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The 2017 Developing Northern Australia Conference will be held at the Pullman Cairns International Hotel on 19 and 20 June. The focus of the 2017 conference will be on initiatives to drive progress, growth and investment in the development of northern Australia.

Abstract Submission for the Developing Northern Australia Conference are now open. Interested parties wishing to address delegates are invited to submit an abstract for one of the following presentation types:

  • Concurrent Sessions – Concurrent presentations will be 30 minutes duration including question time. You may present a case study, industry updates, new initiative or project.
  • Forums – Forum presentations will be 15 minutes to be presented within a 90 minute Forum, concluding with a 15 minute question & answer session. The Forum will be led by a specialist within the specific topic area. Topics to be presented and discussed include land and water; food and agribusiness; forestry; resources and energy; tourism and hospitality; international education; healthcare and medical research; infrastructure; workforce opportunities; indigenous-led northern development; and developing strategic links as the Gateway to Asia.

For further information or to submit an abstract, please visit Conference Website. Submissions close on the Monday 6 March 2017.