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Friday, 08 May 2009
On Thursday, 7 May, Vice-Chancellor Professor Kerry Cox introduced Mr Andrew Forrest, Chief Executive Officer of Fortescue Metals Group, to an audience of 500 guests from government, industry and other universities.
Interviewed by journalist Susan Maushart, Mr Forrest shared some of his life experiences with the audience and laid down a challenge to all organisations to actively work to provide opportunities for Indigenous Australians.
Professor Cox said that ECU is proud to support the AICC's Innovation Series, and that Mr Forrest provided an inspiration to others in his passion and committment to providing opportunities for Indigenous Western Australians.
As Naming Rights sponsor of the Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce's (AICC) Innovation Series, ECU supports the sharing of knowledge and promotion of innovation and entrepreneurship in Western Australia.