Entries by Elizabeth Matters

ABIE Business Leaders Forum, Online Event, March, 2021

With much of the world still struggling amid the COVID-19 pandemic, economic activity has fallen drastically, foreshadowing the most severe recession in nearly a century. As part of the post-COVID-19 recovery, countries are now focusing on measures that can drive sustainability while boosting jobs, income and growth and accelerating climate action. It was no surprise […]

AHK Online Event: German Hydrogen Delegation to Australia, 22nd of March 2021

German Australian Business Council Members are invited to take part in an online conference organised by the AHK in Australia. German Hydrogen Delegation to Australia 22nd of March, 2021 6am- 9am (German Time) During this 3-hour conference, German and Australian experts and professionals will give in-depth information about the hydrogen and energy infrastructure in both […]

COVID-19 Impact on under- and postgraduate academic exchange, Online Event, February 2021

On 5th of February 2021, the Business Council had the pleasure of hosting an online event with Katharina McGrath, Director of the DAAD Information Centre in Sydney, and Christian Strowa, Head of Section “Scholarship Programmes Asia and the Pacific” at the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in Bonn. The DAAD is a self-governing organisation comprised […]

Australia-United Kingdom Chamber of Commerce Virtual Event: A 2021 Toast to Australia: Aussie Wine Tasting and Networking, February 2021

The Australia-United Kingdom Chamber of Commerce invited members to their virtual event: A 2021 Toast to Australia: Aussie Wine Tasting and Networking on the 3rd of February, 2021. Representatives of various ABIE Groups across Europe were also invited to participate to broaden the networking across borders. Eberhard Goihl, GABC treasurer, attended as the German flag-bearer. […]

Corporate Roundtable with H.E Philip Green, Online, December 2020

In order to welcome Ambassador Philip Green to Germany, the German Australian Business Council held a virtual corporate roundtable for corporate members on the 3rd  of December 2020. During this exclusive C-Level briefing, which took place under Chatham House rules, the Ambassador set out key priorities for his tenure. Participants had the opportunity to put […]

Three sides of a coin: fresh perspectives for 2021 from Germany, Ireland and Australia, Online, January 2021

On Wednesday, the 13th of January, the German Australian Business Council and the Irish Business Network (IBN) Germany welcomed almost 70 participants for our first joint event of 2021 “Three Sides of a Coin: fresh perspectives for 2021 from Germany, Ireland and Australia”. The event featured speakers John Lynam, Consul General of Ireland, Frankfurt; Simon […]

Christmas Drinks with H.E. Philip Green, Australian Ambassador to Germany, Online Event, December 2020

On Friday, the 11th of December, the German Australian Business Council, together with 50 members and friends, welcomed H.E. Ambassador Philip Green to Germany over an online Christmas drinks event. Over a glass of Alpha Box & Dice Wightmare Chardonnay from South Australia, the Ambassador gave an overview of Australia’s industry focus on advanced manufacturing and […]