Announcing our newly added speakers who will be presenting when our city hosts this years, National Economic Development Conference (NEDC) at the Red Earth Arts Precinct between the 22 – 24 August.

The speakers will provide expertise and insights into the challenges facing communities, showcase the importance of place and discuss how to create diversification and build long-term economic resilience.

Karratha’s Brigette McDowell headlines the latest round of speakers and will be joined by a host of economic and business leaders including Mike Thomas, Ania Karzek and Emmily Acton.

Other speakers include Karen Varker, Rhiannon Jaeger-Michael and Dr Sherie Coakes.

NEDC is Australia’s leading economic development conference, featuring  a compelling 3-day program of highly regarded thought-leaders whose knowledge and expertise will challenge delegates and encourage thought-provoking discussions around the theme: Evolution of Value – The Future of Economies.

This three-day event will inspire economic development professionals to develop plans which address the challenges facing communities across Australia, showcase the importance of places and how to create diversification and build long-term economic resilience and how to deliver economic development with people at the centre.