Up Melbourne Sydney


From February 24 to March 4, 2002 John was able to visit Australia to work with Hewlett-Packard at the Australian Grand Prix.

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Opera house

Harbour Tour

The Rocks

AMP Tower

2002 Melbourne Grand Prix

Scotchman's Hill Winery

The visit comprised:

  • 2 main presentations (at the Royal Automobile of Australia, Sydney and the Colonial Stadium, Melbourne)
  • a series of press interviews including quotes in Melbourne daily, "The Age"
  • business lunches with HP customers
  • attendance at the 4 days of the Grand Prix to help host HP's guests (including some of the fire-fighters who had tackled the New South Wales blaze around New Year 2001)
  • attendance at the Grand Prix Ball at the Crown Towers, Melbourne

there was time for some relaxation sightseeing in Sydney and a visit to a winery in Victoria

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