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FUTURE-U is grateful to the experts, mars-shot thinkers, and 'Edunauts' who are already helping learners know how to dream up tomorrow and supporting our community. Scroll down for full team.

See the featured 'Experts in Residence' below for exemplars of just some of the amazing cross-mapped skills this group brings to problem-solving tomorrow.


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CONTACT JONATHAN for more info: contact@future-u.org 

SUPPORT THE COMMUNITY:  www.Future-u.fund


MISSION CONTROL

JONATHAN NALDER, Founder and Commander Future-U.org, JNXYZ.Vision. Senior Fellow EdFutures, NMC Ambassador, Apple Distinguished Educator. 
About.me/jnxyz  |  www.JNXYZ.VISION  |  JNXYZ@MAC.COM  | twitter.com/jnxyz                      
 

ADVISORY BOARD                              

PROFESSOR STEPHEN HEPPELL, UK. Professor at Universidad Camilo José Cela, Professor at Bournemouth University and CEO at  heppell.net  |  twitter.com/stephenheppell 

DR LARRY JOHNSON, USA. CEO, EdFutures. Former CEO NMC, Founder Horizon Report Project. 
twitter.com/LarryJohnsonEdu |  www.Edfutures.org 

GRAHAM BROWN-MARTIN, UK. Edtech Rebel Alliance, Author 'Learning Reimagined', Speaker, Designer & Writer at grahambrownmartin.com, Former Director at Learning Without Frontiers.
www.grahambrownmartin.com  |  twitter.com/GrahamBM 

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BRENDA FRISK, General Manager EON Reality Australia.                                               www.eonreality.com  |  www.linkedin.com/in/brendafrisk 

SAMANTHA BECKER ADAMS, USA. Senior Director, Publications & Communications at The New Media Consortium. www.nmc.org  |  www.linkedin.com/in/samanthaadamsbecker 

IAN MACKIE, Senior Partner, Austeur Enterprises, Former Assistant Director General, Department of Education Queensland. www.linkedin.com/in/ian-mackie-b5b1b960 

MARTIN LEVINS, President ACCE, Manager Principal at Douglas & Brown, Former Director of Information Technology at The Armidale School. acce.edu.au |  twitter.com/martinlevins  

RANGAN SRIKHANTA, Founder and CEO One Education.
www.one-education.org

STEVE ARMITAGE, Former Children’s Commissioner for Queensland, Former Assistant Director General, Department of Justice Queensland. linkedin.com/in/steve-armitage-4123b192 

KIM FLINTOFF, Learning Futures Advisor at Curtin University. |  twitter.com/kimbowa 
www.linkedin.com/in/kimflintoff  | clt.curtin.edu.au/innovation/innovation_studio.cfm  

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JULIA PETCHEY, USA. GlobalEdSpace, formally of zSpace, AltSchool, Leapfrog
linkedin.com/in/juliapetchey1  |  twitter.com/globaledspace

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TONY RYAN, Innovator, Educator, Futurist, Author of the Thinkers Keys, Founder of the EarthMovers Foundation. twitter.com/aussietony  |  www.facebook.com/powerfulfutures  | www.thinkerskeys.com  

BRYAN ALEXANDER, Futurist, Speaker, Writer, Teacher, Consultant, Author of The New Digital Storytelling.  twitter.com/BryanAlexander | https://bryanalexander.org 

EDEN DAHLSTROM, Executive Director, New Media Consortium  
NMC.org |  twitter.com/DataDeeva 

DR RUBEN PUETENDURA, SAMR model, transformative applications of information technologies to education | Hippasus.comtwitter.com/rubenrp


LAUNCH TEAM

Directly contributing and volunteering regular time:

MICHAEL DERWIN, Director Adepto, Founder Agile Direct. www.adepto.co |  www.agiledirect.com  |  twitter.com/michaelderwin

RHYS CASSIDY, High School Media Teacher, Founder BreakThrU Platform.   medium.com/@rhyscass  |  www.linkedin.com/in/rhys-cassidy   |  twitter.com/rhyscass 

LUCIA ZANOVA, Training and Development Graduate, Social Media Co-Manager at E20.   www.linkedin.com/in/lucia-záňová-106a2471

MR BRUCE LEE, Teacher, School of the Future. QSITE Board Member.                                    brisbanesde.eq.edu.au  |  twitter.com/BruceLeeTeacher                                                               

STEPHEN HURLEY, Educator, Facilitator, Thinker, Broadcaster and Writer.                       twitter.com/Stephen_Hurley  |  www.stephenhurley.ca

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LEANNE HANSON, Poet, and English, Film, Media and Diversity (Special Ed) Teacher
twitter.com/leannehanson 


MISSION SPECIALISTS

Directly contributing to current Missions:                                                                                                                                

VALERIA RODRIQUEZ, Flight Suit Fridays’, teacher, Author, Illustrator, Athlete.  USA        twitter.com/GA_ScienceRodva

