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SEMINAR & INFO SESSION | 'The US in the Asia Pacific' and 'Opportunities for Study/Research in the US'



Start Date

4 Nov 2015 1:00 pm

End Date

4 Nov 2015 2:00 pm


Room 210, Social Sciences Building, Sandy Bay Campus

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presented by

Bill Furnish, Public Affairs Officer, U.S. Consulate General Melbourne

Suzanne Sealey, EducationUSA Advisor, U.S. Consulate General Melbourne

About the seminar

Staff and students are warmly invited to attend this special presentation which will be in two parts. First, Bill Furnish, the Public Affairs Officer for the U.S. Consulate General Melbourne will present on the role of the United States in the Asia Pacific.

Bill is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana who grew up in San Antonio, TX. He has been a foreign service officer with the Department of State since 2005 and has previously served in Curacao, Seoul, Bogota and Kabul. Prior to joining the foreign service, Bill practiced for 10 years as an attorney in New Orleans where he specialized in commercial, oil & gas, and Insurance litigation. He is a 1993 graduate of Tulane University, summa cum laude, and earned his law degree from Columbia Law School in 1996. He speaks Dutch and Spanish.

This will be followed by a presentation from Suzanne Sealey who is the EducationUSA Advisor for the U.S. Consulate General Melbourne. Suzanne will speak about opportunities for undergraduate and postgraduate study and research in the U.S. There will also be time for a Q&A at the end of Suzanne's presentation.

Event details
When | Wednesday 4 November 2015, 1.00pm - 2.00pm
Where | Room 210, Social Sciences, Sandy Bay campus

All welcome. Please phone 6226 1587 or email for more information or directions to the venue.


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