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37th Australia Papua New Guinea Business Forum & Trade Expo

May 2022
23rd
05:00 PM
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, and Online, Cnr Glenelg and Merivale Streets Southbank Brisbane Queensland Australia

Sessions

Time
Session
Duration
Cost
1:00 PM
  • REGISTRATION DESK OPEN FOR TRADE EXPO
    4 hours
5:30 PM
  • BANK SOUTH PACIFIC REGISTRATION DESK OPEN
    2.5 hours
  • KINA BANK OPENING COCKTAILS

    Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC)
    Grey St entrance, 121 Grey Street, Southbank.

    For registered in-person Delegates and Exhibitors.

    Due to Covid rules and restrictions it is essential that we have an accurate number attending this function. If your circumstances change and you need to amend your RSVP, please, by all means contact us.

    2 hours
6:00 PM
  • OPENING OF AUSTRADE & IPA (PNG) TRADE EXPO

    Sponsored by IPA (PNG) and AUSTRADE

    Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Grey St entrance
    121 Grey St, Southbank, Brisbane.

    For registered in-person Delegates and Exhibitors.

    Due to Covid rules and restrictions it is essential that we have an accurate number attending this function. If your circumstances change and you need to amend your RSVP, please, by all means contact us.

    1 hour
7:30 PM
  • WESTPAC PRE-FORUM DINNER

    Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Grey St entrance
    121 Grey St, Southbank, Brisbane.

    For registered in-person delegates and exhibitors.

    Due to Covid rules and restrictions it is essential that we have an accurate number attending this function. If your circumstances change and you need to amend your RSVP, please, by all means contact us.

    Guest Speaker: Professor Ian McNiven, Indigenous Archaeology, Monash University.

    Professor Ian McNiven

    Ian McNiven is Professor of Indigenous Archaeology in Monash Indigenous Studies Centre at Monash... More

    2.5 hours
Time
Session
Duration
Cost
7:45 AM
  • BANK SOUTH PACIFIC REGISTRATION DESK OPEN

    Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Grey St entrance
    121 Grey St, Southbank, Brisbane.

    2.25 hours
8:00 AM
  • TRADE EXPO OPEN

    Open for delegates.

    9 hours
8:30 AM
  • PLENARY SESSION ONE

    Welcome to Delegates:  Mr Mark Baker, President, Australia Papua New Guinea Business Council.
    Australian Government Keynote Address: The Hon Scott Morrison MP, Prime Minister for Australia.
    Papua New Guinea Government Keynote Address: The Hon James Marape MP, Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea. 

    The Henry Kila Memorial Address:  Dr Glen Mola, Port Moresby General Hospital - Lessons for Public Health from the Pandemic.

     

     

     

    Mr Mark Baker

    Mark is a highly experienced international banker having previously held senior roles with HSBC... More

    The Hon Scott Morrison MP

    The Hon Scott Morrison MP was sworn in as the 30th Prime Minister of Australia on 24 August... More

    The Hon James Marape MP

    Hon James Marape MP was sworn in as the 8th Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea on 30 May 2019.... More

    Professor Dr Glen Mola CSM OL

    Glen Liddell Mola is a graduate of Melbourne (MBBS 1970) and Sydney (DPH 1974) universities and... More

    1.17 hours
9:30 AM
  • SANTOS LIMITED MORNING TEA
    40 mins
10:10 AM
  • PLENARY SESSION TWO

    SESSION 2A: PNG Economy and Budget:
    BPNG Reforms and PNG Outlook: Mr Benny Popoitai, Acting Governor, Bank of Papua New Guinea.
    PNG Government Budget Analysis: Mr Paul Barker, Executive Director, Institute of National Affairs.
    An Economic Overview: Dr Kishti Sen, Pacific Economist, ANZ Banking Group.
    State Owned Enterprises Snapshot – an economic driver or an economic Impediment? Professor Satish Chand, University of New South Wales.
    What is the role for digital currencies in Papua New Guinea? Mr Alon Ellis, Partner Monitor, & Mr Gil Grinberg, Partner Advisory, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu.

