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AmCham Business Luncheon

"Where are SA's Jobs Coming From?"


When: Friday 26 August
Time: 11.45 - 2pm
Where: Adelaide Convention Centre


Hon Leon Bignell MP Karyn Kent Dr Don Russell

Hon Leon Bignell MP, Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, Forests, Tourism, Recreation and Sport, and Racing
Karyn Kent, Chief Executive, StudyAdelaide
Dr Don Russell, Chief Executive, Department of State Development

With SA’s manufacturing base under threat where will our future jobs come from? Hear our expert panel discuss the strengths, weaknesses and opportunities for South Australia. Are you positioning your business for the future - or the past?

The changing nature of work, education and leisure guarantees that there will be significant winners and losers from the changing structure of our economy. The financial and political climate around the world has changed in recent weeks and will undoubtedly affect South Australia. An uncertain political future in Australia won’t help.

There are pockets of opportunity that business needs to exploit and capitalize on. Do you know what they are and how your business can benefit?


AmCham Business Breakfast

"John Berry, U.S. Ambassador to Australia"

When: Wednesday 7 September
Time: 7am to 8.45am
Where: Adelaide Festival Centre


John Berry  John Berry, US Ambassador to Australia

John Berry presented his credentials to Governor-General Quentin Bryce on September 25, 2013, becoming the 25th Ambassador to the Commonwealth of Australia. As Ambassador, he seeks to strengthen the U.S.-Australia alliance, which has served as an anchor of peace and stability in the Asia-Pacific region and the world for more than sixty years; to increase bilateral trade investment; and to deepen cultural, scientific and environmental cooperation between the United States and Australia. 


AmCham Adelaide Business School Luncheon

"What Will The Next Generation of Computers Do For Business"


When: Thursday 22 September
Time: 11.45 - 2pm
Where: InterContinental Adelaide


Dwayne Birtles The University of Adelaide

Dwayne Birtles, National Data Commercial Manager, News Corp Australia

Karen Nelson-Field, CEO of Media Intelligence Co and Industry Professor (Media Innovation), The University of Adelaide

Professor Anton van den Henge, Director of the Australian Centre for Visual Technologies and Professor of Computer Science, The University of Adelaide

Sean Smith, Head of Customer Experience, Endeavour Drinks Group, Woolworths Liquor Group

What do super and quantum computers mean for supply chains? And what does big data and machine learning mean for ‘customized’ demand?

Super computing is already influencing food production, transport and logistics, consumer buying patterns, almost every aspect of our life, and it’s still just a baby in terms of potential applications. From a small business perspective the merging of supercomputing, big data and cloud based applications means that small business can have the same access as global corporations. Learn how this will affect your business.

Past Events


AmCham Adelaide Business School Luncheon

"Artificial Intelligence Will Make Business Better"

The next frontier is the automation and transformation of professional roles in the workforce, and we frequently hear in the media that the biggest concern of younger generations is “will AI take away my job?”. But while AI will definitely change the workplace and the way we do business, it also provides enormous opportunities – provided that the correct balances are struck, particularly between ‘automation’ and human interaction, informed by the latest findings from neuroscience.

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AmCham Business Luncheon

"Healthcare & Ageing - Our Huge Business Opportunity"

Australia’s population is growing, ageing and becoming more affluent – as is Asia and the rest of the world, creating a sweet spot for Australian business to sell IP, training technology and an endless array of products and services in to Asia and the rest of the world.

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AmCham Business Luncheon

"Trade and Exports- How is SA Faring?"

The current surge in free trade agreements with China, Japan, Korea and the Trans Pacific Partnership countries is delivering unprecedented opportunities for Australian business, but not everyone agrees. Two practitioners and one politician might just have differing views on FTAs. Find out for yourself the potential and possible pitfalls.

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