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Melbourne Launch of 'Disruptive Asia'

Is Asia’s rise transforming Australia?  Does Australia-Asia economic, political and community confluence strengthen or weaken our dynamism and agility as a nation?

Doug Ferguson, Chairman and Philipp Ivanov, CEO Asia Society Australia invite you to an exclusive evening of art, politics and media to launch:


The first event under the Asia Society at NGV collaboration. 

'Disruptive Asia' is an Asia Society Australia curated collection of 20 essays on how Asia’s rise is changing Australia, and how we as a society are responding.

Time: 5:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Date: Friday 30 June 2017
Location: National Gallery of Victoria (entry via Arts Centre Forecourt)  

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Professor Nick Bisley, Executive Director of La Trobe Asia at La Trobe University

Philipp Ivanov, CEO, Asia Society Australia
Professor Wanning Sun, University of Technology Sydney
Martine Letts, CEO, Committee for Melbourne
Daniel Flitton, most recently senior correspondent at The Age

Guests are invited to a private viewing of the exhibition Buddha’s Smile from 5.15 pm. Drinks available at bar prices from 6 pm. Discussion commences at 6:30 pm. 

This event is presented in partnership with the National Gallery of Victoria

Based in Sydney? Attend our launch on 28 June. 


Event Details

Fri 30 Jun 2017
5:15pm - 7:30pm

National Gallery of Victoria (entry via Arts Centre Forecourt)