    SESSION 2B: Climate Change and Business:
    Mr Ruel Yamuna, Papua New Guinea Special Envoy for Climate and Environment.
    Professor Howard Bamsey, School of Regulation and Global Governance, Australian National University.
    A representative of Fortescue Future Industries.

    Mr Ruel Yamuna

    Mr Ruel Yamuna is the former Managing Director for the PNG Climate Change & Development... More

    Dr Kishti Sen

    Kishti is an economist, adviser and forecaster with a passion for improving the standard of... More

    Mr Benny Popoitai

    Mr Benny Popoitai is a career Central Banker serving almost 41 years at the Bank of Papua New... More

    Mr Gil Grinberg

    Gil leads Deloitte’s advisory practice in PNG. He has particular expertise with... More

    Mr Alon Ellis

    Alon is a Partner in Deloitte’s Strategy Consulting business, Monitor Deloitte. He... More

    Prof Satish Chand

    Professor Satish Chand is currently the Professor of Economics in the School of Business at the... More

    Mr Paul Barker

    Paul Barker, from the UK, came to PNG in January 1978 and was based in the Highlands for five... More

    Hon. Professor Howard Bamsey

    Howard Bamsey is Chair of the Global Water Partnership and Honorary Professor in the School of... More

    2.33 hours
12:30 PM
  • CORRS CHAMBERS WESTGARTH LUNCH
    1 hour
1:30 PM
  • PLENARY SESSION THREE

    SESSION 3: Papua New Guinea Fisheries: Improving Utilisation and Innovation:
    A Regional Fisheries Perspective: Dr Manu Tupou-Roosen, Secretary-General, Forum Fisheries Agency.
    A National Fisheries Perspective:  Mr Ango Wangatau, Chairman, National Fisheries Authority.
    A PNG Industry Perspective:  Mr Maurice Brownjohn, Commercial Manager, Parties to the Nauru Agreement Office, Majuro.

     

    Mr Ango Wangatau OBE

    Ango Wangatau has over 40 years’ experience and knowledge in the Business and Accounting... More

    Dr Manumatavai Tupou-Roosen

    Dr Manu Tupou-Roosen is the first woman to be appointed the Director General of the Pacific... More

    Mr Vaughan Mills

    Vaughan is a Partner and Practice Group Leader for Corrs Chambers Westgarth. Vaughan is a... More

    Mr Maurice Brownjohn

    Maurice Brownjohn OBE; Originally  working in PNG coastal  fisheries development. In... More

    1.17 hours
2:40 PM
  • PACIFIC PEOPLE SOLUTIONS AFTERNOON TEA
    40 mins
3:20 PM
  • PLENARY SESSION FOUR

    SESSION 4: Economic Management of Land:

    Session Chair: Vaughan Mills.

    Panelists:
    Dr Charles Yala, Director, Niugini Lands,
    Mr Peter Robinson, Strategy & Development Manager, PNG Forest Products.


    END DAY ONE

    Dr Charles Yala

    Dr Yala is the Executive Director of Niugini Land and Properties Pty Ltd and provides... More

    Mr Peter Robinson

    Peter Robinson is Strategy and Development Manager with PNG Forest Products Ltd responsible for... More

    Mr Vaughan Mills

    Vaughan is a Partner and Practice Group Leader for Corrs Chambers Westgarth. Vaughan is a... More

    1 hour
6:00 PM
  • CREDIT CORPORATION COCKTAIL RECEPTION

    Rydges South Bank Hotel, Brisbane - Rooftop.
    For registered in-person delegates, and those who purchase dinner tickets.

    Due to Covid rules and restrictions it is essential that we have an accurate number attending this function. 
    If your circumstances change and you need to amend your RSVP, please, by all means contact us.

