ACYPI Guangzhou | New Technology and the New Economy Forum

ACYPI, ACYA, ACAA and AustCham South China hosted New Technology and the New Economy Forum in Kingold’s Bayview clubhouse on May 25. The presentations, which were given by Australian Consul-General Dominic Trindade, HUAWEI’s Simon Lacey, Xiaoming Bike’s Marco Yang, WeChat’s Kevin Shimota and Jimmy Chen from YUNLIAN Technology, have covered all aspects of the digital […]

ACYPI Sydney | Young Entrepreneurs Forum 2017

  Back for the third year, the Young Entrepreneurs Forum is ACYPI SYDNEY’s keynote event, which you can’t afford to miss! This year’s panel boasts an impressive line-up of entrepreneurs, investors and coaches from HelloFresh, Airtasker, BMY Group and Investible. You have the rare opportunity to hear them share their experiences and personal insights. There […]

ACYPI Perth | Entrepreneur Hot Seat with Oscar Fong

Entrepreneurship is increasingly seen as a popular career pathway that can be empowering during a period of great change. Forward-thinking corporations encourage intrapreneurship as a means to remain competitive and retain great teams. However, for many companies and individuals the leap beyond ‘business-as-usual’ remains fuzzy and full of uncertainties. Oscar Fong is an Organisation Architect and […]

ACYPI Melbourne | Melbourne International Comedy Festival

ACYPI invites all members for a night of laughs during the Melbourne International Comedy Festival with Storm Xu and Andy Collins’ performance of “Life in China”.  Storm was born in Shanghai and Melbourne-born Andy lives there. They’re at the heart of the booming Chinese standup scene and take to their bizarre mixed-culture life with a red […]

ACYPI Melbourne | Chinese Pu’er Tea
By World Renowned Tea Master – Jiaju Zou 邹家驹

ACYPI Melbourne invites you to partake in this fantastic opportunity to learn about Chinese tea from world renowned tea master Jiaju Zou.  Jiaju Zou will share his knowledge and expertise on the topic of Chinese tea, especially Pu’er (普洱茶).  Participants will then have the opportunity to experience a traditional Chinese tea ceremony and partake in […]

ACYPI Sydney | March Mixer

ACYPI Friends, Happy 2017, and welcome to the Year of the Rooster! This is our first event for what is going to be an exciting year ahead. So grab some friends, and join us for a drink at Ching-a-Lings. Details Date: 6PM – 8PM, Wednesday, 8 March 2017 Venue: Ching-a-Lings (Level 1, 133 Oxford Street, […]

ACYPI Perth | 2017 Golden Koala Film Festival

Australia-China Young Professionals Initiative (ACYPI) Perth is proud to present the return of the Golden Koala Chinese Film Festival to Perth. We invite you to join us for the film festival from 13th to 17th February as well as to attend the Opening Night on the 13th February. The Golden Koala Chinese Film Festival aims to […]

ACYPI Melbourne | Arts Appreciation in Collingwood

DESCRIPTION Join ACYPI for an Arts focused evening with two inspiring artists; Helen Couchman, visual artist and Mindy Meng Wang, musician and composer. The evening will feature a Q and A session, a performance from Mindy Meng Wang on the Guzheng and a talk from both artists. They will discuss their work and inspirations and […]

ACYPI Brisbane | China Chats – Christmas Cheers

ACYPI Brisbane it is that time of the year again! You are warmly invited to the next ‘China Chats’ Christmas networking event for ACYPI. Engage in meaningful discussion with professionals about the Australia-China relationship and expand your network with ACYPI. Please Join us for a drink and a chat.  Let’s celebrate another big year of […]

ACYPI Melbourne | BROWN BROTHERS SPECIAL TASTING EVENT

  Come and join us for a very special wine tasting event, brought to you by Brown Brothers and Bank of Melbourne. During the session, you will be able to learn as one of Australia’s iconic wine brands and one of this country’s best exports, how Brown Brothers has succeed in both domestic and Chinese […]

ACYPI Sydney | In the spirit of Double 11, here’s an $11.11 special until 11.11am

In the spirit of Double 11, Double 11 tickets are now $11.11 until Tuesday 11.11am! Yes, Double 11 is a cocktail party, coinciding with China’s Singles’ Day. No… ensuring there is no disappointment, this is not a dating event… although we’d never limit the opportunity for love (ahem). Thanks to the team at ThinkCHINA, we’re excited […]

ACYPI Melbourne | Not Just Kung Fu: History, Memory, and Contemporary Issues in Chinese Film

  Please join the Confucius Institute at the University of Melbourne and the Australia China Young Professionals Initiative (ACYPI) for an evening where Teng Jimeng will explore Chinese cinema from 1946 to today. Teng Jimeng is an associate professor at Beijing Foreign Language University and was the personal assistant and translator to the Palm d’Or […]

ACYPI Perth | Spring Mixer Sundowner

ACYPI Perth Spring Mixer Sundowner ACYPI Perth invites you to join us for the Spring Mixer Sundowner. Whether you are looking to meet like-minded people, or practicing your networking skills, this will be a perfect platform to network with fellow young professionals to nurture new contacts. Date:     Tuesday, 11th October Time:     6pm – 8pm Venue:  The […]

ACYPI Melbourne | Speed Networking

ACYPI Melbourne invites you to come and expand your professional network by taking part in a fun and fast paced night of speed networking.If you haven’t been to a speed networking event before, think speed dating but switch the matchmaking for developing professional connections and exchanging a lot of business cards! It is an enjoyable […]

Brisbane | China Chats Networking Event

ACYPI BRISBANE – China Chats Networking Event The ACYPI Brisbane Chapter invites you to its first ‘China Chats’ networking event to discuss all things Sino-Australia. We welcome you to meet your fellow sinophiles for a casual drink and a meal and share your stories travelling through the Middle Kingdom.  Make new contacts and expand your […]

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Sydney | Young Entrepreneurs Forum: Doing Business Across Australia & China

After a hugely successful event in 2015, the “Young Entrepreneurs Forum” is back in 2016. The Forum is the highlight event of the year for Australia-China Young Professionals Initiative Sydney. A panel of very impressive young entrepreneurs, who have built up successful businesses in Australia and China, will openly share their personal insights into the […]

ACYPI MELBOURNE | China’s 13th Five Year Plan

Join ACYPI Melbourne for an engaging discussion on China’s 13th Five Year Plan – the road map for the world’s second largest economy over the next half decade.   Join us and our panel of expert speakers to discuss the political context behind the 13th Five Year Plan as well as its implications and opportunities […]

ACYPI MELBOURNE | China’s 13th Five Year Plan

Join ACYPI Melbourne for an engaging discussion on China’s 13th Five Year Plan – the road map for the world’s second largest economy over the next half decade.   Join us and our panel of expert speakers to discuss the political context behind the 13th Five Year Plan as well as its implications and opportunities […]

ACYPI Perth | ACYPI Rising Stars Networking Mixer – “Thinking Innovation”

  ACYPI Rising Stars Networking Mixer – “Thinking Innovation”   In Feb 2016, the Australian Government has established a landing pad in Shanghai, China’s largest and most cosmopolitan city, to help our innovators at home access talents, investors and venture capital community in Asia. During Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s first visit to China in April […]

