On Tuesday November 23 CPA Australia will hold Western Resources 2004 – Finance and Business Management Strategies for Sustainable Growth, at the Parmelia Hilton.
The symposium will follow on from current Australian mining and resources trends that point to a strong future ahead.
Broad topic areas on the agenda for discussion include financial, strategic and business management issues that are essential to success such as managing the impact of IFRS, examining the opportunities and strategies for growth, capitalising on Chinese economic growth, enterprise-wide risk management and probabilistic based decision making, improving asset utilisation and operations with financial indicators, adopting effective evaluation techniques, changes to the Joint Ore Reserves Committee (JORC) code, tax consolidations and taxation of financial arrangement rules.
Keynote speakers at the event will be Newcrest Mining administration superintendent Errol Du Boulay, Deloitte director assurance and advisory Ross Jerrard, Iluka Resources process improvement manager Phil Nillsen, Straits Resources Limited group manager – processing David Readett, Argyle Diamonds general manager sales and finance Bruce Cox and Alcoa World Alumina Australia WA operations finance manager Rod Armstrong.
Pre- and post-symposium workshops will also be held; Financial Risk Management in the Resources Sector on Monday November 22; and IFRS An Introduction to Financial Instruments on Wednesday November 24.
Registrations for Western Resources 2004 and pre- and post-symposium workshops can be made with CPA Australia for members $1,578.50 and non-members $1,886.50.
For further information phone CPA Australia on 1300 78 76 73 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.