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What to expect at CMIC23

For the first time since 2018, the national construction materials industry will come together once again for CMIC23 in Brisbane across 15-17 March 2023.

Jointly hosted by the Cement Concrete and Aggregates Australia(CCAA) and the Institute of Quarrying Australia (IQA), the three day conference program is based around the theme of “Adapting to a New Environment” and is slated to include speakers, signature events and exhibition and an innovation showcase.

A list of confirmed speakers include:

  • Chris Richardson – Economist, Access Economics
  • Stefan Hajkowicz – Principal Scientist in Strategy and Foresight, CSIRO
  • Paul Martyn –Director-General, Department of Energy and Public Works
  • Alison Mirams – CEO, Roberts Co
  • Adrian Hart – Economist, BIS Oxford Economics
  • Ellen Fanning – Award winning public affairs journalist
  • Justin Langer – Former cricketer and Australian coach
  • Lawrence Mooney– Australian comedian

CMIC is renowned for the opportunities that it provides to network with industry colleagues over the three day conference program. The conference will continue this tradition in 2023 with a social program incorporating the Hitachi welcome reception at the Queensland Art Gallery followed by the Komatsu Gala Dinner on the Thursday evening at the BCEC Ballroom.

The event is set to be attended by more than 600 industry leaders from across Australia as well as international guests. This event is a must to attend for those invested in the quarrying, cement, concrete, aggregates and construction materials industry.

CMIC23 will conclude with a Leadership Breakfast at Victoria Park featuring an inspiring keynote from former Australian cricket coach Justin Langer and entertainment by comedian Lawrence Mooney to finish off the conference and reinforce the conference theme of “Adapting to an New Environment.”

Full delegate registration will include tickets to all three social events as detailed above. Additional tickets for guests and accompanying partners will be available to purchase separately.

Early bird registrations close 16 December 2022. For more information, visit:

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