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UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY EVENTS AT THE SHANGHAI EXPO INCLUDE:


June

28 June: Spintronics Symposium
A look at Australian and Chinese research in the emerging field of spintronics technology, which is expected to drive the next generation of faster, smaller and more powerful electrical devices.

July

12 July: Economics and Business Symposium
Academic, business and government experts discuss the theme of innovation and enterprise, covering international finance, trade and investment, management education and the management of human capital.

12 July: Economics and Business Roundtable
Economic experts discuss international finance, trade and investment, management education and the management of human capital.

August

8 August: Biomedical Engineering and IT Symposium
Focuses on biomedical imaging and tissue engineering.

September

13 September: Translational Health Symposium
Focusing on the Expo theme of Better City, Better Life, and the issue of public health reform.

October

22 October: Higher Education Symposium
Academics from China’s leading universities join University of Sydney experts to discuss trends and directions in university education, focusing on university reform in both countries.

22 October: Teaching And Education Symposium
On the theme Working with China, meeting the needs of teachers and social workers.

22 October: University Of Sydney Graduation
An opportunity to celebrate the success of our students with their families.

23 October: Music And The Cosmos, Alumni Reception
A spectacular audio/visual presentation featuring musicians from the Sydney Conservatorium’s Brass Ensemble and scientists from the School of Physics.

23 October: VIP Reception
A year-end celebration of the University’s partnerships with China, and a chance to look forward to future cooperation.



HIGH LEVEL ROUNDTABLES BEING MANAGED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY ON BEHALF OF THE AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT:

August

2 August: Astronomy Roundtable
Scientists discuss collaboration between China and Australia in astronomy.

11 August: Law Roundtable
Exploring the development of rules covering international trade and investment.

25 August: Sustainability Roundtable
Australian and Chinese participants share experiences on the role of academic centres of excellence and think tanks in helping to promote sustainability at a local level.

September

9 September: Health Roundtable
Comparing the Australian and Chinese experience in turning health science research into improved welfare outcomes.

29 September: Disaster Planning, Mitigation and Management Roundtable
Discusses planning for and managing the impact of natural disasters and extreme weather events.

October

27 October: China Studies Roundtable
Academics from Australia and China discuss areas of inter-disciplinary China-related research.