WISC2024 Speakers

Jessica Skinner

Speaker – Welcome Drinks
NRL Pathways Strategy Manager

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Tracey Holmes

Keynote Speaker – WISC Gala Dinner & Awards Night
International journalist and broadcaster

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Dixie Marshall

MC – WISC Gala Dinner & Awards Night
ASC Board Member and Chief Growth Officer, Marketforce

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Laura Geitz

Speaker – WISC Gala Dinner & Awards Night
Suncorp Ambassador and Former Australian Diamonds Captain

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Sophia Nimphius

Speaker – Interdisciplinary Research
Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Sport) and Professor of Human Performance, Edith Cowan University

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Shona Halson

Speaker – Nutrition & Recovery
Deputy Director of SPRINT Research Centre, Australian Catholic University School of Behavioural and Health Sciences

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Kirsty Elliott-Sale 

Speaker – Translational Research
Professor of Female Endocrinology and Exercise Physiology, Manchester Metropolitan University

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Helen Brown

Speaker – Practical Translational Research for Coaches
Associate Professor, Deakin University

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Kerry Turner

Speaker – Leadership & Performance
NSW Government Women in Sport Strategy Lead

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Xanne Janse de Jonge 

Speaker – Unique Physiology
Senior Lecturer in Exercise Science – Women in Sport, Griffith University

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Lauren Soderberg 

Speaker – Coaching Female Athletes
Athlete Wellbeing and Engagement Manager, Squash Australia

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Pip Taylor  

Speaker – Coaching Female Athletes
Accredited Sports Dietitian and former professional triathlete

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WISC2024 University Partner Chairs

Louise Burke

Chair – Australian Catholic University – Nutrition & Recovery
ACU Chair of Sports Nutrition

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Amelia Carr

Co-chair – Deakin University – Unique Physiology
Senior Lecturer

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Severine Lamon

Co-chair – Deakin University – Unique Physiology
Associate Professor

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Kotryna Fraser

Co-chair – The University of Sydney – Interdisciplinary Research
Lecturer in Sport Sciences

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Shane Ball

Co-chair – The University of Sydney – Interdisciplinary Research
Health Professions Education Lead

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Naomi McCarthy

Chair – Griffith University – Leadership & Performance
Manager Sport Engagement, Griffith University

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Julie Cooke

Co-chair – University of Canberra – Translational Research
Head of School, Rehabilitation & Exercise Sciences

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Naroa Etxebarria

Co-chair – University of Canberra – Translational Research
Associate Professor in Sports Physiology

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