2015 Open Fora

Lifting Australia's Disability Employment Participation: What will it take?

24 November 2015

Guest Speakers:

  • Dr Paul Miller, Director, Disability Employment Taskforce
  • Ms Toni Wren, Employment and Social Policy Consultant
    Australian Network on Disability

Positive Peace – What creates inclusiveness

28 October 2015

Guest Speaker:

  • Steve Killelea AM
    Founder & Executive Chairman Integrated Research Ltd;
    The Charitable Foundation;
    Institute for Economics and Peace

The Arab Spring:
Where did it go wrong?

19 August 2015

Guest Speaker:

  • H.E Dr Hassan El-Laithy
    Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    of the Arab Republic of Egypt in Australia

The North Korea Commission of Inquiry
and its Impact

20 July 2015

Guest Speaker:

  • The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG
    Retired Justice of High Court,
    Human Rights Champion

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Diversity on Australian Boards

24 June 2015

Guest Speakers:

  • John Brogden AM
    CEO and Managing Director, Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Claire Braund
    Executive Director, Women on Boards Australia

SBS – 40 Years of Service for a Multicultural Australia

3 June 2015

Guest Speakers:

  • Michael Ebeid
    CEO and Managing Director, SBS
  • Commentary provided by Prof. Lynette Sheridan Burns
    Deputy Dean, Humanities and Communication Arts, Western Sydney University

Eastern Ukraine:
Present and Future

5 May 2015

Guest Speaker:

  • Dr Dmytro Khutkyy
    Kiev International Institute of Sociology,

Countering the Radicalisation of Muslim Youths

8 April 2015

Guest Speakers:

  • Mr Keysar Trad
    Muslim Community Leader
  • Commentary provided by Dr Jan Ali
    Senior Lecturer in Islam and Modernity, Western Sydney University

Speech by Keysar Trad (PDF, 243.82 KB) (opens in a new window)

Speech by Keysar Trad (DOCX, 67.29 KB) (opens in a new window)

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