Do you want to be a future leader? Are you unsure of how to get to the next level in your career?

The University of Sydney's Business School and The Australian Financial Review's BOSS Emerging Leaders events offers a unique opportunity for emerging leaders like you, to come together and network, whilst gaining invaluable insights from the brightest minds in business.

Join us at the Ivy Ballroom for the first Emerging Leaders event for 2017. Hosted by The Australian Financial Review's Chanticleer editor, Tony Boyd and featuring our panel of guest speakers, including The 'Dame of Drones' Dr Catherine Ball and Dr Lisa O'Brien, this premium event will discuss strategies on how you can find the solution to VUCA in today's business world. Hear from leading academics on the key trends in business in 2017, meet with peers from other industries and get insights and ideas as to how you can best propel yourself to success in your career.

Throughout the evening there will be opportunities to network and connect with like minded individuals at your eight person round table, as well as during the scheduled break. You'll also enjoy a scrumptious collection of Chef prepared canapés as well as a premium beverage package.

Be inspired today. Lead tomorrow.

Date: 15th May, 2017

Time: 6pm for a 6:30pm start

Venue: Ivy Ballroom

TONY BOYD, EDITOR The Australian Financial Review, Chanticleer
MC & Panel Discussion Moderator

Join our host, The Australian Financial Review's Tony Boyd as he speaks to some of today's greatest leaders to discuss how they excel in a world of VUCA and gain insight into how you can do the same.

Tony Boyd writes on business, markets, personal finance and news. Based in our Sydney newsroom, Tony has more than 35 years experience as a finance journalist and is known for writing The Australian Financial Review's influential Chanticleer column, as well as the monthly column, Chook Roast, in BOSS magazine.

At The Australian Financial Review he has held many senior positions including banking editor, Tokyo correspondent (1995-1998), global markets editor, IT editor, associate editor (financial services), senior telecommunications writer and financial services editor for a total of 10 years.

Tony was joint winner of the EU Qantas Journalism Award in 2006, won the telecommunications journalist of the year presented by the Australian Telecommunication Users Group in 2007 and won the general business category of the Citigroup Excellence in Journalism Awards in 2014.

About the speakers

Dr. Catherine Ball

Keynote Speaker
Dr Catherine Ball
"The Dame of Drones"

Dr. Catherine Ball is an author, founder, and ethics advocate working across global projects where robotics and new technology meet environmental protection.

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Dr. Lisa O’Brien

Keynote Speaker
Dr. Lisa O’Brien

Dr Lisa O'Brien has been the CEO of The Smith Family Foundation since 2011. She leads Australia’s major education-oriented children’s charity with a mission to create opportunities for young Australians in need.

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Speaker Name

Prof Kai Riemer

Kai is Professor of Information Technology and Organisation in the Discipline of Business Information Systems. He joined the University of Sydney in August 2009 from Münster University in Germany, where he held a position as Assistant Professor.

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