• Teleconference with Senator Daines (R-MT)

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    Republicans Overseas is delighted to invite you to join a teleconference/ online conference with Senator Steve Daines (R-MT): Date: May 28, 2019 Time: 9:00 EST / 14:00 UK / 15:00 Europe / 21:00 Hong Kong Place: Uberconference. Details sent out May 27, 2019. RSVP: Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.hk/e/teleconference-with-senator-daines-r-mt-tickets-62299995965 It is possible to join the teleconference/web conference via your phone or computer. Participants who connect via their computer will be able to ask questions via the chat function in the web conference. Participants choosing to connect via their phone should send their questions in advance to [masked] Please RSVP by Sunday, May 26, 2019, so that they can provide Senator Daines with an RSVP list. Hosted by Republicans Overseas

  • AGRI TECH & INNOVATION 4.0 - Hosted by AmCham

    This event is being organized by AmCham, please use their link to sign up: https://www.amcham.com.au/Web/AmCham/Events/Event_Display.aspx?EventKey=030102 he Ag 4.0 revolution offers enormous opportunities for Australia's Agriculture, Food and Agtech sectors. Please join our expert panellists for their views on what the opportunities are; the challenges to realising those opportunities; and how Australia can play a leading role in the Ag 4.0 revolution. Guest Panellists Hugh Killen Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer AACo Hugh Killen was appointed Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer in February 2018. Prior to this, he held the position of Chief Commercial Officer in a consulting capacity assisting AACo’s operations and finance functions. Hugh is a highly experienced senior executive with over 25 years’ experience in global financial markets and has worked in London, New York and Sydney. Before joining AACo, Hugh spent 15 years at Westpac Institutional Bank. He held several senior executive roles which included managing Westpac Banking Corporation’s North American business throughout the global financial crisis, and finally as the Managing Director of Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities. Hugh is an alumni of the Kings School, Parramatta and Harvard Business School and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Dr Christoph Rudiger Senior Lecturer, Deputy Director in Research Training, Faculty of Engineering Monash University (also the Academic Director of the AgTech LaunchPad, a joint initiative of Monash University & Bosch) Dr Christoph Rüdiger holds a B.E. degree in civil engineering from Germany and a PhD degree in environmental engineering from the University of Melbourne. His theses focused on groundwater and contaminant flow around submerged building structures, and later the potential to assimilate streamflow data into land surface models for regional soil moisture prediction. Dr Rüdiger joined the Centre National de Recherches Météorologiques at Météo France (Toulouse, France) in 2006, focusing on the performance analysis and data assimilation of surface soil moisture and vegetation information within the Météo France 's land surface model. This was followed by a post-doctoral position financed by the French Space Agency (CNES) on the validation of different passive and active microwave satellite products over France, with a particular focus on European Space Agency’s SMOS mission. As an Academic Director of the AgTech LaunchPad, a Monash - Bosch initiative to develop the next generation of agricultural technologies and ensure global food security, his current research interests include the satellite-based remote sensing of vegetation dynamics and landscape water content at high resolution for drought monitoring and monitoring of agricultural activities, as well as wildfire predictions and recovery. Justin Webb Co-Founder & Executive Chairman AgriWebb Justin’s family history in livestock production inspired the foundation of AgriWebb, the world's leading livestock and meat supply chain software. A serial entrepreneur in financial management, Justin founded, built and sold three Hedge Funds with successful exits to Macquarie Bank & Westpac. AgriWebb is fundamentally transforming global beef & lamb production with farm management software that delivers profitability, food provenance and farm sustainability in the face of an impending global food crisis. Panel Facilitator Franki Ganter Partner Allens Franki is an M&A and corporate advisory expert. She has over 20 years' experience advising private and public sector clients across a range of sectors, including agribusiness, food and agtech, on their strategic M&A, equity capital raisings, complex commercial contracts and head office and corporate governance issues Event Host Allens>