    1.5 hours
7:30 PM
  • ANZ FORUM DINNER

    Rydges South Bank Hotel, Brisbane - Rooftop. 
    Guest Speaker - Mr Cameron Mitchell, Head of Geopolitical Risk, ANZ Banking Group.


    For registered in-person delegates, and those who purchase dinner tickets.

    Due to Covid rules and restrictions it is essential that we have an accurate number attending this function. If your circumstances change and you need to amend your RSVP, please, by all means contact us.

    Mr Cameron Mitchell

    Cameron Mitchell joined ANZ in March 2021 to manage the bank’s geopolitical risk function.... More

    2.5 hours
Time
Session
Duration
Cost
7:40 AM
  • REGISTRATION DESK OPEN
    1.83 hours
8:30 AM
  • TRADE EXPO OPEN

    Open for delegates.

    7 hours
9:00 AM
  • KRAMER AUSENCO PLENARY SESSION FIVE

    KramerAusenco SESSION 5: Infrastructure:
    Chair: Adam Kramer
    Australia Infrastructure Financing Facility for the Pacific: Mr Robert Jauncey, Chief Investment Officer.
    Australian Defence Force Projects: Ms Susan Bodell, Assistant Secretary, Department of Defence.
    PNG Ports: Mr Fego Kiniafa, Managing Director.
    Sustainable Energy - Hydrogen: Mr Alberto Balbo, Ianus Energy Transition.
    Sustainable Energy - Wind Generation, Mr Markus Scheuermaier, Resident Representative PNG, International Finance Corporation.

    Mr Markus Scheuermaier

    Markus Scheuermaier has been IFC's Resident Representative for Papua New Guinea since May... More

    Mr Adam Kramer

    Adam Kramer is the Managing Director of Kramer Ausenco – The largest engineering and... More

    Mr Fego Kiniafa

    Fego Kiniafa is currently employed as Chief Executive Officer at the PNG Ports Corporation and... More

    Mr Robert Jauncey

    Rob Jauncey is the Chief Investment Officer for the Australian Infrastructure Financing Facility... More

    Ms Susan Bodell

    Susan Bodell is the Assistant Secretary Indo-Pacific Enhanced Engagement in the International... More

    Mr Alberto Balbo

    Co-Founder and Co-CEO of IANUS ENERGY TRANSITION (IET), a multidisciplinary enterprise focused... More

    1.5 hours
10:30 AM
  • BPC MORNING TEA
    30 mins
11:00 AM
  • PLENARY SESSION SIX

    SESSION 6A: Manufacturing: Attracting Onshoring and Diversification:
    Panel Chair: Mr Murray Woo, Chairman Manufacturers Council of Papua New Guinea.
    Mr Nihal Shah, Chairman, Pacific Foam Group.
    Mr Warren Mainey, General Manager, Goodman Fielder International.
    Ms Dorothy Devine Luana, Managing Director, DMS Organics. 

    SESSION 6B: Importing PNG Labour Services To Australia:
    Panel Chair: Mr Scott Roberts.
    Ms Danielle Heinecke, First Assistant Secretary, Labour and Connectivity Division, Office of the Pacific.

    Prof Stephen Howes, Director Development Policy Centre, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University.
    Ms Kasey Rudd, Chief Executive Officer, Powerpac.
    The Hon Dadi Toka Jr MBE, Chairman Motu Koita Assembly, and Deputy Governor National Capital District.

