Events November 2020

02
Nov
2020

Strategic Thinking and Planning for Public Sector Leaders

Dr Gary Saliba

No longer can we develop plans, implement them and expect that we get the anticipated results.

02
Nov
2020

SES National Security Development Program: Leading in Complexity

Multiple Presenters

This premium four-week program provides exceptional depth of insight across the full spectrum of Australia’s national security challenges and opportunities.

02
Nov
2020

Strategic thinking and planning for public sector leaders

Dr Gary Saliba

Strategic Thinking and Planning in Complex and Uncertain Policy Environments

03
Nov
2020

Air pollution and adult cognition: evidence from brain training

Andrea La Nauze, University of Pittsburgh

We exploit novel data from brain-training games to examine the impacts of air pollution on a comprehensive set of cognitive skills of adults.

03
Nov
2020

Air pollution and adult cognition: evidence from brain training

Andrea La Nauze, University of Pittsburgh

We exploit novel data from brain-training games to examine the impacts of air pollution on a comprehensive set of cognitive skills of adults.

03
Nov
2020

Japan’s 2050 Net zero target – Is it a big deal?

Yukari Takamura and Masa Sugiyama, University of Tokyo, Moderator: Llewelyn Hughes

Last week Japan’s new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, used his first address to parliament to commit Japan to a 2050 net-zero greenhouse gas emissions target.

03
Nov
2020

Japan’s 2050 Net Zero Target – Is it a Big Deal?

Yukari Takamura, and Masa Sugiyama, University of Tokyo. Moderated by Llewelyn Hughes

Last week Japan’s new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, used his first address to parliament to commit Japan to a 2050 net-zero greenhouse gas emissions target.

04
Nov
2020

Breaking the glass ceiling: Women’s career progression in the Indonesian public service

Roksana Khan, Prospera; Hana Hanifah, Prospera

The Civil Service in Indonesia employs 4.1 million civil servants—about 2% of population. Women continue to be under-represented in the most senior structural levels.

05
Nov
2020

Why do Indigenous communities in Kerala continue to experience inequitable access to healthcare?

Sunil George

This webinar will explore the reasons why inequity in access to healthcare is still a feature of the health system in Attapadi in Kerala, India.

06
Nov
2020

Stimulating renewable electricity in the East Asia region with carbon tax recycling mechanisms

Yuventus Effendi

This paper aims to analyse the impact of a recycling mechanism of a carbon tax levy in the East Asia region in terms of economic growth, carbon emission, and welfare distribution.

09
Nov
2020

Expert communication for stakeholder engagement

Dr Pamela Kinnear

Effective communication is at the heart of good public policy. It is the foundation for successfully engaging stakeholders to ensure that policies are better informed, realistic, citizen-centred, broadly supported and well implemented.

09
Nov
2020

Valuing and resourcing mother-to-mother support and breastfeeding counselling across countries

Various - see program in 'downloads' tab

Please note this event will be recorded.

09
Nov
2020

Valuing and resourcing mother-to-mother support and breastfeeding counselling across countries

Various - see program in 'downloads' tab

Please note this event will be recorded.

10
Nov
2020

A passion for the rule of law: In conversation with Martin Krygier

Martin Krygier, John Braithwaite, Nick Cheesman, Philip Pettit, Veronica Taylor

Martin Krygier is one of the world’s foremost thinkers and communicators on the rule of law today. His writing and speaking on it has inspired and motivated scholars working on the topic from Australia to Europe and the Americas.

10
Nov
2020

Choice and control: The personalisation of disability care via a quasi-market structure in Australia

Satish Chand, ADFA UNSW; David Gilchrist, University of Western Australia

The still-nascent Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is funding the delivery of personalised disability care via a quasi-market structure primarily to achieve consumer choice and control.

11
Nov
2020

Abundance from abroad: migrant income and long-run economic development

Professor Dean Yang

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11
Nov
2020

PSBB and COVID-19 in urban areas of Indonesia: cases of Jakarta and Yogyakarta

Suharti Sutar, DKI Jakarta Government; Budy Resosudarmo, ANU

In this webinar, we look at the recent situations in two of the biggest cities in Indonesia: Jakarta and Yogyakarta.

