March 2021

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2nd World Hydrogen Summit

09 March 2021 - 11 March 2021
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

Gathering Energy Ministers, government representatives and the world’s experts in hydrogen production, technology and applications, this Summit is the ideal platform to exchange insights, establish cross-sector partnerships and secure new deals to drive the industry forward.

The Sustainable Energy Council has announced the 2nd World Hydrogen Summit will be held virtually on 9–11 March 2021.

The summit will bring together energy ministers, government representatives and the world’s experts in hydrogen production, technology and applications. The 3-day virtual event offers an ideal platform to exchange insights, establish cross-sector partnerships and secure new deals to drive the industry forward.

This year’s program shifts the conversation from “why” to “how” in order to maximise current momentum and accelerate knowledge transfer to increase international hydrogen deployment in line with set climate targets.

Secure your place with the Early Bird Discount (available until 31 January).

Event details

Date Tuesday 9–Thursday 11 March 2021
Time See summit programme for details
Location Online
Cost From GBP499 pp (see registration details)

Why attend?

To to connect with the global hydrogen community, grasp the latest opportunities and align your company with the very best of industry benchmarks

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UK Market Access Series: Tendering in the UK

09 March 2021
Event Organiser: TIQ

Join our next UK Market Access webinar to learn how the UK’s public and private procurement process work and how you can become market ready and develop a strategy for success in this market.

Brexit has opened the door for Queensland exporters to pursue more opportunities in the UK’s multi-billion-pound procurement industry.

In 2018–19, UK Government procurement spending on external suppliers exceeded £292 billion and Brexit has freed it from EU procurement requirements.

Join our next UK Market Access webinar to learn how:

  • the UK’s public and private procurement process works
  • you can become market ready and develop a strategy for success in this market.

The webinar will cover:

  • best practice for preparing successful bids
  • opportunities available
  • practical advice on doing business in the UK.

Hear from our UK experts:

  • Warren Bartlett, Deputy Commissioner – Europe, Trade and Investment Queensland
  • Mark Donovan, Senior Business Relationship Manager, UK Department International Trade, British Consulate-General, Brisbane – Mark will outline why now is a good time to do business in the UK. The UK Government’s Department of International Trade supports Australian companies to invest in the UK by providing practical support and advice on doing business there.
  • David Anderton, Strategic Bid Director, Tenders AU and former Senior Consultant, Tenders UK – David will help you understand the UK public and private sector systems, and offer tips for preparing bids and winning tenders. His company, Tenders UK, is an expert British bid and tender-writing services consultancy that helps businesses win private and public-sector contracts in the UK.

Event details

Dates Tuesday 9 March 2021
Time 6.00pm–7.30pm AEST (8.00am–9.30am GMT)
Location Online – Zoom
Cost Free

Why attend?

To learn about the UK procurement industry and opportunities for Queensland exporters post-Brexit

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Andrew Elton, Andrew.Elton@tiq.qld.gov.au

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BRC-A Buyers Bootcamp

10 March 2021 - 16 March 2021
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

Queensland organisations can learn the basics of pursing clean energy deals at Business Renewables Council Australia’s (BRC-A) next Buyers Bootcamp in March.

Queensland organisations can learn the basics of pursing clean energy deals at Business Renewables Council Australia’s (BRC-A) next Buyers Bootcamp in March.

The bootcamp offers in-depth learning opportunities to help buyers navigate complex energy markets and procurement pathways. The bootcamp has been designed for organisations at the early stages of their clean energy procurement journey.

It will cover:

  • deal structures and their unique risks and benefits
  • internal processes and external engagement
  • project selection and the tender process.

The bootcamp will be run by experienced buyers, legal and procurement experts, and BRC-A facilitators.

Event details

Date Wednesday 10, Friday 12 and Tuesday 16 March 2021
Time 9.30am–12.30pm AEST
Location Online
Cost BRC-A members – $350, Non-members – $450

Why attend?

To learn about the clean energy procurement process for organisations

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Finnian Murphy, finnian@businessrenewables.org.au, +61 458 244 618

Online - Zoom

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Colombia mining market briefing

11 March 2021
Event Organiser: TIQ

Join Trade and Investment Queensland’s Latin America team to explore opportunities for Queensland METS companies in Colombia’s emerging mining industry.

