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Forum: The value of higher education and research to social and economic development


24 August 2011

On the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Deputy Secretary-General Mr Aart de Geus will discuss how higher education and research can contribute to the social and economic well-being of the Asia Pacific region.

The morning session will include a keynote speech by H.E. Christopher Langman, DFAT Permanent Representative to the OECD, an expert panel discussion and a Q&A.

The afternoon program includes three workshops:

  • Public health
  • Food and water security
  • Economic and social development

RSVP:

Registration is essential. Please register online by 24 August.

Details:

When: 8.20am-5.30pm, 30 August 2011
Where:MacLaurin Hall & Holme Building, Camperdown Campus
Cost: Free


Contact: Sydney World Program

Phone: 02 9114 0637

Email: 3f3a0c435316060635301b30012f34355b171c0256562c