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May 2, 2018: Public Health Prevention Conference 2018

The Public Health Association of Australia is convening this conference to assist building prevention measures to improve health in Australia. The main themes include translating research and evidence into action and targeting efforts to strengthen prevention. Speakers include Dr Mukesh Haikerwal, the Chair of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, and Julia Gillard,  former Australian Prime Minister and chair of Beyond Blue, as well as the Global Partnership for Education.

Location: Sydney, Australia

Event website - Public Health Association of Australia

May 9, 2018: Australian ODA budget seminar

The Development Policy Centre at the Australian National University will hold its annual ODA budget analysis on May 9. Notably, Professor Stephen Howes, Director of the Development Policy Centre, will speak on assessing the ODA outcomes of Australia’s 2018/19 budget. Australia's federal budget will have been delivered by the Treasurer the previous evening.

The breakfast seminar will focus on the ODA budget and trends in Australia and overseas. This will cover both non-government and government aid.

The seminar is relevant to academics, NGOs,  and officials, as well as students.

Location: Canberra, Australia 

Event website - Development Policy Centre, ANU

May 12, 2018: AUSSRE to hold International Forum on Education for Sustainable Development and Economic Policy

The Academic Society for Research Excellence is holding its 2018 International Forum on Education for Sustainable Development and Economic Policy from May 12-13 in Melbourne. The forum is intended for researchers, scientists, engineers, and students. Discussion will take place on all aspects of economics, trade, development, and practical challenges and solutions in these areas.

Location: Melbourne, Australia

Event website - Academic Society for Research Excellence

Australia Education

June 19, 2018: Annual Higher Education and International Development Conference

The Centre for Education and International Development (CEID), from the University College London Institute of Education, will host an annual conference bringing together academics and policymakers to discuss the role of higher education in sustainable development. 

The themes of the conference are: 
- The role of higher education in the Sustainable Development Goals
- Expanding access to quality higher education in the context of resource constraints
- Research gaps and priority areas for research investment
- Impact of existing interventions and the role of external development agencies

Location: London, UK

Event website - UCL events

United Kingdom Education