Keynote Speaker

Michael Coyne

Michael Coyne has worked as a photographer for over 30 years, covering wars, revolutions, famine, natural disasters and other international events in places as diverse as the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Cambodia, Indonesia, the Middle East and Africa. His photographs have featured in numerous prestigious publications including Time, Life, the New York Times, Newsweek and National Geographic. Michael's extensive work has been featured in a number of solo exhibitions around the world, and is held in collections in Washington, New York, San Francisco, Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne, Hong Kong, London and Rome.

Consistently rated as one of Australia's very best speakers, Michael's enlightening and moving presentations, which draw on a unique perspective from three decades as one of the world's preeminent photojournalists, are full of humanity, insight and humour.