April 2018

Singapore

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Food and beverage trade mission to Food and Hotel Asia 2018

22 April 2018 - 27 April 2018
Event Organiser: TIQ

Food and Hotel Asia attracts 40,000 buyers from 50 markets and is considered one of the key trade events on the global food calendar.

Event details

Dates

Thursday 22 to Tuesday 27 April 2018

Location

Singapore

To register

Registrations for the 2018 program have now closed, but if you would like to explore the possibility of joining us in 2019, please contact us.

Overview

Food and Hotel Asia attracts 40,000 buyers from 50 markets and is considered one of the key trade events on the global food calendar.

TIQ will lead a trade mission to Singapore, centred on Food and Hotel Asia 2018, from 22 to 27 April.

The mission offers an opportunity for Queensland companies to showcase their products to growing markets as part of Trade and Investment Queensland’s display at the trade show.

This mission is aimed at Queensland-based producers of:

  • beverages and alcohol
  • dairy and non-dairy products (milk, ice cream, yoghurt and frozen desserts)
  • fresh produce
  • health and organic food
  • health supplements and functional food
  • honey, snacks and nuts
  • packaged food
  • seafood

It provides an opportunity to meet with buyers, importers and distributors for hotels, supermarkets, convenience stores, e-commerce and the food servicing industry.

The program includes:

  • in-country market briefings
  • an opportunity to showcase products at Food and Hotel Asia
  • business matching meetings
  • Queensland networking reception

Various locations in Queensland

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ATO small business workshops (free, throughout 2018)

23 April 2018 - 15 December 2018
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

The Australian Taxation Office runs regular free workshops on taxation-related topics for small businesses.

The Australian Taxation Office runs regular free workshops on taxation-related topics for small businesses. Workshop topics include:

  • tax essentials for small business
  • record keeping for small business
  • employer essentials for small business.

Workshops run monthly at a range of locations throughout Queensland.

Event details

Date Various throughout the year
Location Various around Queensland
Cost Free

Why attend?

To learn taxation essentials for your business, learn about government initiatives that may help your business, and get up to date on digital tax services

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ATO Eventbrite page

London, UK

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Biofutures breakfast roundtable – advancing biofuels and bioproducts industries in Queensland

23 April 2018
Event Organiser: TIQ

Trade and Investment Queensland invites you to a breakfast roundtable with Professor Ian O’Hara – Queensland’s inaugural Biofutures Industry Envoy.

Professor Ian O’HaraTrade and Investment Queensland invites you to a breakfast roundtable with Professor Ian O’Hara – Queensland’s inaugural Biofutures Industry Envoy.

Professor O’Hara will provide an overview of Queensland’s biofuels and bioproducts sector followed by a roundtable discussion on current investment opportunities and research and development collaboration.

About the speaker

Professor Ian O’Hara is a Principal Research Fellow within the QUT Centre for Tropical Crops and Biocommodities (CTCB).

Ian developed and is the research program leader for the Mackay Renewable Biocommodities Pilot Plant, a unique, publicly accessible pilot-scale research facility in Australia for the development and demonstration of processing technologies for the manufacture of biofuels and bioproducts.

Ian is a Process Engineer with extensive experience in the biofuels, biorefining and sugar industries in research, consultation, policy development, operations management, process design and engineering. Ian works closely with industry and undertakes consulting projects globally in areas including design of greenfield sugar factories and refineries, development of new integrated agricultural precincts, techno-economics, business strategy and other work in the fields of energy efficiency, sugar recovery, sugar quality and process improvement. Ian has been involved in policy development in areas including industrial research, environment, biofuels and renewable energy.

In 2016, he was appointed by the Queensland Government as Queensland’s first Biofutures Industry Envoy.

In the role, Ian will promote Queensland’s potential as a destination for bioindustry investment to both national and international audiences, as well as helping advise the Queensland Government on how to drive the rapid development of the industry and create new jobs, particularly in the regions.

