The University of Sydney International Forum
Australia’s Re-engagement with Africa
Friday, 19 March 2010, 9.30am – 12.30pm McLaurin Hall, Quadrangle
The University of Sydney is Australia’s first University, founded in 1850.The International Forum series brings together leaders and thinkers from around the world to present their views on strategic international issues and the way in which these issues may impact on Australia and the globe.
The next International Forum to be held on Friday, 19 March will focus on “Australia’s Re-engagement with Africa”.
The Hon Mr Stephen Smith will be one of keynote speakers at the International Forum. This Forum will give the Foreign Minister and opportunity to discuss the Australian Government’s re-engagement initiatives in Africa. A senior African diplomat will follow Mr Smith as the second keynote speaker.
An expert panel discussion including: The Hon Dr. Geoff Gallop, H.E. Mrs. Marie Rousetty (Dean of the Africa High Commissioners Group), an Australia Africa Business Council Representative and an African Government official will follow the two keynote speakers. The audience will include prominent persons from government, business and academia.
We invite you to attend the International Forum on Friday March 19, 2010 at 9.30am in MacLaurin Hall, Main Quadrangle University of Sydney. Registration will be open from 9.00am. On conclusion of the Forum at 12:30pm lunch will be served in the Hall. Information on the location of the venue is included on the registration form.
To register for the International Forum please complete the attached form and return it via email: firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 5th March 2010 or via fax 02 9036 6047 As there are limited places for this important event and seats are reserved upon receipt of registration, please notify us as soon as possible if you are able to attend.