Rin and Maz Maslin

Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was a scheduled commercial flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur on 17th July 2014. That flight never made it to KL. It was shot down over Eastern Ukraine. 298 people perished including three children, Mo, Evie and Otis Maslin and their grandfather Nick Norris who were on their way home to Perth after a family holiday in Europe.

Steph Tisdell - Comedian

Steph Tisdell is a major up-and-comer in the Australian Comedy Scene. 

Claire Ashman - Cult Survivor

Claire spent the first 36 years of her life in two different strict religious movements. Although both based on Catholicism, the latter group was a bit more sinister.

Scott Harris - Speaker, Author and Resilience Expert

"Hey there, welcome, my name is Scott

Let me tell you my story. Well, in 2008, I was involved in a motorbike accident in Victoria, Australia, that left me with lasting injuries including a Traumatic Brain Injury. This was due to a severe Closed Head Injury, which resulted in extensive facial fractures, requiring a facial reconstruction.

Carly Findlay - Writer, Speaker, and Appearance Activist

Carly Findlay is an award-winning writer, speaker, and appearance activist. Her first book, a memoir called Say Hello, was released in January 2019.

Allison Bryant - Speaker and 2018 Conni Physiotherapist Award Winner

It wouldn't be a Conni Conference without a bit of continence talk!

Allison has been a physiotherapist for over 25 years. She works in a urogynaecology, urology and colorectal unit in Brisbane and in private practice. Allison sees patients with complex continence and prolapse issues; men and women with pelvic pain; and men after surgery for prostatectomy. A particular area of interest to Allison is colorectal dysfunction.

Naomi Chrisoulakis - Writer, Postpartum Doula and Podcast Host

Naomi is a writer, postpartum doula and podcast host who believes every woman deserves a postpartum period that's restful, rejuvenating and respectful of the massive transition into motherhood.