APPS1: Inaugural Asia and the Pacific Policy Society Annual Conference

Date: 06 November 2012 — 07 November 2012
Venue: Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University

The Asia and the Pacific Policy Society conference aims to encourage intellectual growth and engagement in policy studies in the Asia and the Pacific region by bringing together the world’s leading scholars from a broad range of research fields for three days of analysis, ideas and solutions to highlight some of the region’s most pressing policy challenges.

Over 35 internationally renowned scholars and practitioners will share research and insights in a program of public roundtables on critical issues including energy security, climate change, ecological economics, food security, cyber security, trade, governance, public administration, macroeconomics, education, development and health.

The conference is held annually by the Asia and the Pacific Society - the first international association of its kind to link groups working across disciplines on the key economic, political science, governance, development and environmental issues in the Asia and the Pacific region.

The Society aims to provide a platform to widen the disciplinary base for Crawford School’s new flagship publication, Asia and the Pacific Policy Studies (APPS), a peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary journal. Based on the belief that the more multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research is, the higher its likely influence on the policy world, the Journal’s mission is to break down barriers across disciplines and so generate policy impact by soliciting the support and engagement of scholars and practitioners from diverse backgrounds and interests.

Crawford School is proud to be a partner with AusAID on this conference and gratefully acknowledges their generous support.

Time Event Venue

09:15 – 10:30

Positioning policy research in Asia and the Pacific
Asia and the Pacific Policy Society’s Inaugural Conference


Opening Remarks:
  • Tom Kompas
    Director, Crawford School of Public Policy
    Founding President, Asia and the Pacific Policy Society
    The Australian National University
Chancellor’s Address:

“Nuclear deterrence in Asia and the Pacific”

Presentation:

“The role of the private sector in public policy decision making”

  • Ann Florini
    Visiting Professor, School of Social Sciences, Singapore Management University;
    Senior Fellow,Foreign Policy Studies Program, Brookings Institution

    » view presentation slides [PDF,592KB]

Molonglo Theatre

10:30 – 11:00

Break

Molonglo Theatre
Foyer

11:00 – 12:30

Fellow’s Address

“Food policy in Asia and the Pacific”
Presentations:

“Health policy in Asia and the Pacific: Navigating local needs and global challenges”
“Growth in densely populated Asia: Implications for resource-rich countries by 2030”
  • Kym Anderson
    George Gollin Professor of Economics, School of Economics, The University of Adelaide;
    Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University

    » view presentation slides [PDF,1.45MB]

Molonglo Theatre

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch

Canberry & Springbank

13:30 – 15:00

Presentations:

“US policy for managing the two track world of high-growth and low-growth countries”

  • Stephan Haggard
    Professor and Director, Korea-Pacific Program, School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, The University of California, San Diego

    » view presentation slides [PDF,775KB]
“Asia and the G-20” “Doing Better By Design: Justice Reform Intervention and Innovation in Asia”

Molonglo Theatre

15:00 – 15:30

Break

Foyer, Molonglo Theatre

15:30 – 17:00

Presentations:

“Aid effectiveness: determinants and strategies” “China’s sustainability in a telecoupled world”
  • Jianguo Liu
    Rachel Carson Chair in Sustainability and University Distinguished Professor, Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability, Michigan State University

    » view presentation slides [PDF,1MB]
“Fisheries policyin the Pacific”
  • Tom Kompas
    Director, Crawford School of Public Policy
    Founding President, Asia and the Pacific Policy Society
    The Australian National University

    » view presentation slides [PDF,537KB]

Molonglo Theatre

18:00 – 19:00

Closed session, by invitation only.

Closing Reception

Crawford School lawn front entrance

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