Building on the success of 2018’s Australia-Africa Women In Leadership Forum on Trade and Investment, AusAfriTrade presents the 2019 Australia-Africa Women In Leadership Forum for Economic Empowerment on 3rd Sept and the subsequent Australia-Africa Trade, Investment and Cultural Expo on Friday 6th to Saturday 7th Sept at Yagan Square, Perth City, to engage Government, business, private sector, individuals, NGOs and civil society in discussions and development of strategies to enhance business, i business, investment and people to people relations between Australia and Africa. Last year the event attracted National and International speakers and delegates from across Australia and overseas.
This Forum is organised with the support of the African Heads of Mission in Australia, and held in collaboration with the Parliament of Western Australia’s Parliamentary Friends of Africa to enhance relations between Australia and Africa and work together to advance gender equality for the mutual beneﬁt of our two continents.
Featuring Featuring keynote presentations from thought leaders, high-level panel, a facilitated business-Speed networking session and the Forum Function with Parliamentary Friends of Africa at Parliament House, the event holds a reputation for its provision of valuable up-to-date information on trading and investing in Africa.
WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS
Women’s Access to Finance and Strategies that Work
ARE WE AFRICA READY?
Australia’s Economic and Social Relationship With Countries of Africa Intra-African Trade Agreement’s Impact On Australia’s Investment And Trade.
REVISITING AUSTRALIA AFRICA HEALTH-DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES
Women’s Wellbeing and economic Empowerment
GENDERED ENTREPRENEURSHIP, AGRICULTURE, FASHION & TEXTILES
Strengthening Women’s Agribusiness and Enterprises In Africa Cooperatives As An Industry Model For Exports In Seafood And Fisheries.
Innovation Housing for Africa
TRADE AND INVESTMENT IN MINING
Women’s Participation: The Unfinished Business
BUSINESS SPEED NETWORKING
Engage, Connect, Share, Collaborate – Beyond Business Card Exchange
PARLIAMENTARY FRIENDS OF AFRICA RECEPTION
Parliament House, Harvest Terrace, West Perth