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Developing Northern Australia Conference – Progress, Growth and Investment

June 18, 2018 @ 8:00 am - June 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm ACST

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The Developing Northern Australia Conference will be held at Alice Springs Convention Centre over Monday 18 and Tuesday 19 June. This annual conference is now in its 4th year and continues to be a meeting place for those individuals, companies and government entities that are vested in progressing Northern Australia.

The conference provides a platform for networking and connecting with like-minded contributors to share the opportunities, challenges and outcomes for growing Northern Australia.  We invite you to be part of this conversation on the importance of a connected North and ways to move forward in telecommunications, energy, liveability, population and engaging investment and  attracting business.

Topics 2018

  • Trade and Investment
  • Land and Water
  • Connecting Northern Australia
  • Attracting Business and Population
  • Governance and the Next Generation of Northern Australian Policy
  • Indigenous-led Development
  • Food and Agribusiness
  • Engaging Industry Sectors
  • Small Business and New Opportunities
  • Northern Australia Liveability

Confirmed Featured Speakers

  • Senator the Hon Matt Canavan, Minister for Natural Resources and Northern Australia, Australian Government (pre recorded message)
  • Hon Michael Gunner, Chief Minister, Northern Territory Government
  • Dr Beth Woods, Director-General, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) Queensland
  • Dr Stephanie Fahey, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Trade & Investment Commission (Austrade)
  • Mr Nigel Browne, CEO, Larrakia Development Corp
  • Mr Mark Cully, Chief Economist, Office of the Chief Economist, Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, Australian Government
  • Ms Marie Piccone, Managing Director, Manbulloo Ltd
  • Mr Mark Bennett, Head of Agribusiness & Specialised Commercial, ANZ Australia
  • Mr Troy Setter, CEO, Consolidated Pastoral Company (CPC)
  • Professor Simon Maddocks, Vice Chancellor, Charles Darwin University
  • Ms Melissa Vernon, Executive Director – Innovation & Development, WA Country Health Service
  • Mr Mark Coffey, Head – Office of Northern Australia
  • Ms Maria Alejandra Vlek (Alejandra), Minister, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Argentina

Plenary Panel

Accepted

  • Professor John Blaxland, Director, ANU Southeast Asia Institute & Head, Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Mr Mark Coffey, Head – Office of Northern Australia
  • Dr Stephanie Fahey, Chief Executive Office, Austrade

Moderator: Mr Luke Bowen, General Manager, Northern Australia Development & Trade, DefenceNT, Northern Territory Government

 

For more information head to Developing Northern Australia Conference

Download the Program now!

 

Details

Start:
June 18, 2018 @ 8:00 am ACST
End:
June 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm ACST
Event Category:

Venue

Alice Springs Convention Centre
93 Barrett Drive
Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870 Australia
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Phone:
08 8950 0200
View Venue Website

Details

Start:
June 18, 2018 @ 8:00 am ACST
End:
June 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm ACST
Event Category:

Venue

Alice Springs Convention Centre
93 Barrett Drive
Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870 Australia
+ Google Map
Phone:
08 8950 0200
View Venue Website