2016_Conference_HeaderHear from a range of well respected speakers at the 2016 National Conference:


Allan Pease
Mr Body Language

For over four decades Allan Pease has been internationally recognized as “Mr Body Language” with many best-sellers which he has either authored himself or his wife Barbara.

Such books include “Body language in the workplace”, “Why men don’t have a clue & women always need more shoes”, and “Why men don’t listen & women can’t read maps.”

Come along and leave the conference sessions on a high as Allan will entertain while making you aware of your body language and the body language of others, and how to decipher, decode and interpret body language signals to instantly improve your communication and relationships


CraigRispinCraig Rispin
Business Futurist

Craig Rispin is a business futurist and innovation expert, his expertise being in emerging business, people and technology trends, and most importantly, how you can profit from them.

In 2008 Craig wowed conference delegates when he introduced a tablet where the view would rotate depending on how you held it, years before the official Australian release of the iPad.

Craig has over 20 years experience working where the future has been created, with innovative companies in the world of IT, consumer electronics, internet and broadcasting industries which he puts to good use in showing what the future is going to bring.


DavidGalballyDavid Galbally AM QC
Partner – Madgwicks

David Galbally is a leading Australian QC and a Partner at Melbourne law firm, Madgwicks.
His experience in the law stems from acting as an advocate for companies and high profile individuals in the criminal, commercial and sporting law arenas, and he uses his expertise and experience to guide a number of large organisations at Board level on issues of corporate governance and risk management.

David at various times has represented Australia’s leading sporting institutions including the Australian Football League and Cricket Australia, and is well known for his involvement in some of Australia’s most high profile and complex corporate and criminal cases. Come and hear from one of Australia’s great storytellers as he shares some of his experiences in some of the most interesting and well known legal cases in Australian history.


Dr John Clarke
Workplace Psychopaths

Dr John Clarke has a PhD in Psychology and consults for corporations experiencing problems with a suspected workplace psychopath.

As Australia’s leading authority in the area, he knows how to identify the workplace psychopath and more importantly, how to deal with them once you know who they are. Come and listen at a special business breakfast in an engaging session on the workplace psychopath, and learn tricks of the trade in a follow up in-depth workshop on steps you can take within the workplace to better manage their influence on your business and other staff working within your business.

GlennButlerGlenn Butler
Wheels Magazine Editor

A passion for cars, and an insatiable curiosity for the stories behind them, has driven Glenn Butler during more than 20 years of reporting on the car industry for leading newspapers, websites and magazines.

His career began with a cadetship on Wheels in the early 1990s, learning the craft and culture from Wheels’ stalwarts Angus MacKenzie, Peter Robinson, Mike McCarthy, Phil Scott and Bob Hall, along with many other great magazine men.

Now Glenn is in the editor’s chair and is driving the Wheels media brand boldly and aggressively into its digital future. Glenn is a fan of Australian-made cars; equally, he has a soft spot for anything with a well-sorted chassis

JasonWyattJason Wyatt
Managing Director, Marketplacer

Despite everyone telling him he was nuts Jason Wyatt left a promising corporate career in 2006 and with his best mate, Sam Salter, founded BikeExchangecom.au with no external funding or capital.

10 years on Marketplacer has now funded 7 marketplaces including BikeExchange, TiniTrader.com.au, Hour of Home, and Outdoria and is one of Australia’s fastest growing companies.

NickCondonNick Condon
Executive Director – Brand & Innovation, Business SA

Nick Condon has over 15 years of experience in the media and digital sectors and specialises in digital transformation of traditional businesses.

Having launched a number of innovative digital products to market, most notably the streaming music service iHeartRadio Australia, he is also a leader in change management programs and business transformation strategies.

Part of the Business SA Executive Leadership Team he is responsible for setting the SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s strategic and operational vision, particularly around innovation, enterprise technology, brand and communications.