Join Trade and Investment Queensland’s Latin America team to explore opportunities for Queensland METS companies in Colombia’s emerging mining industry.

Discover why Queensland METS companies are ideally placed to help develop Colombia’s mining industry into a major global player in coal, base metals and gold.

This briefing will cover:

  • the current COVID-19 situation in Colombia and its impact on the mining industry
  • Colombia’s mining sector performance in 2020 and outlook for 2021–22
  • the status of flagship mining projects.

A guest speaker from the Colombia mining industry will also join the briefing.

Event details

Dates Thursday 11 March 2021
Time 9.00am AEST
Location Online – Zoom
Cost Free

Why attend?

To gain current market intelligence and hear from market insiders in Colombia mining industry

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William Lilis, William.Lilis@tiq.qld.gov.au, +56 9 4277 0392

Brendan Rutherford, Brendan.Rutherford@tiq.qld.gov.au, +61 417 625 745

 

Taipei, Taiwan

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2021 Smart City Summit & Expo

23 March 2021 - 26 March 2021
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

Established in 2014, the Smart City Summit & Expo (SCSE) is not only a platform for the Taiwan ICT industry to present smart-city solutions, but also the biggest Internet of Things (IoT) application exhibition in Asia.

Established in 2014, the Smart City Summit & Expo (SCSE) is not only a platform for the Taiwan ICT industry to present smart-city solutions, but also the biggest Internet of Things (IoT) application exhibition in Asia.

Event details

Date Tuesday 23–Friday 26 March 2021
Location Taipei World Trade Center, Nangang Exhibition Hall 2
No. 1, Jingmao 2nd Road
Nangang District
TAIPEI CITY 11568 TAIWAN
Time See website for details
Cost See website for details

Why attend?

To discuss, view, exhibit and explore smarter city solutions, and to network with industry and public-sector representatives

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Market Connect – China

23 March 2021
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

China remains a major trading partner for Queensland despite the disruption to international trade in 2020 and is still a key export market for export-ready Queensland businesses.

Market Connect – China will give you the opportunity to learn from seasoned China market experts how China’s economic and industrial development goals will shape opportunities for Queensland exporters.

This 2-hour interactive forum will start with a facilitated collaboration session where you can:

  • brainstorm solutions
  • establish new connections
  • discuss experiences and insights with your exporting peers.

The event will conclude with an in-depth panel discussion featuring:

  • Queensland Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner for China Julie-Anne Nichols
  • China market specialist Carl Hinze from Holding Redlich
  • Chinese government and industry policy specialist Phillipa Jones from China Policy.

Event details

Date Tuesday 23 March 2021
Time 2.00pm–4.00pm
Location Online
Cost Free

Why attend?

To gain insights into the Chinese market from market experts and Queensland Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner for China Julie-Anne Nichols

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Email Sharyn Byrnes at Sharyn.Byrnes@tiq.qld.gov.au

April 2021

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Expomin Chile 2021

19 April 2021 - 23 April 2021
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

Expomin is one of the most important fairs of the world mining industry and the principal one in Latin America. It gathers suppliers of technology, equipments, machinery, services and materials from all over the world for Latin American mining.

Expomin is one of the most important fairs of the world mining industry and the principal one in Latin America. It gathers suppliers of technology, equipments, machinery, services and materials from all over the world for Latin American mining.

Expomin attracts branch experts and decision makers from mining companies as well as students, scientists and the business world in general.

Event details

Date Monday 19 – Thursday 23 April 2021
Location Online
Cost See event website for details

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May 2021

Rockhampton

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Beef Australia 2021

02 May 2021 - 08 May 2021
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

Australia’s national beef expo is held every three years. Beef Australia 2021 will facilitate new trade and export opportunities by exposing the local supply chain to the international industry leader.

Australia’s national beef expo is held every three years. Beef Australia 2021 will facilitate new trade and export opportunities by exposing the local supply chain to the international industry leader.

Beef Australia 2021 will feature more than 5,000 cattle from over 30 breeds, a trade fair promoting more than 500 businesses, a symposium, seminars and property tours to deliver new research information to producers and restaurants.

Event details

Date Sunday 2–Saturday 8 May 2021
Location Rockhampton Showgrounds
corner Exhibition and New Exhibition Roads
WANDAL QLD 4700
Cost See website for details

Why attend?

To learn about the Australian beef industry from industry participants

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