ACETIE 2020 VIRTUAL CONFERENC

EXPLORING NEW PATHS BEYOND THE NEW NORMAL

Friday 20 November 2020, Zoom

Main Forum


Welcome speech: The Hon Andrew Robb AO

Chair of the ACETIE Organising Committee, Former Australian Minister for Trade and Investment


Keynote Speech: The Hon Malcolm Turnbull

29th Prime Minister of Australia


Speech by the Hon Martin Pakula MP

Victorian Minister for Trade


Speech by Mr Long Zhou

Chinese Consul General in Melbourne


Speech by the Hon Dr Craig Emerson

Former Australian Minister for Trade and Competitiveness Director of the Australian APEC Study Centre at RMIT


Speech by Mr David Olsson

National President of the Australia China Business Council


Speech by the Hon Ken Smith AM

Immediate Past President of the Australia China Business Council Victoria, Former Speaker of the Victorian Legislative Assembly


Session 2

Global Health Tech Innovation in an Era of Turbulence


Keynote speech: Australia-China opportunities for healthcare in the current landscape

Dr Zachary Tan

Chief Strategy Officer, CancerAid and Research Fellow, Centre for Eye Research Australia, “40 Under 40: Most Influential Asian-Australian Awards” winner


Keynote Speech: The role of service providers in realising innovation in the future of aged care

Ms Carol Allen

Aged Care Consultant, Board Member of The Bays Healthcare Group and former Director of Sapphire Holdings Group


Keynote Speech: Capital investments and medical technologies 

Mr Michael Woods 

CEO, NextMed Capital


Panel Discussion

Geopolitics/COVID challenges, reality v reporting and appropriate healthcare innovation cooperation

Changing landscape in IP in China v rest of the world

The Australian Aged Care system and exploring solutions


Moderator: Mr Jason Sun

CEO of the Australia China Health Accelerator, Chair of the ACBC Health & Medical Research Working Group


Session 3

Opportunities and Challenges Faced by Chinese Entrepreneurs in the Post-Covid Era


Welcome Speech by Mr Justin Pan

Acting President of the ACETIE Organising Committee, President of the China Chamber of Commerce in Australia Melbourne Branch, General Manager at China Southern Airlines Melbourne


Speech by Prof. Heling Shi

Professor, Monash Business School, Monash University


Chinese-Australian entrepreneur representative - Mr Dajiang Zhu

Director of Standey Group


Chinese-Australian entrepreneur representative - Mr Tony Li

Owner of the Lake Cooper Estate


Chinese-Australian entrepreneur representative - Ms Xiao Li

Managing Director of Pactera Australia


Industry case study

Mr Luke Kivlighon

Vice President of Australia Hide Skin Leather Association


Session 4

From Geopolitics to Geo-Economics in the Biden Era


Welcome speech by Prof. On Kit Tam

Vice President of ACBC Victoria, Professor of Finance at School of Economics, Finance and Marketing RMIT, Former Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor Business International at RMIT


Speech by Dr Jian Yang (New Zealand)

Former Member of Parliament in New Zealand


Speech by Prof. Andrew Chi-fai Chan (Hong Kong, China)

Professor of Practice in Marketing, Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Vice Chairman of the Board of the Greater Bay Area Business School


Speech by Mr Daryl Guppy

President of ACBC Northern Territory, Financial market international commentator