Melbourne | Australia VS China – Where is the next Mark Zuckerberg

ACYPI Melbourne are proud to present the upcoming panel event “Australia vs China: Where is the next Mark Zuckerberg?” The panel, all under 35 with their own companies, will discuss how to engage this market with the right product & service through a deep understanding of the cultural, market and customer differences and opportunities. This […]

Melbourne | Chinese New Year Dinner with ACYPI Melbourne

新春快乐! Happy Chinese New Year!   As the Year of Monkey approaches, celebrate Chinese New Year in Melbourne with friends and associates from the Australia China Young Professionals Initiative to mark the start of another year full of promise and good luck.   Venue: Shark Fin Inn Time:   6.30pm, Thursday 4 February 2016 Price:   $35 per head plus […]

Melbourne | Celebrate the year-end with ACYPI Melbourne

  ACYPI warmly invites all our members and 朋友们 to join us for our final event for 2015, at our end-of-year mixer at Little Red Pocket on Tuesday 15 December. Celebrate the end of a great year with old and new friends alike, along with a chance to engage in some casual and fun language […]

Shanghai | ACYPI & ACYA Christmas Party

Join us to celebrate Christmas with a mouth watering 3-course Christmas Feast and a night full of surprises! Event Details When: 7pm, Thursday 10th December Where: Daliah Address: 408 Shaanxi Bei Lu (near Beijing Xi Lu), Jing’An (陕西北路408号,北京西路) Price: 150 RMB per person Limited capacity: 55 people Strict RSVP: 1pm Monday 7th December, RSVP & […]

Sydney | 2015 End of Year Mixer

2015 End of Year Mixer Tickets are going fast for our end of year mixer, don’t miss out!As the end of the year approaches and 2015 draws to a close, ACYPI Sydney wants to invite all our members and friends for an end of year mixer. Let’s use this time to celebrate the achievements that we […]

Melbourne | Can Australia balance China and the United States?

Join ACYPI Melbourne for an engaging and thought-provoking evening discussion on Australia’s relationship with China and the United States, with Dr Guy Roberts. Date: Thursday 19th November 2015  Time: 6:00pm for a 6:30pm start, followed by networking and drinks Venue: Boardroom, DFAT Victorian State Office, Level  14, 55 Collins Street, Melbourne  Tickets: Free, please register here. Dr Guy Roberts Dr […]

Melbourne | ANU CIW Book Launch and Panel Discussion – Shared Destiny 共同命运

ACYPI is proud to support the ANU Centre on China in the World’s upcoming book launch and panel discussion in Melbourne.  This is a unique opportunity to connect with China scholars from the ANU CIW in Melbourne.   The China Story Yearbook 2014: Shared Destiny will be launched by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC […]

Brisbane | TEQ: Growing Queensland’s Share of Chinese Tourism

Proudly presented by The Australia-China Young Professionals Initiative and Tourism and Events Queensland In June 2015, Chinese tourist numbers to Australia rose year-on-year by 22% to 864,000. Spending by these visitors from China also rose by 32% to $7.0 billion. The shift in world powers is moving eastward, putting our region in the spotlight.  With […]

Shanghai | Aussie entrepreneurs in Shanghai

Join ACYPI for an exciting & insightful night, with special guests sharing their stories & tips for successful entrepreneurship in Shanghai and beyond! Special Guests: Peter Duncan @ Hassell Studio Peter Duncan is a past chairman of HASSELL, an Australian design practice with 14 studios in Australia, China, South East Asia and the United Kingdom. […]

Melbourne | Special Competition

THE ASSASSIN is the new film from master Taiwanese filmmaker Hou Hsiao-hsien (A Time to Live, A Time to Die; Flight of the Red Balloon) that won him the Best Direction award at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. It is a graceful, visually spectacular take on the wuxia film. Set in 9th century China, THE […]

Sydney | China in Australia: New Investment Opportunities and Challenges

In recent years, Chinese companies have shown a strong appetite for investing in Australia, and that appetite continues to grow. In light of the recently signed China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA), strengthening of the foreign investment framework, and changes to the Significant and Premium Investor Visas, new opportunities and challenges are set to emerge.  This […]

Perth | Diversity & Inclusion: Women in Leadership

Diversity & Inclusion: Women in Leadership ACYPI and Allens are excited to invite you to join us for an evening with Ms Cynthia Griffin, U.S. Consul General in Perth, to share her experiences in leadership from a local, national and international perspective.   Date: Thursday, 10th December 2015 Time:  5:30pm to 7:30pm Location: Allens, QV1 Building, level […]

Melbourne | China Trivia Night

How well do you know China? ACYPI wants to put your China know-how to the test with our inaugural China Trivia Night – covering the history, politics, culture and cuisine of the Middle Kingdom. There will be questions for all levels of China experts, including ‘who am I?’ questions and a Chinese celebrity picture round. […]

Brisbane | ChAFTA Discussion

ACYPI Presents: ChAFTA Discussion Night Join us for an interactive panel discussion and networking function. The China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) was signed on 17 June 2015. ACYPI has brought together leading professionals from PricewaterhouseCoopers, DLA Piper and the Chinese Consulate-General’s Brisbane office to form a panel for an in-depth discussion on the ChAFTA. The […]

Shanghai MEETS | Wine Tasting Night, hosted by Australia’s Penfolds Wines

An ACYPI “MEETS” event is all about young professionals meeting, mixing, connecting and having a great night! Well with a little wine in our glasses, the prowess of the Penfolds Wine team and sweet sounds by DJ John Mark, last Tuesday night was surely a successful & fun event! ACYPI attendees were welcomed with a […]

Shanghai | Young Professionals Mixer at The Camel, Puxi

  AustCham Shanghai, together with the Australia China Alumni Association (ACAA), the Australia China Youth Association (ACYA) and the Australia-China Young Professionals Initiative (ACYPI), invites you to our Young Professionals Mixer – welcoming students and young professionals back from their summer break.This month, the Young Professionals Mixer is taking over the Camel Bar Puxi. We have the […]

Melbourne | ACYPI Presents: John Garnaut

Join ACYPI Melbourne for a discussion on China and its evolving political and economic landscape with Fairfax’s Asia Pacific Editor John Garnaut. Event Details: Date: Tuesday 25th August Time: 6pm for a 6:30pm start, followed by networking and drinks Venue: King & Wood Mallesons, Level 50, 600 Bourke Street, Melbourne Tickets: Tickets are free and are available here. John Garnaut Asia Pacific […]

Shanghai | Out of the Box!