11
Nov
2020

Shusenjo - The Main Battleground of the Comfort Women Issue

The ANU Korea Institute is proud to present an online streaming and Q&A event for the important new documentary Shusenjo - The Main Battleground of the Comfort Women Issue (2018), featuring director Miki Dezaki and Prof.

12
Nov
2020

Instrumental, structural and discursive power and the regulation of online advertising of high in fat, sugar and salt products: Multi-stakeholder views

Dr Lauren Carters-White, Dr Yandisa Ngqangashe, Professor Sharon Friel

In this Menzies Centre for Health Governance webinar, Dr Lauren Carters-White from the SPECTRUM Consortium, UK will discuss findings from her PhD research during which she conducted an analysis of various stakeholders’ views on power dynamics within th

13
Nov
2020

Demand for index-based flood insurance in Jakarta, Indonesia

Jose Cobian

Developing country megacities are constantly exposed to flood risk, with a clear gap regarding insurance protection, and poor risk management by urban populations.

13
Nov
2020

Industrial policies to escape the middle-income trap: a new structural economics approach for Indonesia

Professor Justin Yifu Lin, Peking University; Dr Muhammad Edhie Purnawan, Universitas Gadjah Mada; Dr Kiki Verico, Universitas Indonesia

The recording of the event is available on the ANU Indonesia Project’s YouTube channel.

13
Nov
2020

Bung Wantaim Seminar Series with Eileen Bobone, Romalani Leofo and Dori Patay

Eileen Bobone, Romalani Leofo and Dori Patay

The Bung Wantaim seminar series brings together Pacific Islander Higher Degree Research (HDR) students and HDR students who study the Pacific to showcase their important research from across the Australian National University (ANU).

16
Nov
2020

Cultivating a high performing mind & excellence in leadership

Associate Professor Robert Styles

Develop a high performing mind and excellence in self-directed public-sector leadership and management.

17
Nov
2020

GovComms Festival

Various

The GovComms Festival is the world’s first virtual government communication conference, held as part of the OECD’s Government After Shock global dialogue.

17
Nov
2020

Green steel in cars: would consumers be willing to pay?

Mousami Prasad, Crawford School

Steel production accounts for around 9 per cent of CO2 emissions. Decarbonising the steel sector is an important part of any overall strategy to decarbonise industrial production.

18
Nov
2020

Budgeting for outcomes: Purposes, programs and performance

Dr Michael Di Francesco

Current sector-wide performance and accountability frameworks emphasise clear linkages between funding and outcomes, and the integration of performance metrics with budget decision processes, internal organisational management, and external performance

18
Nov
2020

COVID19 recovery. Build back better

Alin Halimatussadiah, LPEM UI; Teuku Riefky, LPEM UI

The study aims to examine the impact of COVID-19 pandemic to economic, social and environmental condition in Indonesia and brings highlights on the recommendations needed to build back better recovery.

19
Nov
2020

A counterfactual economic analysis of Covid-19 using a threshold augmented multi-country model

Hashem Pesaran, University of Southern California

The paper presented in this seminar develops a threshold-augmented dynamic multi-country model (TGVAR) to quantify the macroeconomic effects of Covid-19.

19
Nov
2020

30 Years since the UNCRC in Australia: How far have we come in progressing children's rights?

Professor John Tobin, University of Melbourne

17 December 2020 will mark the 30th Anniversary of Australia’s ratification of the United National Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).

19
Nov
2020

After the polls? A discussion on Myanmar’s COVID-19 election

Maitrii Aung-Thwin, Myat The Thitsar, Nicholas Ross, Su Mon Thant

Despite repeated calls for Myanmar’s election to be postponed due to COVID-19, the election commission insisted it go ahead.

19
Nov
2020

Upcoming webinar - Knowledge to action and action to knowledge: how collaborative processes can address climate change

Various speakers

Complex issues like climate change require people with different types of knowledge and experience applying their insights to develop solutions.

19
Nov
2020

Disinformation nation and the US election aftermath

Dr Jennifer S. Hunt

In Conversation with Dr Jennifer S. Hunt

23
Nov
2020

Strategic policy fundamentals series

Erin Bowen

Designing and implementing strategic policy is challenging.

