2023APCS Speakers

Last updated 19 September 2023

2023APCS KEYNOTE SPEAKERS  

View the full program here.

Plaza Auditorium, Brisbane Convention & Events Centre (BCEC) 

Thursday 12 October

     

Anthony Pratt

Executive Chairman, Visy (Melbourne)

Thursday 12 October

Bo Seo

Two-time world champion debater (Boston)

Thursday 12 October

Andrew N. Liveris AO

President, Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games Organising Committee (Brisbane)

Friday 12 October

     

Charles Montgomery

Award-winning author and urbanist (Vancouver)

 

 

2023APCS MASTER OF CEREMONIES

Sylvia Jeffreys

2023APCS Master of Ceremonies (Sydney)
 

 

 

Thursday 12 October

BIG PICTURE SESSION - CITIES OF CONNECTION 

Plaza Auditorium, Brisbane Convention & Events Centre (BCEC) 

Steven Liew

Director of Public Policy, Asia Pacific, Airbnb (Singapore)

Simon Wills

Vice President, Public Sector Innovation, Mastercard (St Leonards-on-Sea)

Theodora Le Souquet

Managing Director, Canaria Technologies (Brisbane)

 

Thursday 12 October

COUNCIL OF CAPITAL CITY LORD MAYORAL PANEL

Plaza Auditorium, Brisbane Convention & Events Centre (BCEC) 

Andrew Barr

Chief Minister, Australian Capital Territory (Canberra)

Adrian Schrinner

Lord Mayor, Brisbane City Council (Brisbane)

 

Jane Lomax-Smith 

Lord Mayor, City of Adelaide (Adelaide)

 

 

Kon Vatskalis

Lord Mayor - City of Darwin (Darwin)

 

Basil Zampas

Lord Mayor - City of Perth (Perth)

Sally Capp

Lord Mayor, City of Melbourne (Melbourne)

Anna Reynolds

Lord Mayor, Hobart City Council (Hobart)

 

Thursday 12 October

BIG PICTURE SESSION - CITIES OF SUSTAINABILITY

Plaza Auditorium, Brisbane Convention & Events Centre (BCEC) 

Paul Fox

Chief Strategy Officer, Evie Networks (Sydney)

Prof David Simmons

Emeritus Professor, Lincoln University (Christchurch)

Adrian Schrinner

Lord Mayor, Brisbane City Council (Brisbane)

 

Regional Representative, Regional Officer for Asia Pacific

Bruno Dercon

Regional Representative, Regional Officer for Asia Pacific,

 UN-Habitat (Fukuoka)

 

FRIDAY 13 October

COUNCIL OF MAYORS SOUTHEAST QUEENSLAND PANEL 

Plaza Auditorium, Brisbane Convention & Events Centre (BCEC) 

Adrian Schrinner

Lord Mayor, Brisbane City Council (Brisbane)

 

 

George Harvie

Mayor, City of Delta and Chair,Metro Vancouver (Perth)

Teresa Harding

Mayor, Ipswich City Council (Ipswich)

 

 

John McEwen

Mayor, Anmore and Vice Chair, Metro Vancouver (Anmore)

Peter Flannery

Mayor, City of Moreton Bay (Moreton Bay)

 

 

Brad West

Mayor, Port Coquitlam and Director, Metro Vancouver (Port Coquitlam)

Friday 13 October

BIG PICTURE SESSION - CITIES OF LEGACY 

Plaza Auditorium, Brisbane Convention & Events Centre (BCEC) 

Joanna Rowelle

Global City Economics Leader, Arup (London)

 

Nadia Verjee

Executive Director, Expo Dubai Group (Dubai)

Krista Adams

Deputy Mayor, Brisbane City Council (Brisbane)