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Melbourne: Belt & Road Initiative - A Better Understanding

01 May 2018

King & Wood Mallesons, Level 50, 600 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

ACBC Victoria is pleased to invite you to our forum on the Belt and Road Initiative

The Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) is now enshrined in China’s Constitution as a core economic and strategic policy objective. Spanning overland and maritime paths from China to Europe, as well as Africa and Oceania, BRI is by various estimates one of the largest infrastructure and investment mega-projects in history.
A top panel that will provide attendees with the knowledge and information they need in order to have a better understanding of BRI. Through a facilitated panel discussion and Q&A, attendees will gain valuable insights on:

  • Why BRI is relevant to Australian businesses
  • The economic and political environment in which BRI is occurring
  • How to identify and capture opportunities
  • How to manage legal and other risks

Speakers include:

  • Jean Dong, CEO, Australia China Belt & Road Initiative
  • Jason Fitts, Regional Specialist - China, Trade Victoria 
  • Georgina Downer, Principal of Tenjin Consulting and Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs
  • Monique Carroll, Special Counsel, King & Wood Mallesons   
  • Paul Orton, Head of Project, Export & Sustainable Finance, Loans & Specialised Finance, Institutional, ANZ


  • David Olsson, King & Wood Mallesons

Event Details                                          

Date: Tuesday 1 May 2018

Time: 11.15am for 11.30am - 2.00pm

Cost:  $75 for ACBC Members and $95 General Admission (+GST and online booking fee)

RSVP: To register for this event, click here