April 8, 2019: Melbourne workshop aims to deepen understanding of child labor in agriculture

The Australian Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Study Centre at RMIT University will host a workshop on child labor in agriculture.

The workshop will highlight evidence of the social and economic costs and benefits of child labor in the agricultural sector of developing countries. Participants are expected from academia, government and non-government organizations, and from disciplines including economics, political science, sociology, law, anthropology, and psychology.

Location: Melbourne, Australia

Conference website - Conference Monkey

Australia Agriculture

May 15-17, 2019: International Cooperation Expo on sustainable enterprise takes place in Rome

The International Cooperation Expo (EXCO 2019) is the world's first global exhibition dedicated to innovative solutions for sustainable development provided jointly by development agencies, governments, financial institutions, civil society, and the private sector. The expo includes an exhibition space, a structured program of business-to-business meetings, and an array of workshops and conferences.

According to Italian Director General of Development Cooperation Giorgio Marrapodi, the expo signals "a paradigm shift that sees the Italian private sector play a primary role in international cooperation" and supports companies to invest in sustainable development in line with Agenda 2030.

Website -EXCO 2019 


May 16-18, 2019: Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases Annual Scientific Meeting

The Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases (ASID) 2019 Scientific Meeting will exchange perspectives on disease elimination, indigenous health, infectious diseases of disadvantage, and new technologies. The focus will include innovations in disease surveillance monitoring and regional health security.

Key speakers include Professor Sharon Peacock of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and Professor Salmaan Keshavjee from the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

Location: Darwin, Australia

Conference website - ASID

Australia Global health

June 18, 2019: Australian government to organize Global Health Security Conference in Sydney

An inaugural Global Health Security Conference will be held in Sydney next year. Conference partners include the Australian government’s Indo-Pacific Centre for Health Security, the New South Wales government, and the University of Sydney. The three-day conference will provide a venue for researchers, government officials, and international organizations to advance the health-security agenda. It aims to establish a health-security community of practice. It will also provide an opportunity for students to showcase their research.

Sectors involved include veterinary science, agriculture, medicine, and public health.

Location: Sydney, Australia

Event website - Global Health Security Conference

June 18, 2018: Global health security conference 2019

The University of Sydney and the Australian government’s Indo-Pacific Centre for Health Security are sponsoring a global health security conference in June 2019. The program will focus on health emergencies, emerging threats, and challenges in governance and financing for global health security. Themes will include new technologies and partnerships for global health security. The conference aims to include government officials,  international organizations, civil society, and private industry.

Location: Sydney, Australia

Event website - ghs2019

June 18-20, 2019: First international conference on global health security to be held in Sydney

The Australian government and Sydney University host a global health security congress to allow international organizations, officials, researchers, students, and others to share news of the latest developments in health security. The main conference themes are health emergencies, emerging threats and challenges, partnerships for global health security, governance and financing, and new technologies and approaches.

The meeting will also consider creating a professional association for global health security.

Location: Sydney, Australia 

Conference website - GHS 2019

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August 4-5, 2019: Australian Council for Educational Research conference

The Australian Council for Educational Research Conference (ACER) is holding its annual research conference titled 'Preparing students for life in the 21st Century: Identifying, developing and assessing what matters.' 

Featuring international and Australian speakers, the conference focuses on effective teaching and assessing the quality of different  teaching methods.

Location: Melbourne, Australia

Conference website - ACER

Australia Education