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March 2019

Cities and Refugees Global Student Design Competition

March 1 - August 10
UNSW Sydney Australia + Google Map

    Cities throughout history have been formed by influxes of people. One of the major challenges for this is the assimilation of forcibly displaced people into cities in ways which create healthy and equitable living places for all. Rapid Urbanisation Grand Challenge at UNSW Sydney, with Australian Red Cross, ARUP International Development, UNHCR, and the APRU Sustainable Landscapes and…

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June 2019

The 3rd International Conference on Bioresources, Energy, Environment, and Materials Technology 2019 (BEEM2019)

June 12 - June 15

  Sustainable development has called for efficient bioresource utilization, sustainable energy production, effective environmental remediation/management, and advanced material development. Researches and innovations are critical to satisfy these pressing needs. This proposed conference will offer a timely opportunity to stimulate new research activities in technological and managerial advancement. Eminent academic researchers, industrial practitioners, green groups, and governmental departments from different sectors…

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Annual Presidents’ Meeting 2019

June 23 - June 25
Annual Presidents’ Meeting 2019, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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                  Visit www.apruapm2019.com for program and registration.  The movement of people around the Asia-Pacific region has enriched our societies and enhanced the academy. Yet shifts in public policy in many societies are raising questions about social justice and are impinging on collaboration in higher education and research. Universities in an Age of…

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Multi-Hazard Data Science Workshop

June 26 - June 28
The University of California, Davis

                  The University of California, Davis is hosting a Multi-Hazard Data Science Workshop on June 26-28, 2019. In partnership with the APRU Multi-Hazards Program Hub, this workshop will explore current and future applications of new techniques in data science to the field of multi-hazards research and practice. Experts from multi-interdisciplinary fields such as social science, environmental…

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July 2019

APRU Undergraduate Leaders’ Program 2019

July 1 - July 12
University of Oregon, 1585 E 13th Ave. Eugene
Eugene, OR OR 97403 United States
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                Applications for the 2019 APRU ULP are officially closed and currently being reviewed. Applicants will be notified in the beginning of April.  Host: University of Oregon, Eugene, USA Date: July 1-12, 2019 APRU Undergraduate Leaders’ Program (ULP) 2019 is now open for application. For ULP 2019 “Fresh Approaches to A Gordian Knot:…

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Transformation of Work: APRU-Google Joint Project Dissemination Series (Singapore)

July 11
National University of Singapore Singapore + Google Map

This collaborative project is contributed by six APRU member universities and a partnering institute. In Singapore, experts from National University of Singapore contributed to the penultimate chapter which addresses the preparation for the future workforce in terms of reskilling, retraining and redeploying with the regards to the transformation of the education system. The overall project details policy recommendations regarding future employment in…

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APRU-IRIDeS Multi-Hazards Summer School 2019

July 22 - July 25
Tohoku University Japan + Google Map

                  The 7th APRU Multi-Hazards Summer School will be held on July 22-25, 2019 at Tohoku University in collaboration with the AEARU. This year's theme is "supporting the interface between science and policy for decision making in disaster risk reduction." Students and faculty interested in DRR and management are welcome to join this event. Send an email to…

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The 9th International Conference on Geochemistry in the Tropics & Sub-Tropics

July 28 - July 31

                  This conference aims to engage experts on the major emerging environmental issues we face as a result of rapid industrialization, while concurrently detailing the linkages between natural and disturbed chemical composition of the earth’s surface, and environmental and human health, focusing on biogeochemistry of carbon and nutrients as well as pollutants…

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August 2019

The 3rd APRU Sustainable Cities and Landscapes Conference 2019

August 29 - September 1
UNSW Sydney Australia + Google Map

                  2019 APRU Sustainable Cities and Landscapes Conference UNSW Sydney August 29-September 1, 2019 This annual conference is an exciting opportunity for researchers and experts from across the Asia-Pacific region to advance their ideas and research outputs within the structure of select working groups in the following research areas, including Infrastructural ecologies…

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September 2019

Senior International Leaders’ Meeting 2019

September 18 - September 20
The University of British Columbia, 2329 West Mall Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z4
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4 Canada
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                  Registration will begin in late June 2019. Please stay tuned.

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October 2019

The 10th APRU Population Aging Conference 2019

October 13 - October 14
Keio University Japan + Google Map

                  The 10th APRU Population Aging Conference A New Paradigm in the Era of the 100-year Life Span: The Search for Social and Scientific Solutions The rapid aging of populations has become a major concern for economies from across the Pacific Rim, particular Japan,  which is entering the era of the 100-year life…

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Vice Presidents for Research Meeting 2019

October 28 - October 30
Chulalongkorn University, 254 Phayathai Road, Pathumwan
Bangkok, 10330 Thailand
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                  Registration will begin in mid-August 2019. Please stay tuned.

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The 15th APRU-IRIDeS Multi-Hazards Symposium 2019

October 29 - November 1
Tecnológico de Monterrey Mexico + Google Map

                  Building Resilience Through Disaster Risk Reduction, Response, Recovery & Reconstruction in the 2030 Agenda The APRU Multi-hazards Symposium 2019 focuses on exploring the interrelationship between disasters and development at the local, national, and global levels as well as understanding how DRR can best be applied to the future sustainable development of society. The Symposium…

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November 2019

APEC University Leaders’ Forum 2019

November 14
Santiago Chile + Google Map

Official APEC University Leaders' Forum event website             Overview Visit APEC-UniversityLeaders.com to get the most up-to-date information about the APEC University Leaders' Forum. The APEC University Leaders’ Forum, organized by the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) and the University of Chile, convenes presidents of the leading Asia-Pacific research universities together with leaders from major global corporations and…

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APRU Global Health Conference 2019

November 17 - November 20
The University of Hong Kong Hong Kong + Google Map

    Theme: Global Urban Health Venue: The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Date: November 17-20, 2019 (including one-day pre-conference field trips & workshops and three-day scientific sessions)   Call for Abstracts: The conference is calling for abstracts from all interested parties. Please submit your abstract here before July 5, 2019. Abstract tracks: 1. Non-communicable diseases (e.g. mental health, smoking, diabetes,…

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December 2019

Asia-Pacific Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship Ecosystems

December 2 - December 4

Visit the official Conference Website >> Register now! Enquiries: apciee2019@ust.hk           Background World-class research universities are the incubators of scientific and technological discoveries. They are one of the essential drivers for the growth of innovation. In the Asia Pacific, there are a growing number of research universities that are ranked among the global top 100, and they…

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IEEC & BWR 2019

December 10 - December 13

              International Environmental Engineering Conference & Annual Meeting of the Korean Society of Environmental Engineers jointly with the 4th International Conference on Biological Waste as Resource 2019. Under the theme of "Integrated Management of Environment, Water and Energy,” IEEC aims to provide a platform for researchers, scientists, engineers and policy makers all over the world working…

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2019 International Conference on Technical and Engineering Challenges of Addressing Sustainable Development

December 12 - December 13
Korea University Korea, Republic of + Google Map

Date: December 12-13, 2019 Venue: Korea University, Seoul Find out more details here.

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March 2020

Provosts’ Forum 2020

March 28, 2020 - March 29, 2020
Tsinghua University, Tsinghua University Haidian District
Beijing, 100084 China
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                  Details of the meeting will soon be available. Please stay tuned.

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