Event details

Date Monday 23 April 2018
Location Queensland Room, Level 5, Australia Centre
Corner Strand and Melbourne Place
LONDON WC2B 4LG
Time 7.45am arrival for 8.00am start until 9.45am
(light breakfast provided)
Cost Free

Registration and more information

RSVP to Ka Wai Wong at kawai.wong@tiq.qld.gov.au

Taipei, Taiwan

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Taipei Wine & Spirit Festival

27 April 2018 - 30 April 2018
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

The Taipei Wine & Spirit Festival showcases wine, whiskey, beer and sake from all over the world directly to the Taiwan market.

The Taipei Wine & Spirit Festival showcases wine, whiskey, beer and sake from all over the world directly to the Taiwan market. This is a great opportunity to meet face to face with local food services buyers and the public.

Event details

Date Friday 27 – Monday 30 April 2018
Location Taipei World Trade Center
Songlian Road, Xinyi District, Taipei City 110
Taipei, Taiwan
Cost Various (see website)

Why attend?

To join producers from around the world showcasing their wine and spirits to importers, exporters, wholesalers and wholesale distributors

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Taipei Wine & Spirits Festival website

Brisbane, Queensland

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34th Australia Papua New Guinea Business Forum & Trade Expo

30 April 2018 - 02 May 2018
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

The annual Australia Papua New Guinea Business Forum & Trade Expo brings together business, government and other interested parties active in Australia–PNG business. The event features a speaker program, trade expo, dinner, networking events and more.

The annual Australia Papua New Guinea Business Forum & Trade Expo brings together business, government and other interested parties active in Australia–PNG business. The event features a speaker program, trade expo, dinner, networking events and more.

Event details

Date Monday 30 April‐Wednesday 2 May 2018
Location Royal International Convention Centre, RNA Showgrounds
600 Gregory Terrace
Bowen Hills QLD 4006
Cost From $800 for earlybird registrations

Why attend?

To find out the latest on Australia–PNG business opportunities and network with the who’s who of Australia-PNG business

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Business Forum & Trade Expo website

May 2018

Ayr, Queensland

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Burdekin Export Forum

04 May 2018
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

Come along to this one-day forum to gain insight into exporting your produce and the benefits of tapping into the international market.

Come along to this one-day forum to gain insight into exporting your produce and the benefits of tapping into the international market. The forum will cover:

  • emerging markets
  • international opportunities
  • supply chain information
  • practical experiences and case studies.

The forum will provide growers with the information needed to progress to being export-ready.

Hosted by Burdekin Shire Council.

Event details

Date Friday 4 May 2018
Time 8.30am–4.30pm
Location Burdekin Theatre
161 Queen Street
AYR QLD 4807
Cost $40

Why attend?

To learn about the latest export opportunities for Burdekin horticulture producers and cane farmers, and to network with other growers and government and industry experts

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Burdekin Shire Council website

Rockhampton, Queensland

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Beef Australia 2018

06 May 2018 - 12 May 2018
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

Beef Australia celebrates all facets of the Australian beef industry, bringing together members of the local industry and international leaders to facilitate new trade and export opportunities.

Beef Australia celebrates all facets of the Australian beef industry, bringing together members of the local industry and international leaders to facilitate new trade and export opportunities.

This year’s event will feature:

  • more than 4,500 cattle across 30 breeds
  • trade fair promoting 500+ businesses
  • symposium, seminars and property tours to deliver new research information to producers
  • restaurants, celebrity chefs and cooking demonstrations.

Event details

Date Sunday 6 – Saturday 12 May 2018
Location Rockhampton Showgrounds and associated venues
Cost TBC

Why attend?

To meet the who’s who of the local and international beef industry, catch up on industry trends and research, and promote your beef-related business to the world

Tickets

Tickets will be on sale from February 2018.

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Beef Australia website

Seoul, South Korea

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Bio Korea 2018

09 May 2018 - 11 May 2018
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

Bio Korea brings together key players to discuss next-generation healthcare technology.

Bio Korea brings together key players to discuss next-generation healthcare technology. Incorporating a conference, exhibition and business forum, Bio Korea 2018 will focus on:

  • digital healthcare
  • big data health platforms
  • finance/technology licensing in global biotech
  • artificial intelligence in the biohealth industry
  • microbiome therapeutics and diagnostics
  • 3D printing.

