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Katherine Regional Resources Conference

16-17 May 2019 | Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts & Cultural Centre, Katherine

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EARLY BIRD RATE (SAVE $300) EXPIRES ON 26 APRIL 2019 // SEE PRICING BELOW

overview

Informa and the Katherine Mining Services Association, with the support of the Northern Territory Government, are delighted to announce the 2019 Katherine Regional Resources Conference. A unique event for industry, stakeholders, and major project leaders to gather in a collegial setting – this is the industry gathering for major and local businesses to further develop collaborative strategies and partnerships.

The event provides a key platform to promote Katherine’s suite of products and capabilities to service the Mining, Exploration and Oil & Gas Industries, while updating delegates on the construction and agriculture sectors, and the opportunities they have to offer.

Join us this May for your comprehensive guide to everything the Katherine Region has to offer.

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agenda

8:45 pm

Registration and Welcome Breakfast

9:00 am

Opening remarks from the Chair

9:30 am

MINISTERIAL ADDRESS | Northern Territory Government

Hon. Paul Kirby, Minister for Primary Industry and Resources, Northern Territory Government

9:40 am

Hydraulic Fracturing Taskforce Update

Alister Trier, Chief Executive, Department of Primary Industry and Resources

10:10 am

The Northern Territory’s Minerals Sector

Drew Wagner, Executive Director, Minerals Council of Australia – NT Division

10:40 am

Highlights and Outlook for Regional Resources Exploration

Dr Ian Scrimgeour, Executive Director, Northern Territory Geological Survey, Department of Primary Industry and Resources

11:10 am

Networking and refreshment break

11:40 am

Special Address | DTBI's New Chief Executive

Shaun Drabsch, Chief Executive Officer, Department of Trade, Business and Innovation

12:10 pm

Kirkland Lake Gold’s Regional Activities

Mark Edwards, Project Director - NT Mining Operations, Kirkland Lake Gold

12:40 pm

Session to be advised

Senior Representative, Ensign Energy Services (Invited),

1:10 pm

Lunch and networking break

2:10 pm

KMSA Address

Geoff Crowhurst, Managing Director | Katherine, Crowhurst Goodline

2:30 pm

How to meet Safety Expectations in the Oil & Gas Sector

Steve Williams, Principal Consultant, Safer Together

3:00 pm

Collaboration & Respect so Everyone Wins: What has to happen so landholders and the resources sector can co-exist?

Ashely Manicaros, Chief Executive Officer, Northern Territory Cattlemen’s Association

3:30 am

Networking and refreshment break

4:00 pm

Industry Capability Network Update

Kevin Peters, Chief Executive Officer, Industry Capability Network NT

4:20 pm

Supporting Financial Independence for Indigenous Employees

Teresa Cummings, Corporate Manager, NARMCO

4:40 pm

Building on the days discussions, we examine the current skills depth in the wider Katherine region that can be called on for major works and projects – with a focus on onshore gas development – including work currently being undertaken to prepare the local workforce, upskilling, and how this process may differ compared to the INPEX development.

5:20 pm

Closing remarks from the Chair

5:30 pm

CLOSING | End of Conference Day One and Networking Drinks

7:00 pm

CONFERENCE DINNER | Venue: Ibis Styles Katherine, Stuart Highway

8:00 am

Morning Coffee & Registration

9:00 am

Opening remarks from the Chair

9:10 am

Mt Todd and its Adoption of Processing Innovation

Brent Murdoch, Director & General Manager, Vista Gold Australia

9:40 am

The Roper Valley Project

Bill Mackenzie, Managing Director, Northern Territory Iron Ore

10:10 am

An Update on the Territory’s Power Sector

Rebecca Mills, General Manager Major Projects, Territory Generation

10:40 am

Networking and refreshment break

11:10 am

Pine Creek Geosyncline an Under Explored District

Peter Harris, Exploration Manager, Vista Gold Australia

11:35 am

Armour Energy Update

Neil McDonald, Corporate Affairs, Northern Territory, Armour Energy

12:00 pm

Katherine Solar Update

Senior Representative, ENI Australia (Invited),

12:20 pm

ONSHORE ADDRESS | Origin’s Plans for the Beetaloo Basin

Stephanie Stonier, Corporate Affairs Manager (Northern Australia), Origin

12:50 pm

A robust roundtable discussion outlining key learnings from overseas Shale Gas jurisdictions, interpretations of methodology, analysis of how the Territory may be able to benefit from their example and a running commentary on charting the best course towards development – ensuring we don’t repeat mistakes and taking all stakeholders into account.

