Speaking Overview

Taj Pabari's work around education, young people and entrepreneurship have led him to speak at schools, conferences, festivals and corporate functions around the world. He has appeared as an education commentator on The Today Show (Nine Network)[7], CNBC[8] and the ABC. [9] He has given two TEDx talks[10][11] and has been a featured speaker at the World Science Festival alongside Nobel laureate, Brian Schmidt.

For all speaking requests, please contact Peter Williams from Fiftysix Creations directly on peter@fiftysix.edu.au / 0434 125 021 or via the contact form at the bottom of the page.

Speaking Highlights


  • Queensland Government: 2019 Minister’s Climate Challenge — Keynote Speaker (Brisbane)

  • Logan City Council: IGNITE Youth Careers Expo — Keynote Speaker (Logan)

  • MYOB Partner Connect Conference — Keynote Speaker (Melbourne)

  • P&C Annual Conference — Keynote Speaker (Brisbane)

  • Young Entrepreneurs Summit (YES) — MC & Keynote Speaker (Redlands)


  • Westpac Social Change Summit — Panel Guest (Sydney)

  • CPA: Regional Showcase Advisors — Panel Guest (Brisbane)

  • Innovation on the Redlands Hosted by Senator Stoker & Hon Andrew Laming — Keynote Speaker (Redlands)

  • Redland City Council: Education Roundtable — Keynote Speaker (Redlands)

  • ON: Futures in Tech by Niesh — Keynote Speaker (Auckland)

  • Queensland Government: Age is Just a Number — Keynote Speaker (Outback Queensland)

  • Senior Startup Morning Tea — Keynote Speaker (Brisbane)


  • Queensland Government: Cyber Bullying Discussion —Panel Guest (Brisbane)

  • Independent Schools Queensland: STEM in Education — Keynote Speaker (Brisbane)

  • Central Queensland University (CQU): The Big Fish Competition — Keynote Speaker (Cairns)

  • Queensland Council of Social Service State Conference — Panel Guest (Brisbane)

  • Redland City Council: Teacher Education Evening — Keynote Speaker (Redlands)

  • IBSC Conference: Primary School Education — Keynote Speaker (Gold Coast)

  • Brisbane Broncos: Leadership Retreat — Keynote Speaker (Gold Coast)

  • Little Scientists: 'Teacher Training’ Conference — Keynote Speaker (Sydney)

  • Australian Government: National Science Week — Keynote Speaker (Mount Isa)

  • City of Darwin Libraries — Keynote Speaker (Darwin)

  • 10th ALIA Top End Symposium — Keynote Speaker (Darwin)

  • Queensland Government: Anti-Cyberbullying Taskforce Report Launch — Panel Guest (Brisbane)

  • Queensland Government: Community Principal Program — Keynote Speaker (Brisbane)

  • Ford Motors: Advanced Robotics for Young People — Keynote Speaker (Melbourne)

  • Queensland Government: Regional Ideas to Action — Keynote Speaker (Outback Queensland)

  • Urban Motion Smart Cities Conference — Panel Guest (Brisbane)


  • World Science Festival — Panel Guest (Brisbane)

  • STEM Symposium — Keynote Speaker (Sydney)

  • Community of Schools STEM Conference — Keynote Speaker (Sydney)

  • Next Generation Youth Forum — Keynote Speaker (Melbourne)

  • Young Entrepreneurs Project — Keynote Speaker (Cairns)

  • T21 Conference — Keynote Speaker (Gold Coast)

  • Kids STEM Convention — Keynote Speaker (Brisbane)

  • Scitech: National Science Week — Keynote Speaker (Perth)

  • Charles Darwin University: National Science Week — Keynote Speaker (Darwin)

  • EdTech SA: Navigating a Digital Future — Keynote Speaker (Adelaide)

  • Australian Council for Private Education and Training National Conference — Keynote Speaker (Brisbane)

  • MIT Solve Challenge Finals — Speaker (New York)

  • Catholic Education Forum 'Engage, Innovate & Educate' — Keynote Speaker (Brisbane)

  • Celebration of Entrepreneurship — Keynote Speaker (Gold Coast)

2015 & 2016

  • TEDxUQ ‘Rewrite the Rules’ — Keynote Speaker

  • Foundation for Young Australians (FYA) ‘Unleashed Festival’ — Keynote Speaker & Panel Guest

  • PwC Australia ‘Creating Australia's Future Innovators’ — Panel Guest

  • Foundation for Young Australians (FYA) ‘Strategy Launch’ — Keynote Speaker

  • The Nexus Youth Summit ‘Social Innovation’ — Panel Guest

  • Advance Queensland Innovation and Investment Summit — Panel Guest

  • STEMed Festival — Keynote Speaker

  • EduTECH Australia ‘International Leaders Congress’ — Keynote Speaker & Panel Guest

  • Pearson Education Executive Function — Keynote Speaker & Panel Guest

  • Griffith University ‘Queensland Digital Technologies Summit’ — Keynote Speaker

  • Future Land Force Conference — Keynote Speaker

  • TEDxIpswich 'Anything is Possible' — Keynote Speaker

  • City of Playford 'Smart Cities' — Keynote Speaker

  • QUT Real World Futures — Keynote Speaker & Panel Guest

  • West Moreton Teacher Education Conference — Keynote Speaker

  • World Science Festival Launch — Keynote Speaker

  • STEMx Conference — Keynote Speaker