Schedule & Session Chairs

ACYD 15-18th Sept

Friday: Australia-China Relations in the Age of Trump

  • The Transformation of Global Politics
  • Gala Dinner with distinguished guests

Saturday: Bilateral Trade and Investment: Growth and Transformation

  • China shaping future global commercial culture
    • Phil Wen, Political and General News Correspondent at Thomson Reuters, 2012 Alumnus
  • Partnerships in Research and Innovation
    • Matt Baker, EMBL Node for Single Molecule Science University of New South Wales, 2015 Alumnus
  • Leadership in Action
  • Sydney Symphony Orchestra at the National Center for the Performing Arts

Sunday: Social Mobility and Cultural Exchange

  • Education: Learning in a Globalized World
    • Lisa Qin, Education & Child Development at UNICEF China, 2013 Alumna
  • The Role Tourism Plays in Shaping Perceptions
    • Natalie Cope, CEO at NSW Australia China Business Council, ACYD Founding Member
  • Cultural Mobility Activity
  • Alumni Celebration Dinner at the Australian Embassy

Monday: Policy Challenges: Social and Environmental

  • Aging Across Cultures
    • Elva Zhang, Corporate Counsel at ANL Container Line, 2014 Alumna
  • Environmental Futures
    • Joel Wing-Lun, PhD Candidate in History and East Asian Languages at Harvard University
  • Closing Lunch