Australian Embassy
Thailand

Events

2018 - Events

 

August

Date: 23 August 2018

Time: 16.30 – 19.00 hrs

Venue: Auditorium, Australian Embassy Bangkok

April

Date: 25 April 2018
Venue: Konyu Cutting, below the Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum, Kanchanaburi Province (Please see the link above for more information)

 

March

  • ASEAN-Australia Young Women Football Exchange

Date: 16 March 2018
Venue: Sydney, Australia

The Australian Government is pleased to announce that Thailand has been selected as ASEAN representative to field an under-19s women’s national team to play the Young Matildas in an international friendly match during the ASEAN-Australia Week in Sydney. The match will be played at Leichhardt Oval on Friday 16 March. A training camp for the teams and a week-long ASEAN Women’s Football Administrator Workshop will also be held during the week.

 
  • Counter-Terrorism Conference (Invitation Only)

Date: 16 – 17 March 2018
Venue: Sydney, Australia

The threat of terrorism is a significant challenge for ASEAN, Australia and our broader region. The Counter-Terrorism Conference on 16-17 March 2018 will underscore the fundamental importance of regional collaboration to address the shared challenges of terrorism and violent extremism. Senior counter-terrorism officials from Australian and ASEAN member governments will attend the conference to share their views to enhance regional connectivity and cooperation to combat terrorism and violent extremism. They will also discuss how they can work together more effectively to combat this rapidly evolving threat, including through policy and law enforcement responses by intensifying information sharing.

 

  • ASEAN-Australia Special Summit

** THIS INFORMATION IS FOR PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY AND STRICTLY NOT FOR PUBLICATION **

Australia welcomes members of the media to the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit, 16-18 March 2018.

This will be the first time Australia has hosted a Special Summit with ASEAN Leaders in Australia. The Prime Minister, the Hon. Malcolm Turnbull MP, will welcome the Leaders of ASEAN Member States and the Secretary-General of ASEAN.

The centrepiece of the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit will be the Leaders’ Summit and Retreat.

All media representatives interested in attending are required to apply for media accreditation. Applications for accreditation close on 15 February 2018 and there is no guarantee that late registrations will be facilitated.

Date: 16 – 18 March 2018
Venue: Sydney, Australia

Please note that all media (including online and freelance) must also provide verification with an official letter of assignment from a media organisation.

Media representatives who would be interested in attending can send an email to PublicDiplomacy.Bangkok@dfat.gov.au to find out how to apply for accreditation

** THIS INFORMATION IS FOR PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY AND STRICTLY NOT FOR PUBLICATION **

 

  • ASEAN-Australia Business Summit

Are you an Australian SME looking to harness the opportunities ASEAN offers? Register your expression of interest now to attend the ASEAN-Australia Business Summit, SME Conference.

Registration closes on 14 February. To register your interest, visit: https://au.eventscloud.com/ereg/index.php?eventid=100173166&

Date: 16 March 2018
Venue: ASEAN-Australia Business Summit 2018

 

February

  • Australian Alumni Golf Challenge 2018

Date: 23 February 2018
Time: 10.00 – 18.30 hrs
Venue: Thana City Golf & Country Club

 

  • Glenn Murcutt Exhibition

Date: 17 February – 8 April 2018
Venue: 8th Floor, Knowledge Exchange for Innovation Centre (KX), King Monkut’s University of Technology Thonburi 110/1 Krung Thonburi Road, Banglamphulang, Klongsan, Bangkok 10600

 

  • ASEAN-Australia MSME and Cyber Workshops

Australia and Thailand will co-host several workshops on cybersecurity and digital economy in Bangkok on 13 February in the lead up to the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit to be held in Sydney in March. The Australian Ambassador for Cyber Affairs, Dr Tobias Feakin, will present at these workshops, including an ASEAN-Australia Cybersecurity Workshop for ASEAN officials; an ASEAN-Australia Workshop on the Future of Digital Transformation for micro, small and medium sized enterprises; and cybersecurity training for ASEAN business in the financial services sector. The Australian Embassy and AustCham will also co-host an panel discussion on Cryptocurrencies and E-payments in a Digital World on 13 February.

 

  • Australia, Thailand and the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit: Paths to Innovation, Security and Prosperity

This seminar is designed to provide insights into the key themes of the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit, which will be held in March 2018, and discuss how ASEAN and Australia’s economic and strategic partnership can be strengthened.

