HC Coombs Policy Forum workshops with Government
Past events (prior to Feb 2012)
Australia and Food Security in the Asia-Pacific Region
In conjunction with NIRRA and NCEPH at the ANU.
Rio+20: Towards sustainable development
Rio+20, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 20 to 22 June 2012. In the lead up to Rio+20, the Departments of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (DSEWPaC) and Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) have invited the HC Coombs Policy Forum to convene two policy forums.
The Ian Castles tax and social security roundtable
In conjunction with ANZSOG and the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia.
Climate change adaptation in Australia: economics and policy issues
In conjunction with the Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency.
National Energy Security Assessment Methods Advancement Project (NESAMAP) scoping workshop
A high-level scoping workshop which will launch a project aimed at supporting the methodological advancement of Australia's National Energy Security Assessment.
Indigenous Data: A scoping workshop on enhanced access and creative use of data on Indigenous Australians
The HC Coombs Policy Forum in conjunction with the CAEPR is organising a small high-level workshop aimed at identifying creative use of new and extant data on Indigenous Australians.
Research Evidence as a Change Management Tool: Application and acquisition during major health reform
This workshop will focus upon how research and evaluation might be drawn upon as a change management tool during the implementation of the Government's major health reforms and in future ongoing operations.
Current directions in international science and innovation policy
A small, high-level workshop, organised by the HC Coombs Policy Forum at the ANU, to discuss the relative strengths and weaknesses of current and likely future US and European science and innovation policy stances, along with lessons and implications for Australia.
Social Media, Privacy and Security: Identifying and managing the public policy risks
A high-level, invitation-only scoping workshop on Social Media, Privacy and Security.
Accountability structures for citizen-centred public services
A small high-level workshop to discuss issues and options concerning organisational structure and accountability arrangements that might best promote the delivery of 'citizen-centred services'.
International Developments in Health Systems
A high-level workshop which will focus on current developments in health systems reform in countries such as US, UK, Canada, the Netherlands and Australia.