27 April 2023
8AM - 3:00PM

The Expo is an opportunity for the industry supply chain to showcase their world-class products and services and prove why Central Queensland has long been known as the industrial powerhouse of Queensland.

Proudly presented by:

Principal Partner

Gladstone Engineering Alliance’s 2023 Supply Chain Expo is presented by Australia Pacific LNG operated by ConocoPhillips Australia.

A proud community member of the Gladstone Region since 2010.
About Australia Pacific LNG operated by ConocoPhillips

Australia Pacific LNG is a joint venture between ConocoPhillips (47.5%), Origin Energy (27.5%), and Sinopec (25%). ConocoPhillips Australia operates the downstream LNG facility on Curtis Island, near Gladstone, and the LNG export sales business.

Australia Pacific LNG is the largest producer of natural gas in eastern Australia, supplying Australian customers with natural gas and international customers with Liquefied natural gas (LNG). Each year APLNG supplies approximately 30 percent of the Australian east coast domestic gas market.

Supply Chain is integral to the operations of the LNG facility and delivers significant value through an integrated and collaborative approach to 

business planning and use of supply chain practices.

ConocoPhillips Australia is committed to maximising Australian local content with an unwavering focus on safety, quality and sustainability in the selection and management of our suppliers and contractors. We strive for continuous improvement by developing rigorous sourcing and contracting strategies, having consistent and reliable supply chain processes and managing unique partnerships with our suppliers and contractors.

Luncheon Sponsors

Expo Sponsors

Luncheon + Expo Program

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Luncheon Presenters

Seven companies that are driving the renewable development in Central Queensland 

Phil Richardson
General Manager
New Energy Projects

Stanwell Corporation

300MW Hydrogen Project

Phil has 15 years’ experience developing strategy and executing commercial projects and economic policy reforms, with a focus on teh energy sector. As General Manager New Energy Projects at Stanwell Corporation, Phil is delivering a range of renewable energy, energy storage and hydrogen projects as part of Stanwell’s portfolio strategy.

GEA Luncheon Expo Alana Barlow
Alana Barlow
National Hydrogen Commercialisation Manager

Sumitomo Australia

Pathway to Net-Zero Future

Alana Barlow is Sumitomo Australia's National Hydrogen Commercialisation Manager.

Sumitomo Australia is a subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation, a global trading and investment house headquartered in Tokyo.  Australia is a critical market for hydrogen production, utilization and export, with Alana leading Sumitomo’s Hydrogen strategy and project development in Australia.

Alana is experienced in international trade, mineral resources and power infrastructure projects throughout Australia, with up-stream and down-stream applications, as well as being an Australian qualified lawyer.

Attilio Pigneri

The Hydrogen Utility

H2-Hub Gladstone Project

Attilio is the Co-founder and CEO ofH2U, a specialist developer of green hydrogen and ammonia infrastructure projects. H2U is leading development of green ammonia projects in Australia. H2U’s near-to-medium-term project development portfolio includes the Eyre Peninsula Gateway project in South Australia and the H2-Hub Gladstone in Queensland.

The H2-Hub™ Gladstone project, an industrial-scale green hydrogen/ammonia production complex – integrating up to eight industrial scale process trains is planned to be established in the strategic port-based location of Gladstone, Queensland.

A strategic and suitably-located 171 hectares site in the Yarwun State Development Area (SDA) has been secured by H2U under a Sale of Land Agreement with the Queensland Minister for Economic Development (MEDQ).

Emma Roberts
Head of Future Energy

CS Energy

CQ Energy Hub

Emma is CS Energy’s Head of Future Energy. CS Energy is a major provider of energy in Queensland, with over 3000MW of capacity in its fleet, with a large presence in the Central Queensland region.  CS Energy invested early in a pre-feasibility and feasibility study for a renewable hydrogen demonstration plant (in collaboration with IHI Japan) and will share some of the findings of those studies.

