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Goldfields – Esperance Major Projects

Exploring major projects, economic growth, investments, development in the Goldfields-Esperance region

28-29 Aug 2024 | Novotel Perth Langley

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Informa Australia is delighted to announce the Goldfields Esperance Major Projects Conference held 28-29 Aug 2024 at the Novotel Perth Langley.

The Goldfields-Esperance region is thriving and has the potential for greater opportunities, particularly with the current and growing major projects pipeline, government investments and initiatives to ensure economic growth, stability and the future of the region. Goldfields Esperance Major Projects Conference will bring together government representatives, executives, developers, investors and key stakeholders to discuss ongoing investments and initiatives to transform the thriving region.

What is being said about the region:

My Government is investing a record amount into regional infrastructure and delivering a significant boost for health and housing in the regions…. Our regions have enormous potential to benefit from the transition to a prosperous low-carbon future, and our investments will deliver cleaner, stronger, reliable and affordable energy for the regions for generations to come
– Premier Mark McGowan, Kalgoorlie Miner, 15th of May 2023

A survey conducted by the chamber — revealed the State’s resources industries directly contributed $1.63 billion to the Goldfields-Esperance economy in 2020-21. The survey reported the sector directly provided more than 3300 full-time local jobs… Those member companies spent an additional $1.18 billion supporting 895 business, 131 community organisations in the region, and all 10 local governments in the Goldfields-Esperance region… the sector’s contributions were vital to the Federal Government’s funding for healthcare, childcare, education and infrastructure, as well as other important projects in WA
– Ms Rebecca Tomkinson, CEO, CME – Kalgoorlie Miner, 22 Feb 2023

2023 Speakers

Hon. Don Punch MLA

Minister for Regional Development; Disability Services; Fisheries; Seniors and Ageing, WA Government

Kris Starcevich

Chief Executive Officer, Goldfields-Esperance Development Commission (GEDC)

Keith Wilks

Chief Executive Officer, Southern Ports

Rowena Olsen

External Relations Manager WA, Lynas Rare Earths Ltd

Matthew Spagnolo

General Manager Nova, Nova Nickel Operation, IGO Limited

Liliana Pelle

Director Planning and Strategy, Infrastructure WA

Rebecca Tomkinson

Chief Executive Officer, Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia (CME)

Andrew Francis

GM Operations & Projects, Genesis Minerals

Scott Barber

General Manager - Mungari Operations, Evolution Mining

Carolyn Turnbull

Managing Director, Tourism Western Australia

Joanne Payne

Managing Director, Central Regional TAFE

Sarah Kristy

Lead - Environment, Agnew, GoldFields Australia

Susan Kreemer Pickford

General Manager Western Australia, Engineers Australia

Steven McClare

Chief Technical Officer, Northern Star Resources Limited

Kirit Chauhan

GM Project Development, Liontown

Ron Mitchell

Managing Director, Global Lithium Resources

James Trail

Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Coolgardie

Marcus Falconer

Chief Executive Officer, Australia's Golden Outback

Aaron Morey

Chief Economist, Director of Policy, Influence, and Strategy, The Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA

Dr Laurence Dyer

Academic Lead, Kalgoorlie Campus, Metallurgical Engineering, WA School of Mines: Minerals, Energy and Chemical Engineering, Curtin University

Peter Bednall

Chief Executive Officer, Esperance Tjaltjraak Native Title Aboriginal Corporation

Priscilla Davies

Customer & Community Manager, Horizon Power

Alex Wiese

Director Economy and Growth, City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder

Tim Connoley

Director, Urbis

Cath Hart

CEO, The Real Estate Institute of Western Australia (REIWA)

Steve Norregaard

Managing Director, Widgie Nickel

Alistair Scott-Farris

Market Director – Power, Energy & Resources, Jacobs

Michael Nolan

Executive Leader, Energy & Resources, GHD

Robert Hicks

Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Coolgardie

Pania Turner

Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Dundas

Tim Marney

Chief Economist, Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia

Rohan Watts

WA Market Leader – Mining & Industry, GHD

Neil Van Drunen

Director, Western Australia, Northern Territory & Commonwealth Policy, AMEC

Bianca Howard

Executive Lead - Workforce Solutions, IPS Management Consultants

Tori Castledine

Senior Community Specialist, Fortescue Future Industries

Linden Brownley

Managing Director, Indigenous Personnel & Training Pty Ltd

2023 Sponsors



Packages Price
Package(Two Days)$1290+GST Super Saver Rate
Virtual Pass$1290+GST
Extras Price
Streamly Access Pass $495+GST

Event pricing

  • Super early bird – $1,290 + GST (expires 15 April 2024)
  • Early bird – $1,690 + GST (from 16 April – 30 June 2024)
  • Standard – $2,100 + GST (from 1 July 2024)
  • Virtual Pass – $1,290 + GST- book by 29 Aug 2024

There is a special discount on conference attendance for all not for profit organisations & small businesses (less than 10 people) that have originated in the Goldfields & Esperance region and are not a branch office of a national or international company. To see if you qualify for the discounted rate, please email

Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities

Reconnect and re-engage with your industry peers at the Goldfields – Esperance Major Projects Conference.

There are many opportunities for networking including social events such as networking drinks, refreshment breaks and lunches, making this not just a conference… but an all encompassing industry “experience”.

Event sponsorship or exhibiting will allow your organisation to:

  • Build relationships with potential and existing clients
  • Generate leads from a high-level, targeted audience
  • Close sales in a more personal manner than via phone
  • Demonstrate your product in person
  • Network with the industry
  • Build brand awareness

To see what is on offer please contact:

Megan Rogulski
Sponsorship Manager
T: +61 (2) 9080 4334


Our Commitment to Sustainability

In Australia, we are committed to running our events in an environmentally and socially responsible way. Across Informa Connect we are focusing on the short and long-term sustainability impacts we have on customers and colleagues alongside the communities we work in.

We recognise that it’s not just about the way we produce our events and products but recognising that we have a role to play in providing a space to work in partnership together with our markets to inspire the sustainable development of the industries we serve.

To read more on our latest sustainability reports and Faster Forward initiatives – click here.

when & where

28 - 29 Aug 2024

Novotel Perth Langley
221 Adelaide Terrace,
Perth WA 6000
Phone: (08) 9221 1200

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Still have a question?

General Information & Registration
Customer Service
+61 (0) 2 9080 4307

Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities
Megan Rogulski
+61 2 9080 4334

Speaking Enquiries
Aya Mersal
+61 (2) 9080 4338

Marketing & Media Enquiries
Chris Shorthouse

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