The Seminar will feature two panel discussions on: (1) Preparing for Digital Transformation and Industry 4.0 and (2) Challenges of Partnering for Security and Prosperity.

Date: 12 February 2018
Time: 9.00 – 12.00 hrs
Venue: Prakob Hutasingh Meeting Room, Thammasat University, Ta Prachan Campus

 

  • Australian Alumni Job & Education Career Expo

Date: 10 February 2018
Time: 9.00 – 16.30 hrs
Cost: Free of charge
Venue: The Westin Grande Sukhumvit, Bangkok
Tickets available at: www.australianalumni.com

 

January

  • Regional Conference on Women and the Future of Work in Asia and the Pacific

What is the future of work that we want? How fair can we all make the future of work? How can we shape, manage and encourage change so that women have an equal stake in the world of work? Leaders from across Asia and the Pacific - government, unions, business, and academia - will highlight the tools and policies needed to ensure that women have an equal share in the region’s economic potential.

The conference is open for business leaders, workers, governments, NGOs and individuals across the region to develop gender-focused solutions for the future of work in the Asia-Pacific region.

Date: 31 January – 1 February 2018
Time: 9.15 hrs
Venue: Amari Watergate Hotel, Bangkok

This event will be live webcast: Please visit http://www.ilo.org/asia/events/WCMS_577522?lang=en on Wednesday, 31 January at 9:15 BKK time (02:15 GMT)

 

  • Bangkok Design Week: The Vision – Creative Victoria Symposium & Talk

The Australian state of Victoria is also known as the creative state.  Discover why at Bangkok Design Week  when Jill Garner, the Victorian Government architect will share with you the secrets that make Victoria one of the world’s best travel destinations.  The details of Jill’s talk follows.

Date: 28 January 2018
Time: 16.00 – 17.00 hrs
Venue: 4th Floor, Thailand Creative & Design Center (TCDC)

Admission is free. Seats are limited, book you seats at: https://www.zipeventapp.com/e/The-Vision-Creative-Victoria-talk-BKKDW18

 

Date: 22 January 2018

 

Workshop: The Power of Poetry

Date: 20 January 2018
Time: 17.30 – 18.30 hrs
Venue: Museum Siam, Library

 

Hip Hop and Our Combustible Society: A Conversation and Performance

Date: 21 January 2018
Time: 18.00 – 19.00 hrs
Venue: Rajini Auditorium

 

  • Omar Musa Performance in Bangkok

Omar Musa Spoken Word Poetry – Performance

A performance focused on songs and poems from album Since Ali Died — songs about politics and heartbreak with artwork by Jason Phu (Chinese-Australian artist) hung around the space

Date: 19 January 2018
Time: 20.30 - 21.00 hrs      
Venue: Cho Why (café and art space with 90 capacity)
             
Soi Nana 17, Pom Prap Sattru Phai, China Town, Bangkok, 10100

 

  • Australian Government Scholarships Seminar

Interested members of the public are invited to attend free seminar delivered by an education officer from Department of Education and Training, Australian Embassy Bangkok.

In addition to seminar sessions, participants can discuss choices of study, lodge applications with representatives from nine leading Australian universities.

Date: 20 January 2018
Time: 11.00 hrs
Venue: 7th Floor, the Westin Grande Sukhumvit Hotel Bangkok

Admission is free. For registration and details, please visit www.elite-university.com

 

  • Fireside Chat with HE Mr Paul Robilliard

Ambassador Paul Robilliard will discuss on his professional journey related to the International Relations and Policy career. He will share  his experience in the frank and honest chat.

Date: 16 January 2018
Time: 17.30 hrs (Please arrive at 17.00 for security check)
Venue: Australian Embassy Bangkok

The event is FREE and exclusive for Australian Alumni.

Limited seats: only 40 seats available   ** Reservation is REQUIRED **

Registration: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1uE-5Ez41L7b9NfkhzZ6EqWyXIQFn6Ilxov5lCcUp3mA

 

Date: 13 January 2018
Time: 14.00 – 16.30 hrs
Venue: AIS Design Centre, 5th floor, Emporium Department Store

 Attendance is free. Seats are limited, please register at http://bit.ly/2kuUTs0
or send your name and contact details to pattarin@austrade.gov.au