Our Keynote Speakers:
Australia’s most prominent futurist
Dr Peter Ellyard is Australia’s most prominent futurist. He is also a strategist, speaker and author. Peter is particularly known for his highly original, challenging and inspirational ideas on shaping the future, and for his motivational addresses on future-making.
Peter is currently Chairman of the Preferred Futures Institute, which he founded in 1991, where he assists individuals, families, organisations, communities and nations to chart and implement visions and strategies to ensure success in an emerging, 21st century integrated, interdependent, global society.
Oxford Science author / Secondary teacher
Helen is Head of Science at Mentone Girls’ Grammar School. She has over 20 years’ Science teaching experience and a background in research at the Royal Children’s Hospital and Walter and Eliza Hall Institute.
Helen is also an experienced author of Science textbooks including Oxford Big Ideas Science and Oxford Science. In 2015, Helen was awarded a High Commendation for Excellence in Science Teaching in Secondary Schools as part of the Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science.
As an educator with over 25 years of classroom experience and numerous years in education consulting, Anita’s mission is to transform education, empowering teachers to facilitate student-centred learning, foster creativity, and address each student’s unique learning style using technology.
She believes her mission will be complete when she no longer recognises the classroom she grew up in, and instead sees in every school a fun, challenging place of exhilarating growth that truly prepares each individual student for lifelong learning.