Event details

Date Wednesday 9 – Friday 11 May 2018
Location COEX, 159 Samseong dong
Gangnam-gu, Seoul 135-731
South Korea
Cost Various – see website

Why attend?

To meet the present and future of global bio-industry

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Bio Korea 2018 website

Shanghai, China

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SUNS in Shanghai Business Delegation

15 May 2018 - 20 May 2018
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

Showcasing key economic pillars of Queensland including tourism, education, trade and investment, the SUNS in Shanghai Business Delegation tour will be a valuable and unforgettable experience in the world’s most populous city.

Showcasing key economic pillars of Queensland including tourism, education, trade and investment, the SUNS in Shanghai Business Delegation tour will be a valuable and unforgettable experience in the world’s most populous city.

Join us in Shanghai for an unprecedented program of activity that will see the Gold Coast business community travel and network with key government, business and sporting identities, fostering strong business relationships whilst celebrating a major milestone in the history of the GC SUNS.

Delegates will stay at the new, luxurious and vibrant five star addition to Shanghai, The W Shanghai – The Bund, the host platform for all tour activities. In addition to marquee events, travel itinerary has been designed to provide an opportunity to utilise first class facilities and host tailored bespoke events (ie forums, roundtables etc).

Event details

Date Tuesday 15 – Sunday 20 May 2018
Location Feature Event:
GC SUNS vs Port Adelaide (Saturday 19 May)
Adelaide Arena, Jiangwan Stadium
346 Guohe Road
WuJiaoChang, Yangpu Qu
SHANGHAI 200433 CHINA

Hotel:
W Shanghai – The Bund
No.66 Lvshun Road
SHANGHAI 200080 CHINA

Cost See website for details

Why attend?

To learn about doing business in China, make important contacts and support the Gold Coast SUNS.

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Shanghai 2018 website

Brisbane, Queensland

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Myriad 2018

16 May 2018 - 18 May 2018
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

Myriad is Australia’s leading tech innovation festival, bringing together start-ups, investors, tech-lovers and innovators from around Australia and the world.

Myriad is Australia’s leading tech innovation festival, bringing together start-ups, investors, tech-lovers and innovators from around Australia and the world.

This year’s festival will build on the success of last year’s inaugural Myriad, which attracted over 3,000 visitors, 164 exhibitors and 149 speakers.

The festival features speaker sessions, product and project showcases, and networking events.

Earlybird and below-cost tickets are available now.

Event details

Date Wednesday 16 – Friday 18 May 2018
Location Royal International Convention Centre, RNA Showgrounds
600 Gregory Terrace
Bowen Hills QLD 4006
Cost See event ticketing for details

Why attend?

To listen, speak, think and connect with innovators and tech gurus from around the world

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Myriad website

Brisbane, Queensland

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NextGen in Business conference

22 May 2018
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

Australia is on the cusp of an unprecedented moment in history, where five generations will collaborate in the workplace for the first time. Understanding how Gen Z, Millennials, Gen X, Baby Boomers and Traditionalists think differently and creating a workplace environment where everyone can thrive is the next big test for business.

Australia is on the cusp of an unprecedented moment in history, where five generations will be in the workplace together for the first time. Understanding how Gen Z, Millennials, Gen X, Baby Boomers and Traditionalists think differently and creating a workplace environment where everyone can thrive is the next big test for business.

This conference from the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry will give you the best and latest information on:

  • the art of managing a multigenerational workforce
  • leading through uncertainty
  • meeting the market to manage recruitment and retention
  • diversity and inclusion as a driver for innovation, creativity and productivity
  • assimilating a flexible and diverse workforce.

Speakers will include:

  • Patty McCord, former Chief Talent Officer at Netflix, and creator of Netflix’s Culture Deck, viewed more than 15 million times
  • Tom Goodwin, Executive VP for media agency Zenith USA, named number one voice in marketing by LinkedIn for two years running
  • others to be announced.

Visiting Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney.

Event details

Date Tuesday 22 May 2018
Location Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Corner of Merivale Street and Glenelg Street
South Brisbane QLD 4101
Time 8.30am – 3.30pm
Cost $500–650, earlybird discounts apply

Why attend?

