Leaders on Asia | The Hon. Kevin RuddVIEW EVENT DETAILS
In conversation with Peter Hartcher
Asia Society Australia and our Corporate Member Herbert Smith Freehills will host an exclusive breakfast briefing with The Hon Kevin Rudd, Asia Society Policy Institute President and former Prime Minister of Australia.
Recognised as one of the leading global thinkers on foreign policy, Mr Rudd will share his analysis of Asia’s economic and geopolitical challenges, Australia’s relations with the region, and introduce the agenda of the Asia Society Policy Institute.
Date: Monday, 23 October 2017
Time: 7:45 am – 9:15 am
Venue: Herbert Smith Freehills, ANZ Tower, Level 35, 161 Castlereagh St, Sydney NSW 2000
Speakers: The Hon Kevin Rudd, in conversation with Peter Hartcher, political And international editor of The Sydney Morning Herald.
Please register below by 16 October. By invitation only, places strictly limited. Open to members - join Asia Society Australia to access our exclusive briefings.
Kevin Rudd is the inaugural President of the Asia Society Policy Institute. He served as Australia's 26th Prime Minister and as Foreign Minister. He is a Distinguished Fellow at Chatham House and the Paulson Institute, and a Distinguished Statesman with the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Mr. Rudd is a member of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization’s Group of Eminent Persons. He is proficient in Mandarin Chinese and serves as a Visiting Professor at Tsinghua University. More >>
Peter Hartcher is a leading Australian journalist and author. He is the political editor and international editor for The Sydney Morning Herald, a visiting fellow at the Lowy Institute for International Policy and a political commentator with Sky News. He has been writing about power and politics, war and peace, booms and busts for more than 30 years. His latest book is The Adolescent Country. More >>
Our Leaders on Asia program presents high-profile events with visiting heads of state, ministers, senior officials, dignitaries and leading thinkers from the Indo-Pacific region and Australia. It provides Asia Society members with a unique direct access to leaders who shape the present and future of our region.
Herbert Smith Freehills, ANZ Tower, Level 35, 161 Castlereagh St, Sydney NSW 2000