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Midwest Major Projects Update 2021

Exploring economic growth, investment, development, productivity and innovation across the Midwest

15-16 September 2021 | The Batavia Coast Conference Centre, Geraldton

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Informa Connect Australia is putting the Midwest region into the spotlight for the Midwest Major Projects Update conference to take place on the 15-16 September in Geraldton.

The Midwest region in West Australia has enormous potential, with a vast amount of new investment planned in the near to medium term. Iron ore mines exporting through the Port Of Geraldton, new fertilizer plants, exports of construction, and a raft of hydrogen initiatives proposed around the Oakajee Strategic Industrial Area, new onshore gas developments and so much more will be covered at this important industry briefing.

Topics will include:

  • Outlook for the Midwest region
  • Government initiatives
  • Case studies on current and proposed major projects in the Midwest
  • The Midwest’s hydrogen ambitions


The Hon. Alannah MacTiernan MLC

Minister for Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Hydrogen Industry, Western Australian Government

Damian Tully

Acting CEO & General Manager, Operations & Logistics, Mid West Ports Authority

Russell James

General Manager, Business Development West, ATCO

Dave Rafferty

Head of Business Development, Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG)

Barrie Sturgeon

General Manager Energy Solutions West, APA

Julian Babarczy

Executive Chairman, Perpetual Resources Limited

Crispin Collier

Chief Development Officer, Strike Energy

David Frances

Managing Director, Province Resources

Vincent Algar

Managing Director, Australian Vanadium

Stephen Gauld

Founder & Managing Director, Infinite Blue Energy

Michael Edwards

Managing Director, Gascoyne Gateway

Gary Lyons

Chairman, GWR

Rob Brierley

Managing Director, Fenix Resources

Neil Chivers

Principal Asset Planning Consultant, Western Power

Grant Coyle

Managing Director, Cashmere Iron

Courtney Ackland

Narngulu Operations Manager, Iluka Resources Limited

Rob Towner

Managing Director, Triangle Energy

Luke Graham

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Strandline Resources Limited

Peter Dyball

Founder and Managing Director, Pit Crew Management Consulting Services Pty Ltd

Brad Lingo

Executive Chairman, Pilot Energy (Virtual Address)

Susan Cull

State Manager, Regional WA, Chamber of Minerals & Energy of Western Australia

Trish Palmonari

Manager Economic Development, City of Greater Geraldton

Clare Pope

Partner, PwC


when & where

15 - 16 Sep 2021

The Batavia Coast Conference Centre
25 Cathedral Avenue
Geraldton WA 6530
+61 (08) 9918 0104


Still have a question?

Lisa Hedlund
Conference Research Manager
+61 (2) 9080 4058

Megan Rogulski
Sponsorship Manager
+61 (2) 9080 4334

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