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Comprehensive Program of Events 20-25 May

20 - 22 May: Academic Workshops

Sunday 20 May

Bus to The University Club of Western Australia departs in front of Pan Pacific Hotel daily at 8:20 sharp. For those not taking the bus: registration opens at The University Club of Western Australia at 8:30 am.

Special note: a separate bus will depart at 8 am sharp on Sunday morning for the Future Farm Visit group

Responding to Climate Change
Academic Workshop (view the PDF)
Title: Water for sustainable food, renewable energy and biodiverse ecosystems under a changing climate
Venue: Future Farm 2050 Pingelly
Time: 8.00-16.00
Bus Transport will be provided from the Pan Pacific Hotel
Understanding Cultures
Academic Workshop (view the PDF)
Title: Cultures in flux: Migration and cultural dynamics in the past and present
Venue: University Club of Western Australia, Seminar Room 1
Time: 9.00-17.00
Bus departs Pan Pacific Hotel at 8:20 sharp. (For those not taking the bus, registration opens at The University Club of Western Australia at 8:30.)
 

Monday 21 May

Bus to The University Club of Western Australia departs in front of Pan Pacific Hotel daily at 8:20 sharp. For those not taking the bus: registration opens at The University Club of Western Australia at 8:30 am.

 

Special note: Understanding Cultures Workshop delegates gather in front of the hotel at 8 am sharp on Monday morning for walk to ferry

Public Health
Academic Workshop (view the PDF)
Title: Promoting Adaptability across the Life course
Venue: University Club of Western Australia, Formal Dining Room
Time: 9.00-17.00
Understanding Cultures
Academic Workshop
Title: Cultures in flux: Migration and cultural dynamics in the past and present
Venue: Excursion to Rottnest Island
Responding to Climate Change
Academic Workshop
Title: Water for sustainable food, renewable energy and biodiverse ecosystems under a changing climate
Venue: University Club of Western Australia, Case Study Room
Time: 9.00-17.00
Working Dinners: Global Africa Group, Global China Group, and Policy Working Group
Global China Group Working Dinner
Venue: Pan Pacific Hotel (Perth City), Level 5, Meeting Room 5
Time: 19.00-21.00
Global Africa Group Working Dinner
Venue: Pan Pacific Hotel (Perth City), Level 5, Meeting Room 6
Time: 19.00-21.00
Policy Group Working Dinner
Venue: Pan Pacific Hotel (Perth City), Level 5, Meeting Room 7
Time: 19.00-21.00
 

Tuesday 22 May

Bus departs Pan Pacific Hotel at 8:20 sharp. (For those not taking the bus, registration opens at The University Club of Western Australia at 8:30.)

Public Health
Academic Workshop
Title: Promoting Adaptability across the Life course
Venue: University Club of Western Australia, Formal Dining Room
Time: 9.00-17.00
Understanding Cultures
Academic Workshop
Title: Cultures in flux: Migration and cultural dynamics in the past and present
Venue: University Club of Western Australia, Seminar Room 1
Time: 9.00-17.00
Responding to Climate Change
Academic Workshop
Title: Water for sustainable food, renewable energy and biodiverse ecosystems under a changing climate
Venue: University Club of Western Australia, Case Study Room
Time: 9.00-17.00
Evening: Welcome to Western Australia Special Event
Venue: Frasers Kings Park
Time: 17.00-21.30
Buses depart Pan Pacific at 18.30
Sit down dinner
Dresscode: business attire

 

23 - 24 May: Business Meetings, Plenary Sessions and AGM

Wednesday 23 May

Bus departs Pan Pacific Hotel at 8:20 sharp. (For those not taking the bus, registration opens at The University Club of Western Australia at 8:30.)

