JULY 18 - 28 | Perth

The Social Impact Festival is a platform for cutting-edge knowledge and ideas, celebrating initiatives creating positive change, and generating insights that address complex social problems.

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Director, Institute for Social Policy, Housing, Equalities Research, Heriot-Watt University

Professor Suzanne Fitzpatrick

Suzanne Fitzpatrick completed her PhD on youth homelessness at the University of Glasgow in 1998. She subsequently held a number…

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Professor, Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research

Professor Michael Oxley

Professor Michael Oxley is Director of the University of Cambridge Centre for Housing Planning Research (CCHPR). He was previously Professor…

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Professor of Urban Studies and Housing at the College of Social Sciences, School of Social & Political Studies, University of Glasgow

Professor Keith Kintrea

Keith Kintrea is Professor of Urban Studies and Housing at the University of Glasgow. He was born in the north…

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Director of Learning and Systems Innovation, The Australian Centre for Social Innovation

Dr Ingrid Burkett

Ingrid Burkett is a social designer, designing processes, products and knowledge that deepen social impact and facilitate social innovation. She…

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Chief Executive Officer, Centre for Social Impact

Professor Kristy Muir

Professor Kristy Muir is the CEO of the Centre for Social Impact (CSI), a Professor of Social Policy at UNSW…

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Senior Lecturer, University of New South Wales

Dr Leon Terrill

Dr Leon Terrill is a Senior Lecturer at UNSW Law and a Research Director of the Indigenous Law Centre. He…

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Medical Director, Pathway

Dr Nigel Hewett

An expert in homeless healthcare for over 25 years, Nigel has been working with Pathway since its inception. Nigel has…

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Research Director, National Native Title Tribunal

Dr Pamela McGrath

Pamela McGrath is Research and Development Director at the National Native Title Tribunal and has previously been a Research Fellow…

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#SIFEST2017 Update

@UWASocialImpact 27 Jul 2017

Exciting start & full room for @ImpactSeedOrg pitch event at #SIFest17 #impinv #socimp https://t.co/YHKuXSjMrC

@UWASocialImpact 27 Jul 2017

Check out the special #SIFest17 #ImpactGallery interactive exhibit today til 4.30 @ AUDRC L2 Hay St 1002 #Perth… https://t.co/XXh1SMUGoO

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