Welcome to the 2022 festival program!

We have a fantastic line up of speakers and panellists from government and industry with topics ranging from attracting and retaining talent to transitioning to renewable energy and using technology and innovation to solve global and local issues. Stay tuned to our social media accounts for ongoing speaker announcements.




Sovereign Manufacturing’s critical importance to the Hunter region

2:00 pm
2:50 pm
Speaker: Fred Reis, CEO Milltech Martin Bright Panel Moderator: Lea Lewin, Senior Project Manager Panelists: Justin Bain CEO 3ME Mark Chilcote, CEO of  Energy Renaisannce: Fred Reis, CEO Milltech Martin…
Panel Discussion, Sovereign manufacturing capability