Asia Society AustralAsia Centre Annual Dinner with Robert B. Zoellick - President, The World Bank Group

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Mr. Sid Myer AM, Chairman, and Mr. Richard Woolcott AC, Founding Director, Asia Society AustralAsia Centre, invite you to the Asia Society AustralAsia Centre Annual Dinner with guest speaker:

Robert B Zoellick - President, The World Bank Group

Robert B. Zoellick was appointed the 11th President of the World Bank Group, which works with 187 member countries, in 2007. Prior to joining the Bank, he served as Vice Chairman, International of the Goldman Sachs Group, Managing Director, and Chairman of Goldman Sachs' Board of International Advisors from 2006-07.

In 2005-06, Mr. Zoellick served as the Deputy Secretary of the U.S. State Department. He was the Department's Chief Operating Officer and policy alternate for the Secretary of State, in addition to having lead policy responsibility in a number of areas.

Mr. Zoellick will discuss global economic developments and prospects, the changing economic landscape in Asia, the implications for Australia, and the role of the World Bank Group.

Date:  Sunday 14th August 2011
Time:  7.00 pm for 7.30 pm

Contact Information:

Table Sponsorship:   Lesley Mathews,  Ph:  02 9879 5230,  Email: mathewsl@iinet.net.au
Fiona Wallace-Smith,  Ph:  03 9035 8199,  Email: fionaw@asiasoc.org.au
Individual Registration: Leanne Van Diemen,  Ph:  03 9035 3789, Email: Leanne.van@unimelb.edu.au
Media Enquiries:  Nina Fudala, Ph:  0409 321 918, Email: n.fudala@bigpond.com

For membership enquiries, please contact:

Fiona Wallace-Smith - Phone: +61 3 9035 8198, Email: fionaw@asiasoc.org.au
Lesley Mathews - Phone:  +61 2 9879 5230, Email: l.mathews@asialink.unimelb.edu.au

The Asia Society AustralAsia Centre gratefully acknowledges the generous Dinner Benefactor sponsorship of:

Australian School of Business, The University of New South Wales     |     BHP Billiton

Event Details

Sun 14 Aug 2011
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Hilton Sydney, 488 George Street, Sydney

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