Because the future starts now with Australia’s multigenerational workforce

Registration

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ACCI Eventbrite page

Various locations in Queensland

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Queensland Small Business Week

28 May 2018 - 01 June 2018
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

Queensland Small Business Week celebrates the vital contribution small business makes to Queensland's vibrant economy.

Queensland Small Business Week celebrates the vital contribution small business makes to Queensland’s vibrant economy.

Each year, Queensland Small Business Week continues to grow, with more events in more locations, delivering a range of opportunities for small business owners to network, connect, and learn new skills and tools that will help them succeed now and in the future.

Event details

Date Monday 28 May – Friday 1 June 2018
Location Various across Queensland
Cost Various, many free

Why attend?

To experience a range of small business training opportunities and to highlight the achievements of your business

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Queensland Small Business Week website

June 2018

USA

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2018 BIO International Convention

04 June 2018 - 07 June 2018
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

The BIO International Convention is the world’s largest gathering of global biotech and pharma businesses, researchers, government representatives and related organisations.

The BIO International Convention is the world’s largest gathering of global biotech and pharma businesses, researchers, government representatives and related organisations.

Hosted by the Biotechnology Innovation Organization, the convention offers:

Event details

Date Monday 4 – Thursday 7 June 2018
Location Boston, USA (various venues)
Cost From $300 for exhibition access to $3,000 for full access

Why attend?

To learn about the latest in biotech and showcase your product to an international audience

Registration

Registration will be available soon.

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BIO International Convention website

Boston, USA

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BIO 2018: Queensland Capabilities Showcase

04 June 2018
Event Organiser: TIQ

Are you attending the 2018 BIO International Convention in Boston? Are you seeking partnership or investment opportunities for your Queensland product or service? Join us for a special Queensland showcase for investors in Boston on 4 June.

Event details

Dates

Monday 4 June 2018

Location

Boston CBD (venue TBC)

Time

9.30–11.30am (timing subject to change)

Cost

Free

 

Event overview

Are you attending the 2018 BIO International Convention in Boston? Are you seeking partnership or investment opportunities for your Queensland product or service?

Join us for a special Queensland showcase to profile Queensland capabilities to investors in Boston on 4 June.

The showcase will be held on the morning of 4 June 2018 prior to the official opening of BIO 2018 later that day.

Hosted by TIQ and the Queensland Department of Environment and Science, in partnership with Life Sciences Queensland Ltd, it will be the ideal opportunity to showcase your products or services.

Please express your interest by Wednesday 14 March 2018.

Participation in the showcase event is free, but places are limited.

For further information, please contact Ms Alita Singer healthandknowledge@tiq.qld.gov.au

Why attend?

To showcase your Queensland product or service to key stakeholders and investors in Boston ahead of the 2018 BIO International Convention.

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Taipei, Taiwan

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Computex Taipei

05 June 2018 - 09 June 2018
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

Computex Taipei is one of the world’s leading ICT and IoT (internet of things) trade shows.

Computex Taipei is one of the world’s leading ICT and IoT (internet of things) trade shows.

Computex covers the whole ICT industry, from established brands to start-ups and from ICT supply chains to IoT ecosystems.

With strong research and development and manufacturing capabilities, and sound intellectual property protection, Taiwan is a strategic destination for foreign companies and investors looking for partners in global technology ecosystems.

Event details

Date Tuesday 5 – Saturday 9 June 2018
Location Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center
Taipei World Trade Center
Taipei International Convention Center
Cost Various (see website)

Why attend?

To showcase your ICT and IoT products and engage with top companies in these fields

Registration

Registration starts in March (see website for more details)

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Computex Taipei website

London, UK

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London Tech Week

11 June 2018 - 17 June 2018
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

London Tech Week is Europe’s largest festival of tech, bringing together global innovators and tech enthusiasts to help shape tomorrow’s world.

London Tech Week is Europe’s largest festival of tech, bringing together global innovators and tech enthusiasts to help shape tomorrow’s world. Brought to you by Knect365 and London & Partners, this unique festival connects science and creative minds, corporates and start-ups.

