Past events

Thursday August 23, 2018

2018 Williams Oration | Ann Sherry AO

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Williams Oration

On 23 August 2018, IPAA ACT hosted the inaugural Williams Oration, with keynote speaker Ann Sherry AO. The event was hosted by Frances Adamson, the Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and IPAA ACT President. She was joined by Glenys Beauchamp PSM, the Secretary of the Department of Health, for a conversation on stage after the Oration.

Video – a video of the event is available below (1 hour 4 minutes) or on IPAA’s Vimeo channel here.
Oration – a copy of the text of the Oration is available here.

(above: Amanda Story from MinterEllison provides opening remarks)

(above L-R: Ann Sherry AO, Helen Williams AO and Frances Adamson)

(above L-R: Frances acknowledges Helen and Ann delivers the inaugural Williams Oration)

(above L-R: Ann sharing some entertaining comments and Glenys providing some reflections on her address)

(above: Ann Sherry AO delivers the Williams Oration at the DFAT Diplomatic Academy)

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