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February

10 to 11
Feb
2016
Development Policy Centre | Conference

2016 Australasian Aid Conference

Howard Bamsey, Adjunct Professor, Regulatory Institutions Network, ANU; Eun Mee Kim, Dean and Professor, Graduate School of International Studies, Ewha Womans University; plus many more.

9am–5.30pm

This annual conference brings together researchers from across Australia, the Pacific and Asia, who are working on aid and international development policy. Registration fee is applicable.

February

10
Feb
2016
Development Policy Centre | Lecture

Forging a new development future

Kitty van der Heijden, Director, World Resources Institute’s Europe Office.

10–11am

Kitty van der Heijden will discuss what the international community need to do to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

February

10
Feb
2016
Development Policy Centre | Forum

What will the SDGs mean for Asia?

Eun Mee Kim, Dean and Professor, Graduate School of International Studies and Director, Institute for Development and Human Security, Ewha University; Ye Jiang, Director, Institute for Global Governance Studies, Shanghai Institutes for International Studies (SIIS) and Professor, School of International and Public Affairs, Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

1.50–3.20pm

Hear from the experts who have led engagement in the formulation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

February

11
Feb
2016
Development Policy Centre | Lecture

Launch of the 2015 Australian aid stakeholder survey

Terence Wood, Research Fellow, Development Policy Centre, ANU.

9.40–10.30am

Terence Wood reveals the findings from the 2015 Australian aid stakeholder survey.

February

11
Feb
2016
Development Policy Centre | Forum

International climate change: perspectives on Paris

Howard Bamsey, Adjunct Professor, Regulatory Institutions Network, ANU and formely Australia’s Special Envoy on Climate Change; Stephen Howes, Director, Development Policy Centre, Crawford School of Public Policy, and Jaehyoung Lee, Professor, Korea University School of Law and Legal Advisor to UN climate change negotiations

1.30–2.50pm

In this panel event, leading experts from Australia and Korea will analyse Paris outcomes and their consequences.

February

12
Feb
2016
Development Policy Centre | Seminar

Afghanistan in 2015: a survey of the Afghan people

Gordon Hein, Timor Sharan, and Zack Warren, The Asia Foundation; Professor William Maley, Bell School, ANU; and Professor Stephen Howes, Development Policy Centre, Crawford School, ANU.

3.30–5pm

Speakers from The Asia Foundation and ANU will discuss the findings of the Foundation’s latest Survey of the Afghan People.

February

16 to 19
Feb
2016
National Security College | Conference

Securing our future in cyberspace

Professor Paul Cornish, RAND Europe, Cambridge; Professor Fred Cate, Indiana University; Assistant Professor Jon Lindsay, University of Toronto; Dr Herb Lin, Stanford University; plus many more.

9am–5pm

The National Security College presents this major cybersecurity conference featuring some of the world’s leading cyberspace specialists.

February

18
Feb
2016
Centre for Climate Economics and Policy | Seminar

Tax induced emissions? Evidence of unintended consequences from carbon taxation in wholesale electricity markets

Gordon Leslie, PhD candidate in economics, Stanford University.

12.30–1.30pm

Gordon Leslie discusses carbon taxation in wholesale electricity markets.

February

19
Feb
2016
Australia-Japan Research Centre | Lecture

Japan, Australia and regional security architecture

Professor Mie Oba, Tokyo University of Science; Associate Professor Ryo Sahashi, Kanagawa University; Professor Nick Bisley, La Trobe University; and Dr Amy King, ANU.

3.30–5pm

In this panel discussion, experts on the Australia-Japan security relationship will examine the future of bilateral cooperation within the existing regional security architecture.

February

22
Feb
2016
The Australian National University | Forum

Creating energy efficient cities in Switzerland and Australia

Roland Stulz, Co-Founder and Ambassador of the 2000 Watt Society, Novatlantis; Jon Sibley, Director of Energy and Waste Policy at the ACT's Environment and Planning Directorate; Martina Blum, Energy Officer, City of Zurich; Dr Michael Smith, ANU Energy Change Institute; Dr Andreas Luzzi, CEO Laros Technologies.

3.30–5.30pm

A panel of experts from Switzerland and Australia will discuss, compare and contrast opportunities for energy innovation across various urban centres, followed by informal discussion over drinks and finger food.

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