Critical Issues 2008 - The China India Dialogue
The Critical Issues 2008 - Corporate Dinner
Melbourne Business School's Centre for Business and Public Policy together with ANZ are hosting a corporate dinner on Thursday 10 April as part of Critical Issues 2008 : The India China Dialogue, and an invitation to attend is open to all MBS Alumni.
- The Hon. Simon Crean, Minister for Trade as guest speaker.
- The Hon. Warwick Smith* and Hon. Simon Crean in a 'Parkinson-style' interview conducted by Ian Harper.
- Michael Stutchbury, Deputy to the Editor in Chief (Business) from The Australian will provide a conference overview.
We hope you can join us for what should be an entertaining evening!
*Warwick Smith, AM is currently Chairman of E*TRADE Limited, Chairman of ANZ for NSW and ACT and Chairman of the Advisory Board of Australian Capital Equity Pty Ltd (ACE).
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Venue: Park Hyatt Melbourne
Time: 7.00pm – 10.00pm Cocktails from 6.30pm
Date: Thursday 10 April, 2008
Cost: $148.50 (includes 10% discount to MBS Alumni)
RSVP: Friday 4 April
Event Contact: Kristy Jacobs firstname.lastname@example.org
The Critical Issues 2008 - Conference
On Thursday 10 April, 2008 seventy high-level experts from business, government and academia in China, India and Australia will gather at the Park Hyatt in Melbourne to discuss the future of China and India and their impact on business in Australia.
Critical Issues is the annual conference, lead by Ian Harper as Executive Director of the Centre for Business and Public Policy, will focus on China and India and how important they'll be for Australia's future.
- The Hon. John Brumby, Premier of Victoria (opening address)
- Vivek Tulpule, Chief Economist, RioTinto
- Kathryn Fagg, President, Asian Building and Manufacturing Markets, Bluescope Steel
- Wang Qixin, Chief Representative, China Construction Bank.
- Gajendra Haldea, Adviser to Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission, Government of India
The format of the conference is a roundtable discussion with topics introduced by several brief presentations followed by a group-wide discussion facilitated by Ian Harper. Delegates are full participants in the event with a place at the main table and the opportunity to contribute there views and experience throughout the day.
Full details of the conference, including a current list of speakers, are available on the conference website http://www.criticalissues.com.au/.
Registrations are strictly limited and delegates must represent senior decision makers within their organisations.
Event Contact: Kristy Jacobs email@example.com or phone 03 9349 8292