ACYPI Shanghai chapter hosted their first event of 2015 this week. Over 60 people got “Out-of-the Box” and braved a Shanghai summer downpour to join the networking mixer. Attendees from a variety of fields and backgrounds heard about the aims of ACYPI: to provide opportunities for young talents to Meet, Grow and Collaborate in Shanghai. […]

Brook Davis Lunch

Australian Writers Week offered China residents a plethora of opportunities to meet a range of authors, including Brooke Davis. Her sold-out March lunch event, at Sureno Opposite House, celebrated Aussie literary talent and her book promotional tour in Asia. She balanced her writing process discussion with grief management, consequential healing and the PhD that she […]

Melbourne | Follow the Maritime Silk Road

Join us for an exciting discussion with Dr Lauren Johnston (University of Melbourne) on the implications of changes to China’s economic growth model. China’s shift from a capital importer to a capital exporter will have deep and broad global impacts. A changing China has the capacity to transform the African continent, and help shape a new global […]

Young Entrepreneurs Forum: Doing Business Across Australia and China

ACYPI, General Assembly and muru-D are proud to present the upcoming panel event on entrepreneurship in Australia and China.China continues to be a dominant player on the global scene. The fastest-growing sector of their economy is business; so if you are a professional, entrepreneur or small business owner looking to work more closely with China, there has […]

Adelaide | 2015 SA-GREATER CHINA FUTURE LEADERS DIALOGUE

As part of OzAsia 2015, ACYPI-Adelaide will hold South Australia’s first ever Greater China Future Leaders Dialogue. With a focus on strengthening South Australia’s future engagement with Asia, this dialogue is designed to bring together SA’s most dynamic young professionals and experts to discuss the issues important to them in the SA –Greater China relationship. […]

Melbourne | China Remix Documentary Screening

The city of Guangzhou is home to China’s largest community of African immigrants. This short documentary explores the city’s burgeoning African entertainment industry through the lives of three African hip-hop artists who are trying to find success in the face of China’s challenging labour and immigration laws. The film follows the entertainers as they prepare […]

Melbourne | An evening at the Chinese Museum

ACYPI Melbourne warmly invites our friends and colleagues to our first mixer event for 2015, which will be a very special occasion to be hosted at the Chinese Museum later this month. We are proud to be able to offer our members the chance to meet other like-minded, China-focussed young professionals, with a special addition […]

Adelaide | Lecture: The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Please join Flinders University (Centre for US & Asia Policy Studies), Australia China Young Professional Initiative (SA), Young Australians in International Affairs and supporter, the Confucius Institute, for a public lecture on the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). This lecture will focus on China’s Infrastructure-based Diplomacy including the AIIB and the hottest initiatives to have […]

Confucius Institute Scholarships | 2015 Applications Open!

To provide people around the world who are interested in Chinese language learning with more opportunities to further their studies, and to provide more resources for individual Confucius Institutes, the Confucius Institute Headquarters established the “Confucius Institute Scholarship” Program in 2009. 2015 Confucius Institute Scholarship applications have opened. Confucius Institute students and alumni (aged 18-35) […]

Adelaide | Chinese Cinema Night on the Green

Dear ACYPI Members, Please note that the venue for this event has changed to Howard Florey Reserve, Fullarton Road, Parkside SA 5063. The Australia China Business Council, the Australia China Young Professionals Initiative and The City of Unley invite you to a night of entertainment: 澳大利亚中国工商业委员会,澳中青年精英领袖团,Unley 市政府 邀请你参加 Chinese Cinema Night on the Green 中国电影欢乐夜 Showing […]

Melbourne | Opportunities and Tips for Working and Studying in China

The Confucius Institute is excited to announce a speaker event to be jointly hosted with the Australia China Youth Association (ACYA). When: Wednesday 22nd of April, 6.30pm Where: 1888 building (Grattan St), The University of Melbourne RSVP: Essential. Please RSVP your attendance to mu.acya@gmail.com or via Eventbrite We have arranged for three very knowledgeable speakers with extensive experience in […]

ACYPI Publication: ‘From Paper to Practice: The Australia-China Relationship’

For the second year, ACYPI has surveyed young professionals across Australia and China to better understand how individuals from each country engage bilaterally and identify opportunities to improve the relationship. On release of the survey, ‘From Paper to Practice: The Australia-China Relationship,’ ACYPI Policy Director Mr Robert Tilleard said ‘attitudes towards China are quickly changing […]

Brisbane | Fireside chat with Clinton Dines

ACYPI (Brisbane) invites you to a ‘fireside chat’ with Mr Clinton Dines, former China President and CEO of BHP Billiton (1988-2009).   Details: Date: Tuesday, 31 March – 5:45pm (for 6pm start) Location: Brisbane CBD (attendees will be advised once location is confirmed) Dress: Business casual Some food and drinks will be provided. Numbers are strictly […]

Canberra | Get Involved!

2014 was a year of exciting speakers and events for ACYPI around the country, but this year we are kicking things up a gear! Are you interested in attending Australia-China related events in Canberra? ACYPI has big plans for unique events and discussions this year in Australia’s capital of all things government policy and diplomacy. If […]

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Southeast Asia at a crossroads: Three paths to prosperity

ACYPI is proud to partner with Asialink and invites you you attend a fascinating panel discussion with Dr. Fraser Thompson, Senior Fellow at the McKinsey Global Institute. ASEAN encompasses Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam—but if it were a single country, it would already be the seventh-largest economy in […]

Adelaide | 2015 Opening Mixer

On Tuesday 3 March, ACYPI Adelaide held its Opening Mixer networking event for 2015. It was a great night and we were honoured to have special guest Mr. Sean Keenihan drop by. Sean is Chairman of Partners at Norman Waterhouse Lawyers, State Strategic Advisor on China and national Vice President of the Australia China Business Council. Some photos […]

Perth | 2015 Golden Koala Chinese Film Festival

ACYPI WA is excited to invite you to be our special guest to the Opening Night of 2015 Golden Koala Chinese Film Festival in Perth. The Opening Night of the Perth Golden Koala Film Festival will be a significant milestone for the Perth China cultural scene, as this is the first time the largest Chinese […]

International Women’s Day

Be a part of our “intimate conversation” with leaders in the Australia-China space Be Inspired! Come and celebrate International Women’s Day (妇女节) with inspired and inspiring women leaders; crossing the Australia-China cultural divide and thriving in the process. All young professionals, both men and women, are encouraged to attend. You will have the opportunity to meet, learn from […]

Sydney | 2015 Planning Meeting

The Sydney Chapter of the ACYPI would like to extend an open invitation to all our members to attend our annual Planning Meeting on March 2, 2015. We would be delighted to have our members contribute to ACYPI Sydney’s direction for the year ahead, including: Speakers, topics and venues for presentations and lectures Networking and […]

Sydney | Networking Drinks And Private Tour Of 4A Centre For Contemporary Art

ACYPI Sydney welcomes you to start the Year of the Sheep with a private after-hours tour of 4A Centre for Contemporary Art’s latest exhibit, the Yangjiang Group’s “Actions for Tomorrow”. The Yangjiang Group have been widely exhibited at prestigious galleries and museums worldwide, and their latest works have been specially commissioned by 4A for this […]

Perth | Perspectives on the Australia-China Free Trade Agreement

When: Wednesday, February 11 2015, 6pm – 8pm Where: HopgoodGanim Boardroom, Level 27 Allendale Square, 77 St Georges Terrace Perth WA 6000 Australia More information: RSVPs are essential: t.poole@hopgoodganim.com.au As the dust settles on the announcement of Australia’s historic Free Trade Agreement with China, attention now turns to what it will mean for businesses on […]

Melbourne | Chinese New Year Dinner

  Celebrate Chinese New Year and 新年快乐! Get the fireworks ready, clean out the house and fill your red packets! It’s Chinese New Year again and what better way to ring in the Year of the Sheep than a huge dinner with friends and associates from the Australia-China Young Professionals Initiative. Venue: Shark Fin Inn, […]

Perth | Call for Volunteers – Golden Koala Chinese Film Festival March 2015

ACYPI WA is proud to present the 5th Golden Koala Chinese Film Festival to be held in Perth for the first time in March 2015. As the Festival approaches, there will be plenty of opportunities to be part of a dynamic and exciting team. We need volunteers to be involved in the pre-festival preparation and […]

