Meet the Speakers

Meet our 2022 Conference speakers and panelists. More speaker bios to come.

Woman (Julie McCrossin) smiling. She is holding her glasses in her hand.

Julie McCrossin

MC

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Peter Wilson AM FCPA FCPHRLife FAICD

Panelist: Importance of people with disability in leadership roles

Woman (Jane Spring) wearing glasses, in corporate attire, smiling.

Jane Spring

Panelist: Importance of people with disability in leadership roles

Man (Graeme Innes) wearing a suit, smiling.

Graeme Innes AM

Panelist: Importance of people with disability in leadership roles

Man (Aaron McEwan) wearing a suit, smiling.

Aaron McEwan

Keynote Speaker: Future of Work

A photo of Vani Seshadri, an Indian woman wearing turquoise and yellow

Vani Seshadri

Keynote Speaker: Future of Work

Black and white image of a woman (Liz Parkinson) wearing glasses, smiling.

Liz Parkinson

Keynote speaker: Future of Work

Picture of Tony Abrahams from the shoulders up. He is a smiling, dark haired man with glasses, wearing a grey tartan suit. The suit has a rainbow pin on the lapel.

Tony Abrahams

Accessibility Partner Presentation: AI Media

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Kenny Singh

Keynote Speaker: Microsoft’s Sustainable Culture of Accessibility

Man (Alastair McEwin) wearing a suit, smiling.

Alastair McEwin

Be Informed: Disability Royal Commission

Man (Darren Otten) wearing a suit, smiling.

Darren Otten, General Manager

Major Sponsor presentation: MAX Solutions

Majella Knobel, a blind woman with shoulder length blonde hair, is smiling at the camera, She's wearing a light grey suit and is standing against a grey background

Majella Knobel

Different ways to utilise the Access and Inclusion Index

Katie Wyatt

Different ways to utilise the Access and Inclusion Index

Picture of Karen Grumley, smiling towards the camera. She has chin length, fair brown hair and a large necklace on. The background is purple.

Karen Grumley

Different ways to utilise the Access and Inclusion Index

Gavin Fang, a man with dark hair and salt and pepper beard, looking at the camera in a suit

Gavin Fang

Case Study: How recruitment increased the representation of people with disability in the media

Sarah Richards, a woman with long blonde hair, smiles at the camera. She is wearing a grey suit and the background is sunny and green

Sarah Richards

Case Study: How recruitment increased the representation of people with disability in the media

Charles Brice, a man with dark hair and glasses, smiling and wearing a grey suit

Charles Brice

Case Study: How recruitment increased the representation of people with disability in the media

Headshot of Amber Tratter, a smiling woman with dark hair. She's wearing a dark red shirt and on a white background

Amber Tratter

Top tips: Embedding accessibility

Brent Phillips White man with glasses and short brown hair smiling.

Brent Phillips

Chief Impact Officer, Deaf Connect

A headshot of Sharon Carroll, a woman with shoulder-length wavy blond hair. She is smiling into the camera. The background is leaves

Sharon Carroll

Panel Discussion: Engaging the whole business

A headshot of Jesse Liwag, a man with dark hair and a beard. He is smiling and facing the camera and wearing a dark button down shirt with white spots

Jesse Liwag

Panel Discussion: Engaging the whole business

A headshot of Susan Davies, a blond woman with shoulder length hair. She is smiling into the camera and is wearing a white suit jacket with a black shirt underneath.

Susan Davies

Panel Discussion: Engaging the whole business

Kate Havas - White women with short brown hair and glasses smiling

Kate Havas

Panel Discussion: Engaging the whole business

Douglas Fogg White man with dark hair, large beard, and glasses smiling.

Douglas Fogg, Product Accessibility Lead

Panel Discussion: Engaging the whole business

Man (Cameron Gifford) smiling. He has a beard and is wearing a button up collared shirt.

Cameron Gifford

Major Sponsor presentation: Attorney-General's Department

Vanessa Martin, a blonde woman in a suit, looks at the camera

Vanessa Martin

Compass Group Case Study: Exceeding employment targets in unknown times