Thinking the Unthinkable: Nik Gowing

ADC Forum is proud to launch the report by on Thinking the Unthinkable: A New Imperative for Leadership in the Digital Age. It follows the rich debates and exchanges on ‘Thinking the Unthinkable’ behind closed doors at the Australian Leadership Retreat this year. The Hayman gathering was one of many forums in which international broadcaster -and now Professor – Nik Gowing was able to hear and test the level of executive concerns about how leaderships are coping – or not – with the new proliferation of unthinkables and adversities. Over six months he and co-author Chris Langdon have drilled down … Read more

Interview with Dr H. Woody Brock

Holder of five academic degrees, Dr Horace “Woody” Brock earned his BA, MBA, and MS from Harvard University, and his MA and PhD from Princeton University (mathematical economics and political philosophy). He was elected an Andrew Mellon Foundation Bicentennial Fellow in 1976. Dr Brock studied under Kenneth J. Arrow, Professor of Economics, and John C. Harsanyi, Professor of Economics, University of California, Berkeley, both winners of the Nobel Prize in Economics. Dr Brock founded SED in 1985, and in doing so was sponsored by Fidelity, GE Capital, IBM Pension Fund, and twenty other institutions looking for a much deeper level … Read more

The Hon Andrew Robb MP AO at the ADC China Summit 2013

China occupies a pivotal role in Australia’s international relationships.  While the export of natural resources has come to epitomise the strength of our modern day relationship with China, Australia’s links with China are strong across a range of sectors and symbolised by strong personal and business links.  As one of the Opposition’s key economic Shadow Ministers and Chairman of its Policy Development Committee, The Hon Andrew Robb MP AO has had longstanding engagement with Chinese issues.  He outlined policies for enhancing the benefits of the Australia-China relationship. This video is provided as an example of ADC Forum initiatives. Access to … Read more