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Government briefings breakfast and panels for AmCham Australia delegation to Wellington

  • 31 Aug 2022
  • 7:15 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Intercontinental Hotel, 2 Grey Street, Wellington 6011
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Government briefings breakfast and panels for AmCham Australia delegation to Wellington

Breakfast key note speaker:  The Hon. Grant Robertson, Deputy Prime Minister & MP for Wellington Central, Minister of Finance, Minister for Infrastructure, Minister of Sports and Recreation

Followed by Panels on:

Sustainability Change Journey - the race to Net Zero
Topic:  Meeting the opportunities and challenges of sustainable and inclusive growth in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Panel convener: Bridget Coates, Chair Fonterra Sustainability Panel, Chair Toitū Tahua: Centre for Sustainable Finance, Chair Koi Tu: Centre for Informed Futures at the University of Auckland & AmCham board member

Jonathan Mason, Board of Air New Zealand, Vector, Westpac, Zespri & AmCham President 

Brendan Nelson, President, Boeing Australia, New Zealand & South Pacific, and AmCham Australia President

Simon Tucker,
Director of Global Sustainability, Stakeholder Affairs and Trade, Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd

Healthcare - Transforming health care for New Zealand through data and digital

Panel moderator - Peter Kane, Inflammation and Immunology Commercial Lead, at Pfizer NZ Ltd & AmCham board member

Sustainability and Opportunity in New Zealand Healthcare – Presenter: Lisa Williams, Director of Operations, Pharmac
  •           What are the sustainability targets/metrics, and how do these factor into Pharmac’s decision making?
  •           What makes New Zealand an attractive export market for U.S. companies?

Darren Douglass, Group Manager Digital Strategy and Investment, Data & Digital, Te Whatu Ora (Health New Zealand)

Helen Lear, Group Manager, Portfolio, Resourcing and Commercial, Data and Digital, Te Whatu Ora 

Digital transformation opportunities and challenges

Key topics
- A Data Discussion: Developing National Data Policies to Build Secure and Resilient Economies

- Skills shortages & how to get more kids into tech 
how digital twins and machine learning are changing how business gets done

Panel convener – David Hook, Managing Director of IBM New Zealand & AmCham board member 

Sarah Sloan, Head of Government Affairs and Public Policy, ANZ, Palo Alto Networks

Linda Brown, President & CEO, Torrens University Australia, Chairman of Media Design School and 2022 EY Australian Entrepreneur of the Year.

Graeme Muller, CEO, NZ Technology Industry Association Inc.

William Ruh, CEO – Digital, Lendlease
& AmCham Vice Chair

Date: 31st August
Time: 7.30 am to 9.00am Breakfast followed by panels 9.05am to Midday
Venue: Intercontinental Hotel, 2 Grey Street, Wellington 6011

Cost:  Members $95.00 inc GST, Non Members $125.00 inc GST 

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