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Friday, 20th July 2018

Come Get involved and Get Global with us! Pop in at any time throughout the day. Doors open from 9:00am in The Gallery, ICC Sydney. At 4:30pm its tools down around the globe! Enjoy drinks, canapes and networking to finish off the day. Prizes drawn throughout the day!

GET Educated in the Inspiration Corner!

Get Global is excited to introduce the Inspiration Corner in partnership with ICMI Speakers & Entertainment.

The Inspiration Corner invites attendees to GET involved and educated with a variety of highly acclaimed and inspiration speakers who will present extracts of their current, industry relevant keynote presentations.

Please see more information on each speaker below and register your interest in attending their session.

8AM | GET Up & Go Breakfast with Lola Berry

When it comes to getting the world excited about health and good food, there is very little Lola Berry won't do. Relocated from Melbourne to Sydney in March 2014, Lola has picked up a number of media roles such as a regular columnist for Good Food online.

Prolific author Lola has written nine books – The 20/20 Diet, Inspiring Ingredients, The 20/20 Diet Cookbook, The Happy Cookbook, Lola Berry's Little Book of Smoothies and Juices, The Happy Life, The Happy Cookbook, Summer Food and latest release The Yoga Body.

Lola is also a passionate yoga teacher and has taught at famed festivals such as Wanderlust. She's very colorful. She's very passionate. She's very Australian. With a Bachelor of Health Science, Lola knows what she's talking about, and she's got a secret: the most nutritious, healthy food is also the tastiest!

11AM onwards | Various Inspirational Speakers

Stephen Scheeler | 11.00 - 11.20am

Stephen Scheeler is the former Facebook CEO for Australia and New Zealand, where he led Facebook's unprecedented rise from quirky Silicon Valley start-up to media and technology titan.

Overseeing Facebook's ANZ team – and working with Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl Sandberg and Facebook's Silicon Valley leaders – Stephen guided Facebook ANZ's business – including Instagram, Messenger, Whatsapp and Oculus – through one of the most dynamic periods of growth and disruption in recent business history.

Stephen is a seasoned business leader of digital transformation. His career spans over 25 years across multiple sectors including consumer products, retail, ecommerce, automotive, financial services, media and technology.

As a speaker, Stephen has a unique ability to inspire audiences and leaders alike on the power of digital. He is an inspiring personality on the highest-profile media and keynote stages, and is a member of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's Knowledge Nation 100, top innovation leaders in Australia.

Gus Balbontin | 11.20 - 11.40am

Born and bred in the Argentinean Patagonia, Gus dreamt of travelling the world from the age of eight when he first told his family that rather than studying, he was just going to travel.

With this belief, a small backpack and dreams of great adventures, he crisscrossed South America racking up 40,000 kilometres without spending a cent. During that time, he spent countless hours talking to travellers and dreaming about helping travel guide companies make better products: 'this content is so old, I can help them fix it' he suggested to anyone who would listen.

The odds were against him and on the back of his enthusiasm and travel experience he managed to secure a designer role at none other than Lonely Planet. Fast forward to 2014; after eight roles within Lonely Planet, having completed an MBA and spent hundreds of hours on planes, Gus had progressed to leading Lonely Planet with a team as passionate about the businesses place in traveller's lives as he was. Gus ultimately rose to be Chief Technology Officer and one of three executive directors of Lonely Planet before hanging up the boots and calling it a day.

He will blow you away with energy and insights into the transformation, struggles and successes of one of the most loved brands in the world.

Stevan Premutico | 11.40 - 12.00pm

Stevan Premutico is one of Australia's leading tech entrepreneurs. In 1997, in the middle of the GFC he conceptualised Dimmi on the back of a napkin and went on to revolutionise the Aussie restaurant industry. In 2015, his startup was acquired by one of the great tech businesses of our time, TripAdvisor.

Stevan's inspiring story is a raw & honest insight into the life of a start-up, how a small team can achieve remarkable things, how to crystalise your purpose, how to take on the big boys and win, how to embrace innovation & disruption and how to an inspired culture can make anything possible.

He is an entrepreneur, a passionate tech investor, sits on the board of a couple of disruptive Aussie start-ups and strongly believes that the world (and our businesses) would be in a better place if we all acted a bit more like founders and a bit less like CEO's. He believes that life's short and that we should do stuff that we love and stuff that makes a difference.

He is an engaging and high impact speaker who leaves the audience wanting to achieve more - more in their role, more for their company and more in their personal lives. He's anything is possible approach to business combined with the fairytale dimmi success story will inspire people to rethink, reconsider and strive for more.

Mark Carter | 2.50-3.10pm

Twenty years ago, Mark Carter worked for Contiki Holidays as industry trainer and leader across Europe. Today he is a sought-after speaker and trainer in Australia and the wider Asia Pacific region.

He approaches the subjects of leadership, sales, peak performance and behavioral sciences from a unique perspective of depth; one he learnt leading thousands of people, hundreds of thousands of kilometres traversing a continent in addition to establishing development departments from a standing start.

Mark has acquired a catalogue of life experiences many people often dream about. He's held senior and strategic leadership development roles in Asia Pacific, Europe and projects globally, including designing and implementing sales strategies and bespoke methodologies for billion dollar sales teams.

His fascination for both big picture and quirky details of life, weaved with a masterful skill in communication, allows him to build relationships with his audiences leaving them intrigued, inspired and provoked into action.

Andrew Klein | 2.30 - 2.50pm

Director of leading Presentation Skills training company SPIKE PRESENTATIONS, Andrew is one of Australia's leading trainers and presenters in the area of Presentation Skills, Pitching for Business and general corporate communications.

A trained and fully qualified corporate lawyer (who worked in litigation for Clayton Utz Lawyers), with years of experience in public speaking, training, acting and improvisation (and formal performing and theatre-studies training), Andrew has been bringing his experience in the art of presenting and public speaking to the corporate world for over 15 years.

The content of Andrew's training workshops and keynotes are also based on first-hand experience. In his other role as a Professional Conference MC, Andrew has been closely observing the world's best (and worst!!!) presenters strut their stuff for many years now – so his content is practical, cutting edge and full of case studies and real-life examples.

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FRIDAY, 20 JULY 2018

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