Speaker Alumni

2021

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Hon. Don Punch MLA
Minister for Disability Services;
Fisheries; Innovation and ICT;
Seniors and Ageing
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Prof. Peter Klinken AC
Chief Scientist of Western Australia
Professor Kylie Readman
Prof. Kylie Readman
Deputy Vice Chancellor,
Education & Equity,
Murdoch University
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Cecily Rawlinson
Director, WA AustCyber
Innovation Hub
Carly Davis
Carly Davis
General Manager—Education Programs
Wirrpanda Foundation
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Henrietta Podgorska
Senior Manager Communications & Engagement,
Umbrella Multicultural Community Care Services Inc
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Nilesh Makwana
Chair – West Tech Assemblage
CEO – illuminance Solutions

2020

WTA Speakers 2020 Hon Stephen Dawson MLC
Hon. Stephen Noel Dawson MLC
Minister for Environment; Disability Services; Electoral Affairs
Deputy Leader of the Government in the Legislative Council
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Julie Waylen
State Manager
National Disability Services (NDS)
Nilesh Makwana Chair West Tech Assemblage
Nilesh Makwana
Chair – West Tech Assemblage
CEO – illuminance Solutions
WTA Speakers 2020 Scott Hollier
Dr. Scott Hollier
CEO & Co-founder
Centre for Accessibility Australia
WTA Speakers 2020 Jacinta Reynolds
Jacinta Reynolds
SaaS Model Deployment Manager
Optika Solutions
WTA Speakers 2020 Ben Cox
Ben Cox
Disability Advocate & Consultant
WTA Speakers 2020 Kenneth Phua
Kenneth Phua
Seeing without Eyes
Vision Australia Radio
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Santiago Martinez
Co-founder & Executive Creative Director
Pixel Group | AU

2019

Hon Ken Wyatt Speaker at West Tech Assemblage
Hon. Ken Wyatt AM. MP
Minister for Indigenous Australians
Prof Peter Klinken Speaker at West Tech Assemblage
Prof. Peter Klinken AC
Chief Scientist of Western Australia
Prof Selma Alliex Speaker at West Tech Assemblage
Prof. Selma Alliex
Pro Vice Chancellor
Head of Fremantle Campus
The University of Notre Dame Australia
Nilesh Makwana Chair West Tech Assemblage
Nilesh Makwana
Chair – West Tech Assemblage
CEO – illuminance Solutions
Shelley Cable Speaker at West Tech Assemblage
Shelley Cable
CEO – Generation One
Minderoo Foundation
Les Delaforce Speaker at West Tech Assemblage
Les Delaforce
WA State Director
Tank Stream Labs

2018

Hon Michaelia Cash Speaker at West Tech Assemblage
Hon. Michaelia Cash
Senator for Western Australia
Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business
Chris Rodwell Speaker at West Tech Assemblage
Chris Rodwell
CEO – Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA
(CCI WA)
Prof Romy Lawson Speaker at West Tech Assemblage
Prof. Romy Lawson
Murdoch University
Nilesh Makwana Chair West Tech Assemblage
Nilesh Makwana
CEO – Illuminance Solutions
Chair – West Tech Assemblage
MC – West Tech Assemblage 2018

2017

Hon Mark McGowan Speaker at West Tech Assemblage
Hon. Mark McGowan MLA
Premier – Minister for Public Sector Management; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Federal-State Relations
Prof Arshad Omari Speaker at West Tech Assemblage
Prof. Arshad Omari
Senior Deputy Vice – Chancellor, Edith Cowan University
Nilesh Makwana Chair West Tech Assemblage
Nilesh Makwana
CEO – Illuminance Solutions
Chair – West Tech Assemblage
Paula Rogers speaker West Tech Assemblage
Paula Rogers
WA State Director – CEDA (Committee for Economic Development Australia)
MC – West Tech Assemblage 2017
Pia Turcinov Speaker West Tech Assemblage
Pia Turcinov
Chair – Women in Technology Western Australia (WITWA)

2016

Lord Mayor Lisa M Scaffidi Speaker at West Tech Assemblage
Ms. Lisa M-Scaffidi
Hon Lord Mayor
City of Perth
Matt Taylor Speaker at West Tech Assemblage
Matt Taylor MLA
Then: Member of Bateman
Liberal Party
Nilesh Makwana Chair West Tech Assemblage
Nilesh Makwana
CEO – Illuminance Solutions
Chair – West Tech Assemblage
Michelle Sandford Speaker at West Tech Assemblage
Michelle Sandford
Service Delivery Manager
Microsoft
Hon Roger Cook Speaker at West Tech Assemblage
Roger Cook MLA
Then: Leader of the Opposition
Labour Party

2015

Hon Michael Mischin Speaker at West Tech Assemblage
Michael Mischin MLC
Then: Attorney General; Minister for Commerce, Liberal Party
Prof Peter Klinken Speaker at West Tech Assemblage
Prof. Peter Klinken
Chief Scientist
WA
Hon Mark McGowan Speaker at West Tech Assemblage
Hon Mark McGowan MLA
Then: Leader, WA Opposition
Evan Cunningham Dunlop Speaker at West Tech Assemblage
Evan Cunningham-Dunlop
Chair
eGroup Association
Martin Bain Speaker at West Tech Assemblage
Martin Bain
Vice – Chair
WAiTTA INCITE Awards