Australia Korea Business Council | 2017 AKBC – KABC Joint Meeting Agenda
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2017 Joint Meeting

Agenda (Draft)

Creating a New Era of Growth: Stronger Together!

Sunday 12 November

10.00AM Bus departing the Hilton Hotel for golf

11.00AM Golf round at the Sanctuary Cove Golf and Country Club, including a short game lesson with Mr Matthew Ballard (Adam’s Scott’s short game coach), limited spaces available.

7.00PM (approx) Bus return to Hilton Hotel

Monday 13 November

8.00AM – 9.00AM Future Leaders Breakfast, Private dining room, Vintaged Restaurant, Hilton Hotel

9.30AM – 11.30AM Future Leaders Roundtable, PwC offices, Brisbane

12.00PM – 1.30PM Korean Corporate Cultural Intelligence workshop over lunch, Herbert Smith Freehills, Brisbane office

2.00PM – 4.00PM (Option One) Site visit to the Start-up Precinct in Fortitude Valley, with presentations by Stewart MacIntyre, Director, Department of Science, Information Technology and Innovation, Queensland Government, Peter Park, co-founder, Assurety, Takatoshi Watanabe, Director – Business Development, Softbank Robotics Lab and Maxwell MRI (prostate diagnostic software that uses AI)

2.00PM – 4.00PM (Option Two) Services Sector Promotion Forum 

4.30PM – 5.30PM Australian Wine Tasting (VVIP, invitation only), The Wine Table, Vintaged Restaurant, Level 6, Hilton Hotel

5.30PM Buses depart Hilton Hotel to Queensland Art Gallery. Meet at Hilton Hotel lobby.

6.00PM – 9.30PM Welcome Dinner, Queensland Art Gallery

9.30PM Buses depart Queensland Art Gallery to Hilton Hotel

Tuesday 14 November

Australian Delegation Breakfast

7.15AM – 8.45 AM  Breakfast with briefing by the Australian Ambassador to Korea, Lockyer/Moreton Rooms, Level 5, Hilton Hotel


38th Joint Meeting at the Hilton Hotel

8.45AM – 9.15AM Joint Meeting Registration, Ballroom A & B, Hilton Hotel

9.15AM – 5.00PM 38th AKBC-KABC Joint Meeting (see details below), Ballroom A&B, Hilton Hotel

5.00PM – 6.00PM Cocktail Reception, Pool Terrace, Level 8, Hilton Hotel


Opening remarks

Opening remarks by two Chairman (Hon Mark Vaile AO and Dr Kwon Ohjoon)

Welcoming remarks

HE James Choi, Australian Ambassador to Korea

HE Kyoung-ha WOO, Korean Ambassador to Australia

Session One:  Latest developments with Korean strategic & institutional investors

Daniel Kim, Commissioner – Korea, Trade and Investment Queensland

Latest developments and new emerging opportunities with Korean strategic investors


Esther OH, Executive Consultant, KOTRA

Investment opportunities in Korea


Anthony Fasso, Director, Asia and Global Head of Portfolio Strategy, AMP Capital

What Australian managers need to know about working with Korean institutional investors when fundraising in Korea


Panelist: Leonie Wilkinson, Director, Investment Specialist – Global Real Estate, QIC


Moderator: Carla Hoorweg, Senior Policy Manager, Financial Services Council

Panel discussion and Q&A


Morning Tea


Session Two: Infrastructure, Energy and Resources

Paul Flynn, CEO, Whitehaven Coal

The future of coal and the implications and opportunities for Australia and Korea


Insu WOO, Director, KOGAS

KOGAS investment in Australia


Roger Lloyd, CEO & Managing Director, Palisade Investment Partners

Greenfield and secondary market infrastructure opportunities in Australia


Panelist: Peter Cleary, Senior Consultant, Glenoak


Moderator: Ian Williams, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills


Panel discussion and Q&A


Lunch (hosted by the Korea-Australia Business Council)


Session Three: The Fourth Industrial Revolution

Brad Kim, Managing Director, Infrastructure, Macquarie Group Korea

Emerging opportunities in renewable energy, energy storage systems and waste to energy


Chang Kyun PARK, Team Leader, Samyang Corporation

Case study – Developing a next generation sweetener in collaboration with Australia


Paul Henry, Founder and Senior Principal, Populous

Korea, gaming and the e-sports stadiums of tomorrow


Dr Nayyar Hussain, Co-founder, M3dicine Holdings

Stethee case study and latest trends in medtech and medical devices


Panelist: Neil Scales OBE, Director-General, Transport & Main Roads, Queensland Government


Moderator: Dr Tae shin KWON, Vice Chairman, Federation of Korean Industries


Panel discussion and Q&A


Afternoon Tea


Session Four: Food and Agriculture

Adam Cheetham, Global Market Analyst, Meat and Livestock Australia

Keeping up with South Korean’s evolving palate between Australia and Korea


Jeong Kiho, Executive Director, Lotte International

Livestock business model of Korea-Australia cooperation


Marie Piccone, Managing Director and CEO, Manbulloo

Mango case study – emerging opportunities for Australian horticulture in Korea


Panelist: Todd Moraitis, Executive Director, MorCo Fresh


Moderator: Ryan Jordan, National M&A Food and Agribusiness leader, PWC


Panel discussion and Q&A


Josh Paffey, Partner, Corrs

Outcomes report Services Sector Promotion Forum


Ken Nam, Senior Associate, Herbert Smith Freehills

Outcomes report Future Leaders Roundtable


Joint statement signing by two Chairman & closing remarks