This speed networking session will allow delegates to introduce themselves and swap business cards with those they are seated with and other conference attendees.
Modernising South Australia’s Economy and Infrastructure
The City of Adelaide will be the first capital city in Australia to construct a transformational 21st century Ten Gigabit Optical Fibre worldwide Network. The new broadband connectivity would complement the current nbn roll out and the State Government’s Gig City project – that will each deliver higher speed internet services to the city.
The Right Honourable The Lord Mayor of Adelaide, Adelaide City Council
Oaklands Level Crossing Redevelopment
A landmark agreement has been reached between Marion Council and the State and Federal Governments to fixing the crossing at Oaklands Park. The $174 million redevelopment at Oaklands Crossing is expected to create a new residential and shopping precinct and end more than 40 years of daily traffic jams. Marion Council will contribute $5 million in land, roadworks and green space while facilitating a special planning zone to allow high-density developments. The Federal Government will contribute $95 million and the State Government $74.3, with construction expected to begin in the first half of next year.
Mayor Kris Hanna,
City of Marion, South Australia
World’s Largest Residential Solar Virtual Power Plant
The $20M Virtual Power Plant (VPP) is being built by AGL, with support from the Federal Australian Renewable Energy Agency
The project will demonstrate the value that can be created by a VPP at a commercial scale. This includes customer value through improved self-consumption of solar, as well as backup power, and grid support services that benefit all grid users.
Executive GM New Energy, AGL
Future Submarines Program
Chief Executive, Defence SA
Kangaroo Island Projects Pipeline
In just a few years, Kangaroo Island is set to have an upgraded airport and a more diverse range of tourism experiences to unlock its potential. This presentation will cover the latest updates on the American River Tourist Resort and the airport upgrade.
American River Tourist Resort
Commissioner for Kangaroo Island, SA
Adelaide Festival Centre and Her Majesty’s Theatre Redevelopments
These important projects are good news for historic venues, patrons, the arts, Adelaide, and South Australia. Adelaide Festival Centre’s transformation will revitalise Adelaide Riverbank, creating a dynamic space, buzzing with culture and entertainment. The redevelopment of Her Majesty’s Theatre will support the rejuvenation of the market precinct, providing a book end for the Market to Riverbank laneways project.
CEO & Artistic Director, Adelaide Festival Centre
Fork in the road: Will we embrace opportunities in the nuclear fuel cycle?
South Australia has engaged in a remarkable process of exploring opportunities in the nuclear fuel cycle. That dialogue may be spluttering to a halt, with our political class poised to reject the opportunities before us. Yet underlying conditions in South Australia continue to worsen, with a power sector in crisis, rising unemployment and a flight of industrialisation. Just what is at stake in this discussion? Energy researcher and environmentalist Ben Heard will review the process to date an outline what could be available to South Australia were we to integrate custodial management of used nuclear fuel with collaborative research, development and deployment of advanced nuclear technologies. Be warned, this presentation comes with a call to action: South Australia will get the future it deserves and everyone has a say in just what that will be.
Founder & Executive Director, Bright New World
Driverless Car Technology – Transforming the South Australian Economy
South Australia is keeping its foot on the accelerator of the driverless car industry with the state government set to invest $10 million on the technology.
The SA government is expected to hand out $10 million in R&D grants over the next three years to create extra incentives for autonomous technology producers to bring their business to Adelaide and its surrounds.
Executive Director, Australia and New Zealand Driverless Vehicle Initiative (ADVI) Centre for Excellence
Advancing South Australia: Future Sectors Primed for Driving Economic Growth
This panel of experts will discuss and debate South Australia’s transition from its manufacturing base into a host of new industries aimed at driving economic growth. The sectors primed for driving SA’s economy in the future include innovation, technology and creative enterprises, tourism, food and wine.
CEO, Renew Adelaide
Justin Ross, Director, Agriculture Food and Wine, Primary Industries and Regions SA
Nick Jones, Executive Director of Destination Development, South Australian Tourism Commission
Brown Hill Keswick Creek Stormwater Project
Project Director, Brown Hill Keswick Creek Stormwater Project
Future Proofing SA’s Economy – Creating Jobs for the Future
Professor Tanya Monro,
Deputy Vice Chancellor: Research and Innovation, University of South Australia
Connecting suppliers to major projects
Manager Industry Participation ICN, Department of State Development, Government of South Australia
COCKTAIL NETWORKING FUNCTION
This speed networking session will allow delegates to introduce themselves and swap business cards with those they are seated with and other conference attendees
Outlook for New Oil & Gas Reserves in South Australia
Executive Director - Energy Resources, Department of the Premier and Cabinet, State Government of South Australia
Hon Stephen Mullighan MP,
Minister for Transport and Infrastructure, Minister for Housing and Urban Development, South Australia
Adelaide Airport Expansion Plans
A new hotel is expected to be the next step yet in a $2 billion expansion detailed in an airport masterplan released in 2014, which also included tripling the terminal’s size by 2044 and building several multistorey office buildings in a new business area.
The first phase of the terminal expansion is also set to be underway during 2018 to accommodate a rapidly expanding international market sector.
Executive General Manager – Planning and Infrastructure, Adelaide Airport
Energy Security in South Australia in the Shadow of Affordability and Climate Change Imperatives
Jo De Silva,
Senior Policy Officer – Energy, Water and Climate Change, South Australian Council of Social Service
50 year Port Strategy for South Australia
General Manager, Planning and Transport Policy, Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure
Agribusiness - Complex Challenges, Sensible Solutions
Agribusiness Australia is Australia’s leading organization promoting the agri-food chain and the contribution agribusiness makes to the Australian economy and community.
CEO, Agribusiness Australia
The Adelaide New CBD High School Project
Associate Director, Turner & Townsend Thinc
Infrastructure’s Role in Reinventing Adelaide
Director, Deloitte Access Economics
Northern Connector Project
Project Manager, Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure - South Australia
Precast Concrete: Optimising Civil Construction
While precast is used widely across infrastructure, the presenter will explore some of the more interesting applications for precast concrete and some of the newer developments that transform otherwise purely functional structures into works of art. The changing landscape in standards and codes relating to the use of prefabricated concrete elements on civil construction sites will also be explained.
CEO, National Precast Concrete Association Australia
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