AISS Agenda

Australia-Indonesia Science Symposium
28 November - 1 December 2016
Shine Dome, Canberra

8.30am - 10.00am

Symposium Opening

Master of Ceremonies:

Professor Cheryl Praeger Foreign Secretary, Australian Academy of Science Senator the Hon. Concetta Fierravanti-WellsMinister for International Development and the Pacific Dr Bambang P. S. BrodjonegoroMinister of National Development Planning Professor Andrew HolmesPresident, Australian Academy of Science Professor Sangkot MarzukiPresident, Indonesian Academy of Sciences

10:00am – 10.45am
Press Conference/Morning Tea
10.45am - 12.00pm

Public Plenary Session 1: Health

Moderator:

Professor Scott O’Neill Director, Institute of Vector-Borne Disease, Monash University

Speakers:

Professor Adi Utarini Professor of Public Health, Universitas Gadjah Mada Dr Diana S. Hansen Laboratory Head, Division of Infection and Immunity, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

12.00pm - 12.45pm
Lunch
12.45pm - 1.55pm

Public Plenary Session 2: Marine Science and Climate Change

Moderator: Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg Director, Global Change Institute, University of Queensland

Speakers:
Professor Jamaluddin Jompa Dean, Faculty of Marine Science and Fisheries, Universitas Hasanuddin Professor Catherine Lovelock School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland


1.55pm - 3.05pm

Public Plenary Session 3: Agriculture

Moderator: Associate Professor Fenny Dwivany School of Life Sciences and Technology, Institut Teknologi Bandung

Speakers: Dr Andrew Ash Chief Research Scientist, CSIRO Agriculture and Food Professor Bambang Sugiharto Director, Centre for Development of Advanced Science and Technology, Universitas Jember Professor James Dale Distinguished Professor, Centre for Tropical Crops and Biocommodities, Queensland University of Technology

3:05pm – 3:25pm
Afternoon Tea
3.25pm – 5.00pm

Public Plenary Session 4: Big Data and Disruptive Technologies

Moderator: Professor Jane Hunter Director, eResearch Lab, University of Queensland

Speakers: Dr Roby Muhamad Faculty of Psychology, Universitas Indonesia Dr Stuart Minchin Chief, Environmental Geoscience Division, Geoscience Australia Diastika Rahwidiati Chief Technical Adviser, Pulse Lab Jakarta Professor Bob Williamson Chief Scientist, CSIRO Data61 and Professor, Research School of Computer Science, Australian National University

5.00pm – 5.30pm
Closing of Public Event
6.30pm – 10.00pm

Official Dinner National Arboretum Canberra
Forest Drive, off Tuggeranong Parkway, Weston Creek

8.30am - 8.45am

Welcome

Professor Sangkot Marzuki President, Indonesian Academy of Sciences Professor Andrew Holmes President, Australian Academy of Science


8.45am - 10.45am

Core Science Keynotes 1

Health: Professor Scott O’Neill Director, Institute of Vector-Borne Disease, Monash University and Professor Adi Utarini Professor of Public Health, Universitas Gadjah Mada

Big Data and Disruptive Technologies: Dr Stuart Minchin Chief, Environmental Geoscience Division, Geoscience Australia

Marine Science and Climate Change: Professor Daniel Murdiyarso Department of Geophysics and Meteorology, Institut Pertanian Bogor

10.45am – 11.10am
Morning Tea
11.10am – 12.30pm

Core Science Keynotes 2

Agriculture: Dr Liz Dennis CSIRO Agriculture and Food, Canberra

Big Data and Disruptive Technologies: Professor Jane Hunter Director, eResearch Lab, University of Queensland

12.30pm - 1.30pm
Lunch
1.30pm - 5.15pm
Health Marine Science And Climate Change Agriculture
Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome
Tuberculosis
Hepatitis B
Coral Reefs and Change
Blue Carbon and Coastal Ecosystems
Managing Megafauna
Oil Seeds and Biofuels Banana Improvement
Sugar Cane
8.30am - 12.40pm
Cardiovascular Disease*
Cancer (HPV and NPC)
Emerging Infections
*Session begins at 9:00am
Coastal Livelihoods
Tropical Aquaculture
Small Scale Fisheries
Remote Sensing
Crop Management
Geographic Information Systems
Aquaculture
Frontier Technologies
12.40 pm - 1.40pm
Lunch
1.40pm - 4.30pm
HIV
Tuberculosis
Coastal Resource Management
Managing Marine Parks
Crops and Diseases
Horticulture
4.30pm – 5.30pm
Conclusions and Future Directions

