Keynote speakers will be announced from September 2017 onwards.
Award-winning leader, consultant and author
Lucy is a change maker, an ideas machine and an exceptional communicator. After leading a successful ad agency for 20 years she focused on using her skillset to change the world. She was the founding CEO and director of a new international women’s health charity, building the team and the strategy to raise $7M in less than three years for a network of hospitals and a midwifery school in Ethiopia. Lucy then went on to transform Sunrise Cambodia as the charity’s first CEO before hitting the speaker’s trail full time, writing her second book and consulting. She’s the creator of the world’s first childbirth education program written specifically for men which is run in pubs all over Australia and she’s working on her next industry disruption. Lucy is an accomplished photographer, a social media gun and a mother of three.
Opeta Alefaio has served since early 2012 as the Director of the National Archives of Fiji. He is a Pacific islander of Tuvaluan (Nukufetau & Vaitupu) and Fijian (Rewa & Cakaudrove) descent. Opeta was bitten by the history bug at a young age. He received most of his education in Fiji where he read History, Politics, and Journalism at the University of the South Pacific, and later on spent two eye-opening years at Monash University in Melbourne where he was the joint recipient of the 2011 Australian Society of Archivists Margaret Jennings Award. After 8 years in the private sector and a brief stint at Fiji’s Ministry of Information, he joined the National Archives of Fiji where he has spent the last 14 years, as part of a passionate team working hard to improve access to heritage. Opeta is currently President of the Pacific Regional Branch of the International Council on Archives, and is an Executive Board member of the International Council on Archives.