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Program

Sunday 9 October

Morning

  • Arrivals into Melbourne
  • Registration from 11:30

Lunch

Commencement of Future Leaders Meeting: Half-Day Session

Afternoon

  • Registration for Australian and Japanese Delegation begins
  • 39th Meeting of Steering Committee: AJBCC/JABCC Executive Committee Members Only
  • Private Briefing for the Australian delegation: AJBCC members only
  • Private Briefing for the Japanese delegation: JABCC members only

Evening

Welcome Reception – Governor of Victoria: Government House (AJBCC and JABCC Members and Partners)

Overnight

Own arrangements at conference hotels. See Hotels page.

Monday 10 October

Morning

  • Registration (continues)
  • Partner Tour (day tour) departs from hotel
  • Opening Ceremony
  • Keynote Speech: “Business Success in an Uncertain Era?”
  • Australia-Japan: Year in Review
  • Morning Tea
  • Lessons Learnt (Part 1) : Australian Investment in Japan

Lunch

Sit down lunch: hosted by the JABCC

Afternoon

  • Simultaneous Breakout Sessions
    • Breakout Session 1: Resources & Energy
      “Hurdles & Opportunities”
    • Breakout Session 2: Finance
      “Low Interest Rate Environment”
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Lessons Learnt (Part 2): Japanese Investment in Australia

Evening

Conference Dinner: National Gallery of Victoria (All Delegates and Partners)

Overnight

Own arrangements at conference hotels. See Hotels page.

Tuesday 11 October

Morning

  • Reception Desk open
  • Review from Resources & Energy and Finance Breakout Sessions
  • Future Leaders Report
  • Morning tea
  • Emerging Opportunities (facilitated session of promising sectors)

Lunch

Closing Ceremony over sit down lunch hosted by AJBCC

Afternoon

  • Delegates depart on nominated site tour (optional) returning late afternoon
  • Joint Media Conference by Sir Rod Eddington and Dr Mimura

Evening

Departures from Melbourne