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5th Annual Katherine Regional Mining & Exploration Forum

23-24 May 2017 at the Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts & Cultural Centre, Katherine

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Early Bird Rate: $1,995 + GST. SAVE $200! Expires 19 May 2017


The Katherine Regional Mining & Exploration Forum will be celebrating its 5th birthday on 23-24 May 2017 at the Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts & Cultural Centre in Katherine.

Informa and the Katherine Mining Services Association with the support of the Northern Territory Government are delighted to welcome you to this annual meeting place for industry and major projects leaders to discuss regional development opportunities and grow relationships with local and national businesses involved in the region.

The Katherine Conference is a collegial event that brings together key industry leaders with major and local businesses to further develop collaboration strategies and partnerships. The event provides a key platform to promote Katherine’s suite of product and capabilities servicing the mining, exploration and oil & gas industries, as well as the construction and agriculture sectors.

What are the current exciting projects in the Katherine Region? Come and join us to learn about the region capabilities and the many development opportunities.

Confirmed speakers to-date include:

  • Brent Murdoch, Director & General Manager Australia, Vista Gold Australia Pty Ltd
  • David Robertson, Project Controls Manager, Jemena
  • Geoff Crowhurst, Chairman, Katherine Mining Services Association
  • Senior Representative, NT Indigenous Business Network
  • Dr Ian Scrimgeour, Executive Director, Northern Territory Geological Survey, Department of Mines and Energy
  • Garry Mills, Managing Director, Primary Gold
  • Roger Jackson, Managing Director, Ark Mines
  • Kevin Peters, Chief Executive Officer, NT Industry Capability Network
  • Drew Wagner, Executive Director, Minerals Council of Australia – NT Division
  • Geoff Crowhurst, Managing Director, Crowhurst Engineering
  • Mark Edwards, Geology Manager, Newmarket Gold Inc
  • Mayor Fay Miller, Katherine Town Council
  • Paul Zani, Lead Contracts and Procurement, Seafarms
  • Luke Bowen, General Manager, Northern Australia Development and Trade
  • Ross Evans, General Manager, Exploration and New Resources, Origin
  • May Rosas, Consultant, Ngaigu-Mulu Aboriginal Corporation
  • Gary Taylor, Environmental Projects Manager, McArthur River Mine, Glencore
  • Alice Beilby, Public Officer, Northern Territory Indigenous Business Network

Sponsorship and Exhibition opportunities:
Please email or call 02 9080 4030, to find out about sponsoring or exhibiting at the 5th Katherine Conference.

Speaking opportunities:
If you would like to suggest a presentation for consideration on the 2017 conference program, please contact Blandine Vallée, Conference Producer, by email or call 02 9080 4053 to discuss your presentation suggestion.



Packages Price
Package(Two Days) $2195$1995+GSTEarly BirdEarly Bird
Packages Price
Package(Two Days) $1650$1450+GSTEarly BirdEarly Bird

Event Pricing

  • Standard
    Early Bird Rate: $1,995 + GST. SAVE $200! Expires 19 May 2017
    Standard Pricing Rate: $2,195 + GST
  • Special NT Business Rate
    Early Bird offer: $1,450 + GST. SAVE $200! Expires 19 May 2017
    Standard Pricing Rate: $1,650 + GST

* The Special NT Business Rate is for all businesses that have originated in the Northern Territory, and are NOT a branch office/subsidiary of a national or international company. Delegates choose to book at this rate will go through a verification process by the conference team.



when & where

23 - 24 May 2017

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

Book Accommodation with Lido Group
For your convenience Lido Group will manage your accommodation needs call 02 8585 0808.


Still have a question?

Megan Rogulski
Sponsorship Manager
Phone: +61 (02) 9080 4030

Blandine Vallee
Conference Manager
Phone: +61 (02) 9080 4053

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