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Hancocks Queensland Plantation

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Day 1  Full Program

Tuesday 11 October 2016

10:00am - 10:15am

Welcome to Delegates
Bob Gordon

10:15am - 10:35am

Opening Address
Senator the Hon Anne Ruston, Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources (to be confirmed)

10:35am - 11:15am

Resource, Processing Capacity and Opportunities
Rob de Fegely and Malinda Zhu

11:15am - 11:45am

Morning Tea and Networking

11:45am - 12:45pm

Chinese Interest in Australian Opportunities
Mr Shifeng Shi, Vice President and Secretary General, China National Forest Products Industry Association (CNFPIA); Mr Xialong Chen, Chairman of the Board, Dare Global Group and Mr Baoquan Zhan, Chairman, China National Forestry Products Corporation (CNFPC)

12:45pm - 1:30pm

Lunch and Networking

1:30pm - 2:00pm

New Forest Timber Products (NFTP)
Experiences of an Australian Company Selling Forest Products to China
David Evans

2:00pm - 2:40pm

Opportunity in Queensland
Steve Worley, HQ Plantation

2:40pm - 3:00pm

Foreign Investment Rules in Australia
David Lowe, Senior Adviser, Mining Agriculture and Commercial Review Unit, Foreign Investment and Trade Policy Division,The Treasury

3:00pm - 3:30pm

Experience in Investing in Australian Forestry Assets
Keith Lamb, Newforests

3:30pm - 4:00pm

Afternoon Tea and Networking

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Q&A and Panel Discussion