Symposium Programme

Monday 14th December 2020

NZ
14 Dec.
Hong Kong
14 Dec.
Oregon
13 Dec.
Lima
13 Dec.
Programme
12:00 pm7:00 am3:00 pm6:00 pmPhD Symposium Opening
12:15 pm7:15 am3:15 pm6:15 pmWelcome Plenary
12:30 pm 7:30 am3:30 pm6:30 pmOpening Keynote Lecture
1:15 pm8:15 am4:15 pm7:15 pmVirtual Coffee break
1:30 pm8:30 am4:30 pm7:30 pmParallel Sessions 1-2
3:00 pm10:00 am6:00 pm9:00 pmVirtual Coffee break
3:15 pm10:15 am6:15 pm9:15 pmParallel Sessions 3-4
4:45 pm 11:45 am7:45 pm10:45 pm3-minute virtual presentation
5:00 pm12:00 pm8:00 pm11:00 pmEnd of Day 1

Tuesday 15th December 2020

NZ
15 Dec.
Hong Kong
15 Dec.
Oregon
14 Dec.
Lima
14 Dec.
Programme
12:00 pm 7:00 am3:00 pm6:00 pm4 Thematic PhD Work Groups (Parallel)
1:30 pm 8:30 am4:40 pm7:30 pmVirtual Coffee Break
1:45 pm 8:45 am4:45 pm7:45 pmFinal roundtable in preparation for the conference presentation
2:30 pm9:30 am5:30 pm8:30 pmPhD Virtual Happy Hour and Networking
3:00 pm10:00 am6:00 pm9:00 pmEnd of PhD Symposium

Key Dates

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

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

• Early birds registrations close on: Monday, 2 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.