Public Speaking and Conferences

National

•  Contribution of the Arab Migrant to the Australian Economy, Sydney University 1989

•  National Export Forum, Sydney, 1992

•  Productive Diversity in Business, Melbourne, 1992

•  First Language Expo (Australia) November 1992 - Keynote Speaker

•  OGIA - Reaching NESB Audiences, November 1992

•  Network for Intercultural Communicators, Brisbane, 1993

•  OGIA - Skills Development Workshop inPublic Communication, February 1993

•  Economy and Culture, Monash University, 1993

•  Maximising the Benefits of Corporate Sponsorship, Sydney, 1993

•  14thAnnual National Public Relations Convention, Melbourne, 1993

•  Health for Multicultural Australia - Sydney University, Sydney, 1993

•  Bureau of Population and Immigration Research, Adelaide, 1994

•  Reducing costs and Increasing Profitability in Shopping Centres, Sydney, February 1994

•  National Trade and Investment Outlook Conference, Melbourne, 1994

•  National Strategies Conference, Sydney, 1994

•  Law & Cultural Diversity, Sydney, 1994

•  FECCA - Diversity and the Intelligent Entrepreneur, Melbourne, 1995

•  Global Cultural Diversity conference, Theme:Diversity in the workplace. Prosperity’s bedrock in a global future, Sydney, April 1995

•  Inaugural lecture at Warrane College, University of NSW,Australia’s Cultural Diversity, The Key to Excellence, Sydney, March 1997

•  Government Marketing Conference, Gold Coast, 1998

•  Public Affairs in the Public Sector, Sydney, February 1999

•  Australian  Citizenship  Conference,  Why  I  chose  to  become  an  Australian  citizen, Melbourne,  July  1999

•  CEDA Conference,Productive Diversity, Brisbane, November 2000

•  IAAConference,CommunicatingWithaCulturallyDiverseAudience,Sydney,September  2001

•  Government Communications in a Multicultural World, Melbourne, March 2004

•  NationalStudentLeadershipForum,Canberra, the Business Panel every year since 2006

•  Faith,  Value  and  Business  –  NAB  Executive  Women’s  Forum  on  Influence  and  Economics, Melbourne, November 2008

•  The Ethnic Business Awards Gala Presentation Dinner every year  since 2002.

 

International

•  Asia Pacific Supercentres Conference, Singapore, 1995

•  National Values Conference,Religion and Diversity,Jakarta Indonesia, January 1997

•  International University Congress, Univ,Multiculturalism,Competition and Cooperation, Rome, March 1997

•  Asia Pacific Public Affairs Forum, APPAF Global Bridging through Cultural Diversity, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, May 1997

•  The IAA 38thWorld Congress, Beirut, Lebanon, May 2002

•  Culture and Investment, Rabat, Morocco, 2007

•  Australia and the Arab World – the Emirates Centre for Strategic Studies and Research, 

      Abu  Dhabi, December 2008

•  The Power of Word, Washington DC, February 2009