23
Nov
2020

Systems thinking and behavioural insights for strategic policy development

Erin Bowen

Designing and implementing strategic policy is challenging.

23
Nov
2020

Structured foresighting

Associate Profressor Robert Styles

Develop visionary organisational leadership in preparation for change and uncertainty.

23
Nov
2020

2020 Transnational Research Institute on Corruption Webinar Series: “Police Corruption: How to reduce it”

Professor Leslie Holmes

2020 Transnational Research Institute on Corruption Webinar Series: “Police Corruption: How to reduce it” with Professor Leslie Holmes

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23
Nov
2020

Delivering on the Paris Climate Agreement: Looking ahead to Glasgow

Various speakers

On 12 December, 2015, the Paris Climate Agreement was signed by 197 countries, representing every nation on Earth. Now, almost five years later, how is the world tracking to meet the targets set out in the agreement?

24
Nov
2020

How does democracy cause growth? Evidence from firms during Indonesia's democratic transition

Priya Mukherjee, University of Wisconsin-Madison

While recent work suggests democracy does cause growth, the channels through which this effect occurs remain unclear.

24
Nov
2020

Financing energy transitions and environmental restoration: Who pays the price?

Dr Abidah Setyowati, Dr Deborah Cleland

This webinar will discuss social justice implications of financing energy transitions in Indonesia and financing environmental restoration through criminal justice system in Australia.

24
Nov
2020

Invisible China: How the Urban-Rural Divide Threatens China’s Rise

Scott D. Rozelle
As the glittering skyline in Shanghai seemingly attests, China has quickly transformed itself from a place of stark poverty into a modern, urban, technologically savvy economic powerhouse. But as Scott Rozelle and Natalie Hell show in Invisible China, the truth is much more complicated and might be a serious cause for concern.
25
Nov
2020

COVID-19 'infodemic' in Indonesia

Ross Tapsell, ANU; M Taufiqurrahman, The Jakarta Post; Restu Diantina Putri, Tirto.id

The UN Secretary-General recently drew attention to the challenge of the global ‘infodemic’, where ‘as COVID-19 spreads, a tsunami of misinformation’ is unleashed.

25
Nov
2020

Sexual violence in armed conflict: Paths to recovery

Bina D’Costa, Kirsten Ainley, May Maloney and Rebecca Piam

Sexual violence is often the ‘silent crime’ of armed conflicts, leaving largely invisible scars that too often go unnoticed.

25
Nov
2020

The future of work: Skills to succeed in a post-COVID world

Various

Global disruption. Remote working. Digital transformation. The world of work as we know it has changed forever. What does the future hold?

26
Nov
2020

The Age of Criminal Responsibility in Australia

Dr Faith Gordon ANU College of Law and Sophie Trevitt Change the Record

In Australia the age of criminal responsibility is low, with children as young as ten years able to be charged with offences and potentially sentenced to detention.

27
Nov
2020

Applicability of a scarcity premium in the absence of supply augmentation: A case analysis of the water market in Metro Manila, Philippines

Albert Lamberte

The risk-adjusted-user-cost (RAUC) reflects the scarcity value of water when storage is at its critical levels.

27
Nov
2020

Applicability of a scarcity premium in the absence of supply augmentation: A case analysis of the water market in Metro Manila, Philippines

Albert Lamberte

The risk-adjusted-user-cost (RAUC) reflects the scarcity value of water when storage is at its critical levels.

27
Nov
2020

Bung Wantaim Seminar Series with Eliorah Malifa, George Gavet & Telusa Tu’I’Onetoa

Eliorah Malifa, George Gavet & Telusa Tu’I’Onetoa

The Bung Wantaim seminar series brings together Pacific Islander Higher Degree Research (HDR) students and HDR students who study the Pacific to showcase their important research from across the Australian National University (ANU).

30
Nov
2020

Implementing science for strategic policy development

Erin Bowen

Improve strategic policy design through a greater understanding of implementation science.

30
Nov
2020

EL1 National Security Development Program: Framing the Future

Multiple Presenters

This interactive and practical nine-day program will deepen participants’ understanding of the national security community and the range of strategic challenges it faces - now and into the future.

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