MC and Facilitator

Chris Bath

Keynote Speaker

John O’Mahony – Lead Partner, Deloitte Access Economics, Technology Practice

Keynote Speaker

Innes Willox – Chief Executive, Australian Industry Group

Keynote Speaker

Michael Sharpe – National Director Industry, Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre

Panel Discussion

Craig McWilliam, Owner & Director, Nupress Group (Defence Industry sector)

Darran Leyden, Managing Director, Whiteley Corporation (Medical Technologies & Pharmaceuticals sector)

Representative, NSW Cyber Security Innovation Node (Cyber Security sector)

Representative of Oil, Gas and Resources sector

Keynote Speaker

Adam van Dyck – General Manager, The Melt Accelerator

Panel Discussion

David Lyall, Founders, BeeInnovative (Food & Agri-Business sector)

Rod Henderson, Managing Director & CEO, Ampcontrol (Advanced Manufacturing sector)

Kelsey Barrett, Director, Kumalie Group & RDA Hunter (Sustainability)

Representative Mining, Equipment & Technology sector


Trevor John, Director of Regional Development and Executive Officer, RDA Hunter Committee