|MONDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER|
|09:15||Opening by Australian and Italian Dignitaries.
The Ambassador of Australia for Italy, Mr. David Ritchie
Walter Ambrogi, Intesa Sanpaolo (Head of International, Corporate and Investment Banking Division)
Dott. Pietro Celi, Direttore Generale Direzione per le politiche di internazzionalizzazzione per la promozione degli scambi Ministero dello Sviluppo Economico.
|09:45||Keynote Speech for Australia
Mark Barnaba, Chairman of Macquarie Group WA and Chairman Global Resources
Group Macquarie Capital Limited Macquarie Group Limited.
|10:00||Keynote Speech for Italy
Ing. Giandomenico Ghella, ANCE President of International Contractors and Chairman of Ghella Spa.
|11:15||The economic outlook and developments in capital markets in Europe, Asia and Australia: Opportunities and risks.
Moderator: Mark Barnaba, Chairman of Macquarie Group WA
|12:15||Overview of energy and infrastructure projects in Australia and opportunities for Italian Companies
Craig Yaxley, partner KPMG, Chairman of the Tax Committee for the Association of Mining and Exploration Companies inc.
|14:45||Investing in Australia
Simone Desmarchelier | Consul-General, Milan and Trade Commisioner (Austrade) Italy.
|15:00||Oil & gas/Natural resources – opportunities for suppliers into Australia on infrastructure projects.
Moderator: Lucio Della Martina, CEO Nexus Energy.
|16:00||Financing of infrastructure projects
Moderator: Arent van Wassenaer, Partner Allen & Overy.
|TUESDAY 24TH SEPTEMBER|
|09:00||Joint ventures in energy transactions how the best to structure agreements
Moderator: Karyl Nairn, Head of Arbitration Skadden, Vice President ICC Paris previously Australian member.
|10:30||Cultural ties Australia/Italy
Moderator: Massimo Sterpi, Partner Studio Legale Jacobacci member of the board of the Guggenheim Venice.
|11:30||Doing Business in Australia-a challenge or an opportunity|
|The experience of successful Italian Companies who have entered the Australian market on energy and infrastructure projects and the lessons learned and what to do and not to do.
Moderator: Maurizio Delfino, Senior Partner Studio Legale Delfino Willkie Farr & Gallagher.
|1300||Networking – Meet the speakers Lunch|