Programme

confregDRILL 2014 PROGRAMME

Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre (GCCEC)

TUESDAY 19 AUGUST

5.00pm          Registration desk opens in GCCEC foyer

6.30pm          Welcome cocktails in exhibition hall

9.00pm          Close


WEDNESDAY 20
AUGUST

PLENARY SESSIONS: 8.30-11.40am

Visit the speakers page for more information about the plenary speakers.

8.30am        Official Opening and Keynote Address

                      Hon Ian Macfarlane MP, Minister for Industry,

                      Department of Industry: industry.gov.au

9.10am        Risk, Human Error and Statutory Regulations

                      John Tate, Barrister, Queensland state government

9.50am        Morning tea  in exhibition hall

10.00am     Partners’ tour departs from Sofitel Broadbeach


10.20am    
Coiled Tubing Drilling Rig for Minerals Exploration

                      Soren Soe, Deep Exploration Technologies CRC (DET CRC)

11.00am     Utilising Innovation to Drive Productivity Onsite

                      Kent Hoots, Senior Vice President of Products (USA), Boart Longyear

11.40am     Lunch

WORKSHOPS AND SEMINARS: 1.00pm-5.00pm


Follow this link for full workshop and seminar schedule


THURSDAY 21 AUGUST

PLENARY SESSIONS: 8.30am-12.20pm

8.30am        Drilling the Economy into Prosperity

                      Professor Ian Plimer, Director, Hancock Prospecting

9.10am        Australian’s Reliance on China

                      Justin Smirk, Senior Economist, Westpac

9.50am       Morning tea  in exhibition hall

10.20am     Queensland Resources: The Outlook, 2014

                     Michael Roche, CEO, Queensland Resources Council (QRC)

11.00am     Safer and Efficient Rig Design

                    Ulrich Schoepf, Deputy Sales Director, Bauer Deep Drilling

11.40am     CSG (Coal Seam Gas) Workforce Projections for Queensland

                     Glenn Porter, CEO, Energy Skills Queensland (ESQ)

12.20pm     Lunch in exhibition hall

 

WORKSHOPS AND SEMINARS: 2.00pm-5.15pm


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4.00pm      Exhibitors may start bump-out

5.00pm      Exhibition and presentations close

5.00pm      Room 1    New Zealand Drillers Federation (NZDF) Annual General Meeting (AGM).

 

6.30pm      Pre-dinner drinks in GCCEC foyer

7.00pm      Gala dinner, Arena 2, GCCEC

 

FRIDAY 22 AUGUST

7.00am-12.00pm

Exhibitors’ bump-out

We look forward to hosting you at DRILL 2014 in August. Click here for online registration or e-mail drill2014@aomevents.com.