GEA Luncheon Expo Gabrielle Powell DP Energy
Gabrielle Powell
Consents Manager

DP Energy

Callide Wind Farm Project

Gabrielle Powell is the Consents Manager for DP Energy Australia’s large-scale renewable energy developments. With 10 years’ experience in renewable energy development, specialising in onshore wind, solar and hybrid projects, Gabrielle leads and coordinates the planning and environmental assessments and development applications for project development through to ready-to-build.

Gabrielle’s experience includes the 317 MW Port Augusta Renewable Energy Park Project in South Australia, one of the largest hybrid projects in Australia soon to be operational. Gabrielle is currently leading the Callide Wind Farm project in Central Queensland.

Mike Kilcullen
Manager - manufacturing

Fortescue Future Industries

Green Energy Manufacturing

“Mike is responsible for the design and delivery of one of the world's largest electrolyser factories - the $114 million first stage of Fortescue Future Industries’ (FFI) Green Energy Manufacturing Centre (GEM) in Gladstone, Queensland.

FFI’s electrolyser manufacturing facility will see Gladstone become a world leading hub for the manufacture of electrolysers – vital to the production of green hydrogen, a zero-carbon fuel that will decarbonise hard-to-abate sectors such as heavy haulage, shipping, aviation, and industry.

Mike is an expert in the management and delivery of technical, manufacturing and construction projects. In three decades of leading, technical excellence, logistics management, and construction, he believes that organisations work to an optimum level when all stakeholders are actively engaged and share an understanding of and belief in their objectives. He takes a hands-on, informed and determined approach predicated on a belief that when we focus on outcomes we make better decisions.”


Vincent Dwyer

Energy Estate

Central Queensland Power

For over 25 years, Vincent has been at the forefront of developments in the energy sector, from energy privatisations, to the development of energy markets and the rapid deployment of renewable energy.

Vincent has worked on many of the Asia-Pacific region’s most significant and innovative transactions in the energy sector. His experience spans governments, utilities, pension funds and technology start-ups. Vincent is the co-founder of Energy Estate and will present about Central Queensland Power – a joint venture between Energy Estate & RES to develop a portfolio of more than 4GW of wind, solar and storage integrated projects and new transmission infrastructure in the Central Queensland region.

German-Australian Chamber of Industry and Commerce Delegation

(AHK Australien)

A 38-strong delegation from the German-Australian Chamber of Industry and Commerce (AHK Australien) will be attending GEA’s Connecting Suppliers Luncheon on Wednesday 27 April and the CQ Supply Chain Expo on Thursday 28 April.

The German-Australian Chamber of Industry and Commerce (AHK Australien) is the primary contact for all bilateral business matters. With offices in Sydney and Melbourne and strong links to the German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (DIHK), the AHK Australien has successfully fostered the trade and industry partnership between both countries for 45 years. Recently, the AHK Australien has adopted its new strategy aimed at spearheading its efforts in four distinct industry clusters in four identified high-potential industries: Health, Energy, Food and Beverage, Mining and Resources. The Energy and the Mining & Resources Cluster are organising a delegation of AHK members to Gladstone this April, supported by TIQ and GEA. This trip will highlight the opportunities Gladstone has to offer to (mostly German) companies in the industrial and energy sectors.

Mining & Resources Cluster
Australia is one of the world’s leading mining countries, exporting a wide range of mineral and energy resources – not only “traditional” resources like iron ore, gold or coal, but also “future” minerals like Lithium or Rare Earths Metals with high importance for the German industry. While the number of operating mines in Germany is decreasing, Germany remains a world-class exporter of mining equipment, technology and services (METS) with a growing number of companies exporting their innovative products to Australia.

Energy Cluster
With most of the industrial nations striving to decarbonize, the energy market is undergoing radical change. Industry players need to stay on top of relevant information about innovation and policies.