  • Friendship Night – Happy Hour - Australian American Association Event

    This is an Australian American Association, please RSVP: via email [masked] by no later than Monday, June 3, 2019 Ms. Cheryl Lacey Consulting Principal Educationist, Performance Architect for Leaders of Education, Author Let me assure you that you will find Cheryl not only an interesting speaker who absolutely knows how to deliver such a complex topic, but you will also find her to be very informative when it comes down to matters of Education. “Trumping Australian Education” Cheryl Lacey is a learning and development consultant with a diverse and unique professional portfolio in education. “The day my eldest daughter began school I did two things. I greeted her teacher with a smile and then I burst into tears. Little did I know; this would mark the beginning of my love affair with matters of education shared by Australia and the USA”. “President Trump once said, ‘As President, I will establish the national goal of providing choice to every American child.’ I might not hold the title of President, but I most certainly make up for it in agitating for the same goal. School choice isn't a possibility - it's a critical reality”. (Cheryl Lacey) Cheryl has lived in the USA and now travels back and forth on business and to visit her family in the US and has come to love most Americans and most things American. At the: - Belgian Beer Cafe Melbourne Riverside Quay Southbank 3006 Thursday 6, June 2019 Time - 6:00pm for 6:15pm till 7:30pm Come along and meet other Members and Friends Join us for a social drink. (First drink on us) Maybe stay a little longer after 7:30 pm and join some of us for a meal … It’s also - “BURGER NIGHT “($15 for a Super Meat or Vege Burger) (If you like Burgers or if not, there is other great food you can pick from) Drinks at Bar Prices RSVP: via email [masked] by no later than Monday, June 3, 2019

  • An Evening with Indra Nooyi, PepsiCo's former CEO and Chair - Hosted by AmCham

    Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC)

    This is an AmCham event, please use their link to sign up for the event: https://www.amcham.com.au/Web/AmCham/Events/Event_Display.aspx?EventKey=030083 AMCHAM VICTORIA MEMBERS SAVE $100 “Visionary, competitive, tough-minded, caring. Indra makes things happen. She has a natural leadership characteristic that she has used to lead PepsiCo, but has also influenced Walmart in a big way.” Doug McMillon, Walmart President and CEO AmCham Victoria is delighted to partner with The Growth Faculty to bring you a very special evening with Indra Nooyi, PepsiCo's world acclaimed former CEO and current chairman. Consistently listed in TIME’s “100 Most Influential People”, and Fortune Magazine’s Most Powerful Women, Indra Nooyi is a business powerhouse, globally renowned for leading PepsiCo through a decade of tremendous growth and change. Praised for prescient and strategic thinking, Nooyi was responsible for growing PepsiCo's revenues from $35 billion to $63.5 billion during her 12 year tenure as CEO. Celebrated for her hallmark motto of "do well by doing good," Nooyi was chief architect of Performance with Purpose, PepsiCo’s pledge to do what’s right for the business by: ? Being responsive to the needs of the world through sustainable growth initiatives such as making healthier and more nutritious products ? Limiting the company's environmental footprint ? Empowering associates and people in the communities PepsiCo serves This exclusive leaders' dinner event offers unparalleled business insights and empowering messages from Indra Nooyi who is sought-after all over the globe from The World Economic Forum to The Aspen Institute. Join business leaders from Australia's largest brands and high growth companies. HOST YOUR CLIENTS. INSPIRE YOUR TEAM. STANDARD TICKETS - $1100 | AMCHAM VICTORIA MEMBERS - $995 MELBOURNE - 17TH JUNE 2019 "Leadership is hard to define and good leadership even harder. But if you can get people to follow you to the ends of the earth, you are a great leader." Indra Nooyi In conjunction with: The Growth Faculty

  • ORICA - Hosted by AmCham

    Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex

    This is an AmCham event, please use their link to sign up for the event: https://www.amcham.com.au/Web/AmCham/Events/Event_Display.aspx?EventKey=030098 ORICA Alberto Calderon, Chief Executive Officer Business and Government Leadership in the Digital Age Technological disruption is striking deep into Australia’s industrial and manufacturing heartland. The result is a confronting landscape, where the first movers and early adopters of emerging technologies, that create safer, more efficient and seamless inter-connected global operations, will earn the opportunity to succeed and those who don’t will almost surely fail. This dynamic presents unprecedented new challenges for Australian business leadership. The harnessing of meta-data, AI and digital atomisation are now mission-critical business decisions that management, boards and investors ignore at their peril. Survival will depend on Australian businesses developing a clear capability edge over their international peers to maintain competitive advantage and to offset high local production costs. In the future, we will need to lead and fund technological advancement and invest in the horizontal integrations made possible by A.I. and meta-data. Orica is an excellent example of the possibilities. Managing these changes is a challenge that governments must also embrace. Policy settings that foster innovation and underpin the R&D activities of business are an essential pre-requisite for future manufacturing success. More broadly, Governments have a clear obligation to ensure economic transitions minimise social disruption and economic displacement, and that prosperity and growth is sustainable. Meeting this challenge should be at the forefront of the in-coming federal government’s long-term policy agenda. Alberto was appointed CEO of Orica in May 2015. He has been a Board member of the company since 2013. Alberto’s executive experience includes leadership roles across the mining, petroleum, energy and electricity sectors. Prior to joining the Orica Board, Alberto was an executive with the world’s leading diversified mining company, BHP Billiton. During his time with BHP Billiton, Alberto held a number of key leadership positions, including Group Executive and Chief Executive Aluminium, Nickel and Corporate Development (2011 – 2013), Group Executive and Chief Commercial Officer (2007 – 2011, with responsibility for acquisitions and divestments, marketing, supply and information management) and President Diamonds and Specialty Products (2006 – 2007). Alberto was also Chief Executive Officer at Cerrejón Coal Company, an integrated thermal coal mine in his home country of Colombia (2002 – 2006), and at the Colombian oil company, Ecopetrol (1999 – 2002). Prior to this, Alberto held senior leadership positions in the International Monetary Fund and the Colombian government, and has been a Board member of a range of private, public and non-government organisations. He holds a PhD in Economics, a Master of Philosophy in Economics and a Master of Economics from Yale University, a Juris Doctor in Law and Bachelor of Economics from Andes University in Colombia. About Orica Orica (ASX:ORI) Orica is the world’s largest provider of commercial explosives and innovative blasting systems to the mining, quarrying, oil and gas and construction markets, a leading supplier of sodium cyanide for gold extraction, and a specialist provider of ground support services in mining and tunnelling. Host or Event Partnership Available Contact Michelle Hackney, Event Manager - [masked] or[masked]