Attracting over 55,000 attendees from more than 90 countries across 300 events, London Tech Week is a unique opportunity for exposure to the world’s largest and most engaged tech audience. It includes:

  • Leaders In Tech Summit
  • Tech XLR8
  • Prince’s Trust Gala Dinner
  • AI Summit
  • Future of Work conference
  • extensive social calendar.

Event details

Date Monday 11 June – Sunday 17 June 2018
Location Various venues, London, UK
Cost Various

Why attend?

To listen, learn, network and discuss the latest in tech with innovators and enthusiasts from around the world

Registration

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London Tech Week website

Brisbane, Queensland

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Energy, Mines and Money Australia

19 June 2018 - 21 June 2018
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

Energy Mines and Money Australia will showcase strategic mineral, coal, oil and gas opportunities, matching projects with global investment.

Energy Mines and Money Australia will showcase strategic mineral, coal, oil and gas opportunities, matching projects with global investment.

With mining and oil and gas companies on display, some of the world’s largest natural resources fund managers in attendance, and a packed program of keynotes, market analysis, company presentations, panels and workshops, this event is not to be missed.

For the past 15 years, Mines and Money has run successful events in London, Hong Kong, Melbourne, Toronto and New York. Now, with the support of the Queensland Government and Queensland Resources Council, this global mining investment conference is coming to Queensland.

Sponsorship and exhibitor applications and event registrations are now invited.

Event details

Date Tuesday 19 – Thursday 21 June 2018
Location Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Corner of Glenelg Street and Merivale Street
South Brisbane QLD 4101
Cost $995–$2,195
Buy-side investors complimentary

Why attend?

To connect with more than 700 mining decision-makers, leaders and investors

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Energy, Mines and Money website

Taipei, Taiwan

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SenCARE (Taiwan International Senior Lifestyle and Health Care Show)

21 June 2018 - 24 June 2018
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

SenCARE and Medicare Taiwan bring together leading providers and buyers of senior-living and medical care products from around the world.

SenCARE and Medicare Taiwan bring together leading providers and buyers of senior-living and medical care products from around the world.

SenCARE presents a wide range of products, including assistive devices and mobility aids, home care and telecare, and health food and beauty products.

Medicare Taiwan presents a comprehensive range of medical technology and equipment, including electromedical equipment; biotech pharmaceuticals and services; hospital, laboratory and diagnostic equipment; dental, orthopedic and ophthalmic equipment; rehabilitation equipment; medical robots; and medical technology and IoT (internet of things) applications.

Includes both business-to-business and business-to-consumer opportunities.

Event details

Date Thursday 21 – Sunday 24 June 2018
Location Taipei World Trade Center
No.5, Sec. 5, Xinyi Road
Taipei, Taiwan
Cost Various (see website)

Why attend?

To exhibit, view and purchase products and services for the senior-living and medical care sectors

Registration

See website for details

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SenCare/Medicare Taiwan website

Brisbane, Queensland

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Getting the documentation right! (For exporters)

26 June 2018
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

Run by the Export Council of Australia, this one-day course is aimed at companies wanting to understand export documentation requirements and train their staff in processing documentation correctly and efficiently.

Preparing export documentation can be confusing, time-consuming, costly and prone to human error. But correct export documentation is vital.

Run by the Export Council of Australia, this one-day course is aimed at companies wanting to understand export documentation requirements and train their staff in processing documentation correctly and efficiently.

The course will explain how to prepare:

  • commercial documents
  • transport documents
  • documents required by importing country authorities
  • documents required by Australian Authorities
  • special documentation
  • letters of credit.

Event details

Date Tuesday 26 June 2018
Location Brisbane (details to be confirmed)
Cost From $836

Why attend?

To learn practical skills in preparing export documentation

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Export Council event website

Cairns, Queensland

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2018 International Education and Training Summit – Delivering on Diversity

28 June 2018 - 29 June 2018
Event Organiser: TIQ

Queensland represents diversity in all its forms — from our study offerings to student profiles and study locations. Join us for this flagship event.

Building on the success of the inaugural 2017 IET Summit, the 2018 IET Summit will explore the theme ‘Delivering on Diversity’.

