Agents of change: how universities can help shape a better future for all
This year’s event will focus on how universities can collaborate together to act as agents of change: how they can drive progress on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and help shape a better future for all. As part of the program, participants will participate in interactive discussions as well as sharing best practice around the following themes:
We look forward to welcoming our close partners back to Sydney for our Sydney Summit II.
|9.00am||Arrival and registration|
|9.30 - 10.30am||Opening Plenary|
|10.30 - 11.00am||Coffee and networking break|
|11.00am - 12.30pm||Session 1|
|12.30 - 2.00pm||Lunch break/ optional tours|
|2.00 - 3.00pm||Session 2|
|3.00 - 3.30pm||Coffee and networking break|
|3.30 - 5.00pm||Session 3|
|5.00pm||Summit welcome drinks and barbeque,
St Paul's College Rooftop Lounge
|8.30 - 9.30am||Networking and meetings/ optional tours|
|9.30 - 11.00am||Session 4|
|11.00 - 11.30am||Coffee and networking break|
|11.30am - 1.00pm||Session 5|
|1.00 - 2.30pm||Lunch break and "meet the researcher"|
|2.30 - 3.30pm||Session 6|
|3.30 - 4.00pm||Closing statements and farewell drinks|
A detailed program will be available closer to the date.
Please note that the summit will be conducted in English.
Join in the conversation with your colleagues at the conference by using #thesydneysummit on Twitter.
The summit will take place in the Administration Building F23, located on the corner of Fisher Rd and City Rd (Princes Highway) at the University's Camperdown Campus in Sydney. The campus is well serviced by public transport. Read about your options for getting here.
Participants will need to arrange their own travel, transfers and accommodation.
The following hotels have offered discounted rates for University of Sydney visitors. Please book directly with the hotel.
St Paul’s Events and Stays offers a special rate of $180 for a Standard Studio Room. To book, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and quote the code: GPS2019 to receive the special rates. Rooms are subject to availability.
Please contact the relevant Australian Embassy or Consulate in your country for information about visas. Information on visas for visiting Australia can also be found at the website of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection. Invitation letters can be issued where required.
If you require a letter of invitation, please indicate this on the registration form.
The University of Sydney is a smoke-free campus. Smoking is not permitted in any University building or in outdoor areas such as courtyards and roadways. There are designated smoking areas on each campus. Smoking in these areas is only permitted in the immediate vicinity of the ‘Smoking Area’ sign, and ashtrays are provided for cigarette butts. In Australia, smoking is not permitted in any enclosed public space – such as restaurants, offices or hotels – and in limited outdoor spaces.