Australia-USA Science and Technology Cooperation Panel Discussion

Australia-United States Science and Technology Cooperation: Why this international partnership matters

How are the United States and Australian governments cooperating in science and technology research? Why are international partnerships like this one important? How does bilateral science and technology cooperation benefit our two countries?

This public forum will explore these questions and bring together four top U.S. and Australian science experts to discuss bilateral collaborations in enabling technologies, ocean science, biological sciences, and other areas to highlight the benefits of these international partnerships. 

This event is being held as part of the Fourth U.S.-Australia Joint Commission Meeting on Science and Technology Cooperation, a bilateral meeting highlighting government cooperation in science and technology research and development.

Moderated by: Professor Brian P. Schmidt AC FAA FRS, President and Vice-Chancellor, ANU and 2011 Nobel Laureate Physics.

Panelists:
• Professor Anna Moore, Director, Advanced Instrumentation and Technology Centre, Mount Stromlo, ANU
• Mrs Rosie Hicks, CEO, Australian National Fabrication Facility 
• Dr Muriel Poston, Division Director, Division of Biological Sciences, The National Science Foundation, United States.
• Ms Samantha Simon, Senior Invasive Species Coordinator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Department of Agriculture, United States.

Light refreshments will be served at the conclusion of the forum until 7.30pm. This event is free.