Queensland represents diversity in all its forms — from our study offerings to student profiles and study locations. For instance, approximately 34% of students study outside Queensland’s capital city, compared to the national average of 5%. Diversity is the key to sustaining the international education and training sector.

This year, additional PD opportunities will available through optional masterclasses on Friday 29 June. A schedule of these masterclasses will be made available on Friday 23 March.

Over 350 attendees joined the inaugural IET summit on the Gold Coast in 2017. You can learn more about the 2017 summit by watching the Summit 2017 video or reading about the 2017 speakers, presentations and social media highlights.

Event details

Date Thursday 28 June 2018 (workshops Friday 29 June)
Location Cairns (venue to be confirmed)
Time TBC
Cost See website for details as they become available

Why attend?

To find out the most up-to-date information on IET in Queensland, and to network with peers and experts in the field

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July 2018

Cairns, Queensland

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LGAQ Future Cities Summit

11 July 2018 - 13 July 2018
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

The Future Cities Summit 2018 will bring together international, federal, state and local government leaders along with private-sector champions who are leading the way in adopting new technology, new thinking and new public policy responses to managing our urban communities.

The Future Cities Summit 2018 will bring together international, federal, state and local government leaders along with private-sector champions who are leading the way in adopting new technology, new thinking and new public policy responses to managing our urban communities.

The 2018 summit will unpack what it means to be a smart city and smart community, how transportation and asset management can be done differently, how we engage with our citizens, and how governments can plan for the disruptors.

In 2018, the summit will also include the Innovation & Technology Showcase, demonstrating the latest innovations relevant to local government.

Event details

Date Wednesday 11 – Friday 13 July 2018
Location Cairns Convention Centre
Corner of Sheridan Street and Wharf Street
Cairns QLD 4870
Cost TBC – see website

Why attend?

To meet urban leaders from around the world, share challenges and solutions, and see the latest in cities innovation and technology

Registration

LGAQ events calendar

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LGAQ events calendar

Taipei, Taiwan

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BioTaiwan 2018

18 July 2018 - 22 July 2018
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

Now is its seventeenth year, BioTaiwan 2018 is 5 events in 1.

Now is its seventeenth year, BioTaiwan is 5 events in 1, including:

  • BioBusiness Asia Conference
  • Greater China & Asia-Pacific Opportunities Conference
  • BioTaiwan Exhibition
  • one-on-one partnering
  • full seminar and workshop program.

BioTaiwan will highlight the opportunities available in biotech investment, collaboration, innovation and services.

Event details

Date Wednesday 18 – Sunday 22 July 2018
Location Nangang Exhibition Center
No. 1, Jingmao 2nd Road, Nangang District
Taipei City, Taiwan
Cost Various (see website)

Why attend?

To:

  • network with top executives, investors, experts and leaders from Taiwan, China, and beyond
  • exhibit bioclusters, technologies, unique products and services
  • discover biopharma innovations in Taiwan and Asia
  • capture Greater China and Asia’s biotech market opportunities through Taiwan
  • explore R&D, products, services and new partnerships.

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BioTaiwan 2018 website

Mackay, Queensland

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Queensland Mining & Engineering Exhibition

24 July 2018 - 26 July 2018
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

QME 2018 will bring together buyers and suppliers from Queensland’s mining industry to discuss big ideas, share sophisticated strategies and explore new frontiers in the Queensland mining industry.

QME 2018 will bring together buyers and suppliers from Queensland’s mining industry to discuss big ideas, share sophisticated strategies and explore new frontiers in the Queensland mining industry.

For buyers, QME showcases a diverse range of suppliers who can meet your operational needs in a rapidly changing mining and engineering landscape.

For suppliers, QME gives your business a unique opportunity to display product, deliver a message to a qualified audience, communicate with buyers and influencers, generate sales leads and build relationships with the people who matter to you.

Event details

Date Tuesday 24 – Thursday 26 July 2018
Location Mackay Showground
24 Milton Street
Mackay QLD 4740
Cost Various – see website

Why attend?

