The organisers of the Australian Regional Development Conference have extended the early bird rates for registration until 15 September 2014 in response to numerous requests.

The upcoming Australian Regional Development Conference will host some of Australia's most influential and engaging industry regional leaders from Councils, Government Agencies and Rural Business with over 70 presentations and an awards program on the schedule.

Key issues related to the economy, planning, environment and community development will be covered at the conference. The aim is to advance economic and social outcomes and discuss the challenges, opportunities and future of Regional Australia. The program is packed with an energising mix of keynote presenters, panel discussions, breakout sessions, and networking time.

The Australian Regional Development Innovation Awards will be held during the conference dinner on Wednesday, 15th October.

Early bird rates for registration will be available till 15 September; registration fees include access to the ‘Book of Proceedings’ and session podcasts after the event.

Visit the website to view the full program.