David Ben-Gurion – Sir John Monash Leadership Forum 2013

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Monash University are proud to announce the innaugural David Ben-Gurion – Sir John Monash Leadership Forum, named in honour of great leaders from our two nations.

The 2013 forum is themed on ‘Sustainability and Leadership’ and will feature a range of thought leaders from academia, industry and government presenting the latest thinking and innovations in response to this key global challenge. The day will be divided into two broad sections:

  1. Leadership perspectives on macro-level and organisational responses to the challenge of sustainability.
  2. Sustainability leadership in practice. Focus areas include changing behaviour towards sustainable practices, innovating to manage scarce water resources and entrepreneurial responses to the challenge of sustainability.

We invite you to join us and interact with experts from Australia and Israel on this key challenge.

Speakers include:

Mr Anthony Pratt, Executive Chairman of Visy, speaking on Food Security.

Professor John Thwaites, Chair, National Sustainability Council, speaking on the new global Sustainable Development Solutions Network, an initiative for the UN.

Dr Orna Berry, Corporate Vice President and the General Manager of the EMC Center of Excellence (Israel), speaking on entrepreneurship and sustainability.

Professor Rivka Carmi, President of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

Professor Ed Byrne AO, Vice Chancellor and President, Monash University.

And many more experts from Australia and overseas.

This year’s forum is jointly undertaken with the Asia Pacific Regional Centre of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network, based at Monash University.

Event details

When: Wednesday, 10 April 2013

Where: CBD Venue, Melbourne

Time: 8:30am – 5:00pm

This event is free to attend. Registration is strictly required.

To register: Please visit www.monash.edu.au/leadership-forum

RSVP by Monday, 1 April 2013

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