Asia and the Pacific Policy Society Conference 2014: G20’s policy challenges for Asia and the Pacific - day one

Crawford School of Public Policy | Asia & the Pacific Policy Society

Event details


Date & time

Tuesday 11 March 2014


Molonglo Theatre, Level 2, JG Crawford Building 132, Lennox Crossing, ANU


Dr Michael Carnahan, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade; Dr Shikha Jha, Asian Development Bank; Professor Patricia Apps, University of Sydney; and other prominent speakers.


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This year’s conference focuses on the G20 agenda to support the Australian government and its hosting of the G20 leaders’ meeting later in 2014. The Asia and the Pacific Policy Society Conference (APPS) 2014 brings together some of the world’s leading scholars and practitioners from a diverse range of research fields for two days of dialogue to propose solutions to some of the region’s and the world’s most pressing policy challenges.

Over 20 internationally renowned scholars and practitioners will share research and insights in a program of public roundtables on critical issues including development policy; tax and transfer policy; social policy; energy security; climate change; and food policy.

Speakers include:

  • Professor Tom Kompas, Director, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU
  • Dr Colin Tukuitonga, Director-General, Secretariat of the Pacific Community
  • Daniel Sloper, G20 Special Representative, First Assistant Secretary, G20 and International Economy Branch, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)
  • Jason Russo, Assistant Secretary, Economic Policy, G20 Taskforce, Prime Minister and Cabinet
  • James Ryan, Chief Economist, Utilities Regulatory Authority of Vanuatu
  • Dr Shikha Jha, Principal Economist, Economics and Research Department, Asian Development Bank
  • Sanjivi Rajasingham, Director, Pacific Regional Infrastructure Facility
  • Dr John Hewson, Former Leader of the Federal Opposition, Australia
  • Dr Michael Carnahan, Chief Economist (Development), DFAT
  • Professor Patricia Apps, Professor of Public Economics, University of Sydney
  • Professor Miranda Stewart, Professor, Tax Law and Policy, University of Melbourne
  • Professor John Piggott, Director of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR), Australian School of Business, University of New South Wales
  • Professor Armando Barrientos, Research Director, Brooks World Poverty Institute, The University of Manchester
  • Dr Angelique Wei Ming Chan, Department of Sociology, National University of Singapore

Crawford School gratefully acknowledges DFAT’s financial support for APPS and the APPS 2014 Conference.

For more information about the Asia and the Pacific Policy Society and to join as a member, please visit here.

Asia and the Pacific Policy Society Conference 2014 - Day Two

Conference preliminary program

This event is free and open to the public.

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