     

    Mr Murray Woo

    Murray Woo is a Foundation Director of Manufacture’s Council of Papua New Guinea with over... More

    The Hon Dadi Toka Jr MBE

    Hon. Dadi Toka, MBE is the Chairman of the Motu Koita Assembly and Deputy Governor for the... More

    Mr Nihal Shah

    Nihal is a dual British/Australian national with extensive experience in international business... More

    Ms Kasey Rudd

    Kasey Rudd spent her childhood in Port Moresby and later in life she returned as an adult,... More

    Mr Scott Roberts

    Scott has 20 years Recruitment experience leading international Search and Selection firms... More

    Ms Dorothy Devine Luana

    DMS Ltd was registered on the 26th April 2000, In operation 9 years. Total Staff: 10 (Admin,... More

    Prof Stephen Howes

    Dr Stephen Howes is Professor of Economics at the Australian National University and Director of... More

    Ms Danielle Heinecke

    Danielle is the First Assistant Secretary, Labour and Connectivity Division within the Office of... More

    2 hours
1:00 PM
  • TRADE & INVESTMENT QLD LUNCH
    1 hour
2:00 PM
  • PLENARY SESSION SEVEN

    SESSION 7: SME Development Opportunities:

    Panel Chair:  Mr Stan Joyce.

    Panelists:
    Mr John Pora, Chairman, SME Corporation.
    Mr Ernie Gangloff, Managing Director, Gangloff Consulting.
    Ms Sylvia Pascoe, Director, Pascoe Events and Marketing.

    Mr Des Yaninen, Social Entrepreneur and Chairman, PNG SMSE Council.

    Ms Liz Mackinlay, CEO, Australian Business Volunteers.

    Mr Des Yaninen

    Never shying away from a challenge, I have accumulated a wealth of skill, knowledge and... More

    Mr John Pora

    Serving a family legacy of 57 years of Nation Building that began in the Bully Beef Club and the... More

    Ms Sylvia Pascoe

    An entrepreneur with a passion for creating platforms that empower other entrepreneurs into... More

    Ms Liz Mackinlay

    Liz has 25 years’ experience in the not-for-profit sector, in executive leadership roles... More

    Mr Stan Joyce

    MR STAN JOYCE  Stan Joyce has been working in Papua New Guinea since 1980, most... More

    Mr Ernie Gangloff

    Ernie Gangloff is the Managing Director, Gangloff Consulting Limited. Ernie retired as a Partner... More

    1 hour
3:00 PM
  • PARADISE HEALTH SOLUTIONS AFTERNOON TEA
    30 mins
3:30 PM
  • PLENARY SESSION EIGHT

    SESSION 8: The Future of PNG Resources:
    Panel Chair: Mr Richard Kassman, Senior Vice President, PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum.

    Panelists:
    Mr Brett Darley, President Upstream Oil and Gas, Santos Limited.
    Mr Scott Sandlin, Senior Vice President & Director of Production, ExxonMobil PNG.
    Mr Tim Bryson, Head of Strategic Engagement - PNG, Newcrest Mining Limited.
    Mr Augustine Mano, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Minerals Resources Development Company.
    Mr Wapu Sonk, Managing Director, Kumul Petroleum Holdings Limited.

    Closing remarks: Ms Nuni Kulu, President, Business Council of Papua New Guinea.

    Ms Nuni Kulu

    Nuni Kulu is General Manager Digital. Her appointment in January 2019 makes her the second... More

    Mr Wapu Sonk

    Mr. Wapu Sonk was appointed Managing Director of Kumul Petroleum Holdings Limited, the National... More

    Mr Scott Sandlin

    Scott Sandlin started his career with ExxonMobil in 2005 in Houston, Texas.  He has held a... More

    Mr Augustine Mano

    Augustine Sanga Mano has been Managing Director and CEO of Mineral Resources Development Company... More

    Mr Stanley Komunt

    Stanley joined Newcrest in 2018 as the Senior Manager – Government Relations & PNG... More

    Mr Brett Darley

    Brett Darley PRESIDENT UPSTREAM OIL AND GAS BEng (Civil), FIEAust Eng Exec Brett joined Santos... More

    1.5 hours
5:00 PM
  • PACIFIC MARINE GROUP CLOSING DRINKS

    Closing Drinks 

    Held at Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.
    For registered in-person delegates and exhibitors.


    Due to Covid rules and restrictions it is essential that we have an accurate number attending this function. If your circumstances change and you need to amend your RSVP, please, by all means contact us.

    2 hours