AIBC NSW: ASEAN Australia Free Trade Agreements Panel Discussion

17 Jun 2019 (6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)
Level 16, 77 Castlereagh Street
Sydney NSW 2000
AIBC Members $20
Non-Members $30


ASEAN Australia Free Trade Agreements

Impacts - Opportunities - Challenges

Dear Members and Friends,

AIBC NSW invite you to join the ASEAN Business Councils (Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand) and Dentons for an informative panel discussion and networking evening that will focus on the impact, opportunities and challenges of Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) and Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) between Australia and the ASEAN region.

The aim for the evening is to help your business better understand and leverage these FTAs and EPAs to trade, invest and/or provide services to organisations whom operate in ASEAN member countries.

The panel consists of five (5) highly knowledgeable leaders in their field comprising:

  • Caroline McCarthy, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Assistant Secretary, FTA Investment, Digital Trade & Other Issues Branch;
  • Ranitya Kusumadewi, Indonesian Ministry of Trade, Deputy Director, ASEAN Negotiations;
  • Chester Brown, University of Sydney, Professor of International Law and International Arbitration;
  • Sandra Seno-Alday, University of Sydney, Professor with the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre;
  • Gary Dawes, NSW Business Chamber, Manager, International Business

Moderated by Lean Soh, Vice President of the Australia Malaysia Business Council and Project Officer with the NSW Department of Industry.


RSVP:    Please click here to register for this event by Friday, 14th June.  Light refreshments will be served.

AIBC NSW would like to thank Academies Australasia for their sponsorship of this event:



Michael Fay

1300 902 878