Events

Feb 23
CEDA 2018 Economic and Political Overview in Townsville

CEDA 2018 Economic and Political Overview in Townsville

CEDA’s Economic and Political Overview provides political analysis, economic forecasts and the full picture for your work in 2018.

Speakers

Dr Jim Chalmers MP, Federal Shadow Minister for Finance
Kristina Clifton, Senior Economist, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Michele Levine, Chief Executive Officer, Roy Morgan Research

 

More at https://www.ceda.com.au/Events/Library/Q180223

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Location: Rydges Townsville, 23 Palmer St, Townsville,
Time: 12pm-2pm
Feb 28
QEC 2018 – Technical Forum

QEC 2018 – Technical Forum

The event program includes a wide range of exploration professionals and academics talking to the event theme of “Innovative approaches to discovery”.

Confirmed forum speakers include:

  • June Hill (CSIRO) – Automated geology from drill datasets
  • Greg Turner (HiSeis) – Hard rock seismic
  • Tim Rawling (CEO Auscope) – Auscope update
  • Lesley Wyborn (Australian National University) – 25 years of Big Data
  • Richard Lilly (Adelaide University) – NWQ Geochem toolkit
  • Tony Knight (Department Natural Resources and Mines) – SREP Introduction
  • Rick Valenta (Sustainable Minerals Institute, UQ) – NWQ Discovery initiative compilation
  • Mark Hinman (Sustainable Minerals Institute, UQ) – Deep Mining Qld project outcomes
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Location: Royal in the Park Hotel, 152 Alice St, Brisbane
Time: 8.30am - 6pm
Mar 02
Resource Industry Network March Industry Briefing

Resource Industry Network March Industry Briefing

Aurizon group executive (coal) Ed McKeiver will outline the company’s activities in the region and discuss the developments they see for the future as the guest speaker at the Resource Industry Network’s (RIN) March Industry Briefing on Friday, March 2.

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Cost: Members $50 Non-Members $70

For further information visit http://www.resourceindustrynetwork.org.au/

 

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Location: Ocean International Hotel, Mackay
Time: 6.45am - 9am
Mar 05
ASMTI construction industry briefing – Townsville

ASMTI construction industry briefing – Townsville

Across March 2018, Defence is hosting briefings for local businesses and industry representatives in Mackay, Townsville
and Rockhampton.
The briefings are tailored for the construction industry.

They will provide an update on the Australian-Singapore Military Training Initiative and other Defence projects, and inform local industry about future tender opportunities.

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Register your interest via ASMTI.Canberra@defence.gov.au

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Location: Townsville RSL, 139 Charters Towers Rd, Hermit Park
Time: 8am – 10am
Mar 06
ASMTI construction industry briefing – Mackay

ASMTI construction industry briefing – Mackay

Across March 2018, Defence is hosting briefings for local businesses and industry representatives in Mackay, Townsville
and Rockhampton.
The briefings are tailored for the construction industry.

They will provide an update on the Australian-Singapore Military Training Initiative and other Defence projects, and inform local industry about future tender opportunities.

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Register your interest via ASMTI.Canberra@defence.gov.au

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Location: North Foyer – Mackay Entertainment Convention Centre, Alfred St, Mackay
Time: 8am – 10am
Mar 07
ASMTI construction industry briefing – Rockhampton

ASMTI construction industry briefing – Rockhampton

Across March 2018, Defence is hosting briefings for local businesses and industry representatives in Mackay, Townsville
and Rockhampton.
The briefings are tailored for the construction industry.

They will provide an update on the Australian-Singapore Military Training Initiative and other Defence projects, and inform local industry about future tender opportunities.

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Register your interest via ASMTI.Canberra@defence.gov.au

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Location: Rockhampton Leagues Club Cambridge St, Rockhampton City
Time: 8am – 10am
Mar 08
Cairns Regional Council’s 2018 International Women’s Day Breakfast

Cairns Regional Council’s 2018 International Women’s Day Breakfast

Tickets are now available for Cairns Regional Council’s 2018 International Women’s Day Breakfast.

To be held at the Pullman Cairns International on Thursday 8 March, the breakfast recognises the contributions of local women to the community.

The theme for International Women’s Day 2018 is Press for Progress, encouraging individuals to consider gender equality in everyday situations.

Speakers include including last year’s Cairns Woman of the Year, Kate Fern, and Charmaine Saunders, the managing director of local business Mainie, which supports and invests in female Aboriginal artists.

The Cairns Woman of the Year and Young Woman of the Year awards will be presented, along with the inaugural International Women’s Day Scholarship.

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Tickets are $40 and can be purchased from www.ticketlink.com.au or by phoning 1300 855 835.

Nominations are still open for the Cairns International Women’s Day Awards and Scholarship. Visit Council’s website for a nomination form or pick up a paper copy from Council’s customer service centres and Cairns Libraries branches.

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Location: Pullman Cairns International
Time: 7.30am
Mar 12
Mineral Systems of the Mount Isa Inlier – Cloncurry workshop

Mineral Systems of the Mount Isa Inlier – Cloncurry workshop

Following two successful workshops on the Cloncurry region in 2015 and 2016, EGRU plans an new event across five days in March 2018.

