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The Summit Program

Sunday - 29 May 2022

Time
17:30 – 18:30
Marketplace Launch
Hon. Roger Cook MLA BA; GradDipBus (PR); MBA
Deputy Premier; Minister for State Development, Jobs and Trade; Tourism; Commerce; Science
18:30 – 21:30
Gala Dinner

Monday - 30 May 2022

Time
Forum
Topic
09:00 – 10:30
Plenary Opening
Opening the WA-ASEAN Summit
10:30 – 11:00
Morning Tea
11:00 – 12:30
Session 1
11:00 – 11:43 (A)
Business
Trade and Investment Opportunities between Western Australia and (Country TBA)
11:45 – 12:28 (B)
Trade and Investment Opportunities between Western Australia and (Country TBA)
11:00 – 12:30
Policy
Women in Leadership
Sports Diplomacy – FACILITIES
Presentation and panel discussion chaired by Ivana Simkovic from dwp
Business (2)
TBA
12:30 – 13:15
Lunch
13:15 – 14:45
Session 2
13:15 – 14:00 (A)
Business
Trade and Investment Opportunities between Western Australia and Thailand
14:00 – 14:45 (B)
Trade and Investment Opportunities between Western Australia and Vietnam
13:15 – 14:45
Policy
Western Australia’s looming skills shortage: an ASEAN opportunity
Arts & Culture
Regional Film Festival Part 1
CEO
Space (invitation only)
14:45 – 15:15
Afternoon Tea
15:15 – 16:45
Session 3
15:15 – 15:58 (A)
Business
Trade and Investment Opportunities between Western Australia and (Country TBA)
16:00 – 16:43 (B)
Trade and Investment Opportunities between Western Australia and (Country TBA)
15:15 – 16:45
Policy
Regional education opportunities and constraints through COVID-19 and beyond
Arts & Culture
Regional Film Festival Part 2
CEO
Energy (invitation only)
17:00 – 19:00
Networking 1
Opening Keynote City of Perth

Tuesday - 31 May 2022

Time
Forum
Topic
09:00 – 10:30
Session 4
09:00 – 09:43 (A)
Business
Trade and Investment Opportunities between Western Australia and (Country TBA)
09:45 – 10:28 (B)
Trade and Investment Opportunities between Western Australia and (Country TBA)
09:00 – 10:30
Policy
Supply Chain Disruption During COVID-19: Challenges and Opportunities
Youth
Youth Entrepreneurship: Empowering Today’s Youth as the Next Gen of Entrepreneurs and Leaders
Business (3)
TBA
10:30 – 11:00
Morning Tea
11:00 – 12:30
Session 5
11:00 – 11:43 (A)
Business
Trade and Investment Opportunities between Western Australia and (Country TBA)
11:45 – 12:28 (B)
Trade and Investment Opportunities between Western Australia and (Country TBA)
11:00 – 12:30
Policy
Doing Better Business In Western Australia: What Are The Benefits?
Sports Diplomacy
What Can Sports Bring to Business?
CEO
Regional Defence Industry Collaboration (invitation only)
12:30 – 13:15
Lunch
13:15 – 14:45
Session 6
13:15 – 14:00 (A)
Business
Trade and Investment Opportunities between Western Australia and (Country TBA)
14:00 – 14:45 (B)
Trade and Investment Opportunities between Western Australia and (Country TBA)
13:15 – 14:45
Policy
Critical Infrastructure Attacks
Arts & Culture
Industrial Theatre
Business (4)
Regional Innovation Ecosystems
14:45 – 15:15
Afternoon Tea
15:15 – 16:45
Session 7
15:15 – 16:45
Business
SME’s: The Economic Powerhouses Powering Our Global Economies
Policy
TBA
Arts & Culture
Arts & Cultural Endeavours in a COVID-19 World
Youth
Working With Gen Z and Millennial’s: What Does The Future of Work Look Like?
17:00 – 19:00
Networking 2
Closing Keynote

Our Program

The WA-ASEAN Summit brings you a world class programme of hybrid virtual and in-person sessions grouped into thematic Forums:

CEO (by invitation only)

  • Defence
  • Energy
  • Space
  • Cybersecurity

Business

  • Bilateral sessions focusing on trade and investment opportunities between Western Australia and individual ASEAN Members and invited Asian nations, presented by their Ambassadors and High Commissioners

Policy

  • Legal frameworks and tools enabling bilateral trade and investment
  • Supporting ease of doing business
  • Diversity and inclusion – empowering a diverse workforce

Youth

  • Youth entrepreneurship

  • Future of work across generations and cultures

Sports Diplomacy

  • Connecting nations through sports
  • Connecting communities using ‘third spaces’ – transforming existing sporting venues to serve as community hubs between sporting events

Arts / Culture

  • Including a regional film festival and filmmakers’ talks