Conference Program

1:00 PM

Jessica Dickers, Editor, Infrastructure magazine and Conference MC

Welcome remarks

1:10 PM

Peter Colacino, Chief of Policy and Research, Infrastructure Australia


Peter will explore Infrastructure Australia’s new report Delivering Outcomes: A roadmap to improve infrastructure industry productivity and innovation. Infrastructure Australia developed this report to support policy makers, infrastructure owners, delivery agencies and the broader industry to improve productivity and to provide clear priorities for innovation, and the models to embrace it.

1:45 PM

Rachel Smith, Head of Government and Policy, Australian Logistics Council

Australia’s supply chain has gone through major upheaval in recent months. In this presentation, Rachel will explore all aspects of the logistics and freight sector including current challenges and opportunities, as well as issues around sustainability, training and skills.

2:15 PM

Simon Gandy, Chief of Infrastructure, Melbourne Airport

In this presentation, Simon will discuss the critical infrastructure needed for airports as the country emerges from COVID and the importance of having the right infrastructure at the right time. He will also explore future plans for Melbourne Airport, including a third runway.

2:45 PM

PANEL - The last six months in the infrastructure industry

Sponsored by Reveal

Industry leaders will come together to discuss the last six months in the infrastructure industry; the challenges, the innovation, industry updates, and everything in between.

Sam Wiffen, CEO and Managing Director, Reveal
Jon Davies, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Constructors Association
Dr Kim Houghton, Chief Economist, Regional Australia Institute (RAI)

3:30 PM

Closing remarks and close of conference

Meet The Speakers

Sam Wiffen

CEO & Founder