  • PRESENTATION SKILLS MASTERCLASS - Hosted by AmCham

    Crown Melbourne

    This is an AmCham event, please use their link to sign up for the event: https://www.amcham.com.au/Web/AmCham/Events/Event_Display.aspx?EventKey=030112 What's Your Message? Public Speaking with twice the impact using half the effort A 3.5-hour Presentation Skills Masterclass with Cam Barber - based on Cam’s book, “What’s your message?" Who uses the Vivid Method? Andrew Denton, Journalist & Media Personality "I knew what I wanted to say. Cam refocused me on how to say it in a way that cut straight to the heart. That made all the difference. This man know’s what he’s doing." Alastair Clarkson, Coach Hawthorn Football Club "We've been using the Vivid Method at Hawthorn for 7 years now. Cam has helped us enormously in getting our ideas across - and that's been really important for our progress as a football club." Jules Lund, Media Personality & Founder, Tribe Group "Cam is the Magic Man! He has an amazing ability to distil complex ideas into simple, practical steps. He'll show you how to sort your ideas and deliver vivid messages that persuade. He's helped me a lot." Get your great ideas out of your head and into the world! The Vivid Method is a 3-part, step-by-step process, to save time when preparing, focus your attention to dissolve anxiety, engage your audience and leave them with a vivid message. Learn to Speak With Twice the Impact... • Communicate vivid, memorable messages – so people take action. • Find out the top 3 ways to be more persuasive - and get more support for your ideas. • Learn the magic of Chunk Structure, which shows you: - how to be clear and succinct, - how to manage audience interaction, - how to stay on track, while engaging your audience with natural delivery skills. Using Half The Effort... • Learn the easy way to Dissolve Nerves - how to be relaxed and centred when you speak. • Remove the uncertainty that creates anxiety. • Learn how to create a 'space' so you can think clearly under pressure. • Use simple tools to clarify and structure your ideas in less time. • Be yourself! Learn how natural style get's the best result, without any forced theatrics. What To Expect on the Day: This is an interactive session. You'll receive a full-colour workbook, have a chance to ask questions and get guidance on real presentations (you can walk away with a finished presentation outline). Table seating so you can comfortably write notes. Arrive at 8.30am for hot nibbles and great coffee (stand up format), or time it for a 9am start. • Part 1: How to Think Clearly and Control Nerves - Questions and help with audience examples • Part 2: How to Clarify a Vivid Message - Apply this proven method to your own messages • 10.30am - Morning Tea • Part 2 continued: How to Structure Your Ideas for Impact and Recall - Apply this proven method to your own ideas • Part 3: How to Engage Your Audience from Start to Finish - 9 ways to give great explanations • 12.30pm - Finish Raves for Cam’s book: “What’s Your Message?” Jack Welch: “Thanks for the book and congratulations on its content. Great stories...delivered well.” Seth Godin: “Finally, a book on public speaking worth reading (and using).” Professional Manager Magazine: “Barber’s approach is exemplary and cannot fail to make the idea of presenting far less worrying.” Communication skills are the key to leveraging your talent. Genius has no value if it can't be communicated to others. In conjunction with: The VIVID method for public speaking