Beijing | Great Aussie Xmas Party

Location: Hilton Beijing, Wangfujing Date: Friday, December 12, 2014 – 18:30 Cost: Members 180 RMB (AustCham, ACAA, ACYA and ACYPI) RSVP: beijing@acypi.org Join us for a night of delicious food, cheap drinks, and Christmas carols to celebrate the festive season at the best Christmas party in Beijing! Supported by ANZA, ACAA, ACYA and ACYPI, the […]

Sydney | UNSW Shenzhen Startup Event

On behalf of UNSW, NewSouth Innovations has partnered with the Shenzhen government to bring to you a very special event: UNSW Startup Shenzhen. * Listen to 6 UNSW startups pitch – all with an eye on China as a target market. Prizes for the winning team include return flight tickets to Shenzhen (for 3 of […]

Brisbane | Members’ Networking and Christmas Function (9/12)

The Brisbane chapter of the Australia China Young Professionals Initiative (ACYPI) invites you to attend a networking event/Christmas function next Tuesday 9 December. AXCEN Australia-China Business Development is hosting 20 lawyers from Shandong province (Jinan and Qingdao) in Brisbane and I would be delighted if are available to join ACYPI Brisbane to welcome this group of lawyers to our city.  Details of the event […]

Sydney | Asialink Chairman’s Dinner

Sid Myer AM, Chairman of Asialink, has much pleasure in inviting you to attend the 2014 Asialink Chairman’s Dinner. The 2014 dinner will include The Sir Edward ‘Weary’ Dunlop Lecture, delivered by Mr Terry Moran AC (Chairman of the Barangaroo Delivery Authority). Terry Moran AC was Secretary of the Department of the Prime Minister and […]

Melbourne | The Australia-ASEAN Dialogue: Tracing 40 years of partnership

Deakin University’s Centre for Citizenship and Globalisation and Asialink are delighted to invite you to the “Successes and Challenges: 40 Years of ASEAN-Australia Dialogue Partnership” Conference and the launch of The Australia-ASEAN Dialogue: Tracing 40 Years of Partnership. The book is edited by Dr Sally Percival Wood and Professor Baogang He from Deakin University and […]

Adelaide | Australia-China Careers Networking Event

On November 26, the Australia China Young Professionals Initiative (ACYPI), the State Government of South Australia and the Australia China Business Council (ACBC) presented the 2014 Australia-China Careers Networking Event. Please find some photos from the event below: Adelaide Careers Event ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 8 Event Details: Join working young professionals […]

Sydney | End of Year Celebration

What’s more festive at Christmas time than a 10 course Chinese seafood feast? Join ACYPI for our end of year Christmas celebration, a chance for us all to get together with ACYPI members and other organisations, share a meal, have a laugh and look to 2015. Set Menu (per person) 1. Cold Cut BBQ Mixed […]

Perth | Understanding the Misunderstood

Australia’s economic development will forever be defined by its capability to succeed on a global scale. The domestic companies that are most likely to see incremental business growth within the coming decades are those that are not only doing business internationally, but that are also further developing their strategic skill set which allow them to […]

Beijing | Young Professional Mixer

ACYPI, ACYA and Austcham Young Professional Mixer When? Friday, 24th October 7pm-10pm Where? Suzie Wong | 苏茜黄俱乐部| West Gate of Chaoyang Park | 朝阳公园西门| Tel: 6500-3377 | Website: http://www.clubsuziewong.com/ RSVP to beijing@acypi.org.au Connect with the Australia-China community in Beijing when Australia China Young Professionals Initiative, Australia China Youth Association and AustCham Beijing join together for […]

China Digital Conference (Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney)

Date: 20th October Brisbane, 22nd October Melbourne & 24th October Sydney Venue: Hilton Brisbane, Crown Melbourne, Shangri-La Sydney   The Power of China Online – “Travel The Digital Silk Road” Now in the Second Year!   Following the successful launch of China Digital Conference in 2013, this high profile conference is now presented in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney. China Digital […]

Melbourne | Spring Mixer

Following the success of our last Mixer with the visiting China Red Dragons AFL team, ACYPI was delighted to hold our Monthly Mixer for Spring in conjunction with the Australia-Japan Society of Victoria (AJSV). The warmer weather drew an energetic crowd of Asia-focused young professionals and it was great to see so many fresh faces […]

Sydney | Asia On Your Doorstep Food Festival

The City of Sydney will shine the spotlight on Chinatown’s world-class restaurants and talented chefs this October to celebrate its fourth annual ‘Asia on Your Doorstep’ festival. Over four Friday nights next month, food lovers will flock to Little Hay Street in the heart of Haymarket to taste the mouth-watering fare of more than 15 […]

Adelaide | 2014 OzAsia Festival

As part of the 2014 OzAsia Festival, the Adelaide Chapter of ACYPI is proud to present the following 2 exclusive events: The Tao Dance Theatre’s ‘6’ & ‘7’ Dunstan Playhouse, Adelaide Festival Centre, Saturday Sept 20 ACYPI members have been offered a half-price tickets of $25 for this event. PLUS there will be an exclusive 15-30 […]

NAB- Australia China BusinessWeek 2014 Sydney

Date: Thursday & Friday, 4-5 September Venue: Shangri-La Hotel Sydney   Proudly sponsored by NAB, Australia-China BusinessWeek 2014 Sydney is tailored towards China-active or early stage SMEs and mid-sized companies wanting to develop and refine their China strategy. NAB-Australia-China BusinessWeek 2014 Sydney offers an effective business platform for professionals and investors from Australia and China […]

Perth | Young Professionals August Mixer

Join us for a mid-year ACYPI Perth after-work mixer and meet other like-minded fellow young professionals in this casual networking event. Event Details: Location:        Canton Lounge Bar, 532 Hay Street, Perth Date:               Tuesday 26 August Time:               5.30 – 7.30pm Entry:              FREE (Supply own consumption)   Special Guest: Todd Soulas Todd Soulas is co-founder of online health food […]

Sydney | Global Innovation and Collaboration: The Future

The AICC Young Business Forum (YBF) and the Australia-China Young Professionals Initiative (ACYPI) are proud to collaborate on this inaugural business event. “Innovation” has become part of our everyday language and business strives to engrain this notion in its employees and clients. This is a unique opportunity to hear from three leading, innovative companies whose […]

Sydney | Global Innovation and Collaboration: The Future

The AICC Young Business Forum (YBF) and the Australia-China Young Professionals Initiative (ACYPI) are proud to collaborate on this inaugural business event. “Innovation” has become part of our everyday language and business strives to engrain this notion in its employees and clients. This is a unique opportunity to hear from three leading, innovative companies whose […]

Melbourne | August Mixer

On Wednesday 20 August 2014, ACYPI were delighted to host the China Red Dragons for a casual after-work drinks mixer at the Coopers Inn pub on Exhibition Street in Melbourne’s CBD. Our young professionals enjoyed an opportunity to relax after work in a slightly different setting, as well as engage with the visiting Chinese AFL […]

Melbourne | Selling Australian Services to China

The Australia-China Young Professionals Initiative, in conjunction with King & Wood Mallesons, is pleased to invite you to Selling Australian Services to China with Susan Malone, Managing Director of Independent Management Group (IMG).  IMG is a Melbourne-based retirement services business assisting to develop retirement village projects in Guangdong, Tianjin and Jiangxi. Join us for an […]

Melbourne | Selling Australian Services to China

The Australia-China Young Professionals Initiative, in conjunction with King & Wood Mallesons, had the pleasure of hosting our Selling Australian Services to China event with Susan Malone, Managing Director of Independent Management Group (IMG) on Monday, 18 August.  IMG is a Melbourne-based retirement services business assisting to develop retirement village projects in Guangdong, Tianjin and […]

Beijing | Sweat it out with ACYPI!

