Disruption focus at next AFR summit

The economic uncertainties of a Trump administration in the United States will be a focus of the second business summit to be held by The Australian Financial Review.

Editor-in-chief Michael Stutchbury said speakers at the event, tag-lined “Risk Takers, Growth Makers and Wealth Creators”, would discuss how political populism across Western Europe and the United States had become a business risk.

The event, supported by BHP and with tickets starting $1,700, will be held at Sydney’s Hilton Hotel from March 8-9.

Mr Stutchbury said the summit would look at “what sort of risks businesses need to take to grow amid ongoing digital disruption, the new phase of Chinese economic development and today’s ultra-low yield world”.

“Amid political dysfunction in Canberra, our two-day summit will showcase Australia’s business success and help reshape the economic growth debate in Australia,” he said.

Mr Stutchbury, together with the newspaper’s editors and business writers, are currently curating the speaker line-up, which is promised to feature “internationally renowned business thinkers and leaders”.

Subscribers of the Financial Review will receive a 15% discount on tickets.

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