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.

If you have any questions, please contact us.

Thanks for joining us at the online QUT Business Leaders' Forum with Tim Reed, President of Business Council of Australia.

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About Tim Reed

Tim Reed is one of Australia’s most respected and dynamic business leaders. In November 2019, he was appointed President of the Business Council of Australia (BCA), one of the nation’s most influential policy and advocacy bodies. Tim brings a wealth of experience to the role, with a history of building one of Australia’s most innovative technology companies, MYOB. As CEO of MYOB, he transformed the company from desk-top solutions to a leading online subscription business valued at $2 billion with more than 1900 employees.

Tim will share his fascinating leadership journey from a career that has spanned major international markets, including management roles in Silicon Valley. He will outline how BCA plans to position Australia as a globally competitive place to do business, by focusing on tax and regulatory reform, building workplace skills, better managing energy to reduce emissions and deliver affordable and reliable power. He will speak to how business can build community trust and argue why business has an important role in speaking up on social issues.

We welcome back one of Australia’s leading journalists, Kerry O’Brien, as Moderator for this QUT Business Leaders' Forum online event.

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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Why attend

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.

Professional development

Attend the Forum as a professional development activity. Members of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand may claim this activity as formal CPD hours.

Expand your network

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.

Previous speakers

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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