Conference Programme

Tuesday 15th December 2020

NZ
15 Dec.
Hong Kong
15 Dec.
Oregon
14 Dec.
Lima
14 Dec.
Programme
3:30 pm10:30 am6:30 pm9:30 pmConference Opening and Welcome Opening Plenary
-Waiata
-Welcome message to Delegates
-APRU and the role of the University of Auckland
-Introduction to the keynote speaker
4:00 pm11:00 am7:00 pm10:00 pmKeynote Speaker followed by Q&A session
5:00 pm12:00 pm8:00 pm11:00 pmVirtual Happy Hour

Wednesday 16th December 2020

NZ
16 Dec.
Hong Kong
16 Dec.
Oregon
15 Dec.
Lima
15 Dec.
Programme
12:00 pm7:00 am3:00 pm6:00 pmOpening
Welcome message to delegates
12:15 pm7:15 am3:15 pm6:15 pmINDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE AND WISDOM
Keynote Speaker
1:15 pm8:15 am4:15 pm7:15 pmVirtual Coffee Break
2:00 pm9:00 am5:00 pm8:00 pmINDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE AND WISDOM
Panel presentation and discussion
3:15 pm10:15 am6:15 pm9:15 pmVirtual Coffee Break
3:30 pm10:30 am6:30 pm9:30 pmWorking Groups Meeting
5:00 pm12:00 pm8:00 pm11:00 pmVirtual Happy Hour

Thursday 17th December 2020

NZ
17 Dec.
Hong Kong
17 Dec.
Oregon
16 Dec.
Lima
16 Dec.
Programme
12:00 pm7:00 am3:00 pm6:00 pmSDGs AND POST-PANDEMIC CITIES AND LANDSCAPES.
Keynote Speaker
1:00 pm8:00 am4:00 pm7:00 pmSDGs AND POST-PANDEMIC CITIES AND LANDSCAPES
Panel presentation and discussion
2:15 pm9:15 am5:15 pm8:15 pmVirtual Coffee Break
2:30 pm9:30 am5:30 pm8:30 pmPresentations from Working Group Leaders
3:30 pm10:30 am6:30 am9:30 amVirtual Tours with Guides
-Wynyard Quarter
-Te Onekiritea / Hobsonville Point
-Ōtuataua Stonefields and Watercare Coastal Walkway – Mangere
5:00 pm12:00 pm8:00 pm11:00 pmVirtual Happy Hour

Friday 18th December 2020

NZ
18 Dec.
Hong Kong
18 Dec.
Oregon
17 Dec.
Lima
17 Dec.
Programme
1:00 pm8:00 am4:00 pm7:00 pmPresentations from Working Group Leaders
3:00 pm10:00 am6:00 pm9:00 pmFinal presentation from PhD Students
3:30 pm10:30 am6:30 pm9:30 pmVirtual Coffee Break
3:45 pm10:45 am6:45 pm9:45 pmFinal considerations from Keynote Speaker and Steering Committee Chair
4:30 pm11:30 am7:30 pm10:30 pmAnnouncement from 2021 Host
Announcement of the Best Paper Award
Closing
5:00 pm12:00 pm8:00 pm11:00 pmConference Closes and Virtual Happy Hour

Key Dates

• Expressions of interest for Working Groups to be submitted by:
Monday, 31 August 2020
Wednesday 30 September 2020

• PhD papers submission due on: Sunday, 6 September 2020
Wednesday 30 September 2020

• Early birds registrations close on: Monday, 9 November 2020

• Standard registrations close on: Friday, 11 December 2020

Please note that all key dates are in New Zealand Daylight Time (UTC+12).

About APRU

As a network of leading universities linking the Americas, Asia and Australasia, the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) is the Voice of Knowledge and Innovation for the Asia-Pacific region. We bring together thought leaders, researchers, and policy-makers to exchange ideas and collaborate on effective solutions to the challenges of the 21st century.

We leverage collective education and research capabilities of our members into the international public policy process. Our primary research areas include natural hazards & disaster risk reduction, women in leadership, population aging, global health, sustainable cities, artificial intelligence & the future of work, the Pacific Ocean, and labor mobility.