Port Moresby Future City

PNG International Business Summit 2017

Tuesday August 22nd 2017

0900       WELCOME & OPENING REMARKS

0910        Welcome to Brisbane by the Lord Mayor of Brisbane

0915        OPENING ADDRESS

                Port Moresby will lead the way for Papua New Guinea in our region

                Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea

0930       KEYNOTE ADDRESS

                Simon Baptist, Global Chief Economist, Managing Director,

                The Economist Intelligence Unit, Asia

1000        MORNING TEA

1030       Investing in Port Moresby is an investment in PNG

1100       Port Moresby City Vision

1115        The Paga Hill Project

1130       The Star Mountain Project

1145       The US Embassy Project

1200     Q&A session hosted by Simon Baptist, The Economist Intelligence Unit

1300      NETWORKING LUNCH

1400      The Role of Sport in Nation Building

1415      The Role of Women in Nation-building

1430      The Role of Youth in Nation-building

1445      Young Entrepreneurs leading the way

1500      AFTERNOON TEA

1530      Q&A session: hosted by Simon Baptist, The Economist Intelligence Unit

1630      Wrap-up and Finish day 1 (30 minutes)

1830      DINNER 

Wednesday August 23rd 2017

SESSION 1: APEC AND BEYOND

0900     WELCOME & OPENING REMARKS

0910     Introduction by Day 2 special guest host

0915     Realising the Potential of APEC 2018

0930     Gold Coast – Commonwealth Games and POM as a future host city

0945     The Role of China in Papua New Guinea – sister cities: Jinan

1000     Morning tea

 

SESSION 2: TOURISM

 

1030     Tourism infrastructure as part of Port Moresby future city

1045      Tourism infrastructure – the Kokoda experience

1100     Tourism infrastructure – sister cities:  the Townsville experience

1115     Q&A with Day 2 special guest host

1215     Special Presentation by Atlas Urban / POM Future City Development Program

 

SESSION 3: SOEs

 

1230     NETWORKING LUNCH

1330     Kumul Consolidated Holdings:

            infrastructure updates and opportunities for investment

1345     Connecting our  future city (PNG Power)

1400     Connecting our future city (telecommunications)

1415     Connecting our future city (Air Niugini)

1430     The vision for Ela Beach

1445     What’s next for Port Moresby?

 Final Q&A with Day 2 special guest host

1545     Special Presentation: TBC

1600     FINAL WRAP-UP AND CLOSE (30 minutes)