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Lithgow Region New Economy Symposium

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The Lithgow Region New Economy Symposium, a specially curated event dedicated to addressing Lithgow’s economy and brought to you by Lithgow Transformation Hub, is taking place at the Hub on 25 November 2022.

This free community symposium will provide access to compelling panel discussions, case studies, interactive workshops and a keynote session from prominent Australian economist, author and public policy commentator Richard Denniss, to demystify what the economy is and provide insight into innovative ways communities are tackling challenges to keep their economies thriving.

Michelle Maloney from the New Economy Network Australia will be facilitating the symposium with a range of local business and community speakers.
This immersive event is designed to deepen your knowledge and provide a space to discuss potential solutions towards our future on topics such as Food, Health, Energy, and Housing - what you would like to see and what steps need to be taken to ensure a vibrant future.

Topics addressed on the day include: 

Demystifying the economy - Dr Richard Denniss (Executive Director, The Australia Institute) and Dr Michelle Maloney (New Economy Network Australia) in conversation, followed by Q&A. 

Adapting for the future - ways in which traditional industries are adapting and embracing changing economic opportunities, with speakers including:

Erika Watson - Co-Owner, Epicurean Harvest
Derek Lath – Institutional Affairs Director, Australia, Ferrero
Gary Norris – National Manager, Rectification and Recycling
Ashley Bland - Constructive Energy
Tim Elderton - Lithgow Railway Workshop talking Solar

Don't miss this opportunity to connect with like-minded people and contribute to this important conversation for Lithgow.

A full program will be released soon. 

Places are limited so ensure you register today.

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