There are some great opportunities to enhance your industry knowledge or learn new ways of doing business. Check out what’s on offer over the next few months to enhance your skills.
Business Connect – Are you tender ready? – 28 April
This free workshop will go over the top requirements to ensure your business is tender ready. Presented by Rochelle Kirk, who operates her own small consultancy firm leveraging over 20 years’ experience in procurement, probity assurance, consultancy and advisory roles within local and state government.
Charles Sturt University – AgriPark forum – 29 April
Charles Sturt University will host a free forum to showcase the AgriSciences Research and Business Park (AgriPark) in Wagga Wagga.
AgriPark brings together the best people and ideas from industry, government agencies and research organisations to create a world-leading centre for innovation, research and development to drive productivity growth in our agricultural and food sectors. The University and AgriPark partners are inviting industry leaders and members of the public to the event, which will provide an opportunity to hear about the vision for AgriPark and opportunities for collaboration.
Registrations for this free day can be made on the Eventbrite website by Thursday 22 April and are open to those who wish to learn more about the AgriPark. Those who cannot attend in person can view the livestream, with an interactive function to allow those watching online to ask questions.
Business Connect – Regional Manufacturing webinar – 4 May
Did you know that there are 26,500 manufacturing businesses in New South Wales which accounts for 31.3% of Australia’s manufacturers? It’s a big industry to say the least. Lisa Harpley is hosting this free live conversation and will explore the following topics:
- how regional manufacturing businesses fared during the last 12 months of Drought, Fire, Flood & Covid business disruptions
- what innovation in business worked and what didn’t
- how has consumer spending changed the way they work, and
- tips for success for regional manufacturing businesses
Inland Rail Conference 2021 – 25-27 May
Australasian Railway Association (ARA) and Australian Logistics Council (ALC) invite you to attend the third annual Inland Rail Conference in Albury NSW – Wodonga, VIC from Tuesday 25 – Thursday 27 May 2021.
The 2021 Inland Rail Conference will focus on the theme Connecting Region and Building Australia. It will explore how the Inland Rail project, a nationally significant 1,700km infrastructure rail line, is transforming the movement of freight in Australia.
Join more than 400 rail industry and supply chain leaders, operators, customers, ports representatives and regional community leaders at the conference. This year, we explore what this landmark project means for the freight industry and the benefits it will deliver for national freight customers. We will explore how Inland Rail plays its part in boosting the economy and future-proofing Australia’s supply chain.
2021 RA Transport Summit – 17-18 June
Registration is now open for this year’s premier industry-run networking and knowledge-sharing event, the 2021 RA Transport Summit.
The international and local expert speakers will dissect the issues that are ‘front and centre’ in both the national transport debate and the industry workplace, including:
- procurement reform and risk allocation
- convergence of transport, energy and technology
- mobility and mass transit
- workforce culture
- sustainability and recycling
- resilience in infrastructure, and
- road worker safety.