Regional economic development for the new economy

Regional economic development for the new economy

VIC
May 25
How can regional communities capitalise on their strengths and opportunities in a dynamic and highly competitive global economy? We explore the new and emerging thinking about regional economic growth, and the strategic considerations for government, industry, education and community sectors.

Speakers

The Hon. Simon Crean, Independent Chair, CarbonNexus, Former Federal Minister for Regional Australia, Regional Development and Local Government
Elizabeth Lewis Gray, Chair, METS Industry Growth Centre , Chair and Co-Founder, Gekko Systems
Professor Ian Harper, Partner, Deloitte Access Economics

Event overview

How can regional communities capitalise on their strengths and opportunities in a dynamic and highly competitive global economy? We explore the new and emerging thinking about regional economic growth, and the strategic considerations for government, industry, education and community sectors, including:

  • Place-based and industry cluster approaches to regional economic development;
  • The federal government's innovation policy and what it means in a regional context; and
  • Collaboration and partnership between business, government and local government.

Meet the speakers

The Hon. Simon Crean
Independent Chair, CarbonNexus, Former Federal Minister for Regional Australia, Regional Development and Local Government

Elizabeth Lewis Gray
Chair, METS Industry Growth Centre , Chair and Co-Founder, Gekko Systems

Professor Ian Harper
Partner, Deloitte Access Economics

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