We had a ball at our last Summit, which focused heavily on the foundations of Social Innovation, and the role that technology plays in the future of impact in our world.

Previous Summit Speakers

Edward Santow

of human rights

Honorable Phillip Dalidakis MLC

Minister for
Trade and Investment

Sally McCutchan

CEO and Executive Director of Impact Investing Australia

Will Richardson

Impact Investor,
Impact Investment Group

Kathy Coultas

Director of Strategic Innovation Investment - DEDJTR

Dr Greg Adamson

Associate Professor at Melbourne University and IEEE Champion

Rosa Thompson

Blockchain Solutions Consultant and Project Manager at ConsenSys APAC

Jithma Beneragama

Director of Digital Engagement at Premier and Cabinet

Sarah Meredith

Australian Country director of Global Citizen

Mark Buzza

Director of Global Biomedical Research Programs at Movember Foundation

Lucy Thomas

Co-Founder of

Krystian Seibert

Policy Adviser,
Philanthropy Australia

Louise Ledbrook

Co-Founder and CEO of Prosmart

Rosie Thomas

of PROJECT Rockit

Jon Quidim

Events and Incubation Manager at the Blockchain Centre

Alexandra Ball

Social Media Guru at ISOBAR Good

Dr Claire Mason

Senior Data Scientist at Data61

Mark Elliot

Director at Collabforge

Julia Symons

Community Relations Manager at Australia Post

Phil Ore

Co-Founder at Marketing Entourage and Pitch mentor at Startup Victoria

Tanya Dontas

Co-Founder of Vollie

David Sprigs

CEO of Infoxchange

Kelly Hutchinson

Founder of DSI4AU

Matthew Boyd

CEO and Co-Founder of Vollie

Valeria Ignatieva

CEO & Founder
of Work180

Adrian Osman

CEO and Co-Founder
of Pitch blak

Megan Wright


Max Lynam

Co-Founder of Impactful Ventures

Elizabeth Bachetti


Joel De Ross

Founder, metavents & lead organiser of rock against poverty

Attendee feedback.

How Did We Go?

It was great to meet other like-minded people taking part in encouraging discussions around the future of the social change sector and social innovation in Australia
Sophie Spence
Manager at Lumin
The vibe was great and it was awesome to be surrounded by likeminded people
Alexandra Rushan
Experience Coordinator at Academy Xi
Of value was the networking and hearing all the fabulous work that people are doing in the Social Innovation and tech space
Elizabeth Bacchetti
Communications and Program Officer at Monash Sustainable Development Institute