Native Title & Economics Conference 2017
Building Bridges: reconciliation Action Plans and Opportunities for Indigenous enterprise

Wednesday 6 September 2017

09.00am Registration 

09.30am Welcome to Country, Aunty Di Kerr, Wurrundjeri Elder
               Welcome from the hosts, Janine Coombs, Chair of the Federation of Victorian Traditional
                Owner Corporations and Nolan Hunter, Chair of the National Native Title Council.;

09.45am Keynote speech: Peter Nash
Peter Nash is a member of the Board of Reconciliation Australia and the Australian Chairman of KPMG and holds positions on KPMG’s Global and Asia Pacific boards.

10.45am Morning Tea 

11.00am Panel 1: Networking and Partnerships

-        Dr. Brandon Lee, University of Melbourne, Melbourne Business School

·         Jessica Jeeves - Director of Policy, Business Council of Australia

·         Laura Berry - CEO, Supply Nation

·         Daryl Monaghan - General Managers RAPs, Reconciliation Australia

·         Megan Flynn - Group Environment, Qantas

·         Cath Brokenborough - Executive Lead Indigenous Engagement and RAP, Leandlease

·         Glen Brennan - Government, Education & Community NAB

·         Karen Milward - Chair,  Kinaway- Victorian Indigenous Chamber of Commerce

12.30pm Lunch

1.30pm Joint Ventures & Procurement 

Introduction by Matthew Storey-  CEO Native Title Services Victoria

·         Professor Marcia Langton, University of Melbourne

·         Heath Nelson, Community Development, Fortescue Metals Group

·         Natalie Walker, Inside Policy – former CEO Supply Nation

·         Pete Dunn, Business Development Manager, GHD

·         Scott Chisholm, Terra Rosa/ On Country Heritage & Research

·         Shasidharan CSP, Head of Procurement and Supply Chain, Lendlease

3.30pm Afternoon tea

03.45pm  Lendlease & Darkinjung Local Aboriginal Land Council

04.45pm Wrap up

05.00pm Conference reception

06.00pm Close 


Thursday 7 September 2017

09.00am Introductions 

09.15am Case Study 2: Qantas, Megan Flynn & Kimberly Land Council, Ariadne Gorring

10.15am Case Study 3: Federation of  Victorian Traditional Owner Corporations, Jeremy Clark - Executive Director & partners Cockram and Terra Rosa

11.15am Morning Tea

11.30am Case Study 4: FMG (Heath Nelson) and Partners (TBC)

12.30pm Lunch 

01.30pm Plenary: Reflections and Next Steps 


·         National Native Title Council, Nolan Hunter

·         Professor Marcia Langton

·         Laura Berry

·         Daryl Monaghan

·         Jessica Jeeves

·         Glen Brennan

·         Cath Brokenborough

03.00pm Afternoon tea

03.15       Closing comments, Q & A, Wrap Up and close

4.00 Finish

Morning tea, Afternoon tea, lunch and drinks at the networking reception are included in the ticket price.