To see or exhibit the latest in mining and engineering products and services

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QME website

Taipei, Taiwan

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Asia Agri-Tech Expo & Forum

26 July 2018 - 29 July 2018
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

Asia Agri-Tech is Taiwan’s only comprehensive international agriculture technology expo and forum.

Asia Agri-Tech is Taiwan’s only comprehensive international agriculture technology expo and forum.

Asia Agri-Tech brings together manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers to exhibit seedlings and seed-cultivation technology, greenhouses, soil products, irrigation and management systems, and agriculture machinery.

Launched in 2017, Asia Agri-Tech attracted more than 20,000 visitors from 37 countries, generating sales of around US $17 million.

It is held concurrently held with the Livestock & Aquaculture Taiwan Expo & Forum.

Event details

Date Thursday 26 – Saturday 28 July 2018
Location Taipei World Trade Center
No. 5, Section 5, Xinyi Road, Xinyi District
Taipei City, Taiwan
Cost Various (see website)

Why attend?

To show, and see, the world’s best products for use in Asian agriculture

Registration

See website for details

More information

Asia Agri-Tech website

August 2018

Brisbane, Queensland

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World of Drones Congress 2018

08 August 2018 - 11 August 2018
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

The World of Drones Congress brings together industry and government leaders with drone experts and enthusiasts to discuss, display and explore all things drone-related.

The World of Drones Congress brings together industry and government leaders with drone experts and enthusiasts to discuss, display and explore all things drone-related.

Around the world, drones are increasingly being used for a wide range of applications – from data collection to defence, photography to agriculture, and recreational to humanitarian purposes.

Last year’s inaugural World of Drones Congress in Brisbane attracted more than 630 delegates from across the Asia-Pacific and beyond, and featured an extensive conference program, drone expo, tournament and outreach program.

Congress topics include:

  • advances in drone technology
  • the ‘drone economy’
  • industrial and environmental applications
  • drone risks, safety and regulation.

Event details

Date Wednesday 8 – Saturday 11 August 2018
Location Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
corner of Glenelg and Merivale Streets
South Brisbane QLD 4101
Cost From $945 (till 14 March) to $1,345 (late registration)

Why attend?

To immerse yourself in the latest in drone technology, manufacture, applications and challenges

Registration, submissions and applications

This year’s congress is now welcoming:

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World of Drones website

September 2018

Barcelona, Spain

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Gastech 2018 Exhibition & Conference – Barcelona

17 September 2018 - 20 September 2018
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

Gastech is renowned as the world’s most significant gathering of upstream, midstream and downstream gas and LNG professionals. The four-day Gastech conference features government and global business dialogue sessions, panel discussions and 28 strategic sessions. Technical sessions address the complete value chain, from exploration to distribution, and highlight new technologies and developments.

Gastech is renowned as the world’s most significant gathering of upstream, midstream and downstream gas and LNG professionals.

The four-day Gastech conference features government and global business dialogue sessions, panel discussions and 28 strategic sessions. Technical sessions address the complete value chain, from exploration to distribution, and highlight new technologies and developments.

The Gastech exhibition is a unique business platform showcasing services, products and expertise to more than 30,000 natural gas, LNG and energy professionals.

Gastech 2018 will be co-located with the Global Power & Energy Exhibition.

Event details

Date Monday 17 – Thursday 20 September 2018
Location Fira de Barcelona Gran Via
Av. Joan Carles I, 64
08908 L’Hospitalet de Llobregat
Barcelona, Spain
Cost Various, see Gastech website

Why attend?

To see or showcase the latest developments in gas and LNG, and to engage with government and business leaders in the field

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Gastech website

Taipei, Taiwan

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PV Taiwan (Taiwan International Photovoltaic Exhibition)

19 September 2018 - 21 September 2018
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

A trade show featuring solar cells; PV modules, systems, components and parts; PV manufacturing machinery and equipment; PV inspection and measurement tools; energy storage; and other wind, hydrogen fuel cell and green transport products.

PV Taiwan is a trade show featuring solar cells; PV modules, systems, components and parts; PV manufacturing machinery and equipment; PV inspection and measurement tools; energy storage; and other wind, hydrogen fuel cell and green transport products.