6.30pm – 9.00pm

Cultural Event Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre
King Edward Terrace, Parkes

8.30am - 9.25am

Forging a Career in Science

Moderator: Dr Elizabeth New Executive Board Member, Australian Early- and Mid-Career Researcher Forum, University of Sydney

Speakers: Professor Brian P. Schmidt Vice-Chancellor and President, Australian National University and 2011 Nobel Laureate Physics (via video) Dr Aiyen Tjoa Member, Indonesian Young Academy of Sciences, Universitas Tadulako Associate Professor Drew Evans Executive Board Member, Australian Early- and Mid-Career Researcher Forum, University of South Australia


9.25am - 10.30am

Advocating for a Brighter Future in Science

Moderator: Dr Sudirman Nasir Member, Indonesian Young Academy of Sciences, Universitas Hasanuddin

Speakers: Dr Hasnawati Saleh SAINS45 Study Director and Secretary General, Indonesian Young Academy of Sciences, Universitas Hasanuddin Dr Nikola Bowden Chair, Australian Early- and Mid-Career Researcher Forum, University of Newcastle Dr Aysha Fleming Leader, 2016 Australian delegation to the Indonesian-American Kavli Frontiers of Science Symposium, Adaptive Social and Economic Systems Program, CSIRO Dr Paul Mason Member, Global Young Academy, University of Sydney

10.30am – 11.00am
Morning Tea
11.00am - 12.00pm
Big Data and Disruptive Technologies: Opportunities for Collaboration
12.00pm - 1.00pm
Lunch
1.00pm - 2.30pm

Opportunities and Challenges for Scientists, Researchers and Students in Bilateral Scientific Collaboration

Moderator: Professor James J. Fox College of Asia and the Pacific, Australian National University

Speakers: Professor Ocky Karna Radjasa Director, Research and Community Engagement, Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education Eko Prasetyo President Director, Indonesia Endowment Fund for Education (tbc) Professor Satryo S. Brodjonegoro Member, Executive Committee and Science Steering Board, Indonesian Science Fund and Vice Present, Indonesian Academy of Sciences Lynda Worthaisong Assistant Secretary, New Colombo Plan Secretariat, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and Cherie Colyer-Morris 2014 New Colombo Plan Scholar Rohan Nandan Director, Australia Awards Delivery Section, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Justin Withers Director, Policy and Integrity, Australian Research Council Dr Julie Glover Director, Priority Driven Research, National Health and Medical Research Council

2:30pm – 3:00pm
Afternoon Tea
3.00pm - 4.00pm

Bridging the Divide in the Knowledge Sector

Moderator: Petrarca C. Karetji Team Leader, Knowledge Sector Initiative (Indonesia), RTI International and Principal Advisor, Bina Darma Foundation Dr Jeffrey M. Alexander Senior Manager, Innovation Policy, Research Triangle Institute Dr SubandiDirector General, Human Development and Culture, National Development Planning Agency

Panellists: Yulia (Indri) Sari PhD Candidate, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University Chitra Retna S.PhD Candidate, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University


4.00pm – 5.00pm

The Conversation Wrap-Up

Moderator: Prodita Sabarini Jakarta Editor, The Conversation

Panellists: Professor Sangkot Marzuki President Indonesian Academy of Sciences Professor Andrew Holmes President, Australian Academy of Science Allaster Cox First Assistant Secretary, South-East Asia Maritime Division Dr Nikola Bowden Chair, Australian Early- and Mid-Career Researcher Forum, University of Newcastle Professor Jamaluddin Jompa President, Indonesian Young Academy of Sciences and Dean, Faculty of Marine Science and Fisheries, Universitas Hasanuddin Dr Leonard VH Tampubolon Deputy Minister for Economic Affairs, Ministry of National Development Planning

Download:
AISS Program Book, Monday 28 November Public Event
AISS Program Book, Closed Science Symposium
AISS Program Book, Thursday 1 December Public Event

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The Australia-Indonesia Science Symposium seeks to promote scientific collaboration and exchange, and strengthen people-to-people links between the two countries. The Symposium builds on existing links and partnerships between Australian and Indonesian scientists, universities and public research institutions.

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The Australian Academy of Science's Shine Dome was purpose-built in 1958–59 to house the Academy. The building was created to reflect the inquiring and innovative nature of science. It was the first Canberra building to be added to the National Heritage List, for its historical and architectural significance.

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