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Calendar of Events 2016

(updated 30/4/2016)

Friday 19 Feb

AICC(WA)’s Dr Harold Clough AO OBE Annual Event - Hon Christian Porter MP, Minister for Social Services, Parliament of Australia & Member for Pearce, WA, speaking on “Australian Welfare System”.  Hosts & Venue: KPMG, Level 8, 235 St George’s Terrace, Perth. Time: 11.45am-2.30pm. Sponsored by McRae Investments Pty Ltd and Microsoft Australia.

Thursday 10 March

AICC(WA) and ECU Annual Executive Lunch - Nobel Laureate Distinguished Prof. Dan Shechtman, Dept. of Material Science & Engineering, Technion, Israel, speaking on "Demographics, Entrepreneurship and the Future of the World". Time: 11.45am arrivals for a 12 noon start to 2.30pm. Venue Bankwest - Open to all. 

Tuesday 15 March

AICC(WA) Cisco Cyber Security Annual Event featuring John N Stewart, Senior Vice President, Chief Security and Trust Officer, Cisco. Advisory member for the Prime Minister’s Cyber Security Review. Time 11.45am for a 12noon start to 2pm. Venue: Hyatt Regency Perth.

Wednesday 16 March

AICC(WA) Annual Dr Patricia V Kailis AM OBE Women of Achievement Event Panelists: Dr Linda Friedland, international health expert, a medical doctor, television personality, international speaker and a bestselling author, Ms Liz Harris, former, Chief Executive Officer, Challenger Institute of Technology, EY female entrepreneur and high achieving student, St Catherine’s College, UWA speaking on ‘Resilience’and its importance to be a woman of achievement. Sponsored by Kailis Jewellery, Co-Sponsored by NAB Private Wealth and Ashurst.  Host venue: EY. Time 11.45am for a 12 noon start to 2.30pm - Invitation only

Wednesday 27 April

AICC(WA)’s ECU futureNOW series (FNS) Sundowner - “People vs technology, who will win?” featuring Morris Miselowski world renowned business futurist, innovation provocateur & media commentator speaking on: “People vs technology, who will win?”. Host venue GHD, Time:5.45pm-8.45pm. Open to all.

Friday 6 May

The ECU Exercise Medicine Research Institute and AICC(WA) Annual Event featuring Dr Andrew Walshe, Director of High Performance, Red Bull speaking on “Hacking Human Potential” Time: 7.00am-9.00am. Venue: Banquet Hall, University Club, UWA. Open to all.

18-24 May The AICC ECU Security Delegation to Israel 18-24 May 2016 sponsored by Cisco - led by Mr David Irvine AO, Chairman, Australian Cyber Security Research Institute & former Head of ASIO and ASIS. Open to all.

Tuesday 31 May

AICC(WA) Curtin University Oil & Gas Annual Event – as part of The AICC(WA) & Woodside Oil & Gas Innovation Series, featuring Mary Hackett, Regional Director, ANZ & PNG and Operations Leader, Asia Pacific GE Oil & Gas speaking on “The Industrial Internet. Pushing the boundaries of minds and machines”.  Venue: State Reception Centre, Fraser Ave, Kings Park. Time: 11.45am to 2.30pm. Sponsored by Curtin University, Woodside, Cisco and EY.  Open to all.

Wednesday 15 June

AICC(WA) Morning Seminar – featuring Dr Linda Friedland and interviewer, Professor Rob Newton speaking on “Resilience for the corporate athlete – the science, secrets and strategies of body energy and brain health”. Venue: CCI Function Centre, East Perth. Time: 9.45am for a 10.00am start to 12.30pm. Co-sponsored by CDM Australia. Open to all.

Thursday 14 July

AICC(WA)’s Cisco Technology Series (TS) Sundowner - Australia’s new Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel AO speaking on “Fuelled by attitude” – Time: 5.30pm for a 5.45pm start to 8.30pm. Venue: University Club of Western Australia, The UWA, Hackett Drive, Crawley . Open to all.

Thursday 21 July

The AICC(WA) and Western Australian Health Translational Network (WAHTN) Annual Event featuring Professor Anne Kelso AO, Chief Executive Officer, NHMRC – National Health and Medical Research Council. Venue: Duxton Perth Time: 11.45am for a 12.00 noon start to 2.30pm. Open to all.

Wednesday 10 August

AICC(WA)’s Annual Geo Political Event –  Gregory R. Copley AM, President & Chief Analytical Officer, ISSA-The International Strategic Studies Association, USA, speaking on “Australia's Options in a Totally Transforming Global Context”. Time: 11.45 for a 12.00 noon start to 2.30pm. Sponsored by McRae Investments Pty Ltd, Venue Host Sponsor: Herbert Smith Freehills. Open to all.

Friday 26 August

AICC(WA) Signature Lunch  – featuring Mr Simon McKeon AO, Chairman, AMP and Macquarie Group Limited speaking on “Can a good leader be a servant?”. Time: 11.45am for a 12 noon start to 2.30pm. Venue: EY, Level 5, 11 Mounts Bay Road, Perth. Open to all.

Friday 11 November

AICC(WA) Annual Productivity Event featuring Ms Jennifer Westacott, Chief Executive, Business Council of Australia. Co-sponsored by Curtin Graduate School of Business + others TBC. Venue TBC, Time: 12 noon start to 2.30pm. Open to all.

Date TBC

AICC(WA)’s Cisco Technology Series (TS) Sundowner - Game Changer Event “Challenging times call for breakthrough hi tech innovations”.featuring exemplary case studies in digital leadership for our gig economy PLUS AICC(WA) Commercialisation Award Winners 2016 WA’s very best smart new businesses, set to change our future lives for the better forever, as judged by our esteem AICC(WA) panel of experts as the AICC(WA)’s best picks for 2016. - Time & Venue TBC. Open to all.

Wednesday 30 Nov to 6 December

Health & Medical Delegation to Israel led by Professor Peter Leedman, Director, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research. Open to all.

Date TBC

AICC(WA)’s ECU futureNOW series (FNS) Sundowner – “If Israel Can Do It, Why Can’t Australia?” featuring The Hon Wyatt Roy MP, Australia’s Assistant Minister for Innovation, Parliament of Australia – date TBC – plus there will also be a presentation on WA’s Government New Innovation Policy. An overview by The Hon Matt Taylor, Member for Bateman, WA Parliament - Time & Venue TBC. Open to all.


For opportunities to sponsor events please contact John Cluer on E: or 0419938480