2019 Williams Oration | Dr Megan Clark AC

The second annual Williams Oration named in honour of Helen Williams AC.

IPAA is pleased to welcome Dr Megan Clark AC, Head of the Australian Space Agency, to deliver the 2019 Williams Oration.

Megan is a Director of Rio Tinto, CSL Limited and CARE Australia and recently chaired the Expert Working Group into the Review of Australia’s Space Industry Capability. She was Chief Executive of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIRO) from 2009 to 2014. Megan is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering, a Fellow of the AusIMM and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

IPAA ACT established the Williams Oration in 2018 in of Helen Williams AC, the first woman to be appointed Secretary of a federal government department. The event will be hosted by Dr Steven Kennedy PSM, Secretary of the Treasury and IPAA ACT President.

Dr Megan Clark AC (Keynote)
Head, the Australian Space Agency
Department of Industry, Innovation and Science

Dr Steven Kennedy PSM (Host)
Secretary, The Treasury
IPAA ACT President

Online registrations for this event have now closed. If you wish to attend please contact IPAA.

Event Details

Event Date Monday 4 November 2019
Arrival Time 5:15 PM AEDT
Formalities 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM AEDT
Networking 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM AEDT
Members Price $90
Non-Members Price $180
Venue National Portrait Gallery
All prices are in Australian Dollars and GST inclusive
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