Last year’s show attracted 9,332 visitors from 70 countries and profiled breakthroughs and products for a global market.

Event details

Date Wednesday 19 – Friday 21 September 2018
Location Nangang Exhibition Center
No. 1, Jingmao 2nd Road, Nangang District
Taipei City, Taiwan
Cost Various (see website)

Why attend?

To show, and see, the world’s best PV products

Registration

See website for details

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Game show website

Taiwan

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2018 Global Harbor Cities Forum

25 September 2018 - 27 September 2018
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

The Global Harbor Cities Forum brings together representatives of harbour cities around the world to discuss issues affecting harbor cities and share their experiences of harbour governance.

The Global Harbor Cities Forum brings together representatives of harbour cities around the world to discuss issues affecting harbour cities and share their experiences of harbour governance.

The inaugural forum in 2016 attracted almost 200 speakers and representatives from 49 cities in 25 countries to discuss ways of promoting sustainable economic growth in port cities and methods for fostering international connections.

Event details

Date Tuesday 25 – Thursday 27 September 2018
Location Kaohsiung Exhibition Center
No. 39, Chenggong 2nd Road, Qianzhen District
Kaohsiung City, Taiwan
Cost Various (see website)

Why attend?

To connect with the challenges, strategies and representatives of the world’s harbour cities

Registration

See website for details

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2018 Global Harbor Cities Forum website

October 2018

Brisbane, Queensland

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42nd World Hospital Congress

10 October 2018 - 12 October 2018
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

The World Hospital Congress is a unique global event that brings key health leaders together annually to share views and experiences, network and develop excellence in healthcare and hospitals leadership.

The World Hospital Congress is a unique global event that brings key health leaders together annually to network, share views and experiences, and develop excellence in healthcare and hospitals leadership.

Hosted this year by the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association and Queensland Health, the congress will welcome hospital and health service leaders from around the world to Brisbane.

Event details

Date Wednesday 10 – Friday 12 October 2018
Location Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
corner of Glenelg and Merivale Streets
South Brisbane QLD 4101
Cost From $580 for earlybird single day to $2,000 for full standard registration

Why attend?

To hear from leaders in the hospitals and healthcare field, network with peers, and share views and experiences

Registration

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World Hospital Congress event website

Brisbane, Queensland

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LGAQ Annual Conference

29 October 2018 - 31 October 2018
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

The LGAQ Annual Conference brings together all Queensland councils to debate issues of importance to local communities.

The LGAQ Annual Conference brings together all Queensland councils to debate issues of importance to local communities. The conference is an important opportunity for councils to network, learn and debate and vote on new policy.

The conference is also attended by state and federal government representatives, external stakeholders, and the media. Industry suppliers participate in a large trade exhibition to show their latest offerings to local government leaders from across the state.

Event details

Date Monday 29 – Wednesday 31 October 2018
Location Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Corner of Glenelg Street and Merivale Street
South Brisbane QLD 4101
Cost See LGAQ website

Why attend?

To network with local government leaders, learn about the issues affecting the sector, and display your good or service at the conference trade exhibition

Registration and more information

See LGAQ website

Brisbane, Queensland

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AusBiotech 2018

31 October 2018
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

The annual AusBiotech conference brings together Australian and international biotech leaders and stakeholders, creating a forum to exchange ideas and reflect on the sector’s achievements.

The annual AusBiotech conference brings together Australian and international biotech leaders and stakeholders, creating a forum to exchange ideas and reflect on the sector’s achievements.

This year’s conference, to be held in Brisbane, will focus on global biotech trends, breakthroughs, challenges and success stories.

Panel discussions and key themes will cover:

  • regulation and reimbursement
  • research translational strategies
  • new markets
  • business development and capital access
  • emerging technologies
  • clinical trials and commercialisation.

Event details

Date Wednesday 31 October 2018
Location Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
corner of Glenelg and Merivale Streets
South Brisbane QLD 4101
Cost TBC

Why attend?

To get up-to-date info on global biotech, meet your peers and make connections

Registration

Registration is opening soon. Check the event website for details and updates.

More information

AusBiotech 2018 website