Dr. Lucy Jane Miller
Founder and Executive Director, SPD Foundation;
Director of the STAR Center, Denver, USA
Dr. Miller is the world's leading expert in sensory research, education, and treatment. She has developed seven standardized tests for use worldwide to assess and diagnose Sensory Processing Disorder and other developmental disorders. In recent years, Lucy has been worked alongside built environment professionals and researchers, enhancing the inclusion and early intervention of spaces for children with disability.
Dr. Rachael Sharman
Lecturer in Psychology, University of Sunshine Coast
Dr. Sharman's research is focused on the optimal and healthy development of the paediatric brain, and has covered the psychological and cognitive impacts of: dietary intake; physical activity/sports involvement; obesity; autism; attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; depression; concussion; acquired brain injury; and childhood trauma.
Katharina Nieberler-Walker, Senior Associate - Landscape Architecture, Congrad Gargett
Katharina leads Conrad Gargett's Landscape Department. She is a registered landscape architect and planner and has practiced both locally and internationally. Katharina was the lead landscape architect for the acclaimed Lady Cilento Children's Hospital in Brisbane. The design of the Lady Cilento Childrenâ€™s Hospital has already been recognised on the international stage, winning the international Future Health Project Award in the Design & Health award.
John Byrne, Adjunct Professor, QUT; Principal, Bryne Urban Design
John is a well regarded Architect and Urban Designer who is passionate about creating people centered cities. John recently spoke at the Asia Pacific Cities Summit, Brisbane, on Cities for People: Future Challenges and Strategic Urban Design Responses Cities for People.