Events May 2019

02
May
2019

GIS Analysis for Research 2 (GIS102)

In this course you will learn the basics of suitability analyses using raster datasets. You will also begin to explore interpolation and how you can generate continuous surfaces from data points.
07
May
2019

Covert online "stings": What are the legal issues?

Gregor Urbas
This presentation explores the use of covert investigative techniques by law enforcement, principally in the area of online child sexual exploitation, as well as the legal position of service providers and individuals. How do online “sting” operations overcome legal restrictions? Can private actors use similar deceptive techniques? What role do service providers have, given increasing regulatory pressures to participate in the detection of harmful online content?
07
May
2019

Asia's economic outlook: what are the risks?

Various
Amid slowing global growth, weaker external demand and rising protectionism, the near-term prospects for the East Asian region are expected to be softer, while the longer term economic fundamentals remain intact. But risks are elevated.
07
May
2019

The 'remittance trap': should we be concerned for small Pacific Island countries?

Ron Duncan, Emeritus Professor, Crawford School of Public Policy

Cross-country research has shown that while remittances reduce poverty in migrant labour source countries through increased consumption and spending on housing and education, there is little contribution to investment and no—even negative—contribution

07
May
2019

ANU Election Panel Series: Australia's Place in the World

Dr Shiro Armstrong, Professor Sharon Bessell, Jacinta Carroll, Associate Professor Meg Keen, Anne McNaughton, Catherine McGrath
With globalisation fundamentally changing the way nations interrelate, we are more dependent on each other than at any other moment in history.
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