Streamlining Bilateral Business
Germany is renowned for its cutting-edge technology, but this is not to say that Australia is lagging in disruptive inventions. In addition to its natural assets like wind and solar, Australia has a wealth of experience in running large energy projects and is short-listed to become one of the major providers of green energy for Germany and other import markets. As the Australian Ambassador to Germany, H.E. Phillip Green, said: “3% of Australia’s landmass can provide 10times the green energy Germany needs.”  For both countries to reach their full potential, they need focused exchange opportunities.

For more information, please contact:
Florence Lindhaus, Cluster Manager Energy Florence.lindhaus@germany.org.au
Jürgen Wallstabe, Cluster Manager Mining & Resources Juergen.wallstabe@germany.org.au

Meet the Buyer 10-Minute Session

9:30 - 11:30AM and 12:00 - 2:00PM

Stallholders at this year’s GEA Supply Chain Expo, along with GEA members, will have a unique opportunity to sit down and talk face-to-face with specialists from some of Gladstone’s large industries and Tier 1 companies.

The Meet the Buyer, 10-minute interviews will give stallholders  and GEA members access to these companies to pitch their businesses’ services and products, identify how to connect with future procurement opportunities being offered or ask questions related to the companies’ procurement processes.

The number of 10-minutes interviews available are limited and will be offered on a first-in, first-served basis.

Australia Pacific LNG
operated by ConocoPhillips

Meet the procurement/technical specialist of Australia Pacific LNG operated by ConocoPhillips, and have an opportunity to pitch in your business and see how you can help with their maintenance requirements

McConnell Dowell & BMD Constructions Joint Venture

MCD BMD JV Open to market expressions of interest for Fitzroy Gladstone Pipeline ECI

The McConnell Dowell & BMD Constructions Joint Venture (MCD BMD JV) wish to advise the local Construction and Engineering community that we have been shortlisted as one of two proponents for the Fitzroy to Gladstone Pipeline Project (FGP) ECI phase to develop and submit a D&C Delivery offer.

MCD BMD JV is focussed on maximising local and indigenous involvement and employment and would like to advise local industry of our intent to enable their registration of interest to participate in the project. To this end please see the ICN portal website that MCD BMD JV will establish for businesses to be able to register interest in the project packages available to the market.

Interest can further be registered by sending your information to Felix.Support@mcdgroup.com where your email has to please be sent with title - ‘FGP - MCD BMD JV Market EOI - Insert up to 5 word package description’ .

Potential work packages are:

  • Site facilities | Bus transport | Truck & LV 4WD vehicle hire suppliers | Accommodation
  • Utilities Location / Non Destructive Digging contractors | Engineering Survey companies with specific water pipelines & facilities expertise
  • Earthmoving machinery suppliers – wet & dry hire (excavators, graders, loaders, dump trucks etc.)
  • Water truck hire | Water Treatment Plant materials and contractors
  • Form Reo Pour (FRP) - Concrete/ concrete installation | Mechanical works materials and contractors
  • Electrical works materials and contractors | Reservoir tanks supply and install contractors
  • QA -  NATA Testing | Quarry material suppliers | Roofing fabrications and/or install
  • Steel structures fabrications and/or install | Building supplies | Pipeline welders & fabricators  | Civil works contractors+
  • Traffic Management contractors | Concrete pre casters | Premixed concrete suppliers | Fencing contractors (farm & security style) | Reseeding contractors

Meet the procurement/technical specialist of Monadelphous and have an opportunity to pitch in your business and see how you can help with their requirements.

Monadelphous is a leading Australian engineering group providing construction, maintenance and industrial services to the resources, energy and infrastructure sectors. We are involved in some of Australia’s biggest and most complex projects and facilities, reflecting our position as a leader in our chosen markets.
Our success and sustained growth are built on a reputation of producing solid, quality work, maintaining a clear customer focus and providing safe, reliable, innovative and cost-effective service solutions.

We employ over 6,000 people with major offices in Perth, Western Australia, and Brisbane, Queensland, supporting our operations, facilities and workshops spread across Australia and in countries including China, Chile, Papua New Guinea, Mongolia and the Philippines.

