Clair Alston-Knox 

Dr Clair Alston-Knox

Dr Clair Alston-Knox is a Senior Statistician with Predictive Analytics Group (Melbourne) and is an Adjunct in the Office of the Pro-Vice Chancellor, Arts, Education \& Law, Griffith University. Since graduating with a Bachelor of Mathematics, Clair's career has involved statistical consulting with applied applications in agriculture, environment, forensics, science and social science. Her  interests  involve  applied statistics, Bayesian  modelling and visualisation. Her recent transition from an academia to a commercial environment has enabled her to become part of a large team of specialist analysts who are working on the development of AutoStat\textsuperscript{\textregistered}, a cloudbased software providing access to a suite of statistical, ML and AI algorithms.

Professor Ginny Barbour

Professor Ginny Barbour

Professor Virginia (Ginny) Barbour is Director of the AustralasianOpen Access Strategy Group and Advisor to the Office of Research Ethics & Integrity and the Library at QUT, Brisbane Australia. In 2004 she was one of the three founding editors of PLOS Medicine and was the journal’s first Chief Editor, ultimately becoming PLOS Medicine and Biology Editorial Director. She chaired the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) from 2012- May 2017. She has participated in the development of reporting guidelines and in many other publishing and ethics initiatives, including the DORA International Advisory board. She is also currently on the NHMRC's Research Quality Steering Committee. 

Dr Emerson Del Ponte

Dr Emerson Del Ponte

Dr Emerson M. Del Ponte is Associate Professor of Plant Pathology at the Universidade Federal de Viçosa (UFV), Brazil. He has taken a leading role in teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students and in building an internationally recognised research program in Plant Disease Epidemiology. His program has made important contributions to increase understanding of plant diseases of major importance to agriculture of Brazil and worldwide as well as to develop methods for enhancing epidemiological research and applications. He currently serves as Editor in Chief of Tropical Plant Pathology. He chairs an internationally recognized graduate program in Plant Pathology of UFV. Recently, he has co-founded Open Plant Pathology, a global community a community of multidisciplinary scientists who support all forms of Open Science practices.

Mathew Ling

Dr Mathew Ling

Mathew is a Lecturer in Psychology at Deakin University, and a founding member of the Misinformation Lab. His research focusses on susceptibility to and remedy of misinformation principally around health (e.g. vaccination) and climate change. Mathew is also an advocate for open research and teaching practices, founding the Melbourne Open Research Network and acting as the foundation Vice President of the Association for Interdisciplinary Metaresearch and Open Science (AIMOS) 

Amanda Miotto

Ms Amanda Miotto

Amanda Miotto is a Senior eResearch Analyst and Research Software Engineer for Griffith University and QCIF. She started off in the field of Bioinformatics and learnt to appreciate the beauty of science before discovering the joys of coding. She is also heavily involved in Software Carpentry, Hacky Hours and ResBaz, and has developed on platforms around HPC and scientific portals.

Nerida Quatermass 

Ms Nerida Quatermass

Nerida is a Librarian and the University Copyright Officer at Queensland University of Technology. Active in the Creative Commons community since joining the Australian affiliate of Creative Commons at QUT in 2014, Nerida was the first Australian Librarian to get a CC Librarian's Certification in 2018. Nerida is out to make copyright and licensing education relevant AND fun! 

Raine Vickers-Jones

Mx Raine Vickers-Jones

Raine is an undergraduate student in psychology at the University of Queensland who discovered the world of open research and fell in love. They are passionate about helping other early career researchers learn about it too. They are a founding member of the Brisbane Open Research Network, the Brisbane branch of the Australia & New Zealand Open Research Network and an avid attender of open science conferences.

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