Keep fit. Stay health. Live stronger. With the goal to inspire young professionals living in Beijing to lead a fit and healthy lifestyle, the Australia China Young Professional Initiative will be hosting a fitness teaser on Sunday 17th August from 930-1pm. The event will be a half day affair which includes Muay Thai, Cross Fit, […]

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS ACYA Journals of Australia – China Affairs Volume IV, 2014

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS ACYA Journals of Australia – China Affairs Volume IV, 2014   Co-published with China Studies Centre, the annual ACYA Journal (ISSN: 2201-3814) is a unique academic publication that provides a high-quality and high-visibility platform for students, researchers and professionals to publish academic essays, opinion articles and creative work touching upon some aspect of the […]

Beijing | Australia-China Young Professionals ‘Lucky 8’ Mixer

‘Lucky 8’ YP Mixer! Beers: 25yuan, Wine: 30yuan, lucky door prizes, FREE entry to VICS CLUB after-party! Dress Code: RED Location: The Pine Garden, China World Hotel Summit Wing 6th Floor 1 Jianguomenwai Dajie Chaoyang District 北京国贸大酒店 建国门外大街1号 朝阳区 Date: Fri, 08/08/2014 – 6:30pm Cost: 50元 Email: beijing@acypi.org.au On the 8th of the 8th, ACYPI, […]

Beijing | Australia-China Young Professionals ‘Lucky 8’ Mixer

‘Lucky 8’ YP Mixer! Beers: 25yuan, Wine: 30yuan, lucky door prizes, FREE entry to VICS CLUB after-party! Dress Code: RED Location: The Pine Garden, China World Hotel Summit Wing 6th Floor 1 Jianguomenwai Dajie Chaoyang District 北京国贸大酒店 建国门外大街1号 朝阳区 Date: Fri, 08/08/2014 – 6:30pm Cost: 50元 Email: beijing@acypi.org.au On the 8th of the 8th, ACYPI, […]

Beijing | Australia-China Young Professionals ‘Lucky 8’ Mixer

‘Lucky 8’ YP Mixer! Beers: 25yuan, Wine: 30yuan, lucky door prizes, FREE entry to VICS CLUB after-party! Dress Code: RED Location: The Pine Garden, China World Hotel Summit Wing 6th Floor 1 Jianguomenwai Dajie Chaoyang District 北京国贸大酒店 建国门外大街1号 朝阳区 Date: Fri, 08/08/2014 – 6:30pm Cost: 50元 Email: beijing@acypi.org.au On the 8th of the 8th, ACYPI, […]

Beijing | Australia-China Young Professionals ‘Lucky 8’ Mixer

‘Lucky 8’ YP Mixer! Beers: 25yuan, Wine: 30yuan, lucky door prizes, FREE entry to VICS CLUB after-party! Dress Code: RED Location: The Pine Garden, China World Hotel Summit Wing 6th Floor 1 Jianguomenwai Dajie Chaoyang District 北京国贸大酒店 建国门外大街1号 朝阳区 Date: Fri, 08/08/2014 – 6:30pm Cost: 50元 Email: beijing@acypi.org.au On the 8th of the 8th, ACYPI, […]

Sydney | Chinese Social Media and Opportunities for Australian Small Businesses

On July 17, ACYPI Sydney was pleased to present an event on the topic of Chinese social media and the opportunities presented for small businesses and entrepreneurs. Held in conjunction with the Small Enterprise Association of Australia and New Zealand (SEEANZ), the evening offered an opportunity to learn more about this rapidly developing element of […]

Sydney | Chinese Social Media and Opportunities for Australian Small Businesses

On July 17, ACYPI Sydney was pleased to present an event on the topic of Chinese social media and the opportunities presented for small businesses and entrepreneurs. Held in conjunction with the Small Enterprise Association of Australia and New Zealand (SEEANZ), the evening offered an opportunity to learn more about this rapidly developing element of […]

Call for Delegate Applications – 2014 Australia-China Youth Dialogue

Applications for the 2014 Australia-China Youth Dialogue (ACYD) are now open.  The ACYD is a youth-driven bilateral conference held over four days. In 2014, the ACYD will run from 21 to 24 November in Beijing, China. It aims to promote sophisticated cross-cultural understanding between emerging Australian and Chinese leaders. We seek inspiring and accomplished professionals, entrepreneurs […]

Adelaide | Australia as a Middle Power in the Asian Century

The Australia-China Young Professionals Initiative SA co-hosted a free seminar with the Confucius Institute at the University of Adelaide, Flinders University and Young Australians in International Affairs. It was held on the evening of July 4 at Flinders University’s Victoria Square campus. We were fortunate to have Fulbright Scholar Professor Victoria Farrer-Myers from the University […]

Melbourne – June Mixer

Despite the recent cold snap, the Melbourne ACYPI Chapter came together for the first after-work Mixer of 2014 at Little Red Pocket on Little Collins Street. Held last Thursday, the evening was a great success with a fantastic array of like-minded young professionals coming together from around Melbourne. A great night was had by everyone […]

Sydney | ACYPI June Mixer

The Australia China Young Professionals Initiative Sydney (ACYPI) monthly mixer drinks have moved to the more spacious Slip Inn on Sussex Street! This month’s mixer will be held on Tuesday 24 June from 6pm onwards. There will be $5 beers, $10 cocktails, inexpensive wines as well as delicious Mexican food. The event is  an excellent […]

Brisbane | ACYPI Brisbane Chapter Launch

The Brisbane chapter had a successful launch on 29 May at The Embassy Bar. Attendees came from a range of backgrounds including law, manufacturing, business and science. The event was a casual networking opportunity designed to build a committee base and promote the ACYPI brand in Brisbane. Many travel stories and China working experiences were […]

Beijing | FROM FARM TO TABLE – A conversation about organic food in Beijing

Recently the ACYPI Beijing Chapter, supported by Fat Face, had a great evening hosting  “From Farm to Table: A conversation about organic farming in Beijing”. Guests were served a delicious healthy organic dinner of Yunnan Cuisine from Sue Zhou’s restaurant Hani Gejiu. Following dinner our guest speakers, Alicia Noel, an MBA professor at China Agricultural […]

Adelaide | ACYPI Adelaide Official Launch

Hosted with the generous support of the Adelaide City Council and held in the Queen Adelaide Room used for civic receptions, The Right Honourable Stephen Yarwood, Lord Mayor of Adelaide officially launched the Adelaide Chapter of ACYPI.   Ms Katrine Hildyard MP representing the SA Minister for Youth and Multicultural Affairs also spoke and the […]

Melbourne | Mike Smith: Building an Asia-capable workforce

A full house of ACYPI and Asialink Business members were fortunate to hear reflections from ANZ Chief Executive Officer Mike Smith on leading a business through the wave of Asian growth, and the qualities each of us needs to develop our own Asia capabilities. ANZ hosted this special event at its Institutional Bank headquarters in […]

