• Welcome to the GAP summit

    Catherine Fritz-Kalish     |      September 20, 2019

    Catherine Fritz-Kalish, the head of Global Access Partners, stressed the importance of education to her family, her institute and the nation in welcoming guests to GAP’s 10th Annual Economic Summit at NSW Parliament House in Sydney.

  • Lifelong learning for Australia’s future

    Catherine Fritz-Kalish     |      September 18, 2019

    The upcoming GAP Annual Economic Summit will consider ways to prepare new generations of Australians for a future characterised by volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity.

  • Age diversity is good for business

    Catherine Fritz-Kalish     |      August 21, 2019

    The social consensus around the value of productive ageing has not been reflected in business practices, and so fresh approaches are required: a report from the recent GAP Roundtable identifies the biggest barrier to mature-age employment.

  • Employment opportunity at Global Access Partners

    Catherine Fritz-Kalish     |      March 28, 2019

    Are you interested in organising events and meetings to discuss high level policy issues? The publisher of Open Forum, Global Access Partners, is seeking a part time Assistant Project Manager for an immediate start and welcomes applications from suitable candidates.

  • GAP in 2018 – A year in review

    Catherine Fritz-Kalish     |      December 18, 2018

    Open Forum is owned and operated by the Sydney-based policy institute Global Access Partners, and its co-founder and managing director, Catherine Fritz-Kalish, looks back at another year filled with achievement for the company.

  • Digital trade summit at NSW Parliament House

    Catherine Fritz-Kalish     |      September 6, 2018

    GAP’s 9th Annual Economic Summit will be held on 6th – 7th September and will bring together 135 people who have a vested interest in seeing Australia respond to the opportunities that Digital Trade presents.

  • GAP in 2017 – a year in review

    Catherine Fritz-Kalish     |      December 21, 2017

    2017 has been a year of celebration for Global Access Partners. Managing Director Catherine Fritz-Kalish reviews a GAP year filled with achievement.

  • Protecting the New Frontier

    Catherine Fritz-Kalish     |      November 30, 2017

    A new GAP taskforce report warns about the vulnerability of Australian businesses to cyber attacks and calls for more research, better education and higher standards to harden Australia against criminal intrusions. GAP managing director Catherine Fritz-Kalish introduces the recommendations.

  • GAP ‘Hidden Giants’ Summit report released

    Catherine Fritz-Kalish     |      October 25, 2017

    Global Access Partners 8th Annual Economic Summit report on ‘Hidden Giants’: The Future of Australia’s Midsize Business has been released. GAP Managing Director, Catherine Fritz-Kalish, introduces the Summit’s findings.

  • GAP Summit to champion mid market

    Catherine Fritz-Kalish     |      September 7, 2017

    The mid-sized business sector is an engine for growth in the Australian economy and will be the focus of the eighth annual Global Access Partners Vision for Australia Summit. Catherine Fritz-Kalish, the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Global Access Partners, explains further.

  • Engaging large employers in return-to-work strategies

    Catherine Fritz-Kalish     |      July 25, 2017

    The Second Roundtable in the GAP Recovery at Work series focused on strategies to encourage recovery at work after soft tissue injuries and how to ‘Engage Large Employers in Best Practice’. Catherine Fritz-Kalish, Managing Director of Global Access Partners, releases the 2017 Roundtable findings through Open Forum.

  • GAP – Year in Review 2016

    Catherine Fritz-Kalish     |      December 11, 2016

    The end of the year is a time to reflect and gives us an opportunity to share with you how the GAP process has delivered to its members and to society as a whole.