Construction Industry Conference & Dinner 2024

Thu. 20 Jun, 2024 9:00am - 11:59pm AWST
18 and Over
25 days away
AUD $200.00 - AUD $5,750.00
18 and Over
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25 days away
AUD $200.00 - AUD $5,750.00
18 and Over
Event Description

Join us at the highly anticipated CCIWA Construction Industry Dinner 2024, a premier annual celebration highlighting Western Australia's resources, construction, and infrastructure sectors. With a proud history spanning over 30 years.

This year's event will feature a daytime conference focusing on the challenges of energy transition to renewables, green initiatives and way forward to NetZero. Gain valuable insights from industry experts and be part of shaping the future of sustainability in the sector and join in by submitting questions to the panel session which is going to focus on “ The Ideologies versus the practicalities of transitioning to NetZero and rolling out renewables”.

Day time Conference Details:

Date : June 20, 2024

Time: 9am-2pm

Venue: Crown Towers Ballroom 3

Dress code: Business Casual

Dinner Celebration Details:

Hosted at the prestigious Crown Towers Ballroom, the evening will gather over 500 industry leaders and representatives from major projects across the region. This exclusive gathering offers a prime opportunity to network with key players in the field and showcase your business on a prominent platform.

We are thrilled to announce Peter Hellier as our main entertainment for the evening, along with other surprises in store!

Date: June 20, 2024

Time: 6pm-12Midnight

Venue: Crown Towers Ballroom 1 & 2

Dress Code: Evening Glam

So don't miss out on the chance to elevate your business, make meaningful connections, and have an unforgettable night of celebration. Get your tickets now!

Hear from:

Bill Townsend 

Senior Vice President INPEX

Bill oversees the Corporate Affairs, Strategy & Planning, Finance, Treasury & Technology, and Commercial functions in Australia as well as INPEX’s corporate interests in the Northern Territory. Bill earned a BA (Political Science) from Northwestern University and an MBA from Dartmouth College. He holds dual American-Australian citizenship. Bill serves on the boards of the American Chamber of Commerce in Australia, the Australian Energy Producers and the Australian Resources & Energy Employer Association. He also serves on the executive council of the Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia and on the advisory boards of the Starlight Children’s Foundation (WA/NT) and the WA Maritime Museum.  Bill actively supports the Committee for Perth.

Catherine Bell

Director, ESG and Climate Services RSM

Catherine is heavily involved with helping navigate, activate, manage and improve on integrating sustainability throughout a business so they are compliant and can compete in a rapidly transforming economy. Armed with an economics background, Catherine understands how businesses must be compliant when reporting on areas of a business. She also acknowledges that businesses need to detect trends in order to survive in the ever-evolving world of innovation. Being able to leverage this knowledge with her specialty in ESG and sustainability, Catherine has a specialised skillset allowing her to integrate strategies, solutions and risk aversion to businesses across an array of sectors.

Meheroop Chopra

Head of Green Power Fortescue

As the Head of the Green Power portfolio for Fortescue’s flagship Decarbonisation project, Meheroop stands at the forefront of advancing cutting-edge renewable energy solutions. Fortescue, a global leader in iron ore production and sustainable energy, has set the world's most ambitious decarbonisation target, Real Zero by 2030. 

Meheroop oversees a portfolio with a projected cost exceeding USD $3 billion upon completion. This comprehensive initiative includes the development of large-scale wind and solar farms, gigawatt-level energy storage systems, and a green fuel-based power station. The integration of these components is meticulously managed through sophisticated power and grid management systems. Once complete, Fortescue will own one of the world's largest standalone variable energy grids, enabling complete decarbonisation of its mining operations. 

With a background spanning 17 years, Meheroop brings extensive expertise in Oil and Gas, Renewables, and Mining projects. His experience encompasses project development, commissioning, start-up, and operational support for Natural Gas distribution networks, LNG plants, and renewable energy projects. 

