Attracting hundreds of industry, government and community sector guests for more than 30 years, our well-attended events deliver unique insights and networking opportunities.

COVID-19 - HRF Centre Response + Future events updated below 

2020 Newcastle Breakfast Series - 4 times a year
  • 2020 Dates: 28 February, 22 May (cancelled), 24 July (Free webinar - registrations open shortly) and 13 November
    Download presentations from the February breakfast
2020 Upper Hunter Breakfast Series - twice a year
  • 2020 Dates: 1 April and 16 September
    Listen to the insights from our 1 April keynote speaker
    Download the insights presented at the September breakfast
Smaller and Smarter Cities: International Symposium - October 2019

For the second year, this symposium addressed the opportunities and challenges facing major, non-capital cities. Find out more

Dinner and Launch for the Smaller and Smarter Cities Symposium - October 2019

Launching the 2019 Symposium at the iconic Victoria Theatre, Newcastle the dinner featured Andrew Beer, a leading authority on unleashing the potential of Australia’s regions.  Find out more

Special Dinner with the NSW Planning Minister - 14 August 2019

The Hunter Ahead: Driving the Region's Future - The Hon. Rob Stokes, MP - a joint event presented with Hunter Business Chamber on Wed. 14 August.


2018 Hugh Mackay Public Lecture (free) - Download the transcript

2017 New Professors Talk 
HRF Centre Director Prof. Will Rifkin - 25 Ways to Spot an Expert - Listen Now

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