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Month: August 2015

Mining & Resources

Mining in the ‘Top End’ – a look into the factors impacting the industry

In the lead up to 9th Annual Mining the Territory Conference, 3 key speakers spared some time to answer a couple of questions about the factors impacting the Australia's mining industry going into the next few years. Here is what they had to say. What factors do you think will impact Australia’s mining industry heading…

19 Aug 2015, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

What will impact Australia’s oil & gas industry heading into 2016?

We asked several key speakers at the 21st Anniversary South East Asia Australia Offshore & Onshore Conference (SEAAOC) what factors they thought would impact Australia's oil and gas industry heading into 2016/17. Here is what they had to say. What factors do you think will impact Australia’s oil and gas industry heading into 2016/17? Angus…

12 Aug 2015, by Informa Insights


Finding Peace: How the Peace Education Program can Help Inmates Rediscover their Inner Resources

The Peace Education Programme is an innovative educational program that has been delivered in over 120 correctional facilities around the world. The aim of the program is to help participants discover their own inner resources and the possibility of personal peace. As a preview to some of the issues being covered at the 6th Annual…

11 Aug 2015, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

Captain Yoss Leclerc, Québec Port Authority, discusses 10th IHMA Congress

Chairman of the Papers Committee for the 10th International Harbour Master Associations Congress, Captain Yoss Leclerc, current Vice-President and Chief of Marine Operations, Québec Port Authority sat down with us to discuss the themes that we can expect to be examined at the Congress, trends and developments in port expansion in Canada, what kind of…

11 Aug 2015, by Informa Insights


Getting the most from an Academic Board – Q&A with Professor Fred D’Agostino, President of the Academic board, University of Queensland

Universities are currently in transition and operating in a complex and changing environment. As such, there is an increased scrutiny on good governance practices, the size, composition, and roles of the governing bodies, and more importantly; the interaction between them. In the lead up to the 10th Annual University Governance and Regulations Forum, we caught…

10 Aug 2015, by Informa Insights

Banking & Finance

Fintech in financial services – the rise of a competitive landscape

Fintech is one of the fastest growing sectors in the financial services industry – and disruption is underway in the financial services market in Australia and globally. More recently, it has emerged as one of the biggest opportunities and threats confronting the sector. The opportunities include innovative banking methods, improved customer experience, unlocking capital through…

6 Aug 2015, by Informa Insights