Apply to Speak at the National Economic Development Conference 2022

Abstracts are now open for a range of speaking opportunities at the National Economic Development Conference (NEDC22). Abstracts close on 22 June 2022.

This 3-day event from October 12-14 will deliver keynote presentations, panels, Q&A sessions, debates around the themes:

Some topic suggestions for are listed below but we welcome unique and creative suggestions:

Some topic suggestions for are listed below but we welcome unique and creative suggestions:

NAVIGATE

  • What does economic development look like now and for the future?
  • What is the new economic development data ecosystem?
  • How will workforce challenges affect economic development?
  • What does the great resignation mean?
  • How can we respond to the housing crisis?

ENERGISE

  • How to bring cities/regions back to life?
  • How to redefine place?
  • How to harness innovation to drive economic development?

DEVELOP

  • What does good public participation look like?
  • Diversification and sector building
  • Indigenous economic development
  • Regional capacity building
  • What is the future of place-based economic development?

COLLABORATE

  • How do we encourage agency in regional communities?
  • Meaningful public participation
  • What is regional self-determination?
  • How to ensure diversity of voices in economic development?
  • Clustering, Smart Specialisation and Agglomeration

Abstracts Close 22 June 2022

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