MELBOURNE, 31 May 2021: India’s High Commissioner to Australia, H E Manpreet Vohra will address Australia’s top policy ‘State of the Nation 2021’ forum organized by the Committee For Economic Development Of Australia (CEDA) from 23-25 June 2021 in Canberra. Mr. Vohra will speak on Thursday 25 June 2021 under the segment ‘Australia and Asia – what does a mutually beneficial relationship look like?’ Ambassadors of Indonesia and Japan will also address this segment.
H E Manpreet Vohra, India’s High Commissioner to Australia
CEDA’s State of the Nation policy forum has been driving the quality debate about Australia’s economic development for more than 40 years. This year’s forum will focus on key topics for Australia’s future prosperity:
Australia and Asia · Securing economic dynamism · Future-proofing exports and working with China · Rethinking tertiary education · Getting the cyber balance right · Defence funding and capability · Sustainable infrastructure · Reforms to drive the circular economy · State Treasurers’ panel – big reform and View from the Opposition.
This conference will bring together Australia’s top decision-makers and experts for face-to-face discussions and interactive live streams on the most pressing policy issues facing Australia.
Federal Leader of the Opposition, the Hon. Anthony Albanese, Federal Minister for Home Affairs, the Hon. Karen Andrews, Kmart Group Managing Director, Ian Bailey, CSIRO Land and Water Business Unit Director, Jane Coram, Federal Minister for Defence, the Hon. Peter Dutton, BAE Systems Australia Chief Executive Officer, Gabby Costigan
Mitchell Institute for Education and Health Policy Professor of Economics, Peter Dawkins AO Author and University College London Chair in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value, Professor Mariana Mazzucato.
The full conference will be livestreamed and includes an in-person dinner on 23 June and in-person day program on 24 June at Parliament House.