PROGRAM

DAY ONE: TUESDAY AUGUST 22

SESSION 1: PORT MORESBY FUTURE CITY

0900 WELCOME & OPENING REMARKS
0910 Welcome to Brisbane

On behalf of the Lord Mayor of Brisbane,
Councillor Angela Owen

0915 OPENING ADDRESS

Port Moresby will lead the way for Papua New Guinea in our region.

The Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea

0930 KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Dr Simon Baptist, Global Chief Economist, Managing Director,
The Economist Intelligence Unit, Asia

1000 MORNING TEA
1030 Investing in Port Moresby is an investment in PNG

Mr Peter Beswick, Group General Manager / Corporate Banking Bank of South Pacific Limited

1100 Port Moresby City Vision

Governor, National Capital District

1115 Loloata and other developments

Mr Lew Nielsen, Director
Loloata Island Resort, Lamana Developments

1130 Places not Projects: Creating Connected CommunitiesMs Kylee Anastasi, Partner, Infrastructure & Urban Renewal

PricewaterhouseCoopers

1145 The US Embassy Project

Ms Deyanira Desouza, Project Director
U.S. Embassy, Papua New Guinea

1200 Panel discussion hosted by

Dr Simon Baptist, The Economist Intelligence Unit

1245 NETWORKING LUNCH
1330 The Queensland – PNG Relationship

Hon Curtis Pitt MP
Treasurer & Minister for Trade & Investment
Government of Queensland

SESSION 2: THE BIGGER PICTURE

1400 The Role of Sport in Nation Building

Ms Auvita Rapilla, Secretary-General, PNG Olympic Committee, Member of IOC

1415 Young Entrepreneurs Leading the Way

Ms Annette Sete, Managing Director
Lavagirl Ltd

1430 Young Entrepreneurs leading the way

Ms Zha Agabe-Granfar, Director
Verge Ltd

1445 Future City: Implications for Social Policy

Ms Michelle Rooney, Research Fellow
Australian National University

1500 AFTERNOON TEA
1530 Panel discussion hosted by

Dr Simon Baptist, The Economist Intelligence Unit

1630-
1700
Wrap-up and Finish day 1
1830 SUMMIT GALA DINNER

DAY TWO: WEDNESDAY AUGUST 23

SESSION 1: APEC AND BEYOND

0900 WELCOME & OPENING REMARKS

Introduction by special guest host Ms Kathy Novak

0915 Realising the Potential of APEC 2018

Mr Charles Lepani, Director-General
APEC PNG Coordination Authority

0930 Shaping Future Cities: Brisbane

Mr Pradeep Philip, Partner Financial Advisory,
Deloitte Access Economics

0945 China – Shenzhen sister city – one belt, one road

Mr David Morris, Chief Representative, Pacific Islands Forum
Trade Commissioner, Pacific Islands Trade & Invest

1000 Morning tea

SESSION 2: TOURISM

1030 Tourism infrastructure as part of Port Moresby future city

Mr Jerry Agus, Chief Executive Officer
PNG Tourism Promotion Authority

1045 Tourism – From landmines to goldmines: the potential of wartime tourism in PNG

Hon Charlie Lynn, Director
Network Kokoda

1100 Gold Coast – 2018 Commonwealth Games

Mr Mark Peters, Chief Executive Officer
Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC)

1115 Port Moresby – Pacific Games…what next?

Mr Peter Stewart, Director
Parkdale Amber Pty Ltd

1130 Panel discussion with special guest host Ms Kathy Novak
1215 Special Presentation: POM Future City Development Program

Mr Paul Walter, Executive Director
Atlas Urban Ltd

SESSION 3: SOEs

1230 NETWORKING LUNCH
1330 Kumul Consolidated Holdings:

Infrastructure updates and opportunities for investment

Mr Paul Nerau, Chairman
Kumul Consolidated Holdings

1345 Powering the Future City

Mr Matthew Currie, Sector Manager / New Markets
Aggreko

1400 Future City: Fire Safety Standards

Mr Jonathon Silbert
Founding Director, Falck (Australia Pacific)

1415 Connecting our future city: Ports

Mr Fego Kiniafa, Chief Commercial Officer
PNG Ports Corporation

1430 The Future is Mobile

Digicel (PNG) Ltd

1445 The vision for Ela Beach

Mr Ravu Frank, Senior Design Engineer
National Capital District Commission

1500 What’s next for Port Moresby?

Panel discussion with special guest host Ms Kathy Novak

1545 Special Presentation: TBC
1600-
1700
FINAL WRAP-UP AND CLOSE

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