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NEDC 2018 – Rockhampton Queensland

16 October 2018 @ 8:00 am - 19 October 2018 @ 5:00 pm




NEDC is the flagship event of Economic Development Australia, the peak national body for economic development practitioners.

The City of Rockhampton will host the 2018 National Economic Development Conference from 16-19 October at The Pilbeam Theatre in the heart of this historic city.

The three-day conference will attract economic development practitioners from around the country and around the world; and representatives from all levels of government.

The 2018 conference will feature a compelling program of highly regarded thought-leaders whose knowledge and expertise will challenge delegates, and encourage robust dialogue around the conference’s central themes:

DAY 1: Winning in job and business creation: An old game with new rules for success

National Economic Development Conference (NEDC) 2018 will lift the lid on how economic development practitioners can succeed in creating wealth in their communities. Job and business creation is at the heart of strong economic development and NEDC will feature presentations, content and panel discussions, which deliver practical skills, advice, techniques and best practice case studies to illustrate job and business creation success.

DAY 2: Disruptive innovation to diversify economic growth

With digital disruption rewriting every part of our lives, all industry sectors are being affected by the dramatic changes being delivered by innovation. The adoption of disruptive technologies will be critical to economic growth in Australia. National Economic Development Conference (NEDC) 2018 will explore how disruptive technologies will affect innovation and drive economic growth. The Conference will provide skills, advice and techniques to help economic development practitioners foster and facilitate innovation, global competitiveness and diversification.

Speakers include Mark Bouris, Dr Catherine Ball & Chris Helder.



16 October 2018 @ 8:00 am
19 October 2018 @ 5:00 pm
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Rockhampton Qld.
232 Bolsover St
Rockhampton, Qld 4700
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