1:30 pm

Closing remarks from the Chair & Lunch

2:30 pm

CLOSING | End of Conference

pricing

Packages Price
Package(Two Days)$2095$1795+GSTEarly BirdEarly Bird
Extras Price
Conference Dinner $110.00+GST
Packages Price
Package(Two Days)$1650$1450+GSTEarly BirdEarly Bird
Extras Price
Conference Dinner $110.00+GST
  • EARLY BIRD RATE EXPIRES ON 26 APRIL 2019

* There is a special discount on conference attendance for all businesses that have originated in the Northern Territory, and are not a branch office of a national or international company. To see if you qualify for the discounted rate, please email richard.beattie@informa.com

speakers

Hon. Paul Kirby

Minister for Primary Industry and Resources, Northern Territory Government

Alister Trier

Chief Executive, Department of Primary Industry and Resources

Shaun Drabsch

Chief Executive Officer, Department of Trade, Business and Innovation

Stephanie Stonier

Corporate Affairs Manager (Northern Australia), Origin

Mark Edwards

Project Director - NT Mining Operations, Kirkland Lake Gold

Dr Ian Scrimgeour

Executive Director, Northern Territory Geological Survey, Department of Primary Industry and Resources

Drew Wagner

Executive Director, Minerals Council of Australia – NT Division

Ashley Manicaros

Chief Executive Officer, Northern Territory Cattlemen's Association

Brent Murdoch

Director & General Manager, Vista Gold Australia

Bill Mackenzie

Managing Director, Northern Territory Iron Ore

Rebecca Mills

General Manager Major Projects, Territory Generation

Geoff Crowhurst

Managing Director | Katherine, Crowhurst Goodline

Kevin Peters

Chief Executive Officer, Industry Capability Network NT

Stephen Goodall

Industry Engagement Officer, Industry Skills Advisory Council NT

Peter Harris

Exploration Manager, Vista Gold Australia

Jared Baldwin

Deputy Chair, Regional Economic Development Committee - Tennant Creek

Steve Williams

Principal Consultant, Safer Together

Teresa Cummings

Corporate Manager, NARMCO

Neil McDonald

Corporate Affairs, Northern Territory, Armour Energy

Kelly McCarthy

Head of School - Trades, Charles Darwin University

Welcome Reception

Wednesday 15 May 2019

Conference delegates are invited to take part in the Welcome Reception which will take place at the Knotts Crossing Resort from 5:30pm on Wednesday 15th May. This is an excellent opportunity to network with new and old contacts ahead of the opening of the Conference.

Address: Cameron St, Katherine NT 0850

when & where

16 - 17 May 2019

Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts & Culture Centre
LOT 3238 Stuart Highway,
Katherine East NT 0850
08 8972 3751

SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION RATE

Book now to receive the Katherine Regional Resources Conference special accommodation rate of $171.00 per night for Standard Rooms and $187.00 for Deluxe Rooms (both rates include Continental Breakfast for one) at Ibis Styles Katherine (valid till 1st May 2019 or until rooms are sold out).

*valid for the nights 15th May – 16th May (check-out 17th May)

To book your stay, please contact Ibis Styles Katherine and quote #informa conference 140519

Ibis Styles Katherine – Northern Territory
Cnr of Cypress Street and Stuart Highway, 0850
Phone: (08) 8972 1744

contact

Still have a question?

Nicholas Mayfield
Conference Manager
Phone: +61 (02) 9080 4477
Nicholas.Mayfield@informa.com

Megan Rogulski
Sponsorship Manager
Phone: +61 (02) 9080 4030
Megan.Rogulski@informa.com.au

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