TOSCA KILLORAN, Level 5 Coordinator, Shekou International Schools China, TEDxYouth.
twitter.com/ToscaKilloran  |  www.toscakilloran.com       

MATT LEE, Primary Teacher, Bulimba State School, Queensland | https://twitter.com/MattLeeTeacher 
 

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STEPHANIE SLADE, Natural Resources Policy Specialist, Australia | https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephanie-slade-11916983 

MATT KEONG, Principal Mitchelton State School, Australia

KRISTINE KOPELKE, Meridan State College, Australia


EXPERTS IN RESIDENCE 

Their fields combine expertise in deliciously creative and exemplary ways:

ASTRO + BIOLOGY
RICHARD BLAKE, Australia. Astro-biologist, University of New South Wales. www.linkedin.com/in/richard-blake-907b6379  |  marsmission173.com/?team=richard-blake 
 

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COMPOSITION + PHILOSOPHY
LUKE JAANISTE, Australia. Curator/Artist at MESMERISM, Artist at Portal and Co-Director at Super Critical Mass.
www.lukejaaniste.com  |  www.facebook.com/mesmerismmm
LISTENhttps://soundcloud.com/luke-jaaniste/hhaarrpp-124-icon

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BIO-TECH + ARTS
JENNY FILIPETTI, USA. Imaginer of Alternative Future, Manager Auraria Library Creative Technology Commons, Bio-Artist twitter.com/jennyfilipetti  |  jennyfilipetti.com
WATCHhttps://vimeo.com/128614941 

PERFOMANCE + ENGINEERING
NIAMH SHAW, Ireland. STEAM Artist, Engineer, Explorer and Astronaut in Training, Artist in Residence at CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory. NiamhShaw.ie | twitter.com/niamhiepoos 
WATCHhttps://youtu.be/wIbImtYbjfg

ENGINEERING + COMEDY
JOSH RICHARDS, Australia. Author ‘Becoming Martian’, engineer, comedian. twitter.com/Mighty_Ginge | http://joshrichards.space


SUPPORTING EXPERTS

YOUTH ADVISORS  Caleb J  •  Nicholas  •  Elijah

NICOLA FLANAGAN, Head of Innovation Oakleigh State School, Apple Distinguished Educator, AdvanceQLD Digital Champ, APDL Design Minds Ambassador. twitter.com/nicashgrove 

NATHAN BEVERIDGE,  ICT Professional Development, eLearning, IoT, Robotics in Education Specialist. learntomake.com.au  |  twitter.com/nathanbeveridge 

CHRIS HILLS, Owner SwitchedOnVideo, Final Cut Pro Editor.                                        www.youtube.com/user/icdhills  |  twitter.com/iAmMaccing 

BOB BARBOZA, USA. Director Barboza Space Centre. www.barbozaspacecenter.com  |  kidstalkradioscience.com  |  occupymars.wordpress.com | twitter.com/BobBarboza 

CATHY HUNT, International Arts in Education Advocate, Apple Distinguished Educator. ipadartroom.com  |  twitter.com/art_cathyhunt 

RICHARD WELLS, New Zealand. Teacher, Author of Learner's Paradise book, Dep. Principal.   eduwells.com  |  https://twitter.com/EduWells 

CARL HOOKER, USA. CEO Hookertech, Dr. of Innovation, Godfather of iPadpalooza, Speaker, Author of Mobile Learning Mindset. hookedoninnovation.com  |  ipadpalooza.com |  twitter.com/mrhooker 

SUMMER HOWARTH, Director of Learning Design at Education Changemakers.             educationchangemakers.com  |  twitter.com/EduSum  

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PETE HORSLEY, Manager at remarkable.org, Former Manager Cerebral Palsy Alliance. remarkable.org.au  |  twitter.com/inclusive_tech

                LUCIA ANA VARELA, English and History Teacher, Mary McKillop College.

MATT HARRIS, EduTech leader, Teacher, Presenter, Advisor living in Indonesia. ADE, MIE, GCE.  
mattharrisedd.com | twitter.com/mattharrisedd   

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OOI CHING YA, Singapore. Assistant Vice President | Culture, Education and New Growth at Singapore Press Holdings. linkedin.com/in/ooi-ching-ya-educatortwitter.com/ooichingya

FRANC GARBELLINI, Solution Architect, Invotec. www.invotec.com.au  |  www.linkedin.com/in/francesco-garbellini-627a9465 

ADAM BELLOW, USA. Co-Founder BreakoutEDU, Board Member, EdCamp, Founder at EduClipper. breakoutEDU.com  |  twitter.com/adambellow 

BRON STUCKEY, Global Consultant Specialist Game Play, Gamification, Communities of Practice & Learning Communities, Warrior Princess at Innovative Educational Ideas, Fellow at ASU Center for Games and Impact. about.me/bronstuckey  |  twitter.com/BronSt

