Asia 21 Panel | Politics and Media DisruptedVIEW EVENT DETAILS
Governing in a fragmented and interconnected world
This session will explore the current state of politics and media in Asia and more broadly globally. It will explore the impact of fragmentation, interconnectivity, instantaneousness, and a changing media landscape on political leaders and systems. It will ask the question: what do we want our future political leaders to be?
Asia Society Australia members only are invited to observe this closed session of Asia 21.
Date: Thursday 30 November 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Venue: Level 7, Building 80, RMIT City Campus, 445 Swanston Street Melbourne
Penny Low, Founder, Social Innovation Park LTD; former Member of Parliament, Singapore (Class of 2007)
Yusra Askari, Pakistan Correspondent, New Delhi TV (Class of 2014)
Lotfullah Nazafizada, Director, TOLOnews TV (Class of 2012)
Jieun Baek, Oxford University (Class of 2017)
Wang Guan, News anchor and chief political reporter, China Global Television Network (Class of 2017)
Asia 21 is the Asia-Pacific’s foremost young leader’s network with more than 800 influential alumni from more than 30 countries. They are social entrepreneurs, CEOs, academics, policy-makers, journalists, and artists. They are change-makers, visionaries, and leaders that have made significant contributions to society and to the future of the Asia-Pacific region.
The 2017 Summit presented in partnership with the Victorian Government, explores the theme, World Disrupted: Asia’s Future. Covering political, technological, and natural disruption, we’ll explore how these changes manifest themselves in Asia and Australia, and what is required from future leaders to lead in a fast-changing region.
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Founding Action Lab Sponsor Challenge Partners
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Level 7, Building 80, RMIT City Campus, 445 Swanston Street Melbourne