SPEAKERS

Our call for Abstracts closed on 1st August with a great range of excellent speakers making submissions.

Over the coming weeks starting from mid-August, we’ll be progressively adding speaker names, topics, biographies and pictures to this page, so please come back regularly to see updates

If you click on any of the speaker pics or 'Read More' link at the bottom you'll see more information, including videos of most speakers at previous events.

Alan Reid

Al Reid is Business Development Manager for CargoCraft – Australia’s most experienced end-to-end micromobility fleet service company, working…

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Andy Salkeld

Andy Salkeld has 30 years’ experience in Local Government, with a focus on innovation and people-friendly strategies…

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Benjamin Carr

Ben is a Product Designer with extensive experience in public, shared and micromobility transport solutions.  Prior…

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Chris Arnott

Chris Arnott  wants to change the way Australians move. Chris is evangelical about plain clothes riding and…

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Christina Sorbello

Christina Sorbello is the Asia Pacific Regional Manager for the online platform Love to Ride. She…

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Damon Rao

Damon Rao is a Senior Transport Planner at the City of Melbourne with over 25 years…

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Dan Barr

Dan Barr leads the multi-disciplinary consultancy Better Cities Group and co-founded the major event planning technology…

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Dan Carr

Dan Carr is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Lug+Carrie. Recently identified as the largest subscription…

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Fiona Campbell

Fiona Campbell is the Cycling Strategy Manager at the City of Sydney, where she leads a team…

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Gordon Hughes

Gordon Hughes leads the Active Transport branch in the Cities and Active Transport division at Transport…

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Henk Swarttouw

Henk Swarttouw has been a professional diplomat in the Dutch foreign service for 30+ years, with…

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James Laing

James is an experienced transport designer with a passion for active travel. He moved to Australia…

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Jon Lindley

Jon is the leader of the Wollongong chapter for safe streets to school. He founded Safe…

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Joshua Adams

 Josh Adams is a Manager in the Transport Policy Branch of the Queensland Department of Transport and Main…

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Jules Flynn

Jules Flynn is Chief Operations Officer at Zoomo, a world leader for electric last-mile delivery vehicles.…

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Kathryn King

Kathryn King is responsible for the the NZ Transport Agency’s Streets for People Programme, as well…

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Kelly Andrews

Kelly Andrews is CEO of Healthy Cities Illawarra. She is passionate about social justice and systemic…

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Krystyna Weston

A customer-centric strategic thinker, collaborator and problem solver, Krystyna Weston has a successful track record in…

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Kyle Bolto

Kyle Bolto is a passionate innovator and business leader who has been at the forefront of…

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Lee Roberts

Lee Roberts is a Research Associate at City Futures Research Centre at UNSW. His work focuses…

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Lena Huda

Lena Huda is the President of WalkSydney and co-founder of 30Please and safe-streets-to-school.org. She grew up…

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Liz Irvin

  Liz Irvin is an authority in transport planning, with traffic planning experience in Canada, the…

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Lucy Saunders

Lucy Saunders combines a rare combination of public health specialist, urbanist and transport planner. The UK…

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Mark Ames

Mark Ames is an expert in stakeholder engagement for challenging city projects, and General Manager at…

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Maryna Pobudzei

Maryna Pobudzei is a researcher and PhD candidate at the University of the Bundeswehr in Munich.…

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Matthew Root

Matt Root is a co-owner of Flyt transport planning consultancy based in Perth and he is…

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Max Wang

Max Wang is the Senior Product Manager at Intelematics, a technology and mobility solutions enterprise owned…

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Megan Sharkey

Megan Sharkey  is a city transformation and transition specialist with a talent for connecting top-down strategic…

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Michael Schwartz

Michael Schwartz leads Ride Report‘s shared micromobility practice, overseeing product and business strategy to provide public…

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Michelle Prior

Michelle Prior is the Director of Active Transport at the WA Department of Transport, heading teams…

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Mirza Hotic

Mirza is a Senior Consultant and Project Manager on a variety of Integrated Transport projects and…

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Monica Olyslagers

Monica Olyslagers is the Global Innovation Manager and Cities Specialist for the International Road Assessment Programme…

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Monica Zarafu

Monica Zarafu is the Founder and CEO of BYKKO, a technology provider and operator of electric…

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Oliver Bruce

Oliver Bruce is one of the earliest pioneers and visionaries in micromobility. The NZ native has a…

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Penelope Bennett

Penelope Bennett is a Chartered Professional Engineer with a focus on transportation and traffic. She has…

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Prof. David Levinson

Professor David Levinson is a US civil engineer and transportation analyst who has been a professor…

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Prof. Geoff Rose

Geoff Rose is a Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at Monash University. He has…

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Rob Stokes

Rob Stokes is the Member for Pittwater and Minister for Infrastructure, Cities and Active Transport in…

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Robbie Napper

Dr Robbie Napper is an industrial designer in the field of mobility. Robbie’s research investigates and…

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Sam Johnson

Sam Johnson is an Infrastructure Consultant with the World Bank. He has worked in transport infrastructure…

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Sam Kemp

Sam Kemp is the Transport Survey and Data Manager at advocacy organisation Bicycle Network, coordinating surveys…

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Sara Stace

Sara Stace is a city shaper, strategic thinker and innovator with extensive knowledge about cities, land…

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Shifani Sood

Shifani Sood is an experienced transport planner deeply involved in city shaping projects with a focus…

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Stephen Coulter

Stephen Coulter is a customer focussed, data-driven leader and innovator with many years of experience as…

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Stephen Hodge

Stephen Hodge is the Director – National Advocacy for cycling lobby group We Ride Australia. In…

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Thomas Treloar

Thomas Treloar is the founder of The Rolling Fix, a business providing tune-ups and bike riding…

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Tim Morris

Tim Morris leads the NSW and Queensland regions for Neuron Mobility. Neuron is Australia’s leading shared…

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Todd Nguyen

Todd Nguyen is a transport project planner with engineering consultant WSP, with experience in Australia and…

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Tom Cooper

Tom Cooper is the Australia and NZ head of leading scooter company Beam. Tom has been…

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