Dare 2019 Speaker Showcase
Ode are proud to announce one of Australia's most booked MCs will host our event. Also as a sign of things to come we are proud to announce two brand new speakers to our team.
DARE Speaker Showcase is the premier breakfast experience for bureaus, booking agents and events people who are looking for the best professional speakers Australia has to offer. From futurists to economists, behavioural marketers and adventurers, DARE Speaker Showcase guarantees to bring you something you won't want to miss.
Dare showcase has been a sell out event for the last 4 years. Grab your places now!
Introducing our speakers
New speaker to the ode team
Technologist, Philanthropist, and ASX CEO
Dr Catriona Wallace is not only one of the world’s most cited experts on artificial intelligence and customer experience, she is also the CEO of Flamingo AI - the second only woman led business to list on the Australian Stock Exchange.
In 2018 Dr Wallace was recognised by the Australian Financial Review as the Most Influential Woman in Business & Entrepreneurship, and has been named among the Top 9 Female Entrepreneurs by the Sydney Morning Herald and Top 30 Women redefining business by Womens’ Agenda.
Trends Analyst, Futurist
Anders Sörman-Nilsson (LLB / EMBA) is a global innovation strategist who helps leaders decode trends, decipher what’s next and turn provocative questions into proactive strategies.
As a futurist, Anders spends his days decoding trends and analysing key data to unlock the value these trends hold - Sharing the insights into how we can all train ourselves to think like futurists.
In his latest presentation tailored for our Dare 2019 Speaker Showcase, Anders will explore the impacts on industry sectors and zoom in on the top three trends - and be offering his brand new free Decoding Tomorrow trends report to our showcase audience.
Thought leader, Brand Strategist
In this brand new presentation, "Hey Big Nose", Adam Ferrier gives us a sneak peak into his brand new book due for release later this year.
Adam Ferrier is the founder of THINKERBELL, an agency that creates 'measured magic'. Adam is one of the leading consumer psychologists in Australia, a brand strategist and an authority on Behavioural Economics.
He's also the author of “The Advertising Effect” and part of The Australian Creatives’ ‘Power 20’; A regular on the Gruen Transfer and featured on The Project, Celebrity Apprentice and ABC Radio.
Our M.C. for the 2019 Speaker Showcase
Media Personality & Innovation Enthusiast
James O'Loghlin is one of Australia's most respected, entertaining and experienced corporate speakers, corporate comedians and media personalities.
It was his role as the host of the New Inventors that fuelled James' interest in innovation. James explores practical things we can all do every day to become more innovative, and the ways in which companies can create a culture that encourages innovation.
International Speaker Hall of Fame presenter
Lisa McInnes-Smith has an extraordinary capacity to inspire audiences to make tangible shifts in behaviour.
In her BRAND NEW TOPIC, "Building a Brave New Future", Lisa shows your organisation how to create a high performing culture where people flourish and profits soar.
Lisa was the first speaker outside North America to be awarded with a CPAE, the highest honour awarded to a professional speaker. She has presented to more than one million adults across twenty-two countries and authored seven bestselling books.
Executive Advisor, Futurist
Following his outstanding presentation at the International Association of Speaker Bureau Global Conference in Vancouver, we are proud to announce Phill's brand new topic "Convergence".
Phill Nosworthy's new topic is a powerful catalyst for transformation, equipping leaders and brands with insights for making life and work meaningful in times of massive change.
His insights into personal mastery and the future of work have gained him a cult following among high performers in Fortune listed companies the world over.