Director (QLD & NT), Optus
(Brisbane)

Josh Keegan

Owner/Director, Keegan Consulting Group Pty Ltd
(Brisbane)

Cat Matson

Cat Matson

Chief Digital Officer, City of Brisbane
(Brisbane)

Ian Mcleod

Chief Executive, Ergon Energy
(Brisbane)

Graham Mcstay

CEO, Forms Express
(Breakwater)

Faisal Omar

Director, FMO Consulting
(Sydney)

Adrian Szwarcburg

Director, Alliances and Channel Sales AtHoc, Inc.
(San Mateo)

Future cities - developing cities and smart communities

Anton Achatz

Anton Achatz

CTO/COO, E-WALD Germany
(Germany)

Brett Bundock

Managing Director, Esri Australia
(Brisbane)

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James Calder

Founder, Calder Consultants
(Melbourne)

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David Cowan

Senior Urban Planner, Urban Renewal Brisbane, Brisbane City Council
(Brisbane)

Mathew Dickerson

Mayor Dubbo City Council
(Dubbo)

Kerry Doss

Manager City Planning & Economic Development, Brisbane City Council
(Brisbane)

David Finn

David Finn

Managing Director, Tritium
(Brisbane)

Michael Gration

Director, Public Sector
Microsoft
(Brisbane)

Biagio La Rosa

CEO, Generation-e
(Richmond)

James Rosenwax

Managing Director - Design + Planning – Australia and New Zealand, AECOM
(Sydney)

Neil Sipe

Program Director, Planning, University of Queensland
(Brisbane)

Mark Smith

Mark Smith

National Practice Lead Dynamics CRM, SMS Management & Technology
(Sydney)

Caroline Stalker

Director, Architectus
(Brisbane)

Jose L. Torero

Head of School, School of Civil Engineering, The University of Queensland
(Brisbane)

James Tuma

National Design Director, Urbis
(Brisbane)

Paul Wilkins

Paul Wilkins

Consulting Director, Ajilon
(Perth)

Jiangping Zhou

Jiangping Zhou

Lecturer, University of Queensland
(Brisbane)

Cities for people - clean, green, accessible and inclusive cities

Sandy Blackburn-wright

Managing Director, Social Outcomes
(Brisbane)

Len Brown

Len Brown

Mayor of Auckland, Auckland Council
(Auckland)

Tyler Brûlé

Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Monocle Magazine
(London)

John Byrne

Principal and Adjunct Professor,
Byrne Urban Design and QUT
(Brisbane)

Rachel Crowley

Rachel Crowley

Head of Corporate Relations, Brisbane Airport Corporation
(Brisbane)

Peter Edwards

Peter Edwards

Director and Co-Founder, Archipelago
 

Elena Gosse

Elena Gosse

Chief Executive Officer, Australian Innovative Systems
(AIS)

Finn Jones

Design Director
Place Design Group
(Gold Coast)

Samantha Kennerley

Chief Executive Officer, Youngcare
(Brisbane)

Kaoru Kobayashi

Mayor Fukushima City Office (Fukushima)

Bruce Muirhead

Bruce Muirhead

Founding Chief Executive Officer, Eidos Institute and MindHive (Brisbane)

John O'Callaghan

Director, JOC Consulting
(Sydney)

Cameron Perkins

Cameron Perkins

Design Lead (Associate), Place Design Group
(Brisbane)

Anton Roux

Anton Roux

Chief Executive Officer, ADC Forum
(Victoria)

Cliff Stone

Business Development, Director
ACCIONA Agua in Asia Pacific
(Sydney)

Susan Street

Susan Street

Executive Director of QUT Precincts
(Brisbane)

Tim Swinton

Tim Swinton

Commercial Projects Manager, CitySmart
(Brisbane)

Andrew Thomson

Managing Director, ACCIONA Energy Asia Pacific
(Sydney)

Nicholas Wall

Director - Development, ACCIONA Infrastructure in Asia Pacific
(Sydney)

Plenary Chairs

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Phyllis Campbell

Vice-Chairman of the Global Cities Initiative, J.P. Morgan
(Seattle)

Jason Gale

Jason Gale

Senior Editor, Bloomberg News
(Sydney)

Mark-Jamieson

Mark Jamieson

Mayor of Sunshine Coast
(Sunshine Coast)

John Paitaridis

John Paitaridis

Managing Director, Optus Business
(Sydney)

Concurrent Chairs

Alan Berube

Senior Fellow and Deputy Director, Metropolitan Policy Program for Brookings Institution
(Washington)

Helen Besly

Helen Besly

Managing Director, Rowland
(Brisbane)

Greg Chemello

Greg Chemello

Deputy Director-General, Department of Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning (Queensland Government) and General Manager, Economic Development Queensland
(Brisbane)

Greg Goebel

Greg Goebel

Executive Director, Australian Red Cross
(Brisbane)

Michael Gration

Director, Public Sector, Microsoft
(Brisbane)

Brad Howarth

Brad Howarth

Freelance Contributor, SmartCompany
(Melbourne)

Malcolm Middleton

Malcolm Middleton

Queensland Government Architect, Building Industry and Policy, Department of Housing And Public Works
(Brisbane)

Andrew Mills

Andrew Mills

Queensland Government, Chief Information Officer
(Brisbane)

Tony Newling

Tony Newling

Senior Director, Government Public Sector Asia Microsoft
(Singapore)

Alok Patel

Alok Patel

Director, Acache
(Brisbane)

Cr Julian

Cr Julian Simmonds

Councillor for Walter Taylor Ward, Chairman of Finance, Economic Development and Administration Committee, Chairman of the Executive Committee for 2015APCS
(Brisbane)

Trevor St Baker

Trevor St Baker

Chairman, Tritium
(Brisbane)

Chris Thompson

Chris Thompson

Chair of 4.9 City Making for City people

Andrew Thomson

Managing Director, ACCIONA Energy Asia Pacific
(Sydney)

Russell Trood

Russell Trood

Director, Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University

David Tuffley

David Tuffley

Lecturer, School of Information and Computer Technology, Griffith University
(Brisbane)

Damien Vasta

Damien Vasta

Managing Director, Sniip
(Brisbane)

Jeannette Young

Jeanette Young

Queensland Chief Health Officer
(Brisbane)

Master of ceremonies

Toby Travanner

Master of ceremonies

Past speakers

Richard Branson

Founder, Virgin Group
(London)

Richard Florida

Founder, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
(Toronto)

Rudy Giuliani

Former Mayor of New York
(New York)

Ken Livingstone

Former Mayor of London
(London)

Cher Wang

Co-founder and Chairman of HTC
(Taipei)