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Brisbane, Australia
March 6th, 2010

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About this event

All you need is.... TO SEE, TO LISTEN, TO DREAM and TO ACT

Confirmed Speakers

  • Robert Pekin
    Robert is the founder of Food Connect, a revolutionary food distribution enterprise that works in collaboration with local farmers to set up a risk sharing relationship with city folk.
  • Timothy Hll
    He has been described as one of the most influential architects in Australia right now!
  • Bronwyn Sheehan
    2009 Queensland Australian of the Year Bronwyn Sheehan founded The Pyjama Foundation in 2004 to make a positive impact on the lives of our community’s most vulnerable children
  • Chris Sarra
    Chris believes that the power teachers have to inspire their students should never be underestimated. These are messages that Chris Sarra has drawn from his own life - as an Indigenous child, student, teacher, parent, principal and leader
  • Richard Salter
    The Wotnews technology also underpins a new online music startup, We Are Hunted - the music chart for the digital generation - tracking the 99 most popular songs online each day across blogs, social networks, forums and P2P networks.
  • Kevin Finn
    Kevin is very active in the design community and is regularly invited to share his opinions on design panels, as a guest speaker and as a judge for various awards organizations.
  • Deborah Fleming
    In its own words, Australian Story aims to: ‘make Australians, in their diversity and individuality, more understandable to other Australians. It seeks to explore how Australians lead their lives through ordinary and extraordinary events
  • Sheldon Lieberman
    'It's important to recognise the benefits of creative collaboration. People will have skills that complement your own. Partner with others to grow your financial and organisational systems, but don't compromise your values - trust your gut.
  • Nigel Brennan
    Nigel Brennan is an Australian freelance photojournalist who was abducted by Somali militants on August 23, 2008 and held captive for 16 months.
  • Sean Foran
    “Foran's compositions are always interesting using restraint and intricate subtlety, incorporating classical ideas into a jazz-format” - The Australian
  • Philip Long
    From IGEM with Leonard Pattenden and Florencis Camus

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Paul Fairweather
Brisbane, Australia

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Carl Lindgren
Co-host and Co-Curator
Mark Lobo
Justin Brown
Film Maker