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Professor Rob Adams
Rob Adams is an architect and urban designer, currently City Architect and previously Director of City Design at the City of Melbourne, Australia. He won multiple awards as the leader of the revitalization of the Melbourne City Centre and surrounds, helping to create a vibrant city streetscape with innovative design features. He is a regular lecturer at RMIT and at the University of Melbourne, where he has been a Professorial Fellow since 2004.
Stephanie Alexander AO is an Australian cook, restaurateur and food writer. She is one of Australia’s most recognised cooks, food educators and authors, She established the Kitchen Garden Foundation in 2004, following the success of the first kitchen garden program piloted in 2001. The motivation for this work came from Stephanie’s awareness of the growing childhood obesity problem in Australia. This not-for-profit organisation is dedicated to supporting schools introducing pleasurable food education, teaching students to grow, harvest, prepare and share fresh, seasonal, delicious food.
Distinguished Professor Brian Anderson
Brian Anderson is a Distinguished Professor in the College of Engineering and Computer Science at the Australian National University. He is also Distinguished Researcher in National ICT Australia (NICTA) where he served as the first President and then Chief Scientist (2002–2006). He was President of the Australian Academy of Science (1998–2002). He has made significant contributions in control systems and signal processing, with his work currently focusing on distributed control of multiagent systems, sensor network localisation, and macroeconomic modelling.
Lindsey Andersen works with tech companies to effectively incorporate business and human rights practices and engage in multi-stakeholder collaboration. She specializes in the intersection of technology, human rights, and international relations, with an emphasis on the implications of artificial intelligence (AI). Lindsey holds a Master’s in Public and International Affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University and a B.A. in Political Science and International Studies from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Professor Kate Auty
Kate Auty is a Professorial Fellow at the University of Melbourne, a Director of the Urban Climate change research Network’s Oceania Hub, and a member of the writing team with Future Earth Australia and the Australian Academy of Science. She has extensive experience with environmental and climate issues. This includes as the Commissioner for Sustainability and the Environment in the Australian Capital Territory. Kate is a member of the Victorian Bar. She has worked extensively as a magistrate and coroner. She continues to volunteer with community environmental and sustainability groups in north east Victoria.