Announcing our keynote speakers
Saul is an inventor, author, and founder of multiple companies and non-profits. He has led projects for agencies including NASA, DARPA, National Science Foundation and more. He has founded and co-founded multiple successful companies, including one acquired by Google, another by Autodesk, and another by a consortium of vehicle manufacturers including Toyota. In 2007 he was awarded a Macarthur Fellowship, the so-called ‘Genius Grant’, for inventions in the service of humanity.
Prof. Veena Sahajwalla
Professor Veena Sahajwalla is an internationally recognised materials scientist, engineer, and inventor revolutionising recycling science. Professor Sahajwalla is renowned for pioneering the high temperature transformation of waste in the production of a new generation of ‘green materials’ at the UNSW Sustainable Materials Research and Technology (SMaRT) Centre, where she is Founding Director.
In 2021, Professor Sahajwalla featured in the ABC’s Australian Story and named the 2022 NSW Australian of the Year. Veena is the inventor of polymer injection technology, known as green steel, an eco-friendly process for using recycled tyres in steel production. In 2018, she launched the world’s first e-waste MICROfactorieTM and in 2019 she launched her plastics and Green Ceramics MICROfactoriesTM, a recycling technology breakthrough.
Dr Rebecca Huntley
Dr Rebecca Huntley is one of Australia’s foremost researchers on social trends. Dr Huntley is the author of numerous books, most recently ‘How to Talk About Climate Change in a Way that Makes a Difference’, writes for The Guardian, The Australian, The Sydney Morning Herald, Marie Claire, and Griffith Review. Rebecca was also a feature writer for Australian Vogue, a columnist for BRW and a presenter of Drive on Radio National.
Under her own climate research and consultancy business, Rebecca published a report for Aware Super in early 2021 outlining how Australia can recover from the COVID-19 pandemic by focusing on the intersections of climate action, health and wellbeing, and thriving communities.
As the Executive Vice President of International Operations, Manish leads the operations for Schneider Electric in Pacific, India, Middle East Africa and South America. He is a member of Schneider Electric’s Executive Committee and is based in Singapore. He is responsible for bringing sustainable innovations to customers and seeks to empower all to make the most of their energy and resources, ensuring Life Is On everywhere, for everyone, at every moment.
Pacific Zone President, Schneider Electric, Gareth O’Reilly is a global citizen with multinational leadership experience whose international perspective shapes his vision for the technology market. Gareth’s passion is to change how businesses operate, enabling companies to create value to meet the technical, financial and sustainability challenges of the future.
14 March 2023
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