THE SUMMIT 2019
We are very pleased to announce that The Hon Julie Bishop will be joining us as a keynote speaker at The Summit 2019. Don't miss your chance to hear from Ms Bishop at our annual two day conference on 27-28 August. Limited early bird tickets have now been released, with group discounts also in effect.
Avoid disappointment - register today!
EARLY BIRD PRICING
Tickets include admission to The Summit 2019 Dinner on Tuesday, 27 August 2019
$2,200 per person
FSC MEMBER RATE
$2,450 per person
$2,900 per person.
Tues. 27 & Wed, 28 August 2019
Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park, 161 Elizabeth Street
8.30am - 5.00pm
ABOUT THE HON JULIE BISHOP
Ms Bishop served as Australia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs from 2013 until her resignation in 2018. She was the first female to hold the role as well as the first female Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party, serving for 11 years.
As Foreign Minister, Ms Bishop was responsible for strengthening Australia’s key strategic and economic relationships with Ministerial responsibility for more than 5,000 departmental staff, 110 overseas missions as well as government agencies Australian Secret Intelligence Service and Australian Centre for International Agriculture Research
In 2014, she led the international response to the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine, and was awarded the Commander of the Order of Merit of the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Under her leadership, the 2017 Foreign Policy White Paper was developed, providing a comprehensive policy framework for the next decade; and the New Colombo Plan was established, enabling Australian undergraduates to live, study and work in the Indo-Pacific region. Within five years more than 40,000 students have participated in the Plan.
In a political career spanning 20 years, Julie, as a member of the Government Executive, also served as Minister for Education, Science and Training, Women’s Issues and Ageing. Prior to entering politics, Ms Bishop was Managing Partner of the law firm Clayton Utz in Perth.