12-13 March 2018
PwC, Barangaroo, Sydney
|Monday 12 March|
Natural Partners? Overcoming cultural political obstacles to greater ASEAN Australia partnering. Attendance at the Speakers’ Dinner is open to Dialogue speakers only.
|Tuesday 13 March|
|7:00||BREAKFAST & REGISTRATION|
|8:10||SESSION 1: POLITICS
A panel discussion exploring the politics of regionalism, the rise of nationalism and role of civil society in the ASEAN-Australia relationship.
An ASEAN perspective on current economic, security and political challenges and the role of ASEAN in meeting these challenges.
|10:30||SESSION 2: SECURITY
A panel discussion examining the major security challenges that ASEAN and Australia currently face, their key differences of approach and how to deepen bilateral and multilateral security cooperation.
|12:15||LUNCH & IN-CONVERSATION
In-Conversation: Influence of China on the ASEAN – Australia relationship
|13:30||SESSION 3: ECONOMICS
A panel discussion focused on the next industrial revolution and its implications for businesses in Australia and ASEAN and the investment gap in Australia-ASEAN relations.
|15:15||SESSION 4: REGIONAL ARCHITECTURE
A panel discussion presenting an overview of developments in regional security and economic architecture, with a particular focus on the competing approaches used by Australia and ASEAN.
|16:45||REVIEW & WRAP UP
A panel discussion reflecting on the day