The US vs China: Who will dominate tech?

December 03 2018

The competition for technological supremacy between the US and China will dominate the next decade.

Whose model is going to win? While the US is more formidable, its lead may be challenged by the Made in China 2025 campaign.

Sandy Plunkett, founder of Innovation Clearinghouse consultancy, and Associate Professor Hussain Rammal of the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) Business School discussed the competition between the US and China in a panel chaired by Australia-China Relations Institute (ACRI) Director Professor Bob Carr, followed by a Q&A session with the audience.

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


About the panellists:

Sandy Plunkett

Sandy is a leading commentator and analyst specialising in the global technology arena. She has 25 years’ experience in Australia and internationally and has worked in media, venture capital and with a Silicon Valley startup that went public on Nasdaq. Sandy has written extensively for media and is a contributing author to landmark global research on innovations systems, policy and practice for the World Economic Forum and Stanford University. Sandy returned to Australia five years ago and has a passion for fostering the growth of Australia’s innovation culture and the management capability needed to lead and sustain it. She is currently writing a book exploring Australia’s response to the digital age.

Hussain Rammal

Hussain Rammal is Associate Professor of International Business and Strategy at UTS Business School. He holds a visiting position at the University of Bologna in Italy and has been a visiting research scholar at the University of Aberdeen Business School in Scotland, and Aalto University in Finland. Hussain was one of the Chief Investigators on the Australian Research Council’s (ARC) funded linkage project study titled 'Australia and the European Union: A study of a changing trade and business relationship', and has also authored reports for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Secretariat, and the Export Council of Australia. Hussain's current research interests focus on the internationalisation of service firms and cross-border movement of professionals; the role of the State in the internationalisation process (in particular the One Belt One Road initiative); business negotiations in Asia; and intra-organisation transfer of tacit knowledge. 

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Event Information
December 03 2018
6:00 PM
Level 2 Auditorium, UTS Business School
14-28 Ultimo Road
Ultimo NSW 2007