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Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Monday, September 21, 2020
Register here for Plenary 1 & Parallel 1A-B on Day 1 of ICSD 2020.
About this Event
Register for Session 1 (Plenary & Parallels) | September 21, 2020 UTC 03:00 to 06:00 am
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Plenary 1, University Leadership for the Decade of Action
03:00 – 04:00 UTC
The session will showcase innovative approaches that universities in the Asia/Pacific region are implementing to increase their societal value and impact on the SDGs, as well as the challenges and opportunities to accelerate these actions and make them part of a new “business-as-usual” for universities. The session is partially in response to the challenge made by President Mike Crowe of Arizona State University at a recent event of the UN Higher Education Sustainability Initiative, that universities need to change the way they operate and be more connected to the community to have real impact.
- John Thwaites, Chair, Monash Sustainable Development Institute (Moderator)
- Michael Crow, President, Arizona State University
- Dawn Freshwater, Vice-Chancellor, University of Auckland
- Kit Poon, Professor, School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University