Opening Plenary
Venue: University Club of Western Australia, Theatre Auditorium
09.00-09.15
Welcome
Overview and goal setting for day
09.15-10.00
Update on 2018-20 Strategic Plan implementation
  • Research and Enabling Groups
  • Education / Mobility
10.00-10.30
Coffee Break
Available in Ground Floor Foyer
Global Challenge Group Meetings
Venue: University Club of Western Australia (see below for rooms)
10.30-12.00
Session One
Governance Group Meetings are exclusively for members of the WUN Global Challenge Groups. Please note that due to limited capacity, Steering Group Members and relevant IRG leaders will be given priority. Therefore spaces for observers are not guaranteed and you will be notified (after registrations close) if your request to attend cannot be accommodated.
  1. Global Higher Education and Research - meets in Case Study Room
  2. Understanding Cultures - meets in Seminar Room 2
  3. Public Health (non-communicable diseases) - meets in Formal Dining Room
  4. Responding to Climate Change - meets in Seminar Room 1
12.00-13.00
Lunch
Available in Ground Floor Foyer
13.00-14.15
Session Two (wrap up and prepare for Plenary)
  1. Global Higher Education and Research - meets in Case Study Room
  2. Understanding Cultures - meets in Seminar Room 2
  3. Public Health (non-communicable diseases) - meets in Formal Dining Room
  4. Responding to Climate Change - meets in Seminar Room 1
14.15-14:45
Coffee Break
Available in Ground Floor Foyer
Plenary Session
Venue: University Club of Western Australia, Theatre Auditorium
14:45-16.30
  • GC Reporting (Annual Plans, Priorities, and SDG Alignment)
  • Discussion on Cross-GC synergies/opportunities
  • Engagement with China, Africa and Policy Groups
Cocktail Reception
Venue: Forrest Hall, UWA Campus
16.45-18.00
End-of-day Cocktail Reception - all welcome
Governance Group Working Dinners
Partnership Board Governance Working Dinner
Venue: Pan Pacific Hotel (Perth City)
ORIGINS (Ground Floor)
Time: 19.30-21.30
Academic Advisory Group (AAG) Governance Group Working Dinner
Venue: Pan Pacific Hotel (Perth City)
Meeting Rooms 5, 6, 7 (5th Floor)
Time: 19.30-21.30
Coordinators Governance Group Working Dinner
Venue: Pan Pacific Hotel (Perth City)
Boardroom (Level C)
Time: 19.30-21.30

Thursday 24 May

Bus departs Pan Pacific Hotel at 8:20 sharp. (For those not taking the bus, registration opens at The University Club of Western Australia at 8:30.)

Opening Plenary
Venue: University Club of Western Australia, Theatre Auditorium
09.00-09.15
Goal setting for the day
09.15-10.00
Update on 2018-20 Strategic Plan implementation
  • Engagement - Profile and Partnership
  • Plenary on Governance Priorities
10.00-10.30
Coffee Break
Available in Ground Floor Foyer
Governance Group Meetings
Venue: University Club of Western Australia
10.30-12.00
Session One
  1. Partnership Board Governance Group Meeting - meets in Banquet Hall South
  2. Coordinators Governance Group Meeting - meets in Seminar Room 1
  3. AAG Governance Group Meeting (Global Challenge Chairs and Vice-Chairs attend ex-officio) - meets in Formal Dining Room
Note: Governance Group Meetings are exclusively for members of the respective WUN Governance Groups (Partnership Board, Academic Advisory Board, Coordinators Group). Any alternative representation arrangements must be proposed to the Chair in advance.
12.00-13.00
Lunch
Available in Ground Floor Foyer
13.00-14.30
Session Two
  1. Partnership Board Governance Group Meeting - meets in Banquet Hall South
  2. Coordinators Governance Group Meeting - meets in Seminar Room 1
  3. AAG Governance Group Meeting (Global Challenge Chairs and Vice-Chairs attend ex-officio) - meets in Formal Dining Room
14.30-15.00
Coffee Break
Available in Ground Floor Foyer
AGM Plenary Session
Venue: University Club of Western Australia, Theatre Auditorium
15.00-16.30
AGM - Including reporting from Governance Groups
Please note, as we expect all attendees to join the plenary sessions, there is no separate registration for this session.
16.30
Close of Meeting
16.30-16.45
Group Photo
Conference Dinner
Venue: Government House, Perth CBD
Time: 19.00-21.30
Depart: Pan Pacific Hotel at 18.40

Friday 25 May

Bus departs Pan Pacific Hotel at 8:20 sharp. (For those not taking the bus, registration opens at The University Club of Western Australia at 8:30.)

WUN Presidents Forum (view the PDF)
Speakers biographies and Summary Statements of Presentations (view the PDF)
Venue: University Club of Western Australia, Banquet Hall
9.00-17.00
International Policy Research in Higher Education
The SDGs, Climate Accords, Belt and Road, Pacific Partnership
Please note: The Presidents Forum is open to all WUN delegates and invited guests - REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Please follow this link to speaker's bios and Summary Statements of Presentations
Public Panel Discussion
Venue: University Club of Western Australia, Theatre Auditorium
17.30-19.00
Africa and Sustainable Development Agendas, Sponsored by the WUN Global Africa Group