Its now less than a month to go until the 2018 Developing Northern Australia Conference! The Conference will be held at Alice Springs Convention Centre on 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 Include:
  • 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

The 2018 Developing Northern Australia Conference is a can’t-miss event that will bring delegates from all over Australia together with provoking panels, opportunities to network and the ability to learn more about the influences and factors in developing Northern Australia. Secure your seat today.

Exciting Program Update

You will have the opportunity to learn from leading experts during the Plenary Panel Discussion lead by Mr Luke Bowen, General Manager, Northern Australia Development & Trade, DefenceNT, Northern Territory Government.

Panellists include: 

  • 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, Australian Government
  • Dr Stephanie Fahey, Chief Executive Office, Austrade
  • Mr Peter Coleman, Board Member, Business Council of Australia (invited)

View the full program here.

For more information on the 2018 Developing Northern Australia Conference and to secure your spot in Alice Springs next month please visit the conference website.