Past Events

2017 Speakers & Events List

The Rt Hon the Lord Sebastian Coe CH KBE, President, International Association of Athletics Federations & Former Chairman, London 2012 Olympics Organising Committee
14 February 2017 , Forum and Lunch, Sydney – co-hosted by M&C Saatchi

Mr David Neal, Managing Director, Future Fund
15 February 2017, Forum and Lunch, Melbourne - co-hosted by Goldman Sachs

HE Mr Peter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Hungary
16 February 2017, Forum and Lunch, Sydney

HE Mr Jean-Marc Ayrault, Minister of Foreign Affairs of France
The Hon Gladys Berejiklian MP, Premier, New South Wales
1 March 2017, Forum and Lunch, Sydney - co-hosted by Louis Vuitton

The Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP, Prime Minister of Australia
9 March 2017, Reception, Sydney - co-hosted by Westfield

Mr Jeroen Nijland, Commissioner, Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency
14 March 2017, Roundtable Discussion, Sydney

Mr Miguel Frasquilho, Chief Executive Officer, Portugal Global Trade & Investment Agency (AICEP)
14 March 2017, Roundtable Morning Tea, Sydney

Business Roundtable with Heads of Mission of Australian Ambassadors to the EU, France, Germany, Italy, Spain
30 March 2017, Business Roundtable and Reception, Sydney – co-hosted by Goldman Sachs

Sir Lynton Crosby AO, Managing Director & Co-Founder, Crosby|Textor
4 April 2017, Forum and Dinner, Sydney

Mr Michel Masson, CEO, Infrastructure Victoria
20 April 2017, Forum and Lunch, Melbourne - co-hosted by Cargotec

HE Dr Witold Waszczykowski, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Poland
1 May 2017, Forum and Lunch, Sydney

Dr Larry Marshall, CEO, CSIRO
2 May 2017 Forum and Lunch, Melbourne – co-hosted by Swisse

Europe Day
8 May 2017, Reception, Sydney

2017 Federal Budget Dinner
9 May 2017, Reception and Dinner, Canberra – co-hosted by National Australia Bank

Dr David Jalagania, Deputy Foreign Minister of Georgia
12 May 2017, Roundtable Discussion, Sydney

Mr Moritz Kraemer, Global Head of Sovereign Ratings, S&P
30 May 2017, Boardroom Dinner, Sydney - co-hosted by PwC

EU-Australia Senior Leadership Forum
4-6 June 2017, Conference, Sydney

Senator the Hon Mathias Cormann, Minister for Finance, Australia
5 June 2017, Boardroom Dinner, Sydney – co-hosted by Goldman Sachs

EABC Business Mission to Europe – Amsterdam, The Hague, Brussels, Dublin
25-30 June 2017

The Rt Hon David Jones MP, former Secretary of State for Brexit and Lord (Brian) Griffiths, Board Member, Goldman Sachs International
3 July, Boardroom Lunch, London – co-hosted by Goldman Sachs

Ms Glenys Beauchamp PSM, Secretary, Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
August 2017 (Date TBC), Forum and Lunch, Melbourne

Mr Brendan Berne, Ambassador-Designate to France
8 August 2017, Forum and Lunch, Melbourne – co-hosted by Swisse

Dr Ken Henry AC, Chairman, National Australia Bank
9 August, Forum and Lunch, Sydney – co-hosted by QBE

HE Ms Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, President of Croatia
14 August, Forum and Lunch, Sydney

Mr David Thodey AO, Chairman, CSIRO
16 August 2017, Forum and Lunch, Sydney – co-hosted by McKinsey & Company

Mr Brendan Berne, Ambassador-Designate to France
24 August 2017, Forum and Lunch, Sydney – co-hosted by Thales

Ms Frances Adamson, Secretary, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
31 August 2017, Forum and Lunch, Sydney – co-hosted by Siemens

Dr Adam Marshall, Director General, British Chambers of Commerce
19 September 2017, Reception, Sydney – co-hosted by Servcorp

Hon Paul Fletcher MP, Minister for Urban Infrastructure
21 September 2017, Forum and Lunch, Melbourne – co-hosted by Monash University

Mr David Neal, Chief Executive Officer, Future Fund
16 October 2017, Forum and Lunch, Sydney – co-hosted by McKinsey & Company

Mr Francis Gurry, Director-General, World Intellectual Property Organization
19 October 2017, Boardroom Dinner, Sydney – co-hosted by The University of Sydney

EABC Delegation to Parliament House Canberra
24-25 October 2017, Canberra

Hon Steven Ciobo MP, Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment
31 October 2017, Forum and Lunch, Sydney – co-hosted by PwC

Mr Bernd Lange MEP, Delegation for the International Trade Committee, European Parliament
2 November 2017, Roundtable and Lunch, Sydney – co-hosted by Swisse

Hon Jason Clare MP, Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment
20 November 2017, Forum and Lunch, Sydney

EABC Annual General Meeting 2017, Hon Julie Bishop MP, Minister for Foreign Affairs
22 November 2017, AGM and Reception, Sydney – co-hosted by InterContinental Sydney

Mr Philip Aiken AM, Chairman, Balfour Beatty, Chairman, Aveva
5 December 2017, Forum and Lunch, Melbourne – co-hosted by McKinsey & Company