The 6th Annual Industry Development Conference: Innovation and Collaboration for Development

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At Hyatt Hotel, Canberra Hyatt Hotel Canberra, Yarralumla ACT 2600, Australia


The 6th Industry Development Conference, held under the umbrella of the Innovation Skills Program, delivered two half-day engaging forums on the essential elements and best successes in innovation and collaboration for development in our industry. 

The event was attended by 184 forest, wood, paper and timber industry participants, representing 18 employer and employee associations, business executives, industry consultants, employees, and registered training organisations...

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Ross Hampton
CEO of Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA)

Research, development and innovation
– the industry approach
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Michael Hartman
CEO of ForestWorks

Lifting industry’s capacity to innovate
– ForestWorks Innovation Skills Program
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Mark Kelly
Innovation Facilitator of Enterprise Connect, Department of Industry

Value innovation systematic approaches
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Eric Siegers
Executive Officer of Timber Merchants Association

Innovation in a paradigm
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Dr George Goroyias
Senior principal of Poyry Management Consulting

International innovations in wood products
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Dr Alastair Woodard
Director of Technical, Promotion & Consulting Solutions

Kersten Gentle
CEO of Frame & Truss Manufacturer's Association of Australia (FTMA)

Innovation in timber buildings: an Australian example
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Evan Rolley
Executive Director of Ta Ann Tasmania

Delivering real innovation – what we know and have learned
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Peter McLean
Principal of Development Impacts

Creating capacity through strategic collaborations
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Innovation Forum on business accreditation in the forest growing and harvesting and haulage sectors
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Combined ForestWorks Skills and Employment Council and Skills and Training Advisory Committee meetings
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