Hyatt Regency Perth
Hyatt Regency Perth, 99 Adelaide Terrace, Perth WA 6000, Australia

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Event Date Wed Nov 6 AWST - Thu Nov 7 AWST (almost 2 years ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Tue Nov 5 7:15pm - Thu Nov 7 4:30am
Location Hyatt Regency Perth
99 Adelaide Terrace, Perth WA 6000, Australia
Region APAC

Pilbara 2019 will be looking at the economic growth, investment, development, productivity & innovation across the region. This event further builds on the highly successful Pilbara 2018 event, and will be an important networking and information forum for senior industry, investors, businesses, community and government representatives within the Pilbara region.

Key topics to be discussed at Pilbara 2019 include:

• WA Economy – The importance of new development & economic growth in the Pilbara
• Pilbara development & investment opportunities
• Strategic development plans for the future
• Significant opportunities and emerging industries driving economic growth in the Pilbara
• Stimulating job growth, innovative infrastructure and creating thriving communities
• The mining powerhouse of WA – growth, expansion and new developments in mines & ports
• Future of energy, decarbonization, the role of renewables & hydrogen
• The growing importance and opportunities in tourism, agriculture and aquaculture
• Innovation – Technology, communications and automation


2019 Speakers

HON Alannah MacTiernan
MLC Minister for Regional Development, Agriculture and Food

Don Hyma
Project Director Iron Bridge, Fortescue Metals Group

Niall Myles
Senior Vice President, North West Shelf and Burrup, Woodside Energy

Darren Best
Regional Manager Relationship Sales WA/NT, Virgin Australia

Dewi Gustina Tobing
Consul General, Republic of Indonesia

Peter Ryan
Director Aviation, Freight, Ports, Aviation and Reform, Department of Transport

Mitch Hardy
Director Regional Services, Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

Brett Ellacott
Director / Principal, Tan Ninety

Kevin Michel MLA
Member for Pilbara

Justin Fromm
Director, Economic Development, Land and Infrastructure, Pilbara Development Commission

Don Hyma
Project Director Iron Bridge, Fortescue Metals Group

Cr Peter Long
Mayor, City of Karratha

Dr Richard Finlay-Jones
Founder & Director, Pilbara Solar

Jared Fitzclarence
Managing Director, KAW Engineering

Kitty Prodonovich
CEO, Regional Chambers of Commerce & Industry of WA

Michael McConachy
Managing Director, Aviair

Rob Paull
Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Ashburton

Rod Evans
General Manager, Airport Operations, Port Hedland International Airport

Paul Lucey
CEO, Project 412

Dr Geoff James
Founder & Director, Pilbara Solar Research Principal, Institute for Sustainable Futures

Susan Grylls
Director, Pilbara Universities Centre

Philip Kirchlechner
Chair, ACBC WA Investment Committee

Susan Shirtliff
Chief Executive Officer, Ngarliyarndu Bindirri Aboriginal Corporation

Lyle Banks
General Manager Development and Trade, Pilbara Ports Authority

Tim Larkin
Chief Executive Officer, Gumala Enterprises

Dr Chris Schelfhout
Project Manager, Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development

Jeremy Edwards
Chief Executive Officer, Shire of East Pilbara

Dr Gary Bryant
General Manager Asset Strategy, Alinta Energy

Stuart Nahajski
General Manager Regional, DevelopmentWA

Anthony Miller
Manager Pilbara, The Chamber of Minerals & Energy of Western Australia

Andrew Pyke
Regional Manager – Pilbara Region, Main Roads WA

Peter Jeffries
Chief Executive, Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation

Alwyn Vorster
Managing Director, BCI Minerals

Honorable Cheryl Edwardes AM
Chairman, PHIA Group (Port Hedland International Airport)

Kirsty Danby
Chief Executive Officer, Port Hedland Industries Council

Luke Blackbourn
Manager, Government & External Relations, Yara Pilbara

Steven Dhu
Founder & Director, Aboriginal United Services (AUS)

Sponsors & Partners

2019 Supporters

• Government of Western Australia
• Pilbaea
• Pilbara Regional Chambers
• Port Hedland Chamber of Commerce