Australia and Sweden have strong business, trade and investment links. The two countries have a close bilateral relationship based on shared values and historical links. There is scope for closer business and R&D ties in industries such as; mining, energy, pharmaceuticals, defence, digital technology, and transport. Through the negotiation of a comprehensive and ambitious Australia-EU Trade Agreement, these ties are set to further develop.
Please join us in Sydney after work networking or in Stockholm for breakfast and alternatively online for this hybrid event on Tuesday 17 October.
We will hear from the following speakers in each city:
Sydney: Jason Collins, CEO European Australian Business Council, will give us an update on “Australia-Sweden trade relations and opportunities and learnings from the EABC Business Mission to Stockholm in June 2023″
Stockholm: Ylva Hannestad, Director, Transformation Lead Sustainable Finance & Client Relations at EQT, will speak on “EQT’s approach to sustainability as a value and performance driver”
When: Tuesday 17 October, Sydney 5.30-7.30 pm (AEDT), Stockholm 8.30-10.30 am (CET)
Sydney: EQT, Level 42, Quay Quarter Tower, 50 Bridge St, Sydney 2000 NSW
Stockholm: EQT, Regeringsgatan 25, 111 53 Stockholm
SACC/YP Members: $15, Non Members: $35 (including drinks and canapés in Sydney or breakfast in Stockholm)
Virtual participation: Members free, Non Members $15. A link to join virtually will be sent prior to the event.
17.30 Registration, meet and greet, drinks and canapés are served
18.00 Welcome, Acknowledgement of Country by Mr Jan Gardberg President SACC
18.05 Guest of Honour Sydney:
- Mr Martin Ekberg, Trade Commissioner of Sweden to Australia
18.15 Introduction of speakers by moderator, Mr Sean Williams President ABCS
- Sydney: Jason Collins CEO European Australian Business Council – Australia – Sweden trade relations and Australian European Free Trade Agreement update
- Stockholm: Ylva Hannestad, Director, Transformation Lead Sustainable Finance & Client Relations at EQT – EQT’s approach to sustainability as a value and performance driver
18.40 Q&A facilitated by moderator
18.50 Thank you and upcoming events by SACC and ABCS
18.55 Networking continues in Sydney, drinks and canapés are served
19.30 End of event