Sydney | ACYPI Sydney May Mixer

Welcome to The Australia China Young Professionals Initiative Sydney (ACYPI) social mixer drinks at Slip Inn on Sussex Street! This month’s mixer will be held on Tuesday 13 May from 6pm onwards. There will be $5 beers, $10 cocktails, inexpensive wines as well as delicious Mexican food. The event is an excellent chance to meet […]

Melbourne | Next Gen: Grant Dooley – A diverse career of Australia-China engagement

  Event Name  Next Gen: Grant Dooley – A diverse career of Australia-China engagement Start  Date  29th Apr 2014 6:00pm Description        Please join Asialink and the Australia China Young Professionals Initiative for this event as Grant Dooley, Co-Head of Hastings Funds Management’s Asia Group, in conversation with Peter Cai, China Editor, Business Spectator, offers […]

Beijing | Australia-China Young Professional Mixer

Date: Friday April 18th 2014 Location: Renaissance hotel- R-Lounge Cost: 50yuan entry (Special offer 25yuan beer and wine)   For the first time in 2014, AustCham Beijing, ACYPI and ACYA  will host the Australia Young Professionals Mixer; an  event that combines both business and social networking. Held at the  Renaissance Hotel’s stylish R-Lounge, this after-work  drinks will provide […]

Adelaide | ACYPI March Mixer

On Wednesday evening March 26, the Adelaide chapter of ACYPI held its first ever event. The soft launch was a networking mixer and was successful in that it attracted a good mixture of over 50 Chinese and Australian background young professionals from a wide range of industries including: business, finance, law, education, trade and more. […]

Perth | ACYPI Young Professional March Mixer

  Join us to the first ACYPI Perth after work mixer of the year and meet other likeminded fellow young professionals in this casual rooftop networking evening event. Bring a friend and plenty of business cards as you never know who you may connect with. Limited space so book now to not miss out.   Location:         Conservatory […]

Melbourne | ACYPI Chinese New Year networking dinner! 11th March, West Lake restaurant, Chinatown

On Tuesday 11 March, ACYPI Melbourne held their inaugural Chinese New Year and Networking dinner at West Lake restaurant in Melbourne’s Chinatown. The atmosphere was auspicious indeed, with around 50 of our members and committee indulging in a delicious banquet of traditional Chinese dishes, as well as the best company in town. Guests were also […]

Sydney | ACYPI February Mixer

Happy Chinese New Year! Please join us for our first Sydney mixer in the Year of the Horse with the Australia China Young Professionals Initiative (ACYPI). ACYPI’s regular monthly mixer is at the Shanghai-themed Uncle Ming’s bar with a classic collection of glamour, music and food from 1930’s China. There will be a 10% discount […]

Sydney | Chinese New Year Festival

    Saddle up, the countdown to the Year of the Horse has begun! Celebrate the City of Sydney’s Chinese New Year Festival, 24 January to 9 February, as the City presents more than 80 events around Sydney. Some highlights include: • Official Festival Launch (24 January) • Karaoke Competition (25 January) • Twilight Parade […]

Melbourne | CHINESE NEW YEAR – Ring in the Year of the Horse

  In 2014, Melbourne play host to a number of Chinese New Year Festivals. Each venue offers its own unique festival theme, performances and food. Visitors will experience Chinese Lion Dance, Firecrackers, Traditional Folk Music, Dancers, Martial Artists and much more.     Festival Locations:   RICHMOND – Victoria St, North Richmond (Sunday 19th January […]

Sydney | Join us for the first mixer for 2014

    Happy New Year! We hope you enjoy our social mixers. Please join us for the very first Sydney mixer of 2014 with the Australia China Youth Professionals Youth Initiative (ACYPI). ACYPI’s regular monthly mixer is at the beautifully themed Shanghai dive bar Uncle Ming’s with the unforgettable classic collection of glamour, music and food from […]

Sydney | Final 2013 ACYPI MIXER

  Dear all, We hope you had fun at our November social mixer. Please join us for the last Sydney mixer of 2013 with the Australia China Youth Professionals Youth Initiative (ACYPI). ACYPI’s regular monthly mixer is at the beautifully themed Shanghai dive bar Uncle Ming’s with the unforgettable classic collection of glamour, music and […]

Perth | Powering the Asian Century: A Supply and Demand Equation

Powering the Asian Century: A Supply and Demand Equation The first event of our Australia-China: Deepening the Relationship series focused on China’s demand for energy and Australia’s place in providing supply. As the world’s largest energy consumer, China will continue to provide a strong demand for Australian energy resources into the foreseeable future.   The […]

Melbourne | End of Year ACYPI MIXER

      Join us for ACYPI’s end-of-year mixer and Christmas function   Following the success of our inaugural after-work drinks in September, we would like to extend a warm welcome to all of our tong shi men to join us for ACYPI Melbourne’s second after work mixer event at Little Red Pocket, on Friday 6 […]

Perth | End-Of-Year Networking Mixer

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Sydney | ACYPI November Mixer

  Please join us for another fantastic social mixer in Sydney with the Australia China Youth Professional Youth Initiative (ACYPI). ACYPI holds regular monthly mixer at the beautifully themed Shanghai dive bar Uncle Ming’s with the unforgettable classic collection of glamour, music and food from the 1930’s China. There will be a 10% discount on […]

Melbourne and Sydney | China Digital Conference

      ACYPI invites you to attend: China Digital Conference     ACYPI SPECIAL OFFER:   15% OFF to China Digital Conference Tickets   To Redeem your ACYPI offer, please click the button below and type in promo code: “ACYPI” when purchase. Melbourne: Tuesday 19 Nov 2013, InterContinental,The Rialto Sydney: Thursday 21 Nov 2013, […]

Small victories and hidden challenges: Stories from foreign NGOs in China

On Wednesday 30th October, the Confucius Institute hosted ACYPI in presenting the personal stories from two young professionals who have recently returned from working and volunteering with international NGOs in China. Fiona Lawrie moved to Beijing two years ago and shared her experiences in founding a team to set up the World Economic Forum’s Young […]

ACAA Shanghai – Young Professionals Drinks

  Join Australian university alumni, Australians and friends for one of the best social networking events in Shanghai. This time, drinks will be set in the sophisticated surroundings of the lounge bar at Glo London. The Young Professionals Drinks events provide an opportunity to network among peers and make new connections with like-minded professionals. This […]

Asialink Next Gen Series: Servicing Asia’s Booming Middle Class: Managing complexities and capturing growing opportunities with Ben Simpfendorfer

This event in the 2013 Asialink Next Generation Series focused on opportunities arising from massive   demographic change in Asia.  Ben Simpfendorfer, Managing Director, Silk Road Associates in Hong Kong discussed: • Planning a commercial strategy for Asia’s fast growing markets • Where are Asia’s fastest growing markets and opportunities? • How to tap into Asia’s fragmented, but […]

Melbourne | First ‘After Work Drinks’ event

  Calling all China-watching gē mén ér and jiě mén ér in Melbourne.   We are delighted to invite you to join us for our first ACYPI Melbourne ‘After Work Drinks’ event on Thursday 19th September at Little Red Pocket. There will be happy hour prices, networking plus interesting company. This is an excellent opportunity […]

Sydney | ACYPI SYDNEY First Monthly Mixer

  Calling all China-watching 哥们儿 and 姐们儿 in Sydney!   This coming Tuesday, 3 September, ACYPI will hold its first monthly mixer at the awesome Uncle Ming’s bar on York St. There will be a 10% discount on all food (including delicious dumplings) and drinks for ACYPI peeps, plus interesting company. This is an excellent […]

Perth | WA – A premium food supplier for the future food banquet of Asia

The 29 August 2013 saw Minter Ellison Lawyers’ Diamond Room fill up with eager professionals of all age groups, to listen to the Department of Agriculture and Food Director General Rob Delane deliver a captivating presentation about the current and future vision for the Western Australian agriculture landscape.   Rob presented the group with three future scenarios as […]

Sydney | Australia China Business Week 2013

  ACYPI invites you to attend Australia-China BusinessWeek Develop your China Strategy and Connect with Chinese Investors   Wed 28 August 2013, Sheraton on the Park, Sydney To be held at the Sheraton on the Park this year on the 28 August, the ABF’s upcoming Australia-China BusinessWeek event in Sydney is sure to be a […]

Dr Martin Jacques on ‘Is China’s Rise Inevitable? What might go wrong?’

