Recent Keynote Speakers

Hon Melinda Pavey MP

Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight

Member for Oxley - NSW

Tom Gellibrand

Deputy Program Director – Sydney Metro

Transport for NSW

Arron Wood

Deputy Lord Mayor

City of Melbourne

Hon. Michael Gunner

Chief Minister, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, Minister for Northern Australia, Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services, Minister for Trade, Business and Innovation

Northern Territory

Hon. Ken Vowles

Minister for Primary Industry and Resources

Northern Territory

Stine Ellermann

City Lighting Coordinator – Traffic

City of Copenhagen - Denmark

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Louise Rathleff

Program Manager, Technical and Environmental Administration

City of Copenhagen - Denmark

Dr. Michaela Colla

Director - Industry 4.0

Volkswagen

Richard Allbert

Product Owner - Smart Manufacturing

Pirelli

Michael Lake

President and CEO

Leading Cities, Boston - USA

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Ahmed Bahrozyan

CEO - Licensing Agency

Roads and Transport Authority

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Suvo Sarkar

Senior Executive Vice President & Group Head - Retail Banking, Private Banking and Wealth Management

Emirates NBD

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Sanjay Khanna

Chief Information Officer

RAKBANK

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Hon. Stephen Mullighan MP

Minister for Transport and Infrastructure, Minister for Housing and Urban Development

South Australia

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Councillor Adrian Schrinner

Deputy Mayor, Chairman – Public & Active Transport Committee

Brisbane City Council

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Gavin Nicholls

Project Director – Cross River Rail

Department of Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning - QLD

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Grant Morris

Executive Director - Commonwealth Games

Department of Transport and Main Roads - QLD

Peter A. Weismantle FAIA, RIBA

Director of Supertall Building Technology

Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture LLP, USA

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Alistair Guthrie

Director

Arup, UK

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Ray Brown

Managing Director

Architectus

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Fred Holt

Architect, Partner

3XN, Denmark

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Robert Shakespeare

Group Design Director

Cracknell

Morne Fourie

Vice President – Design

Dubai Parks & Resorts

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Michele Pasca di Magliano

Associate Director

Zaha Hadid Architects, UK

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Dr. David Fisher

Founder and Chairman

Dynamic Architecture Group, Italy

Dr. Andy Davids

Design Director - Tall Buildings

Aurecon Engineering International

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Kay Rauwerdink

Director - Standards & Regulations

Philips Lighting

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Waleed Fakousa

Senior Associate

CD+M Lighting Design Group

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Abdullah Al Madani

CEO - Corporate Technology Support Services Sector

RTA

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Younus Al Nasser

Assistant Director General - Smart Dubai Office

CEO - Dubai Data Establishment

The Hon Nicole Manison MLA

Deputy Chief Minister, Treasurer

Minister for Children and Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics - NT

The Hon. Gary Nairn AO

Chairman

NT Planning Commission

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Usama Qasem

Regional Digital & Content Marketing Manager

IKEA

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Dr. Abdulla Mohammed Belhaif Al Nuaimi

Minister

Ministry of Infrastructure Development

Paul Nulty

Founder

Nulty+

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Dr. Abdulaziz Istaitieh

Economic Advisor, Policy & Strategy, Socioeconomic Development

The Executive Council

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H.E. Sami Al Qamzi

Director General

Department of Economic Development

Muammar Al Katheeri

Executive VP - Engineering Management and Smart City

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority

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Andrey Belozerov

Deputy CIO

Moscow City

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Pedro Cardoso

Senior Vice President, Head – Multichannel, CRM & Digital Transformation

Emirates NBD

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Sagheer Mufti

Chief Operating Officer

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank

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Jeevan D’Mello

Senior Director

Emaar Group

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Miles Vass

Deputy Director-General - Infrastructure Management and Delivery Division

Department of Transport and Main Roads - QLD

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Hon Curtis Pitt MP

Treasurer

Queensland

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Rik van Stiphout

Programme Advisor - Light & Culture

City of Eindhoven, Netherlands

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Bob Parks

Executive Director

Smart Outdoor Lighting Alliance (SOLA) - USA

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Kaoru Mende

Principal/Lighting Designer

Lighting Planners Associates, Japan

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The Hon Peter Malinauskas MLC

Minister for Police, Minister for Correctional Services, Minister for Emergency Services, Minister for Road Safety

South Australia

Martin Haese

The Right Honourable The Lord Mayor of Adelaide

Adelaide City Council

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Robert Parker

President

Australian Nuclear Association

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Mohammad Shokoohi-Yekta

Data Scientist

Apple

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Hon. Dr. Mike Nahan MLA

Treasurer

Minister for Energy; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests - Western Australia

Hon. Alannah MacTiernan

Federal Member for Perth

Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Western Australia, Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Development and Infrastructure

Hon. Terry Redman MLA

Minister for Regional Development, Lands

Minister assisting the Minister for State Development - Western Australia

Prof. Peter Newman

John Curtin Distinguished Professor

Curtin University Sustainability Policy Institute

Marion Charlton

Chief Operating Officer

Gold Coast Airport Pty Ltd.

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Neil Scales

Director-General

Department of Transport and Main Roads - Queensland

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The Hon. Stirling Hinchliffe MP

Minister for Transport and the Commonwealth Games, Leader of the House, Member for Sandgate

Queensland

Tim Pallas MP

Treasurer

Victoria

Dr. Hisham Jomah

Chief Development Officer

Jeddah Economic Company, KSA

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Leo Alvarez

Principal

Perkins+Will

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Geoffrey Sanderson

Principal Landscape Architect

AECOM

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Waleed Al Sayed

Deputy CEO – Ooredoo Group

CEO – Ooredoo Qatar

Faleh Al Naemi

Chairman and Managing Director

Qatar Post

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His Excellency Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Rumaihi

Minister

Ministry of Municipality & Environment - Qatar

His Excellency Jassim Saif Ahmed Al Sulaiti

Minister

Ministry of Transport & Communications - Qatar

Maria Jose Jorda

Banking Innovation Expert

Madrid, Spain

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Gary Collins

Head Mobile Banking

Westpac Pacific

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Hon. Jacinta Allan MP

Minister for Public Transport, Minister for Major Projects

Victoria

Simon Lay

Director - Fire Engineering

AECOM

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Dan Hill

Executive Director of Futures and Best Practice

Future Cities Catapult - UK

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Anupam Dikhit

Industry Manager

Twitter

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Michael Leung

Chief Information & Operations Officer

China CITIC Bank International

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Hon. Adam Graham Giles MLA

Chief Minister

Northern Territory Government

Daniel Nelson

Head of Enterprise

Braintree, a division of PayPal

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Mario Vinasco

Marketing Analytics and Data Science

Facebook

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Leni Schwendinger

Associate Principal

Arup - New York

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Martin Valentine

Lighting Expert

Abu Dhabi City Municipality

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His Excellency Eng. Essa bin Hilal Al-Kuwari

President

Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation KAHRAMAA