'South Australia's Global Future' public forum with the Governor of South Australia
On Friday 11 March, the University of Adelaide convened a public panel discussion in Bonython Hall, with Her Excellency the Honourable Frances Adamson AC, Governor of South Australia.
South Australia’s Global Future featured Professor Peter Høj AC, Vice-Chancellor & President of the University of Adelaide and was facilitated by Professor Jacqueline Lo, Pro Vice-Chancellor (International). The forum included a keynote address by the Governor, followed by a panel discussion with leading South Australians:
- Ms Carolyn Hewson AO, Non-executive Director of the Reserve Bank of Australia and CSL Ltd and
- Mr Andrew Nunn, South Australian Chief Entrepreneur
The panel addressed the question of South Australia’s global future and its position in the world post-COVID. The forum drew upon the unique perspectives of each panel member. They discussed topics encompassing the challenges and opportunities for growth, whilst simultaneously building a distinctive South Australian style of global engagement. Speakers also addressed the importance of developing a vision and strategies to help South Australia’s industries such as agrifood and wine, defence, education, and resources thrive. Lively discussion also centred around renewable energy, human capital investment, creativity and innovation in South Australia.
The event was well attended with participants from business, Government and the community, as well as staff, students and alumni from the University of Adelaide.
See below for a gallery of photos from the event. A recording is also available here.