2017 Speakers

Deborah Wace TAS

Deborah Wace is a plant advocate and professional Printmaker. Her artwork is highly detailed and intimate, it is a window into...

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Madeline Wells TAS

Madeline Wells is a 21-year-old trawlwoolway and Wemba Wemba women based on the north-west coast of Tasmania...

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Bianca Walsh TAS

Bianca Welsh is a co-owner of three Launceston award-winning businesses; Stillwater Restaurant, Black Cow Bistro...

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Vanessa Cox TAS

Vanessa Cox is a businesswoman, philanthropist and mum. From an early age Vanessa had a great love for business...

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Sarah Naarden VIC

Sarah is an architect, place-maker and social impact entrepreneur. She is passionate for the voices of First People, young people and older people...

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Genevieve Murray NSW

Genevieve Murray // Future Method Studio // BIO Future Method is a research and design studio that actively questions and pushes...

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Jane Hutchinson TAS

For more than a decade Jane Hutchinson has been deeply involved in one of the country's great environmental success stories that has delivered an enormous…

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Janet Carding TAS

Janet Carding a museum professional for over two decades, Janet hails originally from England where she obtained her degree from Cambridge University...

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Ceridwen Owen TAS

Ceridwen Owen is Senior Lecturer and Deputy Head of the School of Architecture & Design at the University of Tasmania where she teaches...

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Jane Connory VIC

Jane Connory is a PhD candidate at Monash University, Art, Design & Architecture, working towards a gender inclusive...

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Helen Norrie TAS

Dr Helen Norrie is a design academic working across scales from the curation of ideas through text and exhibitions, to the design...

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Liz Williamson NSW

Liz Williamson is an academic and weaver based in Sydney, Australia. Her practice is wide ranging - from designing for industry...

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Annalise DeLorenzo NSW

Founding CEO, MakerSpace &company After 8 years of exhibitions, events, business mentoring and pop-ups, Anna Lise launched MakerSpace...

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Kim Seagram TAS

Kim Seagram is Co Owner and Co Developer of the award winning Stillwater Restaurant and Black Cow Bistro in Launceston...

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Kirsha Kachele TAS

Kaechele is known for her post-Hurricane Katrina project in New Orleans’ 8th Ward, Life is Art Foundation | KKProjects...

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Karina Clarke, Facilitator

Karina Clarke is the CEO Design Tasmania, her areas of expertise include design academic, furniture, homewares...

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Penny Craswell, Facilitator

Penny Craswell is an editor, writer and curator with a specialisation in design and architecture. She is Creative Strategy Associate...

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Dr Pippa Dickson, Facilitator

Pippa Dickson has a PhD in Fine Arts, Furniture Design, and a BA in Political Science. She has worked as...

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