IABCA Global Leaders Forum

On 29 April 2022, Veena will speak at the India Australia Business & Community Alliance (IABCA) Global Leaders Forum & Awards Ceremony.

The IABCA Forum will navigate the central pillars that underpin Australia's strong relationship with India through a range of  discussions and workshops that will leverage the expertise of global industry leaders

Veena will join a free Technology & Innovation Panel sharing some of her many India / Australia collaborations across research, industry and diplomatic platforms over many years as an Indian born Australian. 

The IABCA Global Leaders Forum will highlight roadmaps for continued growth across the people-to-people, economic and institutional engagements that bind India and Australia.

This follows a recent discussion Veena has with Indian Commerce and Trade Minister Piyush Goyal at UNSW about her and the UNSWE SMaRT Centre's various 'waste to product' technologies.

Technology & Innovation Panel

Time: 1.30 PM - 2.15 PM (AEST)

​Industry Leaders:

  • Facilitator - Kylie Bell, A/Managing Director, Investment NSW
  • ​Opening remarks - Consul General Manish Gupta, Consulate General of India, Sydney
  • Rustom Kanga, CEO, iOmniscient Pty Ltd
  • Rajat Kulshrestha, CEO and Co-Founder, Space Machines Company
  • Australian Research Council (ARC) Laureate Professor Veena Sahajwalla, 2022 NSW Australian of the Year, Founding Director, Centre for Sustainable Materials Research & Technology, University
  • Vikram Singh, Country Head, Tata Consultancy Services

Veena's panel discussion session if free.

IABCA website and event page

Event tickets

Details from the even organisers: 

India Australia Business & Community Alliance - A Meeting of Minds - Friday 29 April 2022, THE STAR SYDNEY

IABCA, supported by Investment NSW, now in it's 9th year, is the largest platform that exists to strengthen the India-Australia relationship whilst simultaneously contributing to its development.

Since inception, IABCA has achieved international recognition as a tool for cultural diplomacy, bilateral trade enhancement and as a platform for promoting the two-way economic and institutional links between both countries through our people-to-people ties.

The IABCA Showcase will be presented on Friday 29th April 2022, through the delivery of two of our signature annual initiatives, IABCA Global Leaders Forum and the IABCA Awards Ceremony Dinner at The Star Events Centre.