The Battery Value Chain from Australia to Germany, Online Event
Thursday, September 03, 2020
Published on 29.07.2020 by German Australian Business Council e.V.
The German Australian Business Council together with the Western Australian Government European Office and the Australian Future Battery Industry Cooperative Research Centre are pleased to present a webinar on Australia’s value proposition as a secure and sustainable partner for critical raw material supply for the European energy and e-mobility industries.
Join us to hear from leading Australian and European industry experts, Dr Jacques Eksteen (Future Battery Industries CRC) and Dr Jeffrey Wilson (Perth USAsia Centre) about the current status of the Western Australian battery industry and its aspirations for supplying to Europe’s burgeoning energy sector. Also joining us for this webinar will be Samantha McGahan, Business Development Manager, Australian Vanadium Limited/VSUN Energy and Benoit Lemaignan, Co-Founder and CEO, Verkor. Both Samantha and Benoit will provide valuable industry insights into the battery value chain using examples from AVL’s’s Gabanintha project, which has been awarded Major Project Status by the Australian Federal Government and Lead Agency Status by the Western Australian State Government, and Verkor’s first Gigafactory, supported by EIT InnoEnergy, Schneider Electric and GROUPE IDEC and scheduled to begin in 2023 with a capacity of 16GWh of battery cells and increase to 50GWh in line with market dynamics.”
Topics will include:
An overview of the Western Australian battery minerals industry
Western Australian Government initiatives to enhance the supply chain value proposition
Opportunities for collaboration with industry and the commercialisation of research
The session will be moderated by Mike Deeks (Western Australian Agent General UK, Europe and Israel) and Elisabeth Opie (Deputy Board Chair of the German Australian Business Council).
COVID-19 Impact on under- and postgraduate academic exchange, Online Event, February 2021
Sydney, Australia, 22 Feb 2021
On 5th of February 2021, the Business Council had the pleasure of hosting an online event with Katharina McGrath, Director of the DAAD Information Centre in Sydney, and Christian Strowa, Head of Section “Scholarship Programmes Asia and the Pacific” at the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in Bonn.
Three sides of a coin: fresh perspectives for 2021 from Germany, Ireland and Australia, Online, January 2021
Sydney, Australia, 15 Jan 2021
On Wednesday, the 13th of January, the German Australian Business Council and the Irish Business Network (IBN) Germany welcomed almost 70 participants for our first joint event of 2021 “Three Sides of a Coin: fresh perspectives for 2021 from Germany, Ireland and Australia”.
COVID-19 Impact on under- and postgraduate academic exchange, Online Event
Sydney, Australia, 05 Feb 2021
As the prospect of vaccines might allow some international travel to resume in the near future, the German Australian Business Council (GABC) and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) are taking a look at the old, the new and the future possibilities to promote effective student mobility, institutional collaborations and bridge the distance between Australia and Germany.
Three sides of a coin: fresh perspectives for 2021 from Germany, Ireland and Australia, Online Event
Sydney, Australia, 13 Jan 2021
The German Australian Business Council and the Irish Business Network Germany invite you to join us for the first event of the new year as we feature esteemed speakers from the Irish, German and Australian diplomatic and business community sharing their perspectives on global current issues and outlook for 2021
Christmas Drinks with H.E. Philip Green, Australian Ambassador to Germany, Online Event, December 2020
Sydney, Australia, 15 Dec 2020
On Friday, the 11th of December, the German Australian Business Council, together with 50 members and friends, welcomed H.E. Ambassador Philip Green to Germany over an online Christmas drinks event.
Christmas Drinks with H.E. Philip Green, Australian Ambassador to Germany, Switzerland & Liechtenstein Online
Sydney, Australia, 11 Dec 2020
Join us to welcome H.E. Ambassador Philip Green with some (BYO) Christmas Drinks and to hear firsthand about the incoming Ambassador's key priorities for German-Australian relations.
Future-Focused: Leveraging Synergies between Germany and Australia for Novel Medical Technologies, Webinar
Sydney, Australia, 04 Nov 2020
The German Australian Business Council is pleased to invite members and friends to join us online with Dr Mohit Chhaya, co-founder and CEO of BellaSeno GmbH.
Ambassador’s Farewell Dinner, September 2020, Frankfurt
Sydney, Australia, 04 Oct 2020
On Tuesday, 15 September 2020, the German Australian Business Council hosted our first in-person event since the lockdown in honour of Ambassador H.E. Lynette Wood who will be returning to Australia later this year.
Battery Value Chain Webinar, September 2020
Sydney, Australia, 14 Sep 2020
On 3 September 2020, we were pleased to present an online event with the Government of Western Australia European Office and the Australian Future Battery Industries Cooperative Research Centre (FBICRC) on the battery value chain from Australia to Germany.
Future-Focused: how 3D avatars are helping to (re)shape the New Normal & Digital Economy- a virtual tour with Dr Tania Peitzker and her AI bot hologram
Sydney, Australia, 29 Sep 2020
The German Australian Business Council is pleased to invite members and friends to a virtual tour with Dr Tania Peitzker, who will share how conversational commerce and AI have come to the fore in IoT (Germany's Industrie 4.0) and the Digital/Experience Economy.
Australian Business in Europe (ABIE) brings together multiple organisations representing Australian and Australian-interested organisations across Europe with the shared objective of growing and strengthening the trade, investment, business and diplomatic ties between the two regions.