Upcoming Events


Melbourne: The International Education Market - What it means for Victorian Businesses with keynote speaker Mr Sidney Myer AM

25 May 2016

Westpac, 150 Collins Street, Melbourne 3000

ACBC Victoria is pleased to invite you to our Education Forum for 2016, focusing on the International Education Market and what it means for Victorian businesses. Our keynote speaker is Mr Sidney Myer AM, Trustee, The Sidney Myer Fund and Chair, Asialink. 

This keynote will be preceded by a panel discussion, Q&A and networking opportunities.

Our panellists include: 
  • Panel Chair - Professor On Kit Tam, ACBC Victoria, Vice President and Chair of the Education & Training Working Group 
  • Mr John Allmey, Senior Investment Specialist, BT Investment Solutions, Westpac Group
  • Mr Damian Tkalec, Manager, China Aeronautical Development, Business Development and Liaison Manger- China, Melbourne Airport
  • Ms Leisl Bruhn, Dean of International Students, Ivanhoe Grammar School and Board Member, Vision International
  • Mr Tim Ada, Executive Director, Trade and Investment, Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources, State Government of Victoria
  • Professor Carmel Murphy, Executive Director International, University of Melbourne

They will focus on the following topics:  

  • The sustainability of the international education sector 
  • Financial institution contributions to downstream and upstream economic sectors
  • Impact on the Property Market 
  • Symbiotic relationships between Education and Tourism 
  • International student welfare
  • Victorian Government plans to make our education more globally competitive


Date:           Wednesday 25 May 2016
Time:             10.30am for 10.45am - 2.00pm (includes buffet-style lunch and forum)
Venue:        Westpac, 150 Collins Street, Melbourne 3000
Cost:           $75 for ACBC Members and $95 for Non-ACBC Members (+GST and online booking fee)
Inquiries:     (03) 9027 5606