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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​B20 2014 Program


​​​ ​​In 2014, B20 Australia will host a number of public and private meetings to discuss input into G20 discussions, including two major events in Australia. 

On 16-18 July, business leaders gathered in Sydney to discuss the B20's recommendations to the G20. The July B20 Australia Summit in Sydney was a major policy forum. It will also provided a valuable networking event and an opportunity to explore regional investment opportunties.

In November, a group of selected business leaders will present the final B20 recommendations to the G20 Leaders Summit in Brisbane. ​​Timetable_v12.png


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​​B20 Australia Summit

​​​The B20 Australia Summit was successfully held in Sydney July 16-18, 2014.  

Highlights from the event can be found in latest news and media coverage

The program for the B20 Australia Summit can be found here

More than 400 international business leaders met in Sydney to finalise and prioritise recommendations for G20 governments and discuss how business can contribute to the G20 agenda. ​​The list of speakers and panellists for the B20 Australia Summit included:​

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Prime Minister of Australia


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Treasurer of Australia


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Minister for Trade and Invesment
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Michael Andrew
Former Global Chair, KPMG


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Director-General, World Trade Organisation
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CEO, SEEK Ltd

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Chief Executive, CSIRO

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CEO, Rio Tinto Group​​

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CEO, World Vision Australia

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Executive Director, World 
Food Program
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President, Upstream, Total 
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CEO, Xero

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Chair, B20; Managing Director, Wesfarmers Ltd
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Secretary-General, OECD

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CEO, Lion

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CEO, BHP Billiton

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Chairman, International Chamber of Commerce; Chairman, McGraw Hill Financial
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Former Chair, Deloitte South Africa


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Executive Chairman, News Corp; Chairman and CEO, 21st Century Fox

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CEO and Chairman, Accenture plc


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Vice Chairman, GE; President and CEO, GE Global Growth and Operations
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CEO, Standard Chartered 
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Steve Sargent
CEO, GE Mining


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Head of Regulatory Strategy, Asia, JP Morgan Chase & Co; Fmr IMF Director
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Vice Chairman, Research, Investment Banking, Credit Suisse
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CEO, ANZ Banking Group


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CEO, Telstra
 

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Chairman, Eskom Holdings


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Chairman, SEB AB



Delegates had the the opportunity to contribute to the development of policy that promotes stronger economic growth and employment outcomes and makes the global economy more resilient to deal with future shocks. 

​​A meeting of G20 Trade Ministers immediately followed the Summit on 19 July.