Our New Economy - What will it mean for your business?

Our New Economy - What will it mean for your business?
Just what happened in 2020?! Will Victoria ever be the same again? The economy, business, and individuals have been affected by COVID in ways unimaginable before the outbreak. Alan Oster is the Group Chief Economist at NAB, responsible for NAB’s global economic and financial forecasts. He is a highly respected and much quoted commentator on Australian and global economic trends and policy issues. The bank has to get it right. He will tell us what this year will look like and what you need to know to plan for your business. pastevent
Business Luncheon
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Our New Economy - What Will It Mean For Your Business?

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About the Event

Just what happened in 2020? Will Victoria ever be the same again? The economy, business and individuals have been affected by COVID in ways unimaginable before the outbreak.

Alan Oster is the Group Chief Economist at NAB, responsible for NAB's global economic and financial forecasts. He is a highly and much quoted commentator on Australian and global economic trends and policy issues. The bank has to get it right. He will tell us what this year will look like and what you need to know to plan for your business.

• What will be the ripple effect in 2021?
• How will the change in the economic stimulus packages affect your business?
• What will be the impact of government debt and deficit?
• How will our economy recover? How long?             
• What impact will the change in US leadership and other trade relationships impact Australia?

Alan will then join Kyle Mangini, Global Head of infrastructure, IFM Investors in a fireside chat moderated by Emmy award winning journalist, Sara James


Alan Oster
Group Chief Economist, NAB
  Kyle Mangini
Global Head of Infrastructure, IFM Investors
Moderated by Sara James
Emmy Award-winning broadcast journalist and author and Director, Bespoke Approach



Event Partners

Partnership opportunities available - please contact Adam Serry to enquire adamserry@amcham.com.au



Event Details

Date Thursday 25 March 2021
Time 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location RACV City Club
501 Bourke St, Melbourne


Pricing

  Member   Non-Member
Individual (1) $169  $209
Table (10) $1,690  $2,090


Speaker Biographies

Alan Oster, Group Chief Economist, NAB

Alan joined the Bank in 1992 from the Federal Treasury where he worked for 15 years - his special field being economic forecasting and monetary policy. He grew up in Newcastle and graduated (with first class honours) in economics from Newcastle University. He also holds a Masters degree in economics from the Australian National University. Immediately before joining the Bank, Alan was the Senior Adviser in Treasury responsible for economic forecasting and modelling. In 1987 he was seconded for nearly four years as Counsellor-Economic and Financial with Australia’s delegation to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in Paris. As Group Chief Economist, Alan is responsible for NAB’s global economic and financial forecasts. He is also a highly respected and much quoted commentator on Australian and global economic trends and policy issues.


Kyle Mangini, Global Head of Infrastructure, 
IFM Investors


Kyle is responsible for implementing IFM’s infrastructure investment strategy and has ultimate investment responsibility for the Australian Infrastructure Fund and the Global Infrastructure Fund. Kyle is also a member of the IFM Investors Investment Committee. Kyle has more than 25 years’ experience in investment banking and asset management, including senior roles with CSFB and SBC Warburg. He has infrastructure experience in Asia, Australia, Europe as well as North and South America. His relevant transaction experience includes the execution of mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, initial public offerings, public bond offerings, private placements, commercial bank facilities and derivatives..


Sara James, Consultant,
Bespoke Approach

 

Sara James is an Emmy Award-winning broadcast journalist and author. James has covered significant news events in Australasia for NBC, CNN and PBS. James is a featured commentator on Australia’s ABC News Breakfast. Her “American in Oz” segment provides detailed analysis of the US political landscape. Prior to moving to Australia in 2008, James was based in New York City for NBC News for more than a decade. Her reporting duties took her to all fifty of the United States and around the world, including Somalia, Sudan, Bosnia, Israel, China, Japan and the Khyber Pass. She also travelled to the wreck of the Titanic in the submarine Nautile. James served as a substitute newsreader on the NBC Today Show and guest anchored on many NBC news programs. James has been honoured with a Headliner Award for her report on a victim of the September 11 attacks, a Gracie for her story about methamphetamine addiction in women, an Emmy for coverage of the massacre at Columbine High School in Colorado, a National Press Club Award for her story on Sudanese slavery, and the Overseas Press Club of America Citation of Excellence for her report on Australia’s Stolen Generation. James is Board Director of the American Australian Association Limited and Australian-American Fulbright Commission, the Vice President of KCNQ2 Cure Alliance, and a co-founder of Genetic Epilepsy Team Australia. Sara James is the author of An American in Oz (Allen & Unwin), co-author of The Best of Friends (HarperCollins) and editor of An Extraordinary School (ACER Press).



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COVID PRECAUTIONS: The safety and wellbeing of our guests and colleagues is our utmost priority. AmCham will work with the venue to ensure hygiene procedures and government guidelines are followed with social distancing measures in place, visible sanitiser stations and COVID-19 marshals. We respectfully ask you do not attend on the day if you are experiencing any flu like symptoms.

UPDATE to Terms & Conditions
If Government Health Orders change and in-person events are suspended, the AmCham program will go virtual and links will be sent to all attendees. A 50% refund will be paid to ticket holders. (Please see Terms and Conditions for specific details).
When
25/03/2021 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where
RACV City Club 501 Bourke St MELBOURNE, VIC 3000 AUSTRALIA

Program


Thursday, 25 March 2021

 
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
25/03/2021 12:00 PM

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