American Australian Association Benefit Dinner

6 June 2013

Time: 6:30pm - 11:00pm

Location: Sydney Convention Centre, Darling Harbour

Phone: (02) 9338 6988

Email: benefitdinner@aaa-aus.org

AAAThe American Australian Association hosts black tie Benefit Dinners to recognise prominent individuals who have made significant contributions to business, economic, social and cultural relationships between the United States and Australia. This year was AAA was proud to honour Mr Andrew Liveris, Chairman and CEO of the Dow Chemical Company and Richard Warburton AO LVO, Chairman of Westfield Retail Trust, Magellan Flagship Fund and Citigroup Pty Ltd.

Proceeds from the Benefit Dinner support the Association's Education Fund. To date, more than 150 Fellows have received awards totalling over US$4 million to pursue postgraduate and doctoral studies in critical fields, from key medical research to sustainability, at top institutions such as MIT, Harvard and Princeton.

Watch the video the Centre made for the event below

VIDEOS & INTERVIEWS

Iris Bohnet

Do targets work to reduce gender inequality?

Gender bias against women in the workplace hasn't gone away despite decades of laws aimed at improving equal pay and opportunities. Visiting professor Iris Bohnet discusses how we can address unconcious bias in hiring and promotion.


Susan Pond

A bright future for alternative fuels

In the lead-up to the Centre's Low Carbon Transport On The Move conference, adjunct professor in sustainability Susan Pond discussed the promise of renewable energy in Australia.

 

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