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Program Highlights

Over the coming months, we will convene a range of interesting program activities on a variety of themes, here in Australia and abroad.

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Hainan | Boao Forum for Asia 
International Series
The Foundation convened and chaired the APEC panel at the Forum, focused on the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank; as well as participated in the cyber security panel.
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Sydney | Mr David Murray AO
Boardroom Series
The Chair of Australia’s Financial System Inquiry joins members for a lunch discussion to explore the impact of the financial system on growth, productivity and competitiveness.
Co-hosted by Accenture
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Paris | Global Governance  
Global Leaders Series
Members are invited to join a Roundtable discussion, led by Former Director General of the World Trade Organisation, Mr Pascal Lamy, and other international friends, to explore global governance structures, challenges and opportunities.
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13 May
Brisbane | National Development Leadership
Roundtable Series
Members are invited to join a Roundtable discussion about the national development agenda, including infrastructure and other key issues.
Co-hosted by Aurizon
16 May
Melbourne | Dr Megan Clark
Boardroom Series
The CEO of CSIRO joins members for a lunch discussion about The Innovation Imperative.
Co-hosted by Toyota
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20 May
Sydney | Mr Glenn Stevens
Boardroom Series
The Governor of the Reserve Bank joins members for a lunch discussion to explore Australia’s performance and potential in the current economic and political climate.
Co-hosted by Gilbert + Tobin
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São Paulo | Mr Rob Grant
Brazil Business Series
Our Regional Chair for Latin America joins members for a lunch discussion about the opportunities and challenges facing Australian engagement in the Latin American region, particularly in areas of infrastructure and renewable energy.
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28 May
Sydney | Global Governance
Global Leaders Series
Mr Pascal Lamy will join us in Australia to engage members in a discussion about the report of the Oxford Martin Commission for Future Generations, and its long term vision for a set of universally shared values.
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4 June
Sydney | Asia Pacific's Food Future
Roundtable Series
Members are invited to join us for a Roundtable discussion about the role of national and regional governance structures, and the private sector in building the ‘food future’ for the Asia Pacific.
11 June
Melbourne | Prof Ed Byrne AC [By invitation only]
Our Chairman hosts a cocktail function for Patrons, Board and Advisory Council members and guests.
20 June
Sydney | Mr Rod Sims
Boardroom Series
The Chairman of the ACCC joins members for a lunch discussion on our international competitiveness and the challenges and opportunities facing Australia.
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3rd Wk June
Beijing | Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
International Series
We will partner with key Chinese think tanks, the Boao Forum for Asia and the China Centre for International Economic Exchanges (CCIEE), with support of the Chinese Government to convene a conference about the architecture of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.
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25 June
Melbourne | Mr Simon Kennedy
Boardroom Series
Canada’s G20 Sherpa and Deputy Minister for International Trade joins members for a discussion to explore the common challenges and opportunities shared by Australia and Canada and to highlight Canada’s G20 priorities.
Co-hosted by Monash University
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3rd Week July
Sydney | Australia's Food Future
Roundtable Series
Members are invited to participate in a Roundtable discussion to explore the priority actions required to secure our national food future, focusing on the domestic and international barriers and opportunities.
31 July
Sydney | Dr Heather Smith
Boardroom Series
Australia’s G20 Sherpa joins members for a lunch discussion to explore the shaping of 2014’s G20 infrastructure-focused agenda and the mechanisms of the G20 process.
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April 2014




Update from our AGM program
The Global Foundation Annual General Meeting was held in Sydney on 13 March 2014.
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A message from our CEO
In conjunction with our Annual General Meeting (AGM), we had an interesting program for our members in Sydney, including Afternoon Tea, hosted by the Governor of NSW at Government House. These past weeks also saw us farewell one of the great founding supporters of the Foundation, Mr Ian Haig AM, who served the Foundation for a decade...
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The Global Foundation is a citizens’ organization with extensive private sector membership, based in Australia. Fully independent of government and funded by its members, The Global Foundation promotes high-level thinking within Australia and cooperation between Australia and the world. It works with government and institutions, the private sector, academia and the community, to help shape longer term solutions to great challenges.
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AGM Report .  March 2014

February Newsletter
. Feb 2014

December Newsletter. Dec 2013

November Newsletter. Sept 2013

July Newsletter. July 2013

Secretary General provides keynote address at the Global Think Tank Summit in Beijing. 29 June 2013

Achieving breakthrough for the Australian digital economy.

May Newsletter. May 2013

BULLETIN: Our ‘Strategic Partnership’ plan with China realised. 10 Apr 2013

April Newsletter. Apr 2013

The Foundation hosts the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the CIC during his visit to Australia. 6-8 Mar 2013

Roundtable meeting with the Coalition Policy Development Committee. 28 Feb 2013

The Global Foundation hosts the Chairman of ASIC at a Boardroom Dinner. 26 Feb 2013

The Global Foundation visits Jakarta. 11-13 Feb 2013

The Global Foundation holds a ‘breakthrough’ working session to explore Australia’s potential in the digital age. 12 Feb 2013

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