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3 - 4 August 2020
BCEC, Brisbane


NCTCE 2019 Speakers

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Rachel Baigent

Managing Director | MIltek

An avid power connector within the private and public sectors, promoting collaboration in the pursuit of zero waste to landfill is Rachel’s working mission. She has had the pleasure of over 15 year’s service within...

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Michael Whereat

Until recently, Michael spent 12 months seconded to the Sunshine Coast International Broadband Network Project. The project will provide Australia’s fastest connection to Asia and open only the second international connection on the East Coast of...

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Michael Stevens

Managing Director | Aquiba

Michael is the Managing Director of Aquiba, a Queensland based technology company that designs, develops and manufactures digital water meters with advanced wireless connectivity and patented sensing technology. Michael splits his time between leading product...

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Jessica Chadbourne

Patent Attorney | Shelston IP

Dr Jessica Chadbourne is a patent attorney at Shelston IP with a background in chemistry and environmental science and a keen interest in cleantech IP. She is a key member of the IP counsel team...

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Yasmin Grigaliunas

Yasmin Grigaliunas

CEO and Co-Founder | World's Biggest Garage Sale

Award-winning Yasmin Grigaliunas, CEO and Co-founder of the World’s Biggest Garage Sale (WBGS), is on a mission to turn Australia’s circular economy aspirations into reality while at the same time providing social good. In 2017...

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Graham Ross

Founder | BlockTexx

Graham Ross was motivated to start award winning B Corporation, Kusaga Athletic, after learning the impact of clothing manufacture on the environment. With technology at the forefront, Kusaga developed four revolutionary sustainable fabrics and created...

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Jaine Morris

Jaine Morris

COO | Coreo

Jaine is a diversely skilled circular economy professional, having led an intrepid career to date spanning health, education, and entrepreneurship. In 2017 Jaine successfully managed the complexities of enacting systems-level change in Australia’s first circular...

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Ashleigh Morris

Ashleigh Morris

Founder & CEO | Coreo

Ashleigh Morris is the CEO of Coreo, a company actioning circular economy in Australasia. Ashleigh is widely recognised as a circular economy visionary with the skills, experience and ability to not only inform future strategy...

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Harley Weston

Harley Weston

Managing Director | Solaire Properties

An entrepreneur at heart, Harley Weston, Managing Director of Solaire Properties, comes from a background in exploration and geology, works commercially flying Helicopters in his spare time and has the 2nd biggest collection of rare...

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Jimmy Hirst

Jimmy is a social engineer and entrepreneur actively working in advocating for, and helping transition, the mainstream population to that of more sustainable and socially connective communities (popularly referred to as “Eco Villages”). To help...

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Milly Young

Program Manager | EnergyLab Australia

Milly is an experienced founder and facilitator, with specialist skills in human-centred design, innovation and product development. Milly is passionate about helping entrepreneurs de-risk their startup ideas and deliver positive impact. At EnergyLab, Milly runs...

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Angela Cooney

Sustainable Solutions Manager | Veolia

Angela has worked for Veolia for the past 11 years and holds a Diploma of Environmental Science. She is currently focused on expanding the Energy and Circular Economy business in Queensland. She is an experienced...

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Mark Coates

Managing Director | Intelligent Automation

Mark has 40 years’ experience in the electrical industry covering Energy Management as well as both industrial and home automation. He has a futuristic view into tomorrow’s world and sees the big picture. His goal...

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Chris Denny

Managing Director | Southern Cross Resorts

Chris graduated from the University of NSW as a civil engineer in 1980. Together with his wife Trish he entered the hospitality industry 20 years ago when they established a serviced apartment complex in Brisbane....

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Will Soutar

Director | Climate KIC Australia

I’m passionate about using business as a force for good. Combining my entrepreneurial and innovation experience with start-ups, scale-ups and financial services incumbents. I love collaborating with people to develop powerful ideas that have a...

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Andrew Fairbairn

Industry and Membership Development Manager | Visit Sunshine Coast

Visit Sunshine Coast (VSC) is the official Regional Tourism Organisation for the region. VSC’s role is to lead the management, development and marketing of tourism on the Sunshine Coast in a geographical area that encompasses...

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Uzma Amin

Phd Student | Macquarie University

Ms. Uzma Amin is the PhD researcher in Macquarie University Power and Energy Research Group. She has published 12 research journal and conference papers on smart grid and distributed energy sources. She is also a...

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Denis Frost

Dennis Frost

Manager, Energy and Infrastructure | University of the Sunshine Coast

Dennis commenced work at USC in 2012. In the past seven years he has implemented a range of innovative strategies and projects which save energy and reduce the University’s environmental impact. Dennis has held a variety...

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