A member of the Reserve Bank board and dean of the Melbourne Business School, Harper is one of Australia’s foremost economic minds. His perspectives on current economic conditions were illuminating, but his insights into how Australia’s property industry can shape our nation had people sitting on the edges of their seats. Read more.
Stephen Conry AM, Chief Executive Officer, JLL Australia & NZ
Jure Domazet, Managing Director, DOMA Group
Carmel Hourigan, Global Head of Real Estate, AMP Capital Investors
Louise Mason, Group Executive, Chief Executive Officer - Commercial Property, Stockland
Darren Steinberg, Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director, Dexus
Turi Condon, Journalist
How do we build the best places? Innovative designs, smarter technologies and quality finishes are all part of the package – but cultural change is central, agreed a panel of experts building great places. Read more.
Simonne Bailey, Global Head of Strategy and Managing Director of Australia, JAHAMA Group
Paolo Lavisci, Program Development Manager, WoodSolutions
Alison Mirams, Chief Executive Officer, Roberts Pizzarotti
Josephine Sukkar AM, Principal, Buildcorp Group
Bruce Harper, General Manager, Avid Property Group
Lynette Mayne, Co-Chair & Director, The B Team Australasia
Greg Paramor AO, Non-Executive Director, Charter Hall Group
Davina Rooney, CEO, Green Building Council of Australia
27th Prime Minister The Hon Julia Gillard AC mused on her own career journey and what inspires women to become leaders.
Since leaving the Lodge in 2013, Gillard’s work has continued to add value to her big themes and passions in politics: education, women’s leadership and mental health. Gillard is involved in a range of commercial activities and is a director of boutique property investment and finance house CVS Lane. Read more.
Khanna is co-founder and director of the Hybrid Reality Institute, a research and advisory group focused on emerging technologies and their policy and economic consequences. She is also a strategic advisor to corporations and governments on artificial intelligence, smart cities and fintech. Read more.
As Congress drew to a close, we gained insights into the selfless leadership of Dr Richard Harris OAM, anaesthesia and aeromedical retrieval medicine expert and 2019 Australian of the Year.
He told of the heroic rescue of 12 boys and their devoted soccer coach, who spent 17 days in a flooded Thai cave before a team of middle-aged cave divers that were more “trainspotter” than “bronze skinned Baywatch hunk” found a way to free them. Read more.