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Kwinana Major Projects Conference 2024

Accelerating decarbonisation by developing clean energy supply chains & critical mineral manufacturing in the region

14-15 October 2024 | Esplanade Hotel Fremantle by Rydges

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Super early bird expires 31 July 2024


The Kwinana Major Projects Conference will be exploring investment opportunities, major projects, and economic growth in the Kwinana region.

The event will be held at the Esplanade Hotel Fremantle by Rydges and bring the regions senior industry, investors, businesses, community, and government representatives together for this unique networking and shared learning opportunity. Providing the perfect opportunity to hear about major project and development updates & emerging project briefs.

Key topics to be discussed include:

  • Kwinana’s role in achieving net zero by 2050
  • Accelerating decarbonisation by developing clean energy supply chains & critical mineral manufacturing in the region
  • The Kwinana Strategic Industrial Area (SIA) – A Vision for the future
  • Decarbonising Kwinana – A collective exercise
  • Developing Lithium Valley, WA to facilitating and enabling the development of secondary and tertiary processing of lithium and critical raw materials
  • Freight & Logistics – Updates on Westport & Fremantle Port
  • The new $750 million Resources Community Investment Initiative in WA
  • Case studies from companies accelerating decarbonisation by driving domestic value-add manufacturing, refining production and processing in the region
  • West Australia’s future as a part of the global battery value chain
  • Strategic development and emerging industries driving economic growth
  • Plans for new Kwinana Energy Transformation Hub (KETH)
  • Growth of offshore wind– how this green energy can be used to decarbonise industrial operations in Kwinana
  • Setting up a Renewable Industry Precinct (REIP) in Kwinana – what’s involved, and what are we seeing across Australia
  • Skilling and training for a rapidly developing region

2023 Speakers

Hon Roger Cook MLA

Premier of Western Australia; Minister for State and Industry Development, Jobs and Trade; Public Sector Management; Federal-State Relations and Member for Kwinana

The Hon Madeleine King MP

Minister for Resources; Minister for Northern Australia, Federal Member for Brand

Chris Oughton

Director, Kwinana Industries Council (KIC)

Martin Staples

VP Technical Services, Wyloo Metals

Michael Glenny

Manager, bp Kwinana energy hub

Cr Carol Adams OAM

Mayor, City of Kwinana

Izzi Messina

Vice President, Consulting- Growth & Development- APAC, wood.

Tony Solin

CEO, Rockingham Kwinana Chamber of Commerce

Frank Smith

CEO, Avertas Energy

Colleen Yates

CEO, RDA Perth

Raj Surendran

Chief Executive Officer, Tianqi Lithium Energy Australia

Jason Froud

General Manager Strategy Acceleration, Synergy

Mark Edwards

Chief Operating Officer, Hazer Group

Simona Chady

CEO, Kwinana Energy Transformation Hub

Nicole Roocke


Rod Brown

Principal Consultant, ALARP Solutions

Dr Rodney Thiele

Education and Training Manager, Future Battery Industries Cooperative Research Centre

Dev Tayal

Business Development, Tesla

Chris Kearney

Chief Executive Officer, Wind With Purpose

Brad Lingo

Chairman, Pilot Energy

Patrick Seares

Managing Director, Westport Program

Sami Zouad

General Manager, Strategy, Planning and Performance, Fremantle Port

Kevin Fitzgerald

Whadjuk Elder

Christopher Merrick

Managing Director, Sea-Quester


Packages Price
Package(Two Days)$1290+GST Super Saver Rate
Virtual Pass$1395+GST
Extras Price
Streamly Access Pass $495+GST
  • Super early bird – $1,290 + GST (before July 31 2024)
  • Early bird – $1,690 + GST (1 August – 1 September 2024)
  • Standard – $2,100 + GST (from 2 September 2024)

Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities

Reconnect and re-engage with your industry peers at the Kwinana 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:
Valerie Pogrebizhsky
Sponsorship Manager
T: +61 (0) 2 9080 4362


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.


ConnectMe • Networking enhanced

All of our events utilise a bespoke dynamic smartphone app, ConnectMe – which guarantees attendees a premium event experience. Logins are sent prior to the conference commencement allowing you to check who’s attending, schedule in meetings and catch ups, participate in live Q+A and interactive polls, and much more. ConnectMe ensures you never miss a beat prior, during and post event.

when & where

14 - 15 Oct 2024

Esplanade Hotel Fremantle by Rydges
46-54 Marine Terrace
Fremantle WA 6160
Phone: (08) 9432 4000


Still have a question?

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

Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities
Valerie Pogrebizhsky
T: +61 (0) 2 9080 4362

Speaking Enquiries
Lisa Hedlund
Conference Manager

Marketing & Media Enquiries
Chris Shorthouse – Marketing Manager
T: +61 415 047 287

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