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Dropbox Live 2023

Thursday 20 July 2023  |  8:30AM - 3:30PM  |  Free Admission


Don't miss out on the biggest thought leadership event of the year and register for Dropbox Live to get future ready!


Featuring keynote speaker Dominic Price, Work Futurist & TED Speaker from Atlassian.

Join us for the biggest thought leadership event of the year!


Dropbox Live 2023 is our inaugural thought-leadership in-person event offering immersive, enriching and thought provoking perspectives on how to successfully navigate the ever-changing future of work.


Event Details

Date: Thursday 20th July 2023

Time: 8:30AM - 3:30PM

Venue: Crown Sydney - Pearl Ballroom,

1 Barangaroo Ave, Barangaroo NSW 2000


Morning tea, lunch and beverages will be provided throughout the event.

Dropbox Live is a complimentary event. Limited seats available.


8:30am: Registration & arrival

Coffee & tea served

9:00am: Introduction & Welcome to Country

9:10am: Special Keynote on Navigating Change with Dominic Price, Work Futurist at Atlassian and TED Speaker

Dom will guide us through navigating change, being an exceptional transformational leader, and building highly effective teams, wherever you are in the world. You'll leave energised, entertained, and ready to take action in your teams!

10:10am: Morning tea 

10:40am: Transforming Ways of Working to Unlock Productivity with Derek Laney, Technology Evangelist at Slack

Recent research from Slack has shown that employee burnout has been on the rise, yet many leaders still resist new ways of working. In this session, we will explore the most effective ways to unlock productivity through better work practices, and discuss how organisations can safely adopt new technologies such as generative AI. Join us for a stimulating conversation on the future of work and learn how to tune up your work practices.

11:10am: Thriving in a Digital World panel session with Jolanda Rotteveel, Monica Forlano and Dayne Nash

On this panel, industry leading experts will share thought-provoking perspectives and the latest tips on: 

  • Diversity, inclusion and belonging
  • Culture & creating meaningful connection in a digital workplace
  • Leadership and how to create high performance teams in a hybrid work environment
  • Productivity and how to develop “power skills”
  • Reimagining the workplace, taking into account health & wellbeing for everyone

11:40am: Digitisation journey with the South Sydney Rabbitohs panel session, featuring Ben Clink & Blake Solly

Join Ben and Blake as they share the digitisation journey of the South Sydney Rabbitohs Club and key learnings from how the Club has increased their sophistication in their digital media capabilities and beyond. 

12:10pm: Lunch served & breakout demo sessions commence 

12:55pm: Personalisation, AI and the Future of Work, presented by Devin Mancuso

Join us to explore the increasing prevalence of AI in the workplace and its potential impact on the future of work. In this session we'll look at how personalised AI can transform the modern work experience, give knowledge workers superpowers and help us make sense of our countless tabs, apps and files throughout the workday. 

1:25pm: How to Engage Effective Brains for the Digital Age with Vannessa McCamley

Gain an overview of some of the neuroscience insights on how to harness the biggest asset you own - your brain - to effectively enhance your performance, productivity, connection and wellbeing in a digital age. Vannessa McCamley will explore the neuroscience of deep thinking, productivity strategies and our ability to modify behaviours without exhausting our precious energy and wellbeing.

2:25pm Closing thoughts

2:30pm Networking drinks

3:30pm Event concludes


Dominic Price

Work Futurist & TED Speaker, Atlassian

Dominic Price

What sets Dom apart is his ability to inspire people to transform their working lives, and with it, their futures. This person-centred approach has established him as a thought leader, at the forefront of the zeitgeist that is life at work in the years ahead.


As Atlassian’s resident work futurist, Dom is the in-house ‘team doctor’, designing collaborative patterns which are easily adaptable for any purpose.


Dominic Price

Derek Laney

Technology Evangelist at Slack

Derek Laney

Derek has held a range of roles in his 25-year technology career from startup developer, product manager, consultant, offshore development leader, solutions engineer and product marketing executive.

Derek works as an evangelist helping organisations adapt for the future of work and advising on tech trends and the learnings of Slack customers.

Derek spent 15 years at Salesforce, working with the Salesforce ecosystem and the local technology industry in Australia and Asia, exploring digital and customer experience.

Derek Laney

Devin Mancuso

Director of Product Design at Dropbox

Devin Mancuso

Devin Mancuso is a creative technologist and designer who serves as a Director of Product Design at Dropbox. With a passion for exploring the intersection of personal computing and emerging technologies, such as AI, VR/AR, and Web3, Devin is focused on developing new products that shape the workplace of the future. At Dropbox, his work explores the ways in which AI can be integrated into the modern workday, and how this integration is transforming personal computing. Over his career he has had the privilege of contributing to products used and loved by billions, including YouTube, YouTube VR, Android, Pixel Phone, Chrome OS, and of course Dropbox.

