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Cooktown & Cape York Expo 2021: The Rising Tide – Cape York Dynamic Business Symposium

Tue 15 June 2021 @ 9:30 am - Wed 16 June 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Cooktown & Cape York Expo 2021: The Rising Tide – Cape York Dynamic Business Symposium

Event by Cooktown & Cape York Expo 2021.

Presented by James Cook University.


Far North Queenslander’s are invited to attend a two-day Cape York Dynamic Business Symposium.


Hosted by James Cook University and Clean Growth Choices and facilitated by highly experienced world class speakers including Professor Allan Dale, Professor Hurriyet Babacan, Peter Laurie and includes many other high calibre presentations and workshops.


The Symposium, on 15-16 June, will explore the need for resilience, adaptability, innovation and sustainability in Cape businesses and feature key note addresses from regional industry leaders including the Chair of Cape York Natural Resource Management, Emma Jackson; 2018 Rural woman of the year Krista Watkins and Austwaste FNQ Managing Director, Ken Reid who transformed his Cooktown skip bin business into an enterprise that now turns over $3.5million per annum and employees 15-20 people.


Session 1: Resilience and Adaptability – Tuesday 15 June 9.30am -11am

Session 2: Workforce Wellbeing – Tuesday 15 June 11.30am – 1pm

Session 3: Regional Development Forum – Tuesday 15 June 2pm-4pm

Session 4: Skills for Small Business and digital innovation – Wednesday 16 June 9.00am – 12.00pm

Lunch time workshop with Peter Laurie: Demystifying digital innovation & start-ups – Wednesday 16 June 12.30pm to 1.30pm

Session 5: Sustainability, Innovation and Entrepreneurship – Wednesday 16 June 2pm-4pm


If you wish to attend the Cape York Dynamic Business Symposium, you must pre-register for COVID compliance purposes. Register online here


For further information, please download our Business Symposium Flyer



PCYC Cooktown Events Centre
3 May Street
Cooktown, Queensland 4895 Australia
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