The Australian School of Business at the University of New South Wales and Asialink proudly presented a lecture and Q&A event with Martin Jacques – one of the world’s leading China specialists. Martin is the international bestselling author of “When China Rules the World: The End of the Western World and the Birth of A […]

Dr Martin Jacques on ‘Is China’s Rise Inevitable? What might go wrong?’

The Australian School of Business at the University of New South Wales and Asialink proudly presented a lecture and Q&A event with Martin Jacques – one of the world’s leading China specialists. Martin is the international bestselling author of “When China Rules the World: The End of the Western World and the Birth of A […]

ACYPI Publication: ‘Enhancing the Australia-China Relationship’

In response to the Australian Government’s ‘Australia in the Asian Century’ country strategies, the Australia-China Young Professionals Initiative (ACYPI) conducted a survey of over 400 young professionals across Australia over one week in May. The survey results, released today in ACYPI’s ‘Enhancing the Australia-China Relationship’ report, show business and government must do more to build […]

Shanghai | Young Professionals Mixer

  Our Young Professional’s Events have become a big success in Shanghai by connecting like-minded ‘work-hard and play-hard’ groups and individuals from various business sectors. AustCham Shanghai, along with ACAA and ACYPI young professionals, combine forces for another great collaborative event of networking and fun, and to chill after work. It’s a great time of the […]

Sydney | John Garnaut, returned China Correspondent, Fairfax Media

  Ms Jenny McGregor, CEO, Asialink and Mr Doug Ferguson, Partner, KPMG are delighted to invite you to attend a discussion with John Garnaut, returned China Correspondent, Fairfax Media on   The politics of restructuring China’s economy as part of the Asialink Next Generation Series   Date: Wednesday 31 July 2013 Time: 6pm-8pm Venue: KPMG, 10 Shelley Street, Sydney NSW […]

Perth | Breakfast with H.E. Ms Frances Adamson, Australian Ambassador to China

On 25 June 2013, ACYPI Perth partnered with The Australian Institute of International Affairs WA (AIIA) and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)to welcome Her Excellency Ms Frances Adamson, Australia’s Ambassador to China. The breakfast briefing hosted over 60 attendees from diverse backgrounds including foreign affairs and trade, economics and policy, legal and […]

Melbourne | Australia-China Business Week

ACYPI invites you to attend Australia-China BusinessWeek The Major Sino-Australian Business Event Wed 19 June 2013, Crown Melbourne To be held at the Crown this year on the 19th of June, the ABF’s upcoming Australia-China BusinessWeek event in Melbourne is sure to be a hit. The forum will serve as an excellent networking platform, proven […]

Perth | Insights on doing business with China – past, present and future. Perspectives from WA

The 27th of May saw a full house of enthusiastic young professionals from a range of careers and cultural backgrounds. Duncan explained the intertwined nature of government and business in China and compared the scale and competitiveness of the party, the transformation of the economy and the relevance to all Australians today.   Duncan continued to explain that many […]

Shanghai | Young Professionals Mixer

  The Australia China Young Professionals Initiative Shanghai chapter is excited to announce our first Young Professionals Networking Mixer for the year, to be held in conjunction with ACAA and AustCham Shanghai. The event will be a great opportunity for Australian and Chinese young people working in Shanghai to get to know each other over […]

Beijing | From Mao suits to Metersbonwe, luxury bling and cash register Ka’ching! A presentation and panel discussion on fashion in China

The ACYPI held its latest event ‘From Mao Suits to Meterbonwe, Luxury Bling and Cash Register Ka’Ching – a talk on the fashion industry in China’ at the uber-chic Opposite House hotel in Sanlitun. Theevening hosted over 80 attendees from diverse backgrounds including marketing, online media, venture capital and of course fashion etc. Guests enjoyed a […]

Canberra | Investing in the Asian Century

  On Wednesday 1 May, the Australia China Young Professionals Initiative, in conjunction with King and Wood Mallesons, hosted ‘Investing in the Asian Century’. Scott Gardiner, Head of KWM’s China Outbound Investments team and Managing Partner of Energy Resources and Projects (China) at King and Wood Mallesons’ Sydney office, shared insights from his extensive experience […]

Melbourne | Colin Heseltine: Strengthening Relations with China, Australia’s Pre-eminent Business Partner

On 4 April 2013, ACYPI Melbourne partnered with the Australian Institute of International Affairs to host their first joint event together. Youth and young professionals heard from guest speaker Colin Heseltine, former Australian diplomat and current Director of Sino Gas and Energy. Drawing from his decades of diplomatic experience across China and Asia, Colin shared […]

Melbourne | Huawei – A Chinese company in Australia in the Asian Century

On Tuesday 19 February 2013, the Australia-China Young Professionals Initiative, in conjunction with King & Wood Mallesons, was pleased to host Admiral John Lord AM to share his experiences as Chairman of Huawei Technologies Australia. John discussed: the history and growth of Huawei and its vision of moving from being an international Chinese company to […]

Beijing | Breakfast with the Hon Daniel Andrews MP, Opposition Leader, Victoria

The Australia-China Young Professionals Initiative Beijing and the China Australia Chamber of Commerce jointly hosted a breakfast with the Victorian Leader of the Opposition, Daniel Andrews on the 7th of December 2012. Hosted at the Regent Hotel, this event attracted some 30 young professionals, entrepreneurs and postgraduate students from a variety of industries and business […]

Melbourne | Australian Financial Markets in the Asian Century: a discussion with Elmer Funke Kupper

On Tuesday the 4th of December, the Australia-China Young Professionals Initiative, in conjunction with the Boston Consulting Group, hosted a keynote address by Elmer Funke Kupper, CEO of the Australian Stock Exchange. While engaging with the theme of Australian financial markets in the Asian Century, Elmer discussed widely the current state of Australia’s economy and […]

Melbourne | RMB-AUD Direct Conversion – The next step in Sino-Australian relations?

