The annual Australian Mining and Energy Conference 2011 is the premier event for finance and accounting professionals working in the mining and energy industries.
This year’s theme: New World Order – Stepping up to the Challenge, is aptly chosen seeing that the mining industry is facing its toughest challenge yet amidst global change. This event will provide attendees with the insight into the trends and future landscape of the mining and energy industry.
A group of international guest speakers and local experts will head the conference, contributing to a diverse program. The conference aims to provide a platform for professionals to network with peers across Australia, Asia and New Zealand, update on global trends, collaborate and share ideas to improve best practice.
A few key topics:
- Economic perspectives: The rise and rise of the Aussie dollar and the new mining currency
- Directors’ duties: After the James Hardie, Fortescue Metals and Centro Cases
- Old powers and new orders: The day China and BRICS took office
- Making elephants dance: Achieving real outcomes in finannce
- Power politics: An analysis of the policies and measures impacting the mining industry.
This year, the event will feature international speakers from United States of America and Indonesia, discussing current industry and leadership challenges in the mining and energy sector. Key speakers include:
- Dan Sullivan, Commissioner, Alaska Department of Natural Resources, United States
- Saul Eslake, Program Director, Grattan Institute and Former Chief Economist, ANZ Banking Group
- Ben Ali, Vice President, Finance, Santos (Indonesia)
- Dr Keith Suter, Foreign and International Affairs Expert, Resident Commentator, Sunrise, Channel 7
The conference will be held in Surfer’s Paradise, Queensland from 16 November – 19 November 2011. Visit CPA Australia Australian Mining and Energy Conference website to book online or learn more about the key speakers.
Australian Mining and Energy Conference 2011
Wednesday 16 November – Saturday 19 November 2011
Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort and Spa
Surfers Paradise, Queensland