The inaugural O2N Resources, Energy and Industry Innovation Forum will deep dive into the significant resources and energy development opportunities available to the Orana and Central West regions.
The Forum will showcase significant projects and initiatives, hear from thought leaders on topics driving the region toward greater economic growth, industry collaboration, and increased public and private investment.
The conversation involves all attendees with each session concluding with an open Q&A forum encouraging discussion around the priority insights and plans presented by each Guest Speaker.
OPPORTUNITY TO PROSPER
Session 1 will set the scene around the industry mega-trends that are driving future resource demands, and the unique opportunity for the region to unlock growth in project development and supply, downstream industries, and education pathways. The session will also highlight key NSW Government initiatives that are setting the policy and frameworks to enable this future.
OPPORTUNITY FOR A NET ZERO FUTURE
Session 2 will explore the growth opportunities for the Orana and Central West regions toward a net-zero future and drive the conversation to how decarbonisation practices could be translated to a regional context.
OPPORTUNITY FOR COLLABORATION AND INNOVATION
Session 3 will uncover the opportunities for resources and new energy technology solutions, the application to projects in the region and will discuss the role of collaboration as a mechanism to drive industry growth.
OPPORTUNITY FOR RESEARCH AND INNOVATION
Session 4 will present the Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources (NIER) Roadmap to deploy industry-led research in the Orana and Central West regions. The session will discuss the Doctoral Training Centre model that embeds innovators in the region to solve key industry challenges.
OPPORTUNITY FOR SKILLS AND EDUCATION
Session 5 will uncover the opportunities for world-class education and skill pathways as an enabler for growth in the region and will discuss the importance of a coordinated approach for delivery.
Unfortunately, our planned pre and post Forum events supported by AUSIMM have been cancelled due to the evolving COVID situation in NSW.
We are pleased to announce that these events will be rescheduled within 2022 and we will be able to confirm shortly a new agenda working with the support of AUSIMM, The University of NSW, and the Orana Opportunity Network.
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In early 2019, RDA Orana received Commonwealth funding through the SME Export Hub program to establish an export hub, focussed on supporting the Mining, Technology, Equipment and Services Sector in the Orana and Central West regions.
The Orana region is set for an exciting growth period in 2021 and beyond. With over $11.4 billion being injected into the region it’s one of the most exciting places in Australia to grow your business. An O2N membership is a strategic move that allows you and your business to get in front of these new growth opportunities.
With exclusive networking events, an ability to join forces with other members, and access to grant and tender writing services, an O2N membership puts you in the box seat to access new and exciting growth opportunities.
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Hear from industry leaders and significant project stakeholders about new business opportunities, collaboration, and engage with industry peers and members of key industry bodies.
Conference | Virtual Event
Conference | Thursday, 17 February 2022 from 9:00am to 5:30pm (AEDT)
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