Out There Summit 2018

The 2018 Out There Summit once again brings together an impressive line-up of speakers across government, arts, sport, community and business to explore and debate the big ideas in Western Sydney.

This year’s event has been designed with a focus on education, health and social inclusion, specifically, how the policies and projects that are being rolled out in these areas are helping shape the next leadership class, stimulate the urban renewal of our cities and strengthen the region’s capacity to deliver the necessary jobs, homes and amenity for a rapidly growing population.

Date
Wednesday, 9 May 2018

Venue
Novotel Parramatta

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Featured speakers

Deng

Adut

Lawyer, AC Law Group

Prof.

James

Arvanitakis

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research & Graduate Studies), Western Sydney University

Hon.

Stuart

Ayres

MP

Minister for WestConnex, Minister for Western Sydney & Minister for Sport

Jon

Black

Managing Director, TAFE NSW

David

Borger

Western Sydney Director, Sydney Business Chamber

Christopher

Brown

AM

Chairman, Western Sydney Leadership Dialogue

Bryan

Brown

AM

Australian Actor and Bankstown Boy

Mayor

Chagai

Founder, Savannah Pride

Lindy

Deitz

General Manager, Campbelltown City Council

Luke

Foley

MP

NSW Labor Leader & Shadow Minister for Western Sydney

Mark

Geyer

OAM

Radio Host, Triple M Sydney

Bilal

Hafda

Storyteller-in-Chief, Story Factory

Dr

Sarah

Hill

Chief Executive Officer, Western Parkland City Authority

Prof.

Lisa

Jackson-Pulver

Pro Vice-Chancellor Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Leadership, Western Sydney University

Amna

Karra-Hassan

Special Counsel, Western Sydney Leadership Dialogue & Alumni, Collaborative Leadership Program Class of 2022

Dr

Catherine

Keenan

AM

Executive Director, Story Factory

Amanda

Larkin

Former Chief Executive, South Western Sydney Local Health District

Adam

Leto

Chief Executive Officer, Western Sydney Leadership Dialogue

Elizabeth Ann

Macgregor

OBE

Director, Museum of Contemporary Art

Anthony

Manning

Chief Executive, School Infrastructure NSW

Sara

Mansour

Co-Founder & Artistic Director, Bankstown Poetry Slam

Prof.

Andy

Marks

Pro Vice-Chancellor, Strategy, Government and Alliances, Western Sydney University

Fiona

Morrison

Commissioner, Office of Open Space & Parklands

Lauren

Nicholls

Senior Manager, Policy & Research, Western Sydney Leadership Dialogue

Dr

Linda

O'Brien

AM

Principal, School Leadership, Leadership and High Performance, NSW Department of Education

Chris

O'Keefe

Political Reporter, Nine Network

Danny

O’Connor

Chair, TAFE NSW

Bevan

Paul

Chief Executive, Parramatta Leagues Club

Paul

Plowman

GM Livable City Solutions, Sydney Water

Theo

Psychogios

Partner - Financial Advisory, Deloitte

Danny

Rezek

Managing Partner, Deloitte

Lorenzo

Rositano

Tenor & Artistic Director, Western Sydney Opera

Prof.

Peter

Shergold

AC

Chancellor, Western Sydney University

Uncle

Greg

Simms

Activist for reconciliation, a traditional woodcarver and an Aboriginal cultural educator

Rod

Simpson

Environment Commissioner, Greater Sydney Commission

Dick

Smith

AC

Entrepreneur, Aviator & Population Provocateur

Connie

Sokaris

General Manager, Resources, Infrastructure & Government, National Australia Bank

Hon.

Rob

Stokes

MP

Minister for Infrastructure, Minister for Cities, Minister for Active Transport

Blake

Tatafu

Project Advisory Committee, Aboriginal Centre for Excellence

John

Vassallo

Chief Executive Officer, Celestino

Dr

Tim

Williams

Strategic Adviser, ARUP

Clr

Andrew

Wilson

Lord Mayor, City of Parramatta

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