#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1Finbar Group Investor Breakfast7.00
2Opening AddressCr Lynne Craigie8.00
3Keynote: Australia-China bilateral relationsMr Gong Jianzhong8.20
4An exciting future for Australia's north westMs Alannah MacTiernan MP8.50
5Northern Australia Alliance's role in implementing the Developing Northen Australia White PaperProfessor Allan Dale9.20
6Agricultural investment in WA’s North WestMs Jacqui Boydell MLC9.50
7Morning Tea10.20
8The Pilbara Blueprint and Streamlining inbound investmentMr Terry Hill10.30
9The Future of the ACBC partnership between China and the PilbaraMr Adam Handley11.00
10North west investment presentation Ms Fiona White-Hartig11.20
11Investor Visas as a pathway to AustraliaMs Zoe Williams11.40
12RSM Australia as a facilitator of inbound capital investment and advisory services in the North WestMr Keiran Sullivan12.10
13COMMONWEALTH BANK RMB LUNCH & AUSTRALIAN GIRLS CHOIR PERFORMANCEMs Sangeeta Venkatesan12.40
14Keynote: Facilitation of Inbound Capital Conversion and Funds Management for Regional investmentMs Sangeeta Venkatesan13.30
15North West Regional Panel14.10
16Delivering iconic cross cultural activityMr Matthew Tobin15.10
17AustCham Business in China Afternoon Tea15.40
18Foreign investment: it’s not just about moneyMr Bruce Cheung16.10
19Harnessing the Best of Both Cultures to develop the Australian-Chinese business relationshipMr Fred Combe16.40
20Commercial environment in China for luxury retail goods: lessons we can learnMr Li Ke17.10
21Official proceedings conclude, preparation for Gala dinner 17.40
22Transport departs promptly to Four Seasons Hotel18.40
23WA Food Experiences Gala Evening Premiere, Sponsored by Pardoo Beef Corporation Mr Bruce Cheung19.10
24Gala dinner concludes, transport departs promptly to Grand Mercure hotel22.00
#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1Commonwealth Bank Government Leaders BreakfastMs Sangeeta Venkatesan7.15
2Opening AddressCr Lynne Craigie8.15
3Preserving ancient cultures - Moving forward by preserving our past, the importance of cultural heritage in nation buildingMr Richard Offen8.30
4The Curtin University Digital China Lab and path to more effective and long lasting cultural exchangeProfessor Michael Keane9.00
5The place of “Northern Australia” in both Australia and the wider regionMr Luke Bowen9.30
6Singapore Airlines Morning Tea10.00
7The Contribution of Cultural Exchanges to the Development of Economic TiesMr Liu Yutong10.30
8Enabling sustainable Agribusiness in Australia's NorthwestMajor General John Hartley, AO (Ret’d)11.00
9The future of the Pilbara energy gridMr Frank Tudor11.30
10RSM Australia Advisory LunchMr Keiran Sullivan12.00
11Building the value of eco-tourismMr Cameron Crowe13.00
12Facilitating Foreign Investment Into Western AustraliaMs Monica Chetty13.30
13Afternoon Tea14.00
14The role of regional local government in policy advocacy and strategic leadershipCr Lynne Craigie15.00
15Knowledge Through Contact: The Keys to Successful InvestmentMr John Garland AM15.30
16Mackerel Islands PresentationMr Graham Shields16.00
17Australia’s North West: Land Of Golden Opportunity - An Asian Migrant’s PerspectiveMr John Hoon16.30
18OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS CONCLUDE17.00
19Curtin University Cultural Exchange DinnerProfessor Michael Keane19.00
20DINNER CONCLUDES22.00
#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1Transport departs for Special Economic Zone site visit8.30
2Special Economic Zone site visitMr Nick Coyle (TBC)9.00
3AustCham China-North West Networking LunchMr Nick Coyle (TBC)12.30