This workshop will
bring together thought leaders in innovation to consider major
challenges to doing business
in the 2020s.
trends in markets and technologies;
trends in social and environmental impact on business; and
trends in globalisation, government and regulation.
James Bradfield Moody
is currently the General Manager, International
Development for the national research organisation CSIRO. In this role he
is responsible for fostering CSIROs global development agenda, including
access to overseas talent, creating research projects of international
significance and helping Australia gain access to foreign knowledge,
infrastructure and intellectual property. James was formerly the Director
of Business Strategy at CSIRO Land and Water.
In the last five years James has been heavily
involved with the United Nations, and was a member and executive secretary
of the taskforce on Science and Technology for the Millennium Development
Goals. He has also worked with the United Nations Environment Programme
and was selected by the World Economic Forum as one of their Young Global
In 2000, he was named Young Professional Engineer of the Year and was also
awarded Young Queenslander of the Year and the following year he was
awarded Young Australian of the Year in Science and Technology. He was
chosen by Engineers Australia to be one of the top 100 most influential
engineers in Australia and in 2007 named by Boss Magazine as one of their
young executives of the year. James received his PhD in innovation theory
from the National Graduate School of Management and was also a chief
systems engineer for FedSat, the first Australian Satellite to be launched
in thirty years.
Glenn Wightwick is an IBM Distinguished Engineer
and member of the IBM Academy of Technology. Glenn leads a regional team
of over 450 software engineers and technical specialists that form the IBM
Australia Development Laboratory (ADL) - a consolidation of IBM Software
Group and IBM Systems & Technology Group product development and support
resources in Australia. During his 20-year career in IBM Glenn has worked
in various technical roles in hardware and software development, technical
sales and corporate strategy. He has recently returned to Australia after
spending the past five years in the US and China on a series of
assignments, and is the author of number of papers and technology patents.
Glenn has a strong innovation focus and is a Member of the IBM
Academy of Technology and is serving on the
Australian Research Council College of Experts.
Graham Greenleaf is a Professor of Law at the University of New
Wales, Sydney, Australia, where he specialises in the relationships
between information technology and law, particularly in the areas of
cyberspace law, privacy, computerisation of law and intellectual property.
He has degrees in Arts and Law, and is a Fellow of the Australian Computer
Society. Last year in Germany Graham received the 2007 Dieter Meurer Prize
for Legal Informatics.
Graham is well known in innovation circles for his leadership roles in
establishing the Australasian Legal Information Institute (AustLII), and
of the World Legal Information Institute (WorldLII), the joint portal for
many legal information institutes and the largest free access law facility
on the Internet, and the Asian Legal Information Institute (AsianLII) with
databases from all 28 Asian countries. AustLII, AsianLII and WorldLII are
joint facilities of UNSW and UTS Law Faculties. He is also the founder and
Co-Director of the Cyberspace Law and Policy Centre at UNSW, a Centre for
the public interest in networked transactions.
He currently project leader on an Australian Research Council grant
relevant to innovation: 'Unlocking IP' explores new ways of sharing and
trading intellectual property by recognising wider public rights in
information. Work on the Unlocking IP project is the basis of his Business