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James Winter

Director, Brand X

James graduated as an Actor from the Centre for the Performing Arts (Adelaide) in 1993 before performing for Magpie Theatre Company, Springboard, Queenbitchery, Fleshdollies, Not So Straight and Brand X. As a Theatre Director, James has worked for the State Opera Company of South Australia, State Theatre Company of South Australia, Restless Dance Company, Urban Myth Theatre of Youth, AIT Arts, Shopfront, Ashfield Youth Theatre and The Studio at the Sydney Opera House. He has been Artistic Director for Brand X Theatre, D Faces of Youth Arts and Ashfield Youth Theatre, along with being the Associate Director for Urban Myth Theatre of Youth. His Community Cultural Development (CCD) experience includes theatre projects that engage communities with physical and intellectual disabilities, street dependent, same-sex attracted, drug dependent, sex-workers, remote indigenous communities, juvenile justice clients, incarcerated youth, refugee, recent arrival and dual diagnosis. James has also worked in Cairo (Egypt) with African artists in exile to establish self-determining community cultural development projects that include micro-business, cultural events, cultural policy, performance, networking and profile initiatives.

Marina Guo

Founder & President, Huashan Multiversity; Rotating Chair, China Innovation Service Alliance for Culture & Technology; Vice Director, John Howkins Research Center on Creative Economy, STA; DBA Supervisor, Shanghai Jiaotong University; Guest Professor, Berlin School of Creative Leadership (China)

Lori Martin

Senior Cultural Affairs Officer, City of Toronto

Ania Pilipenko

Co-Founder, HolzMarkt Project, Berlin

Bonnie Shaw

Strategy Lead, Smart City Office at City of Melbourne

James Winter

Director, Brand X

Jamie Franklin

Place Making Lead, Sunshine Coast Council

Mark Paddenburg

CEO, Innovation Centre Sunshine Coast P/L

Chiray Fitton

Principal, Montessori International College

Peter Tullin

Co Founder, CultureLabel.com & REMIX Summits

Dr Carol Major

Founder, Advanced Narrative

Simon Cronshaw

Co-Founder, CultureLabel.com & REMIX Summits

Eric Schrijver

Exhibition Manager, Architects of Air & Partner, Studio Memo