Agenda - Building Nations Symposium 2017*

* Agenda subject to change

26 - 27 October 2017, TSB Bank Arena, Wellington 

Thursday 26 OCT

Women in Infrastructure Network Breakfast - Sponsored by Fulton Hogan & Watercare
Panel Discussion
- Sandra Dodds, Lisa Jacobs, Michele Kernahan, Adrienne Miller, Sophie Kennedy
Conference Opening: Day One
ANZ Grand Opening
- Paul Goodwin - Managing Director, ANZ Institutional New Zealand

Prime Minister's Opening Address

Technology Introduction - Sponsored by Beca
- Matt Ensor
Future Directions for Wellington
 - Kevin Lavery - Chief Executive Officer,
Wellington City Council

Morning tea - Sponsored by Marsh
- Donald Gardner
Resilient Infrastructure

Moving Mountains - For a Resilient Future 
- Elizabeth Longworth - Former Director of the
UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, UNISDR

Panel Discussion: Current Initiatives and Strategic Priorities
- Walter Rushbrook, Elizabeth LongworthDave Brash, Roger Fairclough

Thought Leadership Conclusion
- Glen Cornelius

 11:35am Unlocking the Resources Challenge
 - Domenic De-Fazio - Chief Executive Construction,
Fulton Hogan New Zealand

The Business Case for Diversity and Inclusion in the Infrastructure Sector
- Jon Grayson, Deputy Secretary Financial & Commercial, The Treasury
- Introduction by Tom Fail 

Reporting Back on Infrastruture NZ's Diversity Initiatives: WIN and ET one year on
- Sarah Lang
Lunch - Sponsored by Watercare
- Steve Webster
Water Insights

Scottish Water: A Model for New Zealand?
Ken Hutchison, Managing Director
Scottish Water International

Water 2020: Outcomes focused regulation of
private sector water service delivery
 - Andrew Chesworth - Director – Water 2020 at the
UK water regulator Ofwat

- Introduction by Ed Dunphy

Panel Discussion: Time for Reform?
- Ken Hutchison, Andrew Chesworth, Eric Skowron

Afternoon tea - Sponsored by Jacobs
- Robert Jones
Ministerial Address: Minister for the Environment
- Introduction by Richard Fechner
Integrating Infrastructure Governance,
Planning and Delivery

- Stephen Selwood, Chief Executive
Infrastructure New Zealand

Panel Discussion
- Bronwyn Carruthers, Stephen Selwood,
Rt Hon Sir Geoffrey Palmer QC, Murray Sherwin
Address by Leader of the Opposition
- Introduction by Mayurie Gunatilaka

Close of Day One
Cocktail Function - Sponsored by CPB Contractors
- Tony Pike
ANZ Gala Dinner (Business Attire)
- Patrick Brockie, Head of Loans & Specialised Finance, ANZ New Zealand
After Match Function - Sponsored by Anderson Lloyd
- David Holden

Friday 27 OCT

Emerging Talent Network Breakfast - Sponsored by Auckland Council
- Dean Kimpton
Conference Opening: Day Two
- John Rae, Chairman, National Infrastructure Advisory Board

New Solutions to Funding
The Benefits of Capital Recycling
- Mike Baird, Chief Customer Officer Corporate
& Institutional Banking, National Australia Bank

- Introduction by Paul Blair

Keynote Presentation: Singapore's Next Generation
Electronic Road Pricing
 - Dr Kian-Keong Chin - Chief Engineer, Road and Traffic,
Land Transport Authority, Singapore

- Introduction by Amanda Lu

Panel Discussion: Road Pricing, Managed Motorways,
Congestion Charging - what's the right solution for New Zealand?
- David Ungemah, Dr Kian-Keong Chin, Stephen Selwood
Morning tea - Sponsored by Advisian
Enabling Private Finance
Leveraging Private Capital for Infrastructure
- Stephen Beatty, Americas and India Head of GI KPMG
- Introduction by Jesse Phillips

Improving the efficiency and effectiveness of
Infrastructure Investment
- Peter Reekie, Deputy Chief Executive &
Director of Investments, Scottish Futures Trust

- Introduction by Grant Hodges

Panel Discussion: Financing Public Infrastructure with Private Capital
- Hugh Kettle, Raynor McMahon, Stephen Beatty, Grant Hodges, Steven Proctor
US Ambassador Launch of US Delegation
- Ambassador Scott Brown
Lunch - Sponsored by Programmed FM
- Brian Moreland
Urban Growth
Greater Springfield: Australia's Fastest
Emerging Master-Planned City
- Russell Luhrs, Executive General Manager
Planning & Infrastructure, Greater Springfield

- Introduction by Dennis Eiszele

Integrated Development at Scale: A Satellite City for Auckland?
- Hamish Glenn, Policy Director Infrastructure New Zealand
- Introduction by Richard Palmer

Panel Discussion: Creating and Capturing Value
- Ross Pennington, Russell Luhrs, Dennis Eiszele,
Karl NicholsonNadine Higgins
 2:35pmInfrastructure Partnerships
UFB, Rural Broadband Update and Housing Infrastructure Funding Initiative
 - Graham Mitchell - Chief Executive, Crown Infrastructure Partners
- Introduction by Nick Congdon

Panel Discussion: Industry's Perspective on Critical Success Factors
for Housing Infrastructure

- Rob Ward, John-Paul Rice, John Dalzell, Sarah Sinclair
Ministerial Address: Funding Infrastructure of the Future
- Introduction by Brian Clayton
Close of Symposium

*Agenda subject to change*

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