Devin Mancuso

Vannessa McCamley

Leadership and Performance Coach, Author and Keynote Speaker.

Ben Clink

Vannessa has earned a reputation for assisting organisations, teams, and individuals to achieve impressive results through behavioural change. She leverages the latest in Neuroscience for brain-based, evidence rich strategies to improve leadership of self and others. The outcomes of this for organisations and individuals is an increase in capabilities across performance, resilience, decision making, creative problem solving, productivity and revenue.

Her passion is human conservation in an era where we need to overcome digital burnout through behavioural change and education.

Ben Clink

Ben Clink

Head of Digital, South Sydney Rabbitohs

Ben Clink

As the Head of Digital at the South Sydney Rabbitohs, Ben is responsible for leading the Club's digital remit, in addition to building out their digital media capabilities.


Join Ben Clink as he shares the South Sydney Rabbitohs journey on digitising the renowned Club, and how they've developed their sophistication as a digital media business.



Ben Clink

Jolanda Rotteveel

Future of Work Consultant

Jolanda Rotteveel

Jolanda is a Future of Work Consultant and People & Culture professional with extensive experience in people, project and change roles within Media, Technology, Financial and Professional Services.

Jolanda delivers impactful business results through integrating employee experience, technology solutions, talent strategy, culture and work design through relevant topics in "Future of Work".




Jolanda Rotteveel

Monica Forlano

Head of AFL Studios, Australian Football League & Chair of the Endometriosis Australia Board

Monica Forlano

Monica has over 20 years of media industry experience ranging from managing international operations of cable television in Europe, to leading broadcast channels and content production departments in Australia. Her key career achievements include developing marketing and business transformation plans around media creation and distribution, successful launch campaigns for major television programs and sports documentary production. 

Since 2017, Monica has also been involved with Endometriosis Australia, the largest non-government funder of research into this disease suffered by an estimated 830,000 Australians.

Monica Forlano

Dayne Nash

VP Global Channels & Partnerships, PageUp

Dayne Nash

Dayne is an accomplished HR technology leader with over 20 years of experience in designing, selling, and implementing HR solutions. He currently serves as VP of Global Channels and Partnerships at PageUp. In this role, and as a member of the Global Leadership Team, Dayne drives the strategy across channels and partnerships to support the growth of the PageUp Group of companies. His previous role as Chief Product Owner saw him design and deliver solutions that delighted customers and simplified complex hiring problems. With a passion for technology and people, he's an ambassador for PageUp, both internally and externally.

Dayne Nash

Pia Broadley

Head of Sales APAC at Dropbox

Pia Broadley

Pia is a business leader with over 20 years of experience in the tech industry. In her role as Head of Sales for Dropbox APAC, Pia oversees the company’s sales organisation across APAC.

Prior to Dropbox, she worked with global and local IT channel organisations and has built high performing teams and is a sought after mentor for up-and-coming talent in the industry.

Pia has a passion for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) and had led the creation of DEI councils to empower individuals to bring their whole selves to work and thrive in a virtual world of working.

Pia Broadley

Nick Bartlett


Nick Bartlett

Nick Bartlett is a professional MC and facilitator who has Zumba’d with Dame Edna, cycled with Cadel Evans, made 10,000 friends at the ColourRun and hosted everything from conferences to awards nights to product launches.


From intimate interviews to multi-day conferences and sportingevents, Nick is no stranger to crowds both great and small. His past clients include Westpac, Coca-Cola, La Prairie, Puma, Metcash, TransitionsOptical, Telstra, Dyson, Jenny Craig, Medibank and KFC, just to name afew.

Nick Bartlett

More to look forward to at Dropbox Live


Get a free copy of 'REWIRE for SUCCESS'

Watch Vannessa McCamley's keynote at Dropbox Live to receive a signed copy of 'REWIRE for SUCCESS'!

This book is an easy guide for using neuroscience to improve choices for work, life and well-being in the digital age to help embed the key learnings from this session. 


Attend Dropbox Live for the chance to win the latest Apple Watch

All guests attending Dropbox Live 2023 will have the chance to win the latest Apple Watch Series 8 GPS + Cellular, valued at $839 RRP!

The winner will be drawn at the event, so don't miss your opportunity to win.

Build connections 

Between the enriching keynote and panel sessions from our guest speakers, attendees will have the chance to connect with the best in class within the business landscape over morning tea, lunch and beverages.