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