Territory Economic Summits

Throughout March the public were able to provide input to the economic summits through a series of public consultation sessions.

At the final summits in Alice Springs and Darwin at the end of March 2017, a draft economic development framework will be presented to Territorians.

Alice Springs Economic Summit

Friday 24 March 2017 at 8am

Time Description
7.30am Registration
7.30am Light networking breakfast
8am Welcome
Including Welcome to Country
8.15am Our Horizon
The realities, the opportunities and how we get there
8.30am Meeting the Territory’s future infrastructure needs
8.45am Panel discussion
Draft economic development framework and its common actions and the draft infrastructure strategy key themes
9.30am Networking morning tea
10am The Hon Michael Gunner, MLA Chief Minister and Minister for Trade, Business and Innovation
Opening address
10.15am Outline breakout sessions
10.20am Delegates move to breakout sessions
10.30am

Breakout 1
Growth sector: Tourism
Development sector: Creative industries

Breakout 2
Growth sector: Agribusiness

Breakout 3
Growth sector: Energy and minerals

Breakout 4
Development sector: Renewable energy

Breakout 5
Growth sector: International education
Growth sector: Defence and related industries
Development sector: Environmental services
Development sector: Human services
Development sector: Tropical health and research 

12 noon Networking lunch
12.45pm Plenary
Breakout sessions report back to the group for a panel discussion
2pm The Hon Michael Gunner, MLA Chief Minister and Minister for Trade, Business and Innovation
Where to from here
2.15pm Summit concludes

*Program outline subject to change.

Register to attend the Alice Springs Economic Summit

Darwin Economic Summit

Wednesday 29 March 2017 at 8am

Time Description
7.30am Registration
7.30am Light networking breakfast
8am Welcome
Including Welcome to Country
8.15am The Hon Michael Gunner, MLA Chief Minister and Minister for Trade, Business and Innovation
Opening address
8.30am Our Horizon
The realities, the opportunities and how we get there
8.50am Meeting the Territory’s future infrastructure needs
9.05am Panel discussion
Draft economic development framework and its common actions and the draft infrastructure strategy key themes
9.45am Outline post morning tea breakout sessions
9.50am Networking morning tea
10.30am

Breakout 1
Growth sector: Tourism

Breakout 2
Growth sector: Agribusiness

Breakout 3
Growth sector: Energy and minerals

Breakout 4
Growth sector: International education

Breakout 5
Growth sector: Defence and related industries

12 noon Networking lunch
1pm

Breakout 1
Development sector: Environmental services

Breakout 2
Development sector: Human services

Breakout 3
Development sector: Tropical health and research

Breakout 4
Development sector: Creative industries

Breakout 5
Development sector: Renewable energy

2pm Plenary
Breakout sessions report back to the group for a panel discussion
3.40pm The Hon Michael Gunner, MLA Chief Minister and Minister for Trade, Business and Innovation
Where to from here
4pm Summit concludes

*Program outline subject to change.

Register to attend the Darwin Economic Summit

After the final summits a Northern Territory economic development framework will be completed and released as a key policy document that will shape future government decision-making and promote certainty and confidence to investors and industry.

Last updated: 23 Mar 2017