MEGAN POWER, USA. Learning Experience Designer and Teacher at Design39Campus, International Speaker, Top30 CfDE. twitter.com/MPOWERingEDU 

CHUCK SANDY, Japan. Co-Founder / Partner at Edyoufest, Community Director at International Teacher Development Institute (iTDi). twitter.com/chucksandy  |  edyoufest.com  

BHAVNEET SINGH, Principal Consultant, Department of Education Western Australia, TeachMeets Co-ordinator. twitter.com/BhavneetSingh12  

KAREN SWIFT, ACCE ISTE 2014 Award Winner, Teacher at Education Queensland. 
twitter.com/krnswft 

TRACEY ABBOTT, Indonesia. Founder, Leadership Coach & Facilitator at On Purpose Leadership. www.onpurposeleadership.co/tracey-abbott  |  www.linkedin.com/in/tracey-abbott  

EMILY DE LA PENA,  Founder, Coding Kids, Engineer, Entrepreneur.
www.codingkids.com | twitter.com/coding_kids   

IDRISS SISAID, France. CEO & CTO at O'SOL, Entrepreneur and Astronaut Trainee.  www.sisaidriss.com | twitter.com/asteroidriss | linkedin.com/in/asteroidriss/ 

PETER SERCOMBE,  Director of Digital Learning, Groves Christian College.
petersercombe.com  |  twitter.com/petersercombe 

WILL DAYBLE, Founder, The Fitzroy Academy - Social Impact lessons
fitzroyacademy.com  |  twitter.com/willdayble 

ANDREA STRINGER, Professional Learning Coach at Wenona School.
https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrea-stringer-68220b66twitter.com/stringer_andrea

NIKOLAS SIMAT-WINTER, Coordinator of Arethusa College Design and Innovation Centre.  www.instagram.com/subvert.designs | http://subvertdesigns.squarespace.com

DON WETTRICK, USA. Founder CEO of StartEdUp.                                               www.startedupinnovation.com  | twitter.com/DonWettrick

MICHAELA MUSILOVA, Slovakia. European Space Agency (ESA) scholarship winner, Astrobiologist, Chair of the Slovak Organisation for Space Activities. 
               www.linkedin.com/in/michaela-musilova-2551ba28  | twitter.com/astro_Michaela 

LISA STOJANOVSKI, Science Presenter, Youtuber, Martian Gardener, TMRO Correspondent.
www.linkedin.com/in/lisa-stojanovski-57260a20/  |  twitter.com/LisaStoj

CALEB JAANISTE, School Leaver.


SUE SUTER, Regional Digital Technology Co-ordinator for Catholic Education.      

MARK FINK, Ph. D. , Director of Teaching and Learning with Technology Ithaca College, NY. twitter.com/MarkLFink  

MATTHEW ESTERMAN, Six Ideas Global, TeachMeet Sydney. 
www.linkedin.com/in/mesterman  |   twitter.com/mesterman    

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NATALIE WRIGHT, FDIA. Lecturer in Interior Design, QUT Design Lab 'Design Education Research Platform' Lead. https://research.qut.edu.au/designlab/  |  linkedin.com/in/nataliedianewright  

PAUL SIGNORELLI, Writer, Trainer, Instructional Designer, Presenter, Social Media Strategist, Consultant. twitter.com/paulsignorelli | https://buildingcreativebridges.wordpress.com

LISA GUSTINELLI, NMC K-12 Ambassador, Director of Innovation and Instructional Technology, M.A Instructional Technolgy, M.Ed Education, BA Int'l Affairs. twitter.com/lequet1999

JIM VANIDES, B.S.M.E & M.Ed, Senior Fellow, EdFutures.org. Jim.vanides@edfutures.org |  www.linkedin.com/in/jimvanides       

DON DOBLE, Multimedia educator, Int'l speaker, Author, ADE, Making IT Happen, JEA Broadcast Adviser of the Year, PBS Lead Digital Innovator. twitter.com/dgoble2001 | dongoble.com

MATT CLARK, Brisbane Catholic Education, STEM and Robotics Teacher. 

ANGELO BARBOSA, Educator, Information Technologist, Musician.     www.linkedin.com/in/angelo-barbosa-539a7a32  |  sondisantiagu.blogspot.com.au

DAMIEN TAYLOR, Illustrator, Deputy-Principal. 
linkedin.com/in/damien-taylor-107b821b 


COLEAGUE ORGANISATIONS

AGILE DIRECT . AgileDirect.com
 

EDFUTURES . Edfutures.org
 

JNXYZ.VISION  JNXYZ.Vision  
 

NMC  NMC.org
 

MESMERISM Inc  facebook.com/mesmerismmm
 

AUSTEUR ENTERPRISES 


BREAKTHRU  facebook.com/breakthruapp


VOICED RADIO https://voiced.ca 


BARBOZA SPACE CENTRE  barbozaspacecenter.com/about.html 


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