The Honourable Julie Bishop
CIO lunch keynote

The Honourable Julie Bishop

Former Foreign Minister of Australia
The Hon Julie Bishop served as Australia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs from 2013 until her resignation in 2018. She was the first female to hold the role as well as the first female Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party, serving for 11 years. As Foreign Minister, Ms Bishop was responsible for strengthening Australia’s key strategic and economic relationships with Ministerial responsibility for more than 5,000 departmental staff, 110 overseas missions as well as government agencies Australian Secret Intelligence Service and Australian Centre for International Agriculture Research. In 2014, she led the international response to the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine, and was awarded the Commander of the Order of Merit of the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Under her leadership, the 2017 Foreign Policy White Paper was developed, providing a comprehensive policy framework for the next decade; and the New Colombo Plan was established, enabling Australian undergraduates to live, study and work in the Indo-Pacific region. Within five years more than 40,000 students have participated in the Plan. In a political career spanning 20 years, Julie, as a member of the Government Executive, also served as Minister for Education, Science and Training, Women’s Issues and Ageing.
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Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 12:00 PM|Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 01:30 PM
Exclusive CIO Lunch: Inclusive Leadership in the Future of Work

“If you’re trying to be a man, it’s a waste of a woman.” Former Foreign Minister and the Liberal Party’s first female Deputy Leader, the Honourable Julie Bishop has been a trail blazer for women and a tireless advocate for those whose voices cannot be heard. Ms. Bishop will discuss the unique challenges and opportunities that Australia faces in the Future of Work and the vital role that workforce participation and diverse voices will play. She will share insights from her extraordinary career to date, lessons learned as a leader and best approaches for stakeholder management.

Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 02:00 PM|Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 02:30 PM
Spotlight Session: Fireside Chat with Guest Keynote, The Honourable Julie Bishop

Exclusive for Gartner Executive Programs members, join us in the Executive Programs Member Lounge Spotlight Center for the opportunity to have an intimate Q&A session with Guest CIO Lunch Keynote speaker, The Honourable Julie Bishop, Former Foreign Minister of Australia.

Be a part of the CIO Experience to hear from The Hon Julie Bishop