Before joining Fortescue, Meheroop dedicated over nine years to Chevron Australia, contributing to the success of the $USD 100 billion Gorgon and Wheatstone projects. His role involved supporting both project and operations teams, ensuring the smooth commissioning and start-up transition into safe and reliable operations. 

Meheroop holds an Honors Engineering degree from Curtin University in Perth as well as a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from the same institution.

Ryan Martin

Associate Director, HR and Workplace Relations, CCIWA

Ryan has 15 years of management and industrial relations experience, providing quality legal advice to businesses in a wide range of industries. Ryan's expertise includes providing employment solutions that contribute to the strategic thinking and direction of businesses. This allows businesses to meet their core objectives and values by effectively drafting and negotiating contractual agreements. He is able to provide advice and assistance across a range of areas including employment law, discrimination/equal opportunity and strategic negotiations. Ryan has also assisted clients in defending various claims in the Fair Work Commission and Federal Court. 

Sam Bartholomaeus

Vice President Renewables and Power Woodside

As Vice President Renewables and Power, Sam Bartholomaeus is accountable for Woodside Energy’s global power portfolio. This includes the decarbonisation of power for its operating assets, low emission power solutions for proposed hydrogen opportunities and the marketing of unique renewable technologies. Before joining Woodside, Sam worked across the energy value chain globally (Australia, Singapore, United States), including 14 years with BHP.  

Vanessa Rauland

Chief Executive Officer ClimateClever

Vanessa is a passionate entrepreneur, researcher, author and public speaker who has dedicated her career to addressing climate change. After completing her PhD on the topic of decarbonising cities, she worked as an academic for over a decade at Curtin University in the fields of sustainability and climate policy. With a desire to turn her research into practice, in 2018 she founded ClimateClever, a data-driven, climate-tech company that helps businesses and communities get started on their carbon reduction journey. She is passionate about impact-driven businesses and is also a Founding Board Director of WA Social Enterprise Council (WASEC).

Darren Stralow

Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer Bellevue Gold 

Mr. Stralow is an experienced mining executive and qualified mining engineer with over 20 years’ industry experience. Prior to joining Bellevue, he was a member of the senior management team at Northern Star Resources for over 10 years, with roles including head of operations and head of business development. He has extensive experience in strategy development and execution, building and operating modern underground mining operations, business integration and transformation, and building high performing teams.

Please take note of the following:

  • Please note that this is a strictly 18+ event. 

  • GST is included in the price

  • Tickets are non-refundable after 5pm, Monday, June 5, 2024.

  • Guest names will be checked-in with name badges. Please provide all guest names for your table before Wednesday, June 5, 2024.

  • Dietary requirements will be accommodated to the best of our ability if received prior to Wednesday, June 12, 2024.

  • CCIWA Events team reserves the right to remove or refuse entry to anyone who has registered or gained access under false pretenses, provided false information, or for any other reason whatsoever that they deem is cause under the circumstances.

**Cancellations & Refunds

Cancellation must be requested via email to [email protected] by the 5 June 2024 for a refund to be issued. Please keep in mind that booking fee will not be refunded. 

“We thank you for ensuring that this is a safe, respectful and inclusive event”.

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For any queries, please contact the CCIWA Events Team:

E: [email protected]

T: (08) 9365 7500




Reserve Tickets
Day Conferece Member Ticket + More Details AUD $200.00
Day Conference Non-Member + More Details AUD $240.00
DINNER CCIWA Member Ticket + More Details AUD $395.00
DINNER Non-Member Ticket + More Details AUD $495.00
Conference + Dinner CCIWA Member ticket + More Details AUD $515.00
Conference + Dinner Non-Member + More Details AUD $575.00
Select Bundles
Dinner CCIWA Member Table + More Details AUD $3,950.00
Dinner Non-Member TABLE + More Details AUD $4,950.00
Conference+Dinner CCIWA Member Table + More Details AUD $5,150.00
Conference+Dinner Non-Member Table + More Details AUD $5,750.00
Venue Details
Map of Venue Location.
Crown Towers Ballroom Great Eastern Hwy
Perth, WA 6100