According to Bureau of Resources and Energy Economics (BREE), the record level of committed capital expenditure will underpin growth in Australia's mineral and energy exports over the medium and long term. Their most recent forecast for the 2011/12 financial year is a 15% increase in the value of Australian energy minerals and metals over the previous year. To capitalise on the current resource boom, high quality projects need to be executive to deliver the products and services within scope, on time and on budget. Today’s resource projects are facing the following main challenges:- Lack of resources (People and equipment)- Change of cost and project scope- Poor monitoring and execution- Delay in project deliveryGreater-than-ever importance has been attached to project planning and scheduling, execution, cost control, risk management, people management etc.Project Management: Mining, Oil & Gas conference is a premier event in the resource sector this year focusing on all major issues such as resource management, project execution, people management, stakeholder engagement, procurement strategies, change management, cost controls and more. Hands on experiences, in-depth workshops, interactive panel discussions and expert insights will endeavour to help delegates achieve successful project planning and execution.