Keynote Speaker – Dylan Alcott

23rd October 10-11am at the ISSA Speaker Theatre

Dylan will share his insight and experiences from a life lived overcoming obstacles, smashing glass ceilings and living his very best life. His achievements are not only restricted to the sporting field. He is also a charity founder, business owner, radio host, TV presenter, best-selling author, social advocate and game changer.

At the 2016 Rio Paralympic games, Dylan became one of only a few athletes to win two gold medals in two different sports across two different Olympic or Paralympic games.
At the age of 17, Dylan because the youngest ever wheelchair basketball gold medallist at the 2008 Paralympic games in Beijing, and after gold at the 2010 world championships, and silver at the London 2012 games, decided to switch sports to wheelchair tennis. In addition to his incredible successes at the Rio Olympics, Dylan has also won seven grand slam singles titles to date, including the last five Australian open titles.

In 2017, Dylan launched the Dylan Alcott foundation, a foundation created to help young Australians who are struggling to come to terms with disabilities. His achievements are not only restricted to the sporting field. He is also a charity founder, business owner, radio host, TV presenter, best-selling author, social advocate and game changer.

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Wednesday, 23rd October
10:00 am — 11:00 am