Address by Hon. Annastacia Palaszczuk MP Premier and Minister for the Arts

Premier’s Opening Address 

Session 1 – QUEENSLAND – GLOBAL HUB FOR EDUCATION AND RESEARCH

Keynote Speaker and Moderator – Professor Ian Frazer AC

Panellists
Professor Peter Coaldrake AO Vice Chancellor, Queensland University of Technology
Dr Geoff Garrett AO Queensland Chief Scientist, Queensland Government
Dr Stefan Hajkowicz Principal Scientist in Strategic Foresight, CSIRO
Professor Sandra Harding Vice Chancellor and President, James Cook University
Professor Peter Høj Vice Chancellor and President, The University of Queensland

Session 1 Video Recording

Session 2 – TAKING ADVANTAGE OF EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES SPEAKERS

Hon. Leeanne Enoch MP Minister for Housing and Public Works and Minister for Science and Innovation
Ron Raffensperger Chief Technology Officer, Huawei

Panellists

Terry Effeney Chief Executive Officer, Energex
David Parkinson Regional IT Leader Oil & Gas, Australia and New Zealand, GE
Anna Rooke Chief Executive Officer, QUT Creative Enterprise Australia

Moderator – Glen Norris Senior Business Reporter, Courier Mail

Session 2 Video Recording 

Session 3 – CREATING THRIVING REGIONS

Speakers and Panellists

Cr Jenny Hill Mayor of Townsville
Cr Bob Manning Mayor of Cairns
Ian McLeod Chief Executive, Ergon Energy
Cr Paul Pisasale Mayor of Ipswich
John Wagner Chairman, Wagners

Moderator – Professor John Cole Executive Director of the Institute for Resilient Regions, University of Southern Queensland

Session 3 Video Recording 

Session 4 – VALUING OUR WORLD CLASS ASSET- – THE GREAT BARRIER REEF

Speakers and Panellists

Hon. Dr Steven Miles MP Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection, Minister for National Parks and The Great Barrier Reef
Claire Hanratty Managing Director, The Great Barrier Reef Foundation
Dr Ian Poiner Chair, Reef & Rainforest Research Centre
Russell Reichelt Chairman, Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority

Moderator – Shane Doherty State Political Reporter, Nine News

Session 4 Video Recording 

Session 5 – GROWING AND BENEFITING FROM THE ASIAN CENTURY

Speakers and Panellists

Hon. John Brumby Former Premier of Victoria, Independent Director, Huawei
Justin Fung Chief Executive Officer, Aquis Great Barrier Reef Resort
Professor Russell Trood Director,Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University
Andrew Tulloch Chief Executive Officer, Trade and Investment Queensland

Moderator – Jessica Van Vonderen ABC News Reporter & Presenter

Session 5 Video Recording 

 

 

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