The workshop will include:

-half day workshop on exploration geochemistry

-2 days of invited oral presentations

-2 day field trip through the Mount Elliott corridor (Merlin/ Mount Dore, Mount Elliott, Osborne mine visit)

-viewing of drillcore from various deposits in the region, plus daily social events

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EGRU is the Economic Geology Research Centre, College of Science & Engineering, James Cook University.

More on the workshop at https://www.jcu.edu.au/economic-geology-research-centre-egru/home/professional-development/egru-professional-development-2017

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Location: Cloncurry
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Mar 13
CDIC Introduction to the Defence market – Townsville

CDIC Introduction to the Defence market – Townsville

One of a national series of seminars to help businesses assess the defence market and understand how to pursue opportunities.

There will also be the opportunity to meet with an experienced CDIC Defence Adviser for a tailored one-on-one consultation. A special expression of interest application form for the consultations will be provided soon.

The seminars will be tailored for audiences in each location and will include information on, and where suitable, presentations from:

  • the defence marketplace
  • Defence Industry Associations
  • Defence programs
  • prime contractors
  • SME case studies

Register at https://business.us14.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=679f06865b91e800d857aa72f&id=ef69381a65

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Location: Townsville
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Mar 14
CDIC Introduction to the Defence market – Rockhampton

CDIC Introduction to the Defence market – Rockhampton

One of a national series of seminars to help businesses assess the defence market and understand how to pursue opportunities.

There will also be the opportunity to meet with an experienced CDIC Defence Adviser for a tailored one-on-one consultation. A special expression of interest application form for the consultations will be provided soon.

The seminars will be tailored for audiences in each location and will include information on, and where suitable, presentations from:

  • the defence marketplace
  • Defence Industry Associations
  • Defence programs
  • prime contractors
  • SME case studies

Register at https://business.us14.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=679f06865b91e800d857aa72f&id=ef69381a65

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Location: Rockhampton
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Mar 15
CDIC Introduction to the Defence market – Cairns

CDIC Introduction to the Defence market – Cairns

One of a national series of seminars to help businesses assess the defence market and understand how to pursue opportunities.

There will also be the opportunity to meet with an experienced CDIC Defence Adviser for a tailored one-on-one consultation. A special expression of interest application form for the consultations will be provided soon.

The seminars will be tailored for audiences in each location and will include information on, and where suitable, presentations from:

  • the defence marketplace
  • Defence Industry Associations
  • Defence programs
  • prime contractors
  • SME case studies

Register at https://business.us14.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=679f06865b91e800d857aa72f&id=ef69381a65

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Location: Cairns
Time:
Mar 16
Gladstone Engineering Alliance (GEA) Industry Update

Gladstone Engineering Alliance (GEA) Industry Update

National Senator and LNP Resource Minister Matt Canavan will be in Gladstone in March to deliver an address on the ‘state of affairs’ within the resource sector in Queensland.

Presenting alongside Sen Canavan will be Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) director of economics and industry policy Dr Matthew Steen.

To book or for more information visit gea.asn.au

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Location: Yaralla Sports Club, Gladstone
Time: 11.30am to 1pm
Mar 19
Economic Futures Forum

Economic Futures Forum

Run by the Central Highlands Development Corporation, the  Economic Futures Forum will touch on regional industry growth, industry and businesses growing together and building business readiness.

It will include the launch of two cornerstone documents for the Central Highlands region – the Central Highlands Economic Masterplan and the Agribusiness Capability Statement.

More at https://www.ivvy.com.au/event/1917EF/

 

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Location: Emerald Western Gateway Motel
Time: 9.30am - 5pm
Mar 23
2018 Safety Conference

2018 Safety Conference

Hosted by Resource Industry Network, the 2018 Safety Conference will bring together member businesses and resource sector personnel to hear from leading business executives and safety experts on mental and physical safety topics that are relevant to today’s workplace.

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Topics include:

– Why you need a mentally healthy work culture
– Fatigue – developing a fatigue management risk system
– What safety leaders can do to maintain a safety first culture
– Businesses role in Mackay’s Suicide Prevention Project
– An integrated approach to health and safety with WHSQ

Early bird tickets on sale 15 January, 2018.
Exhibitor stands still available.

For further information email events@resourceindustrynetwork.org.au or phone 07 4952 4184

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Location: MECC, Alfred Street, Mackay
Time: 6.45am-5pm
Apr 20
North Queensland Injury Prevention and Return to Work Conference

North Queensland Injury Prevention and Return to Work Conference

The North Queensland Injury Prevention and Return to Work Conference returns to Townsville in 2018 with a new line-up of speakers focusing on safety as well as rehabilitation and return to work.

Ticket includes includes free networking event on Thursday, April 19 2018, followed by a full day conference on Friday April 20.

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Further information

Visit the conference website or call 1300 362 128.

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Location: The Pavilion, The Ville Resort, Townsville
Time: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm (April 20 conference)
Jul 24
Queensland Mining and Engineering Exhibition

Queensland Mining and Engineering Exhibition

Held every two years, QME showcases a range of industry suppliers and solutions and provides networking and education opportunities.

More at http://www.queenslandminingexpo.com.au/

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Location: Mackay showground
Time: From 9am on July 24, 25 and 26

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