Regional Ports 2013 will showcase the latest port developments and key strategies to maximise the efficiency of Australia's regional ports.
Regional Ports 2013 will showcase the latest port developments and assess the policy, planning and operating strategies designed to maximise the efficiency of Australia's regional ports: gateways for facilitating trade, engagement and regional growth.
The 8th annual Regional Ports Summit will be hosted in Geelong - Victorias second largest city and the largest regional port. Featuring local and national case studies, the two day event will provide a spotlight on port developments across the country, highlighting the infrastructure, investment and long-term planning necessary to meet Australias current and potential competitiveness.
Key topics include:
Improving port efficiency, capacity and safety
Port reform, regulation and investment
Growth areas for regional ports
Shipping and the environment
The logistics chain and innovation in supply chain integration
The role of ports in strengthening regional economies and communities
Key contributions from:
Dom Figliomeni, CEO, NSW Ports Port Kembla
Mick Kinley, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Australian Maritime Safety Authority
John Murray, General Manager - Ports, Patrick Ports and Stevedoring
Capt Peter McGovern, CEO, Victorian Regional Channels Authority
Paul Toussaint-Jackson, Chief Operating Officer, Dampier Port Authority
John Fladun, General Manager, Domestic Vessel Division, Australian Maritime Safety Authority
Judi Zielke, Executive Director, Surface Transport Policy, Department of Infrastructure and Transport
Alison Coates, Executive Director, Major Transport Projects, Department of Transport, Western Australia
Sally Noonan, Executive Director Strategic Assessment, Department of State Development, Infrastructure and Planning, Queensland.
Price: $2194.50 AUD
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm