2nd Annual China–Western Australia Strategic Symposium

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Hear from key leaders in WA and their China counterparts regarding the importance of the WA-China resources relationship.

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The ACBC WA and CCCA (Perth Branch) are delighted to invite you to attend the 2nd Annual China – Western Australia Strategic Symposium on October 17 and 18. Come and hear from key leaders in WA and their China counterparts regarding the importance of the WA-China relationship. 

The inaugural 2018 State Strategic Dinner and Dialogue with the Premier held in Beijing was a resounding success, with the China and WA side agreeing to rotate the hosting each year between China and Western Australia. In 2019 the Dialogue has expanded to a two day Symposium.

The Symposium comprises of a series of sessions, where you will:

  • Hear from WA Government officials, and key leaders in WA-China business and their China counterparts regarding the importance of the WA-China relationship and how to take it to the next level;
  • Grow your network with key Chinese businesses and local WA-China business;
  • Discover local investment opportunities;
  • Gain insight from WA investment case studies; and
  • Learn about key legal and policy issues associated with the resources sector.

Event Details

Dates: Thursday 17 and Friday 18 October, 2019

Times:

  • Thursday 17, 2:00pm - Plenary & Panel Session
  • Thursday 17, 5:15pm - Cocktail Reception
  • Friday 18, 9:00am - 4:00pm - Trade & Investment Presentations & Business Matching

Venue: Government House, St Georges Terrace, Perth WA

Dress: Business Attire

Catering: Meals included with your ticket. Please advise of any special dietary requirements.

Ticket: Ticket packages are available. A 10% discount for ACBC WA and CCCA Members. Members please click on the link in your email invitation to apply your discount.

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ASIA BUSINESS SERIES

Day 1- 17 October

Increasing China Trade and Investment Roundtable with Hon. Peter Tinley Minister for Asian Engagement (9:00am-12:00pm) FREE

BOOK MORNING SESSION HERE - SOLD OUT

SYMPOSIUM SESSIONS

Day 1- 17 October

Plenary Session - Afternoon (2:00pm-4:50pm)

Hear from key leaders in WA and their China counterparts regarding the importance of the WA-China relationship and the state of the Federal and WA State relationship.

Speakers:

Topic - Getting on in business: Importance of the bilateral relationship:

  • Jonathan Bloch, Executive Director - Head of Strategic Banking (Resources, Energy & Infrastructure), ANZ

Topic - Direct Flights between Perth and Shanghai:

  • Katherine (Ping) Lu, General Manager Oceania, China Eastern

The speeches will be followed by two panel sessions:

China & Western Australia: Foundations and taking the relationship to the next level:

  • Bing Liu, State Manager (WA); General Manager - Perth Branch, ICBC
  • Ken Brinsden, Managing Director and CEO, Pilbara Minerals Limited
  • Alison Terry, Group Manager Corporate Affairs, Fortescue Metals Group
  • Jane Caforio, WA State Director, Austrade

WA-China Resources Relationship:

  • Cathe Jiang, Managing Director, Shagang (Australia) Pty Ltd
  • Max Ji, Executive Chairman, Minjar Gold
  • Zaiqian Zhang, CFO, Focus Minerals Ltd

Cocktail Reception - Evening (5:15pm)

Network with key leaders in WA and Chinese delegates in a relaxed environment. This event is open to everyone.

State Dinner and Dialogue (Invitation Only) with Hon. Mark McGowan Premier of WA - Evening (6:45pm)

This exclusive invitation only evening will bring together around 40 Chairpersons or CEOs of Chinese Enterprises who have or are looking to invest in Western Australia. It is focused on created open discussions regarding the challenges and opportunities relating to trade and investment between Western Australia and China.

Day 2 - 18 October - Supported by the Department of Jobs,Tourism, Science & Innovation

Trade and Investment Presentations and Business Matching - Morning (9:00am)

Discover proposed investable projects with a series of presentations, offering the opportunity for attendees to ask questions. The session will assist in the facilitation of investor introductions between Chinese Investors with Western Australian businesses.

Case Studies and Risks related to the Resource Sector - Afternoon (1:00pm)

Learn about key financial, operational, tax, legal and policy issues associated with the resources sector and gain insight from existing case studies.

Speakers:

  • Shaun McRobert, Partner, MinterEllison
  • Partner, PwC

Please contact ACBC WA's event team via email at eventswa@acbc.com.au for further information on the event, including sponsorship packages.

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Government House

St Georges Terrance

Perth, WA 6000

Australia

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