Asia Pacific Forum

Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and The University of Queensland

中国社会科学院 昆士兰大学

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The University of Queensland (UQ) will host the third collaborative forum in which academics and researchers from UQ and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) will discuss issues of national and international significance and how these can be advanced by collaboration in the humanities and social science disciplines.

This year's theme is 'The challenge of order in a disrupted world: creating change through China-Australian collaborationand will include the following sub-themes:

Australia-China Bilateral and Regional Economic Cooperation; Sustainable Development and Governance; Peace and Security Cooperation



Keynote speaker

Professor John Fitzgerald
Professor John Fitzgerald is President of the Australian Academy of the Humanities and Director of the Asia-Pacific Program for Social Investment and Philanthropy in the Centre for Social Impact, Swinburne University of Technology

Program overview

Location: Senate Room, Brian Wilson Chancellery

Time Activity
8.00am - 8.30am Registration
8.30am - 8.40am Welcome Address: Professor Iain Watson, Vice-President and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (External Engagement), UQ
8.40am - 8.50am Welcome Address: Dr. Wang Lei, Director General, Bureau of International Cooperation, CASS
8.50am - 9.35am Keynote Speaker, Professor John Fitzgerald, Director, AAH
9.35am - 10.15am Morning tea
10.15am - 12.00pm Session One – Australia-China Bilateral Economic Cooperation 
12.00pm - 1.15pm Lunch
1.15pm - 3.00pm Session Two –  Sustainable Development and Governance 
3.00pm - 3.30pm Afternoon tea
3.30pm - 5.15pm Session Three – Peace and Security Cooperation
5.15pm - 5.30pm Closing Remarks by Professor Tim Dunne
6.15pm - 8.30pm Forum Dinner – UQ Art Museum

Location: Viewpoint Room, building 33

Time Activity
8.45am - 9.00am Registration
9.00am - 9.15am Welcome: Dr Jessica Gallagher, Director, Global Engagement
9.15am - 11.30am Informal networking session
12.00pm - 1.30pm Lunch - China Sea, Park Road  (CASS delegates only)

Event contact

Simone Kerger, International Visits and Events Officer, UQ Global Engagement