International business series

International business series

May 1
CEDA's 2015 International business series goes beyond trade and case analysis to consider our interconnected international future and the initiatives, policy settings and leadership that will get us there.


The Hon. Steven Ciobo MP, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Foreign Affairs Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Trade and Investment
Professor Paul Stevens, Visiting Professor, University College London, Australia

Event overview

The international focus of key sectors in our economy is growing: in professional practice, in agriculture, health, education and services.

Meanwhile local and global shifts in resources and energy markets are changing the face of our international business, costs and options. 

Australia is a small trading nation but one with great aspirations for our international future. To present their frank views on our international business potential and the impact of global resource and energy activity CEDA brings together international oil and gas economist Professor Paul Stevens and The Hon. Steven Ciobo MP, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister for Trade and Investment.


Meet the speakers

The Hon. Steven Ciobo MP
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Foreign Affairs Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Trade and Investment

As Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer Steven Ciobo assessed $150 billion worth of foreign investment applications; and served as Alternate Governor to the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. He now assists and advises both the Ministers for Foreign Affairs and Trade and Investment. 

Professor Paul Stevens
Visiting Professor, University College London, Australia

Professor Paul Stevens has published extensively on energy economics and economic development.  He is a distinguished fellow at Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs in London and was awarded the OPEC Award in recognition of his outstanding oil and energy research.

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