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Katherine & Barkly Region Major Projects Conference 2022

4-5 May 2022 | Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts & Culture Centre, Katherine

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NT local small business rate available - See pricing below for details


Informa Australia, along with the support of the Northern Territory Government, are delighted to host the 2022 Katherine & Barkly Region Major Projects Conference, which is taking place on the 4th-5th May at the Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts & Culture Centre.

Formerly known as the Katherine Regional Resources Conference, the Katherine & Barkly Region Major Projects Conference will bring together the sector’s most influential leaders, major project proponents, industry experts and stakeholders of all levels for an insider’s look at all that the Katherine and Barkly region has to offer.


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Conference delegates are invited to take part in the Welcome Reception which will take place at the Knotts Crossing Resort from 5:30pm – 7:30pm on Tuesday 3rd May.

This is an excellent opportunity to re-connect and re-engage in person ahead of the opening of the Conference.

Address: Cameron St, Katherine NT 0850


The Hon Nicole Manison

Deputy Chief Minister, Minister for Mining and Industry, Northern Territory Government

Shaun Drabsch

Chief Executive Officer, Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade, Northern Territory Government of Australia

Jason Schoolmeester

Major Projects Commissioner, Northern Territory Government of Australia

Cassandra Schmidt

Director, Northern Territory, Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration (APPEA)

Alexander Underwood

Chief Executive Officer, Empire Energy

Jonathan Fisher

Chief Financial Officer, TNG Limited

Dr David Close

Vice President - Operations and External Affairs, Tamboran Resources

Tracey Lines

Acting Senior Director Freight and Logistics, Infrastructure NT

Owen Pike

Director and General Manager, MMC Australia Pty Ltd

Nigel Doyle

Managing Director, Territory Sands

Brent Murdoch

Director & General Manager, Vista Gold Australia

Alexander Côté

Exploration & Appraisal Manager, Origin Energy

Cathryn Tilmouth

Executive Director – Northern Australia, Minerals Council of Australia

Jason Dickfos

Head of Growth, EDL

Leanne Taylor

Senior Director, Infrastructure NT

Dr Ian Scrimgeour

Executive Director, Northern Territory Geological Survey

Tracy Jones

Superintendent of Communities and Social Performance, McArthur River Mining

Stefan Hladenki

Territory Stakeholder Manager, Sun Cable

John Jansen

Board Member, Territory Resources Services Association Inc (TRSA)

Ray Hall

Managing Director, EcOz

Colin Abbott

NT Regional Manager, Industry Capability Network

Kevin Peters

Chief Executive Officer, Industry Capability Network NT

Robert Boshammer

Director, Cambridge Gulf Ltd

Amy Dysart

Executive Director of Water Resources, Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security (NT)

Catherine White

General Manager – Business and Workforce, Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade (NT)

Amelia Nuku

Executive Officer, Industry Skills Advisory Council NT

Amy Dennison

Executive Director Environmental Regulation, Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security (NT)

Gerard Reiter

Chief Executive Officer, Aqua Aerem

Maddalyn McBeath

Commercial Manager, Industry Capability Network NT

Garry Giles

Big Rivers Engagement Manager, Katherine Town Campus, Charles Darwin University




Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities


The Katherine & Barkly Region Major Projects Conference 2022 brings together key industry stakeholders from the region for an insider’s look at all that Katherine and Barkly has to offer.

There are many opportunities for networking including social events such as networking drinks and a conference dinner, 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: 02 9080 4334

Health & Safety Commitments

When you join our event, you can expect to see that health and safety is a priority, and that a range of measures are in place to ensure everyone involved is able to enjoy a safe, hygienic, productive and high-quality organised event experience.

All Informa events will be run according to official government and local authority guidance in the first instance, as well as any venue or location-specific regulations. In addition, Informa Australia will follow some key health and safety priority commitments as part of “Informa AllSecure“.

Full vaccination against Covid-19 is required for all in-person attendees.

IMPORTANT: For more information on Informa’s Vaccination requirement for all in-person attendees, our Event Health & Safety measures in place and Conditions of entry, click here.


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

04 - 05 May 2022

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


Still have a question?

Lisa Hedlund
Conference Manager
+61 (02) 9080 4324

Megan Rogulski
Sponsorship Manager
+61 (02) 9080 4334

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