Mittwoch, 02.10.2024 – German Business Day


Mittwoch, 02.10.2024 – German Business Day

Brisbane German Week 

German Business Day


A long-standing partnership between the innovative German Australian Business Alliance (iGABA), the German Australian Business Council (GABC) and the German Australian Business Women Association (GABWA) and our National partner, the German Australian Chamber of Industry and Commerce (AHK), the 9th German Business Day in 2024 will continue our series of ahead-of-the-demand-curve seminars to maximise your level of preparedness.

Image: Dr Nadine Ostern, Cisco Chair in Trusted Retail QUT, spoke about the role of
benevolence in the context of Corporate Digital Responsibility

In opportunity-rich economies and societies, new business models and sophisticated technologies facilitate previously unseen ways of running a business. Combined with the rising demand to go beyond purely economic measures of success and to also contribute to societal and environmental challenges, organisations are now facing an entirely new responsibility.


Review: The 2023, and already eighth, German Business Day surfaced the related challenges and evolving practices in the new domain of Corporate Digital Responsibility (CDR). Going beyond the approaches of global enterprises,

Nicole Hartley, UQ, Nadine Ostern, QUT and Michael Rosemann, QUT Director of the Centre for Future Entreprise (also Honorary Consul of Germany) provided an overview about the state of CDR, related regulations and principles across significant regions of the world, its practical application via company-specific frameworks and the role of service firms and trust in this context. These presentations were complemented by two panel discussions which allowed the more than 70 participants to engage closely with the speakers.

The consolidated slides of the event can be found here: 2023 German Business Day Slides Final Version CDR.

The Digital Corporate Responsibility Alliance: In order to continue the vibrant conversations of the day, and to provide a forum for ongoing updates and related upskilling, the Corporate Digital Responsibility Alliance has been created. Starting in February 2024, this Alliance will meet once a quarter and provide a peer-to-peer opportunity to stay ahead in this fast moving domain. If you would like to join, please contact the Chair, Prof Michael Rosemann on m.rosemann (a)

Launch of young iGABA:
This event also featured the official launch of young iGABA by Sarah Reichmann, iGABA Board member, picture to the right. young IGABA is an entirely new, energetic community of rising talent, emerging leaders and future game changers eager to shape the future and benefit from the growing and maturing German-Australian business and trade partnerships. See here for more information on young iGABA and ways to engage with this new community.


Enjoy a recap of previous Business Days below:


Date: 2 October, 2024
Start Time: 2:30 pm
Finish Time: 6:30 pm

Brisbane German Week Schedule 2024


Dienstag 01.10.2024 – Opening Night

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Mittwoch, 02.10.2024 – German Business Day

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Donnerstag, 03.10.2024 – German National Day

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Freitag, 04.10.2024 – Language and AI

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Samstag, 05.10.2024 – Anzapfen Oktoberfest German Club

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Montag 07.10.2024 – Language Competition (King’s B’day)

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Tuesday 08.10.2024 – German Heritage Seminar

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German Club Trivia


Mittwoch, 09.10.2024 – German Trivia Night

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Donnerstag, 10.10.2024 – German-Australian Science and Innovation Day

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Freitag 11.10.2024 – German Movie Night

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