five mins with

Mark Tomkins has long been associated with Briometrix as a pilot, mapper and one of our toughest critics. He’s also known in Victoria for his practical, pragmatic approach to integrating accessibility into the council diet. Briometrix is thrilled to have Mark join us to bring Victorian insight and wisdom to our Vivid Ideas event “how a focus on accessibility makes for more liveable cities” on May...

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Eckhard Kemmerer looks for the opportunities to disrupt that others shy away from. Inflicted with curiosity that some say could fell the hardiest cat and their legion of cat home friends, Eckhard looks for the pointy end of the problem to solve. In previous incarnations, Eck has worked with household names in the FMCG sector, orchestras and performance troupes, and even braved the Australian funeral...

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Martin Heng accessibility

Martin Heng is a traveller, writer, accessibility campaigner and loves the idea of a liveable and inviting world. Echoes of a world that is open with charm and possibility that begs to be investigated and explored is what instantly connects you to Martin’s writings. Liveability is important to Martin. He sees it as a cornerstone for travel. It also informed his choice of country to...

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What do you get when you mix an architecture Master’s degree from Yale with a hankering to use the built environment to influence and enact social change? You get someone like Julia Suh, founder of Urban Toolbox and Small Shift. Julia Suh is on a mission to ensure that public spaces are welcoming and inclusive and create different kinds of city-making opportunities for all. She’s...

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Senior Professor Pascal Perez is passionate about liveability. As the Director of the SMART Infrastructure Facility at the University of Wollongong Pascal is all about marrying the physical and the social aspects of design and planning.   Indeed, whenever Pascal is hankering for a quiet moment within a city, he loves nothing more than hitting an urban park or the terrace of a busy café to engage...

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You know those moments where you look up at something amazing, think to yourself “we’d never make the grade, but why not try anyway?” Before Christmas, in the heat of Australian sunshine after pouring heart and soul like lumpy concrete into many a funding proposal, team Brio had that moment. Somewhere in the land between spring and summer, exhaustion and exhilaration, we found time to...

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At Briometrix, we’re lucky to have some truly heavy hitting support within the wheelchair community. The personalities of our Brio Pilots are wide and varied. But they bring all kinds of special punch to the mix.   We recently had the opportunity to get wheels up with Mark Tomkins, a former World ranked Para Archer and tireless campaigner for disability. He’s part of our selected top 7...

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