Keynote Speakers

  • 01

    Catherine Ball


    Dr. Catherine Ball is an author, founder, and ethics advocate working across global projects where robotics and new technology meet environmental protection.

  • 02

    David Bennett

    IP Australia

    As Australia's first Intellectual Property (IP) Counsellor to China, David engages with China on IP policy issues and provides Australians with practical guidance on how to protect their IP in China. He has been based at the Australian Embassy, Beijing, since December 2016.

  • 03

    Jessica Wilson


    Jessica Wilson grew up in Karangi, a small farm town. She started her first business when she was 16, running formal after parties for students on the farm land she grew up on. Expanding the business to host birthday parties, she made enough money to put herself through her first year of university.