Creating a new era of growth: stronger together
The Joint Meeting is widely regarded by senior decision makers and key influencers from industry, government and academia involved in Australia-Korea business as the one event in the year not to be missed.
Each year the host location for the Joint Meeting alternates between Australia and Korea. In 2017, it is AKBC’s responsibility to host the Joint Meeting in Australia.
The 38th Joint Meeting is expected to attract over 200 delegates from Australia and Korea. Mr Kwon Oh-Joon, Chairman of KABC and Chairman of POSCO (Australia’s single largest customer) will lead a delegation of senior delegates from Korea to Australia. The Hon. Mark Vaile AO, Chairman of AKBC and Chairman of Whitehaven Coal will lead the Australian delegation.
Key reasons why delegates attend the Joint Meeting include:
The key objectives for the 38th Australia-Korea Business Councils Joint Meeting include:
AKBC and KABC has developed an insightful and compelling program with the following key topics:
Click here to see the draft agenda. Please note that the agenda is subject to change.
Senior executives serious about the Australia-Korea relationship are invited to attend the 38th Joint Meeting in Brisbane.
The profile of delegates who attended the 37th Joint Meeting in Seoul last year is summarised below:
Please note that the inaugural Future Leaders Roundtable will be held for young professionals aged between 25 and 40 years old.
The following feedback was provided by delegates who attended the 37th Joint Meeting:
“The Joint Meeting was a great forum for me to frankly and constructively raise some of the challenges we are currently facing as we seek to enter the Australian civil infrastructure market.”
President, tier 1 Korean construction contractor
“The Joint Meeting was rich in content and gave me a far greater understanding of some of the emerging opportunities in the Australia-Korea corridor which my business can take advantage of.”
CEO, Australian SME
“The Joint Meeting was very well organised and had a great mix of insightful speakers, interesting and relevant topics and really enjoyable networking events.”
Vice President, Australian ASX listed oil & gas company
“The Joint Meeting is hands down the most effective and efficient forum to build and strengthen my network. I always learn so much from both the formal and informal parts of the program.”
CEO, Australian infrastructure fund manager
This year future leaders between the ages of 25 and 40 will be invited to apply for the inaugural Future Leaders Program. Future Leaders must work for an AKBC member company and be nominated by their company.