Rio Tinto Yarwun and Boyne Smelters Ltd

Meet the procurement/technical specialist of Rio Tinto Yarwun and Boyne Smelters Limited, and have an opportunity to pitch in your business and see how you can help with their maintenance requirements

Santos GLNG

Meet the procurement/technical specialist of Santos GLNG and have an opportunity to pitch in your business and see how you can help with their maintenance requirements

CPB Contractors

CPB Contractors is currently leading the AquaGen consortium which has been shortlisted as one of two proponents to participate in the Fitzroy to Gladstone Pipeline (FGP) Project ECI Phase in collaboration with the Gladstone Area Water Board.

AquaGen is focused on maximising opportunities for local and Indigenous businesses, and is committed to creating pathways for economic growth and capability development across the region.  Work packages AquaGen will potentially bring to market during delivery of the FPG Project include but are not limited to:

  • Clear and grub
  • Site fencing and landscaping
  • Earthmoving, civil construction, plant and equipment Hire
  • Professional services – geotechnical, Surveying and Environmental consultants
  • Concrete Works –Pumping, FRP & Kerbing
    Material supply – Concrete, Water, Quarry Materials
  • Fabrication, Mechanical Assembly & Industrial Supplies
  • Accommodation
  • Site Facilities, Cleaning and Security
  • Labour Hire and Training Providers (RTO’s)

Together with consortium partners Nacap, GHD and Veolia, CPB Contractors is pleased to invite businesses and suppliers to register their interest to participate in this legacy building Project. All interested parties should contact AquaGen at aquagen@cpbcon.com.au

Please note, this is only open to GEA expo stall holders and GEA members on a first-in, first serve basis.

Each stall holder/GEA member is restricted to a maximum of two (2) buyers.

For GEA members, please login to your GEA portal to secure an interview. If you are a stall holder, to secure an interview with your preferred buyer, please email:

Expo Sponsorship

* Price exclude GST *

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Luncheon Tickets

* Luncheon prices include GST *

Luncheon Members

$ 210 pp

Discounted registration fee for representatives of business who are financial GEA members

Luncheon Non-Member

$ 260 pp

Registration fee for representatives of businesses who are not financial members of GEA

Member Stall Holder Luncheon

$ 170 pp

Discounted registration fee for financial GEA members who have also purchased a 2022 Expo stall

Non-Member Stall Holder

$ 210 pp

Discounted registration fee for non-members of GEA who have also purchased a 2022 Expo stall

GEA Member Virtual Luncheon

$ 170 pp

Discounted registration fee for financial GEA members who are unable to attend and network in-person

Non-Member Virtual Luncheon

$ 190 pp

Registration fee for
non-members who are unable
to attend and network

Exhibition Stalls

* Prices exclude GST *

Member 2x2

$ 550 /Stall

2x2 metre stall
2 stall holders
Meals and drinks

Non-Member 2x2

$ 760 /Stall

2x2 metre stall
2 stall holders
Meals and drinks

Member 3x3

$ 650 /Stall

3x3 metre stall
2 stall holders
Meals and drinks

Non-Member 3x3

$ 860 /Stall

3x3 metre stall
2 stall holders
Meals and drinks

Power to the stall is an additional cost of  $65

Exhibition stalls include:

  • A 1.8m covered table and two chairs
  • Each stall will receive two (2) meal vouchers and four (4) drink
  • Inclusion in the Expo’s Event Guide (must be booked and paid for by 22 March 2023 to be guaranteed inclusion)
  • Stall sites are allocated on a first come first serve basis

Exhibitor Information Guide

Please make yourself, and any of your staff who will be onsite, familiar with the information on the PDF file.

Where: Gladstone Entertainment Convention Centre (GECC)
Address: 56 Goondoon St, Gladstone Central, QLD 4680
When: 8am-2pm Thursday, 28 April 2022
Bump in: 6.30am.
Bump out: 3:00pm.
*There is no opportunity to set-up the day before the event.

The following is very important to all stall holders and has all the information you’ll need to make the 2022 Supply Chain Expo a successful day for everyone.