• View our line-up of industry experts

     

    First round speakers have now been announced, with many more to follow.

     

    All our speakers have been carefully selected by the Infrastructure and Energy magazine editorial teams, who have an in-depth knowledge of the most pressing issues in the smart cities community.

Mark Dowd Smart Cities Lab Director Obama advisor

Mark Dowd

Executive Director, Smart Cities LabMark was responsible for creating and executing the groundbreaking US Department of Transportation’s Smart City Challenge that fundamentally changed the…

Stephen Yarwood

Urban Futurist, Former Lord Mayor of AdelaidePassionate about cities and innovation, Stephen is one of Australia’s best-known and respected contemporary Urban Planners who consults internationally on…
Lucinda Hartley Smart Cities

Lucinda Hartley

Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer, NeighbourlyticsLucinda is an urban designer, social entrepreneur and co-founder of Neighbourlytics, a social analytics platform for neighbourhoods, pioneering the use…
Craig Lawton Smart Cities conference 2019

Craig Lawton

IoT & Smart Cities Specialist, A/NZ Public Sector, Amazon Web ServicesAs a Solutions Architect specializing in public-sector IoT and Smart Cities initiatives across Australia and New Zealand, Craig Lawton is…
Michelle Price

Michelle Price

Chief Executive Officer, AustCyber, The Australian Cyber Security Growth Network LtdMichelle Price is the CEO for AustCyber. She was the inaugural Chief Operating Officer of AustCyber, joining the company in…
Peter Colacino smart cities infrastructure australia

Peter Colacino

Executive Director, Policy and Research, Infrastructure AustraliaPeter leads Infrastructure Australia’s Policy and Research team and is tasked with identifying the greatest challenges and opportunities facing the…
Sarah Barns Smart Cities

Dr Sarah Barns

Urban Digital Strategist, Sitelines Media & Esem ProjectsSarah’s work today builds on a 20-year career in public policy and strategy working across technology, media and the arts.…

Dr Jonathan Spear

Executive Director and General Counsel, Infrastructure VictoriaDr Jonathan Spear is Executive Director and General Counsel at Infrastructure Victoria. In this role, he is the executive responsible…
Mark Burry Smart Cities

Professor Mark Burry AO FTSE AIA

Founding Director, Smart Cities Research Institute, Swinburne University of TechnologyMark Burry is the Founding Director for Swinburne University of Technology’s ‘Smart Cities Research Institute’. His role is to lead…
Ben Hayes Transdev Smart Cities

Ben Hayes

Group Manager, Business Performance and Innovation, Transdev AustralasiaBen joined the Transdev team in 2014 and was named Group Manager Business Performance and Innovation in April 2018. In…
Zoe Eather Smart Cities Zemcon Smart Comunity podcast Arup

Zoe Eather

Smart Regions and Mobility Consultant, ArupZoe is an engineer and a millennial with a passion for Smart Communities, Smart Cities and Smart Regions – not…
Adam Mowlam Smart Cities

Dr Adam Mowlam

Manger, Smart City Office, Wyndham City CouncilDr Adam Mowlam is the Manager, Smart City Office at Wyndham City Council. Adam is an accomplished and experienced public…
Stephen Rufus speaker Smart Cities 2019 Conference

Stephen Rufus

Chief Executive Officer - City of Port LincolnStephen is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the City of Port Lincoln. He has worked in local government for…

Professor Majid Sarvi

Founder and Director, AIMESProfessor Majid Sarvi is the Director of the Transport Technology program at The University of Melbourne and the Founder and…
Lorraine Tighe

Lorraine Tighe

Smart Cities and Innovation ConsultantLorraine is a creative and diplomatic leader with over 20 years experience driving impactful change across private and public sectors…

Nicola Smith

Founding Director, Planning, Niche Planning StudioNicola is a qualified Urban and Regional Planner with over eighteen years’ experience in a wide range of planning and…
Dr Frank Heibel Doc Frank Rail Services Smart Cities

Dr Frank Heibel

Director, Doc Frank Rail Services‘Doc Frank’, as he is widely known in the railway industry, is one of Australia’s leading strategists and thought leaders…