Speakers and Performers

Check out the 14 innovative, thought-provoking and inspiring speakers and performers from our TEDxPerth 2016 event. 

The Global Poverty Project, ground-breaking medical research on treatments for genetic diseases, advances in space exploration using radio waves, and embracing plastic-free living are just some of the topics that featured at this year’s event.

TEDxPerth 2016 Speakers & Performers

Lindsay Miles

Writer and Sustainability Educator

Professor Steve Wilton

Molecular Geneticist

Michael Sheldrick

Social Justice Campaigner

Gary Cass

Biotech clothier

Meg Travers

Electronic Music Historian

Cally Jetta

Indigenous Educator

Natasha Hurley-Walker

Radio Astronomer

John Robertson

Comedian and Performance Artist

Rachel Claudio


Adrian Petersen

Blockchain Entrepreneur

Kia Dowell

Business Leader

Alexandre Da Costa

Violin Virtuoso

Simon Phillips


Akram Azimi