Past Conferences

Past Conferences
The Perth USAsia Centre convenes conferences and delegations as part of its efforts to raise Western Australia's profile in the Indo-Pacific region, as well as build stronger linkages between Australia, the Indo-Pacific region and the United States. In addition to the annual In The Zone conference series, the Centre has collaborated with the Australian Government and diplomatic missions to so far welcome more than 50 leading international and national delegates to Perth.
2019 WA-ASEAN Trade and Investment Dialogue

2019 WA-ASEAN Trade and Investment Dialogue

This Dialogue aimed to inform Western Australia's future engagement with Southeast Asia.

WA Indo-Pacific Defence Conference 2019

WA Indo-Pacific Defence Conference 2019

In 2019, the WA Indo-Pacific Defence conference attracted 500 delegates to a full-day event hosted at Crown Towers, Perth.

China Business Forum 2019

China Business Forum 2019

In collaboration with the Small Business Development Corporation and the Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation, the Perth USAsia Centre welcomes you to the inaugural China Business Forum. The Forum brings together Western Australian startups, small and medium enterprises, policymakers and industry bodies to discuss opportunities and strategies for developing trade and investment relationships in China.

2019 Japan Symposium

2019 Japan Symposium

2019’s Japan Symposium consisted of a half-day private dialogue with 20 strategic thinkers for a high-level discussion on the role of Australia, Japan, and ASEAN in the Indo-Pacific region, and a public event attended by 128 guests featuring 6 speakers.

WA-ASEAN Trade and Investment Dialogue

WA-ASEAN Trade and Investment Dialogue

This Dialogue aimed to inform Western Australia's future engagement with Southeast Asia.

WA Indo-Pacific Defence Conference 2018

WA Indo-Pacific Defence Conference 2018

This inaugural conference aimed to showcase WA's defence industry and explored the State's role in the future of the Indo-Pacific.

The Japan Symposium

The Japan Symposium

The Japan Symposium provided a strategic forum to grapple with the emergence of the “Indo-Pacific” as a regional construct.

Australia - United States and A Free and Open Indo-Pacific

Australia - United States and A Free and Open Indo-Pacific

Leading experts from the US, Australia and Japan explored the concept of a "free and open" Indo-Pacific region.