2017 Activities

12 September

A collaborative meeting jointly arranged by a group of Chambers of Commerce in Chile was held on 12 September at the Hotel Cumbres in Vitacura, where economic advisers to the presidential candidates Carolina Goic, Beatriz Sanchez, Sebastian Pinera and Alejandro Guillier presented their economic proposals for the next presidential period in Chile.

The meeting was attended by more than 250 business people who were able to listen to first-hand information about the principal economic proposals of the presidential candidates, thereby gaining better clarity about the future of the country. The meeting was jointly organised by the binational chambers of Australia, Germany, Spain, France, Belgium/Luxemburg, Canada, Italy and Switzerland.









August 24

The past august 24 it took place a talk about -Electromobility; Future Uses of Electric Power-, where we had the participation of Claudio Seebach, Executive VP of Asociacion de Generadoras Electricas, Diego Lizana Executive Director of Agencia Chilena de la Eficiencia Energetica and Gianni Lopez Director of Centro Mario Molina, where they told us where we are going in terms of energy with how quickly we move and what we can expect in the future. This was organized by the Energy Committee o Auscham. We thank for the support and Sponsorhip of Alessandri Abogados.

Presentation
STUDY OF FUTURE USES OF ELECTRICITY
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August 23

With high call was held the second Australian Business Network, ABN, at the Marriott Hotel, this time we have the participation of the Executive Director of CSIRO Chile, Mr Orlando Jimenez, where he described what CSIRO is and the importance and relevant of their work in Chile. We appreciate the enthusiasm of all our partners who participated.










August 10

The past Thursday August 10 it took place a talk about -Bitcoin in the Market: Current Challenges-, where we had the participation of Trade TBC General Manager Juan Ignacio Saieh, explaining the operation of this new "virtual currency" and its challenges in the Chilean market. This event was organized by the Innovation and technology Committee of Auscham.

Presentation Bitcoin in the current market (View ppt)










August 2

This past Wednesday August 2 at Sofofa Conference center it took place a talk about the challenges of pensions in Chile, where we had the outstanding participation of the general Manager of AFP Cuprum Mr Pedro Atria and the former member of Bravo Commission Mr Andras Uthoff, setting out their views on the government's new project on pensions in Chile. This talk was organized by the Legal and Financial Committee of Auscham and AFP Cuprum.


Presentation Federico Rodriguez (Ver ppt)


Presentation Patricio Atria - Cuprum AFP (Ver ppt)



Presentation Andras Uthoff (Ver ppt)











May 12

Farewell group of entrepreneurs of Innovation and Technology to Australia, thanks to Endevor Chile and Vantaz, and the colaboration of Trade Investment Queensland, Auscham and the support of Corfo.


May 5

"Social License and Productive Projects: Learned Lessons”

With great success was held the Conversation "Social License and Productive Projects: Learned Lessons”, Which we have the experience of great exhibitors from both the private and public worlds.









9 March

Foreign Bribery; Strategy to avoid and assistance from Government

Auscham, together with Austrade, held the talk “Foreign Bribery; Strategy to Avoid and Assistance from Government”, presented by Mr David Tonkin, Chief Legal Counsel of Procurement & Fraud, Austrade Australia; Mr Alberto Precht, Executive Director of Chile Transparente; and Mr Marcos Rios, partner of Carey & Cia.










January 26

Australia Day

The Australian rugby club Waringah, in the midst of their visit to Chile to promote rugby and to learn about Chilean culture, took time out of their schedule to celebrate Australia Day with members of Auscham and the Australian community in our country.











January 25

First Auscham Board Meeting 2017

Last January 25, was held the first Auscham Board Meeting of 2017 where we welcome our new ambassador Mr. Robert Ferguson.