Bilateral Tech Diplomacy Series: U.S. – Australia Inaugural Dialogue

Event Date: August 30, 2022
Time: August 30, 2022, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDT | August 31, 2022, 6:30AM - 8:30 AM, ADL (ACST)
Location: In person gathering at Purdue, Stewart Hall, Room 206, 128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907 or join virtually at http://www.kaltura.com/tiny/055wz
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Join us for a bilateral dialogue among academic, industry, and diplomatic leaders from the U.S. and Australia. This inaugural dialogue will focus on key aerospace technologies and technology implications for misinformation and disinformation.


ORGANIZED BY

  • Purdue University, USA
  • Krach Institute for Tech Diplomacy at Purdue, USA
  • Flinders University, Australia
  • Jeff Bleich Centre for the U.S. Alliance in Digital Technology, Security & Governance, Australia

SPECIAL GUESTS

  • Hon. Arthur Sinodinos, Australian Ambassador to the U.S.
  • Hon. Jeff Bleich, Former U.S. Ambassador to Australia

WITH PARTICIPATION FROM

  • Mung Chiang, President-elect, Purdue University
  • Melissa de Zwart, Director, Jeff Bleich Centre for the US Alliance in Digital Technology, Security & Governance
  • Hon. Bonnie Glick, Director, Krach Institute for Tech Diplomacy at Purdue
  • Hon. Daniel Goldin, longest-tenured Administrator of NASA, 1992-2001

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

5.00 - Welcome, Mung Chiang, President-elect, Purdue University

5.05 - Fireside Chat, Hon. Arthur Sinodinos, Australian Ambassador to the U.S. with Mung Chiang, President-elect, Purdue University

5.25 - Keynote lecture, Hon. Jeff Bleich, Former U.S. Ambassador to Australia

5.45 - Roundtable - Aerospace Technologies

Moderated by Hon. Daniel Goldin, longest-tenured Administrator of NASA, 1992-2001, USA

  • James Brown, CEO, Space Industry Association of Australia
  • Dan DeLaurentis, Aeronautics and Astronautics Professor, Director of i-GSDI, Chief Scientist of the Department of Defense Systems Engineering Research Center Purdue University, USA
  • Joel Lisk, Research Associate - Space Law, Jeff Bleich Centre for the US Alliance in Digital Technology, Security & Governance, Australia

6.25 - Roundtable - Misinformation and Disinformation

Moderated by Melissa de Zwart, Digital Technology, Security and Governance Professor at Flinders University and Director, Jeff Bleich Centre for the US Alliance in Digital Technology, Security & Governance, Australia

  • Emily Bienvenue, Senior Analyst, Defence Science and Technology Group, Australia
  • Ed Delp, Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University, USA
  • Sorin Matei, College of Liberal Arts Associate Dean of Research, Graduate Education, and Professor Brian Lamb School of Communication, Purdue University, USA

7.00 - Concluding remarks

Hon. Bonnie Glick, Director, Krach Institute for Tech Diplomacy at Purdue



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