On 7 November 2012, the Australia-China Young Professionals Initiative, in conjunction with the National Australia Bank, was pleased to host nearly 90 young professionals for a discussion on the internationalisation of the RMB. Attendees heard from Alastair Sloan, a Foreign Exchange Strategist at NAB, and Professor On Kit Tam, Deputy Pro Vice Chancellor of the […]

Beijing | Networking Event

The Australia China Young Professionals Initiative in partnership with Australian Chamber of Commerce Beijing and Australian Alumni Association invite you to meet with likeminded young professionals at a networking event in Beijing on 20th June 2012. Join other Australians and Chinese in a relaxed environment at Mesh Bar for drinks at happy hour prices for […]

Canberra | Looking Forward: Australia in the Asian Century – A Discussion with Ken Henry AC

Dr Ken Henry gave a speech at the ANU Law School Theatre on 30 May 2012, providing ACYPI Canberra attendees with a valuable opportunity to hear from the chair of the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet’s taskforce on Asia. As Asian economies continue to grow, profound changes in the world economic and political order will see […]

Beijing | Chinese Corporate Internationalisation: Opportunities and challenges for cracking Western markets

On the 17th of May young Australian and Chinese professionals descended on Beijing’s newest design space, the Lian Dian Design Centre, to hear about Chinese corporate internationalisation. Kaiser Kuo, Head of International Investor Relations at Baidu, and Shan Lai, Senior Associate at international law firm DLA Piper, discussed the past, present and possible future of Chinese corporate internationalisation and the opportunities […]

Canberra | Speaking with Intelligence: A Discussion with Allan Gyngell AO, Director-General of the Office of National Assessments

On 19 April 2012, Allan Gyngell, Director-General at the Office of National Assessments, addressed an audience of 77 people from the public service, private firms, and academia on the topic: ‘Speaking With Intelligence: A Conversation with Allan Gyngell.’ Drawing from his expertise in Australian foreign policy and his distinguished career in the Federal public service, […]

Melbourne | Advising China Inc.: Selling professional services to the world’s largest market

On 21 March 2012, Antony Dapiran, a Partner at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in Hong Kong, addressed an audience of 130 young professionals from a diverse range of industries on the topic: Advising China Inc.: Selling professional services to the world’s largest market Drawing from his extensive experiences in the legal profession in Australia, […]

Sydney | Mapping the opportunity landscape in the Asian Century

On 22 February, ACYPI Sydney held an evening of discussion and Q&A on the future of the Australia-China economic relationship with Heather Ridout, Chief Executive of the Australian Industry Group and newly appointed Board Member of the Reserve Bank of Australia in conversation with Christian Edwards, Senior Correspondent at Xinhua Daily News. In 2011 Heather Ridout […]

Melbourne | Chinese Capital Inflows: Where is the money landing in Australia?

The Australia-China Young Professionals Initiative welcomes all young professionals, entrepreneurs and postgraduate students in Melbourne to attend an evening of dialogue and discussion on the current state of private Chinese inbound investment into Australia. We will be engaging with the key issues: – What are the drivers of private Chinese investment in Australia? – How […]

Beijing | Up Close and Personal: entrepreneurs in China

The final 2011 ACYPI Beijing event, ‘Up close and personal: Entrepreneurs in China’, was held in Beijing on 15 November. No less than 30 budding young professionals braved the cold Beijing evening to gather in D-Lounge to hear two excellent speakers talk about their experiences in setting up businesses in Beijing. Kent Matla, Managing Director […]

Canberra | Talking with Mandarins: Great minds discuss China’s strategic and economic future

Hear from and converse with some of the leading thinkers on Australia’s relationship with China. Professor Peter Drysdale AM and Professor Hugh White, Head of the Strategic & Defence Studies Centre at the Australian National University, reflect upon their own engagement with China and discuss future directions for Australia in the ‘Asian century’. Q+A with […]

Beijing | Australia-China young professionals address by the newly appointed ambassador to China, Ms Frances Adamson

The Australia-China Young Professionals Initiative Beijing hosted a reception with the newly appointed Ambassador to Beijing, Frances Adamson on 13th September 2011. Hosted at the Exhibition Hall at the Australian Embassy, this event attracted some 30 young professionals, entrepreneurs and postgraduate students from a variety of industries and business sectors with a common interest in […]

Melbourne | China’s New Media Landscape: Are you connecting with China’s 500 million netizens?

On 5 July 2011, more than 100 young professionals attended an Australia-China Young Professionals Initiative (ACYPI) event at the Chinese Museum in Melbourne’s Chinatown precinct. The event focused on the rise of China’s ‘new media’, which represents a significant meeting point between China’s economic growth, entrepreneurialism and politics. The sector has attracted significant international scrutiny, with […]

Shanghai | The Australian Resources Boom: A blessing or a curse in disguise?

Date & Time Mon, 20th Jun, 2011 – 19:00 to 00:00 Location The Camel Bar (Yueyang Lu, corner of Dongping Lu) Price 80 RMB (includes one drink and some canapes) Event Details This June, ACYPI Shanghai is co-hosting an event with ACYA, ACAA and AustCham Shanghai to delve into the Australian resources boom.ACYPI events provide […]

Melbourne | Too many eggs in one basket? Australia-China trade after the mining boom

The Australia-China Young Professionals Initiative (ACYPI) welcomes all young professionals, entrepreneurs and post-graduate students to join us in discussing current issues in Australia-China trade and to meet with peers with a common interest in the bilateral relationship. Niranjan Arasaratnam and Lin Yang from Allens Arthur Robinson will provide their insight and analysis on: • What is Australia’s current trading relationship […]

Sydney | Finding a Middle Way – Balancing growth and political stability

Venue: 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art 181 Hay Street, Haymarket Description In mid-March, China approved its twelfth five-year plan, flagging the need to move away from exports and build a balanced economy based on consumer demand.  What are the implications of these new directives on China’s social and political development and what does the […]

Melbourne | 700 Million by 2020: China’s growing middle class and what it will offer Australian business

China’s “consumer class” continues to grow at a rapid rate and this will open up further opportunities for Australian trade and investment in China over the coming decade. Annual growth will result in a Chinese middle class of more than 40% of the Chinese population by 2020, around 700 million people, according to Dr Pradeep […]

Beijing | Hidden gold: China’s untapped potential in niche industries

When: 5pm – 7:30pm Thursday the 9th of December Topic: “Hidden gold: Chinas untapped potential in niche industries” Where: The offices of Mallesons Stephen Jaques 28/F South Tower, Beijing Kerry Centre, 1 Guanghua Road Chaoyang District, Beijing 100020, People’s Republic of China T +86 10 5927 2166 Attire: Smart Casual Speakers: Tom Luckock – Norton […]

Melbourne | Australia VS China – Where is the next Mark Zuckerberg

ACYPI Melbourne are proud to present the upcoming panel event “Australia vs China: Where is the next Mark Zuckerberg?” The panel, all under 35 with their own companies, will discuss how to engage this market with the right product & service through a deep understanding of the cultural, market and customer differences and opportunities. This […]

Melbourne | Australia VS China – Where is the next Mark Zuckerberg

ACYPI Melbourne are proud to present the upcoming panel event “Australia vs China: Where is the next Mark Zuckerberg?” The panel, all under 35 with their own companies, will discuss how to engage this market with the right product & service through a deep understanding of the cultural, market and customer differences and opportunities. This […]

Melbourne | Australia VS China – Where is the next Mark Zuckerberg

ACYPI Melbourne are proud to present the upcoming panel event “Australia vs China: Where is the next Mark Zuckerberg?” The panel, all under 35 with their own companies, will discuss how to engage this market with the right product & service through a deep understanding of the cultural, market and customer differences and opportunities. This […]

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