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Advance Awards 2020

Established in 2012, the Advance Awards recognise the work of Australians making an extraordinary impact on the global stage in industry sectors that are of particular importance to Australia. We … Continued

Born Global : September 2020

From the CEO Spring is in the air in Australia. With it comes the promise of green shoots and the opportunity to begin afresh. Young ballerina Georgia Neaverson shares her journey from … Continued

Advance Connect : The closest of neighbours

The Australian Ambassador to Indonesia, His Excellency Mr Gary Quinlan AO, shared on-the-ground insights into the maturing relationship between Australia and Indonesia with the recent commencement of the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive … Continued

Born Global : July 2020

From the CEO Lawyers often rely on precedents to inform their decision making. Today, we are in ‘unprecedented’ times. Whether it’s the global pandemic, the economic crisis it precipitated, the … Continued

ADVANCE CONNECT: A Global Digital Roundtable with Australia’s Ambassador to Indonesia Mr Gary Quinlan AO

The Australia-Indonesia relationship continues to mature and is enhanced by the signing of the IA-CEPA. With COVID-19 impacting health and economic trajectories in both nations, where are the areas for collaboration, investment and innovation? To consider this topic, we will be joined by H.E. Gary Quinlan AO the Australian Ambassador to Indonesia and is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and was formerly Deputy Secretary and Australia’s Senior Official to ASEAN and to the East Asia Summit

Born Global : June 2020

From the CEO What a difference a month makes! The Advance.org team and have enjoyed meeting global Australians who are living and working around the world as well as those who have chosen … Continued

ADVANCE CONNECT : A conversation with Simon Wardley

We invited Simon Wardley to share his Wardley Mapping method with our community of global Australians. Wardley maps are used within UK government, with particular interest within the Government Digital Service (GDS) for strategic planning and identifying the best targets for government digital service modernisation. ALL WELCOME!

ADVANCE CONNECT : Global Digital Roundtable with Lucy Turnbull AO

As we begin to map the recovery post Covid-19, the accepted wisdom around cities is turned on its head. Everything from the upending of the retail sector to residential property and the shift back to local communities with its impact on infrastructure needs and the delivery of our services. Lucy Turnbull AO will consider what this means for how we shape the way we live, work and play?

ADVANCE CONNECT : A Global Digital Roundtable with Andrew Liveris AO

Special Adviser to the National Covid-19 Coordination Commission – Andrew Liveris AO will join us for a roundtable to discuss the opportunity for Australian in expanding its advanced manufacturing capability.  With thanks to our event sponsors Internet 2.0

Connect : Advance #Coffee Hour

ABOUT We know it’s not always easy coming back to Australia after your experience overseas, and COVID-19 has added an extra dimension of complexity, but you’re not alone. There are … Continued

Dr David Putrino : Human in New York

David Putrino is on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. As the Director of Rehabilitation Innovation of New York’s Mt Sinai Health System, and the 2019 Advance Global Australian … Continued

Doug Ferguson

Doug Ferguson is the NSW Chairman of KPMG and the Partner in Charge, Asia and International Markets. He leads KPMG’s 275 NSW Partners, 5 offices and 3500 employees. Raised in … Continued

Melanie Brock

Melanie Brock is one of Japan’s most respected APAC specialists. She uniquely combines practical commercial business leadership and language skills to consistently deliver on business, regulatory and partnership outcomes for … Continued

Yijia Li

Yijia Li graduated from Tsinghua University in 2009 as a distinguished student majoring in Biology and received a double degree in Economics at Peking University. In 2013, Li received The … Continued

Laode M Syarif

Dr Syarif is Commissioner for Indonesia Anti-Corruption Commission (KPK) (2015-2019). Before he joined the Komisi Pemberantasan Korupsi (Corruption Eradication Commission), Syarif was a Senior Lecturer at Hasanuddin University, Faculty of Law, Makassar, Indonesia. He … Continued

Adam Gilmour

Adam is the CEO and Founder of Gilmour Space Technologies, a venture-funded rocket company in Queensland, Australia that is developing a new breed of hybrid launch vehicles for small satellite/payload customers. … Continued

David Thompson

Australian chef, author, television presenter, and restaurateur, David Thompson is considered by many to be the world’s leading authority on Thai cuisine. His connection to Thailand started with an unexpected … Continued