Speakers


Connect, Collaborate, Succeed has attracted an impressive range of international and national speakers.  Designed to speak to the regional economic development issues, the programme will resonate with:

 Economic Development Practitioners
 Researchers, Academics and Consultants
 Elected representatives
 Central and Local Government agencies and officials involved in regional economic development
 Members of RTONZ

The key speakers can be found below, you can click on any graphic to learn more about the respective speakers. 

Call for papers still open

EDANZ encourages practitioners within New Zealand to consider submitting an abstract for the conference.  You can do that here...

Professor Terry Stevens, Tourism Consultant

Neil McInroy, CEO of CLES

Julian Fairfield - Director of Bach Consulting

David Wilson - Chair of EDANZ

Iain Cossar, MBIE

Rod Oram - Journalist

Prime Minister NZ - Hon Bill English - TBC

Hon Winston Peters

Vic Crone - CEO, Callaghan Innovation

Shamubeel Eaqub - Economist

Julian Wood, Researcher, Maxim Institute

James Shaw, Co-Leader of Greens Party

Graeme Budd, Chair of RTONZ

Stuart Nash, Labour Spokesperson for Regional Economic Development