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Gold Coast Conference

The 2019 Resources Rising Stars Conference was held on Tuesday 4 and Wednesday 5 June 2019 at the scenic RACV Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast. 

This year's event - which marked our 16th year on the Gold Coast - that once again featured a stellar line-up of resource company presentations, high-profile keynote speakers and unbeatable networking opportunities. Please click on the companies listed below to view their presentations.

Presenting companies at RRS 2019 are:

Keynote speaker presentations are available to view and download:

Keynote speakers:

We are delighted to announce that Australian business commentators Robert Gottliebsen, Peter Switzer, Hedley Widdup and Don Inglis have joined the conference line up to deliver keynote addresses.

Robert Gottliebsen AM has spent more than 40 years writing and commentating about business and investment in Australia. He has won the Walkley Award and Australian Journalist of the Year Award, two of journalism’s highest honours. 

In 1974 he started the Chanticleer column in the Australian Financial Review, and later founded BRW Magazine, Personal Investor Magazine and Shares Magazine. 

In 1999 he became host of the Business Daily TV show on Sky News.  In 2000 he was appointed National Business Commentator at “The Australian” newspaper.  Gottliebsen has played a unique role in Australian journalism, communicating business ideas and comments through “The Australian”, TV shows, the internet and regular radio broadcasts. Robert continues to write in “The Australian”.

In 2018, Robert was honoured with an Order of Australia for his significant service to the print media as a journalist, editor and business analyst, and to education through school governance roles.

Peter Switzer is one of Australia’s leading business and financial commentators, launching his own business 20 years ago. The Switzer Group has since grown into three successful companies spanning media and publishing, financial services and business coaching. 

Peter is an award-winning broadcaster and a former lecturer in economics at the University of NSW, Peter is currently a weekly columnist for Yahoo!7 Finance; a regular contributor to "The Australian" newspaper and ABC radio; host of his own TV show, Switzer and Grow Your Business, on SKY News Business; and regular host of the Super Show on 2GB radio. 

Hedley Widdup graduated as a geologist with first class honours from the University of Melbourne in 2000. As a mine geologist, he worked for WMC, Xstrata and Gold Fields across nickel, copper-uranium, lead-zinc and gold mines. Since joining Lion, Hedley has worked across all facets of the investment portfolio as well as on corporate transactions and investor relations.

Hedley presently manages the direct investments of Lion Selection Group Limited and is an executive director of Lion Manager Pty Ltd. Additionally Hedley provides considered research and commentary on the resource investment sector both through the publication of LionAnalyst, and as a regular speaker at key resource investment events.

Don Inglis is an Associate Director with the national Australian stockbroking firm, Patersons Securities Ltd, and has more than 25 years’ experience in all aspects of broking including many years advising clients on investment opportunities in the junior and mid-tier resource sector.

This conference is free to attend and will deliver an outstanding opportunity to get the latest updates on some of Australia's most exciting resource investment opportunities direct from the senior executives. Register now using the form on the right to secure your seat!

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