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State of the Region 2019 Masterclass

The State of the Region Masterclass is a one-day intensive program providing a strategic update and outlook for the year ahead.

A team of Australia’s leading defence and security experts will explore the critical issues and challenges facing the region.

Speakers include:

  • General Angus Campbell, AO, DSC, Chief of the Defence Force
    In Conversation
  • Peter Jennings, PSM, Executive Director, Australian Strategic Policy Institute
    In Conversation
  • April Palmerlee, CEO, American Chamber of Commerce in Australia
    Panel Discussion: United States
  • Dr Gorana Grgic, Lecturer in US Politics and Foreign Policy, United States Studies Centre
    Panel Discussion: United States
  • Stephen Loosley, AM, Senior Fellow, Australian Strategic Policy Institute
    Panel Discussion: United States
  • Lisa Murray, Senior Writer, Australian Financial Review
    Panel Discussion: China
  • Dr Sheryn Lee, Lecturer in Security Studies, Macquarie University
    Panel Discussion: China
  • Samantha Hoffman, Fellow, Australian Strategic Policy Institute
    Panel Discussion: China
  • Dr Thomas Wilkins, Senior Lecturer, International Security, Department of Government and International Relations, The University of Sydney
    Panel Discussion: The Big Democracies – Japan
  • Paul Grigson, Deputy Secretary Infrastructure, Transport Security and Customs and Deputy Comptroller-General, Department of Home Affairs
    Panel Discussion: The Big Democracies – Indonesia
  • Arthur B Culvahouse Jr, United States Ambassador to Australia
    Keynote Address
  • Hon Dame Annette King, New Zealand High Commissioner to Australia
    The Pacific
  • Hugh Jeffrey, First Assistant Secretary, International Policy Division, Department of Defence
    The Pacific