QUT Business Leaders' Forum

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Event cancelled: QUT Business Leaders’ Forum on 31 March 2020

You’ll be aware that on Friday 13 March, the Australian Government advised that gatherings of 500 or more people should not be staged. QUT's priority is the health and safety of staff, students and our community, and with this in mind we have decided to cancel the QUT Business Leaders’ Forum on 31 March 2020.

We'll be providing a full refund for all tickets purchased via the same way that you purchased your tickets, for example, if you paid by Visa, your refund will be made back onto that same card. The refunds will be processed over the next two weeks.

We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause. We'll continue to monitor and respond to advice from Australian Government authorities and global health organisations with respect to future QUT Business Leaders’ Forum events this year. Join our mailing list to stay up to date regarding future events.

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About Susan Anderson

A proven global leader, Susan Anderson has led Uber across Australia and New Zealand for the last two years and recently took on an expanded leadership role to include North Asia. Prior to joining Uber, Susan inspired some of the world's most innovative teams in leadership roles at Amazon and Bain & Co.

The massive growth of Uber in the ANZ region, under Susan’s leadership, has been remarkable. Australia and New Zealand have embraced ride sharing like few other countries. When Uber was first introduced to the market, it was seen by many as a taxi alternative. Today, they are viewed as a platform for much more, from e-bikes to public transport, and almost 4 million locals regularly choose to share rides with Uber. Susan will speak about the unique challenges and opportunities she has experienced leading Uber in this region over the past two years, her journey to this leadership role and the impact that she is making at one of the world’s great tech companies. She will talk about how to embrace 'scary ideas', and share her priorities for Uber in this region, including helping shape the future of Australian cities.

It'll be a pleasure to welcome back one of Australia’s leading journalists, Kerry O’Brien, as Moderator for the second QUT Business Leaders’ Forum event for 2020.

About the Forum

The QUT Business Leaders' Forum is a highly valued business leadership event that we have delivered for more than 20 years. Discover more about our Forum, the moderator and how we support our community.

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Hear from world-class leaders

Keep your business know-how relevant and hear from executive thought leaders. Our Forum has developed an international reputation for attracting dynamic world-class leaders in a dialogue on today's leadership challenges.

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Our Forum brings together a diverse community of business leaders giving you the opportunity to connect with like-minded professionals and extend your network. Make an impression on your clients by inviting them to the Forum when you buy a table.

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The QUT Business Leaders' Forum has developed its reputation and following by inviting only prominent and effective speakers with the requisite national and international standing.

After each Forum, we produce a snapshot video to showcase the highlights of the speakers keynote presentation and Q&A session with Forum moderator, Kerry O’Brien.

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