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Symposium Program

September 23rd

Transportation Schedule

Schedule and details are subject to change. Check back often for updates.

All sessions will be held at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre unless otherwise noted.

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Time

Event Description

Location

8:00am-5:30pm

Registration & Guest Services

Boulevard Auditorium Foyer
Boulevard Auditorium Foyer
8:00am-9:00am

Continental Breakfast and Poster Session

Poster session from 8:30-9:00am.

Foyer
Foyer
9:15am-10:30am

Session I - Keynote Address

Welcome Remarks & Introduction of Keynote Speaker

Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton
Washington University in St. Louis

Vice Chancellor & President Peter Høj
The University of Queensland


Keynote Address (9:30)

Ms. Glenys Beauchamp, Secretary, Department of Industry, Innovation & Science, Australian Government

 

Boulevard Auditorium
Boulevard Auditorium
10:30am-11:00am

Morning Tea & Poster Session

Boulevard Auditorium Foyer
Boulevard Auditorium Foyer
11:00am-12:30pm

Session II - Parallel Sessions by Theme

Population Aging & Global Public Health

Chair & Moderator: President Joseph J.Y. Sung, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Overview: Global Challenges to Health Security in Aging (20 minutes)

Prof. Len Gray, The University of Queensland

Presentation & Panel: Chronic Disease Prevention and Management (70 minutes)

Prof. Graham Colditz, Washington University in St. Louis

Panelists:

Prof. Jürgen Götz, The University of Queensland

Prof. Nancy Pachana, The University of Queensland

Prof. Nancy Morrow-Howell, Washington University in St. Louis

Prof. Robyn Ward, The University of Queensland

 

Energy & Environment

Chair & Moderator: Director Devang Khakhar, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

The Energy Mix in 2066 (30 minutes)

Prof. Chris Greig, The University of Queensland

Expert Panel (45 minutes)

Prof. Linwei Ma, Tsinghua University

Prof. Rangan Banerjee, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Prof. Telma Franco, UNICAMP

Prof. Yoed Tsur, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology

Food, Water & Sustainability

Chair & Moderator: Prof. Saumitra Mukherjee, Dean, School of Environmental Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University

Student 3MT Finals (30 minutes)

Expert Presentations: Nutrition Security (30 minutes)

Prof. Bill Bellotti, The University of Queensland

Prof. Mike Gidley, The University of Queensland

 

 

Boulevard 1 / 2 / 3 Meeting Rooms
Boulevard 1 / 2 / 3 Meeting Rooms
12:30pm-2:00pm

Luncheon & Presentations: Innovation as a Global Challenge for Research Universities

Moderator: Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton, Washington University in St. Louis

Innovation in Chinese Universities: Challenges and Opportunities

Chancellor Xu Chen, Tsinghua University

Universities as Engines of Innovation

Provost Holden Thorp, Washington University in St. Louis

 

Boulevard Room
Boulevard Room
2:00pm-3:30pm

Session III - Parallel Sessions by Theme

Population Aging & Global Public Health

Chair & Moderator: Prof. Mary McKay, Dean, Brown School, Washington University in St. Louis

Presentation & Panel (3A): Mental Health and Cognition (60 minutes)

Overview:

Prof. Harvey Whiteford, The University of Queensland

Panel:

Prof. Jason Connor, The University of Queensland

Prof. Vivian Lou, The University of Hong Kong

Prof. Gerard Byrne, The University of Queensland

Discussion (25 minutes)


Presentation & Panel (3B): Asset Building for Retirement Security

Chair & Moderator: Prof. Michael Sherraden, Washington University in St. Louis

Introduction by Moderator (10 minutes)

Panel: Policy Design and Impacts (60 minutes)

Australia’s Superannuation Policy

Mr. Ross Clare, Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia Limited

Prof. Kevin Davis, The University of Melbourne

Singapore’s Central Provident Fund

Prof. Michael Sherraden, Washington University in St. Louis

Prof. NG Kok Hoe, National University of Singapore

Discussion (20 minutes)


Population Aging & Global Public Health sessions A & B are parallel sessions.

Energy & Environment

Chair & Moderator: President Shuguo Wang, Xi’an Jiaotong University

Student 3MT Finals (30 minutes)

Expert Presentations: Energy Technologies – What are our options? (60 minutes)

 

Food, Water & Sustainability

Chair: Provost Margaret Sheil, The University of Melbourne

Moderator: Prof. Ian Godwin, School of Agriculture and Food Sciences, The University of Queensland

Keynote Presentation (45 minutes)

Prof. Andrew Campbell, CEO, ACIAR

Expert Panel: Delivering Nutrition Security (45 minutes)

Ms. Ange Barry, CEO, Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation

Mr. Ben Milbourne, Celebrity Chef & UQ Alumnus

Prof. Lisa Schubert, The University of Queensland

Mr. Ben Miles, Public Relations & Communications Manager (AUS, NZ, ASIA), Subway

Her Excellency Naela Chohan, High Commissioner of Pakistan to Australia

 

Boulevard Auditorium & Boulevard 1 / 2 / 3 Meeting Rooms
Boulevard Auditorium & Boulevard 1 / 2 / 3 Meeting Rooms
3:30pm-4:00pm

Afternoon Tea & Poster Session

Boulevard Auditorium Foyer
Boulevard Auditorium Foyer
4:00pm-5:30pm

Session IV - Parallel Sessions by Theme

Population Aging & Global Public Health

Chair: President Peter Mathieson, University of Hong Kong

Student 3MT Finals (30 minutes)

Forum: Aging and Public Health – Now and in the Future  (45 minutes)

Moderator: Mr. Norman Swan, ABC National Radio

Participants: 

Prof. William Powderly, Washington University in St. Louis

Prof. Terry Nolan, The University of Melbourne

Prof. Wayne Hall, The University of Queensland

Prof. Sharon Lewin, The University of Melbourne

President Closing Remarks (15 minutes)

Energy & Environment

Chair: Prof. Philip Liu, National University of Singapore

Debate: Fossil Fuel Divestment: A legitimate strategy to address climate change or a feel-good gesture by the rich 1%?  (45 minutes)

Moderator: Mr. Keith Orchison, CEO, Coolibah Party

Participants:

Prof. Andrew Garnett, The University of Queensland

Prof. John Quiggin, The University of Queensland

Prof. Linwei Ma, Tsinghua University

Prof. Rangan Banerjee, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

President Closing Remarks (15 minutes)

Networking (15 minutes)

Food, Water & Sustainability

Chair: Prof. Jiro Kukuryo, Vice President for International Collaboration, Keio University

Panel Discussion: The Role of Universities in Global Food Security (45 minutes)

Moderator: Bill Bellotti, The University of Queensland

Participants:

Dr. Gyorgy Scrinis, The University of Melbourne

Prof. Kim Bryceson, The University of Queensland

Prof. Joseph H.W. Lee, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Mr. Peter Horne, General Manager, ACIAR

Presidents Closing Remarks (15 minutes)

Networking (15 minutes)

Boulevard 1 / 2 / 3 Meeting Rooms
Boulevard 1 / 2 / 3 Meeting Rooms
6:30pm

Symposium Reception & Dinner

Welcome Remarks & Introduction of Keynote Speaker

Vice Chancellor & President Peter Høj
The University of Queensland


Remarks and Announcement of Winning 3MT Competition Presentations

  • Introductions & Presentations by 3MT Winners
Great Court, The University of Queensland St. Lucia Campus
Great Court, The University of Queensland St. Lucia Campus