Friday 24 June

5.30 – 6.45 pm

Registration & Reception

6.45 -7:50pm

Opening of the School Powhiri:

Powhiri: Mr Mark Brunton,
Facilitator, Research, Ma-ori,
University of Otago

Professor Harlene Hayne,
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Enterprise), University of Otago

His Worship, Mr David Cull,
Mayor of Dunedin

Hon. Murray McCully,
Minister of Foreign Affairs

 

Saturday 25 June

9.00 – 10.00 am

Keynote 1

Dr Vaughan Turekian,
Director, Center for Science Diplomacy, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Entering a New Era of Science Diplomacy

Chair: Professor Lloyd Davis, Director, Centre for Science Communication, University of Otago



10.00 – 10.30 am

Morning Tea

Session A: Diplomacy for Science
-facilitating international science co-operation

10.30 – 11.20

Ms Cathleen Campbell (video link)
President and Chief Executive Office, Civilian Research and Development Foundation Global (CRDF Global)

Advancing Science Diplomacy with Muslim-majority Nations

Chair: Professor Philip Nel, Department of Politics, University of Otago

11.20 – 12.10 pm

Professor Daryl Copeland
Adjunct Professor and Senior Fellow at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto

Globalization, Science Diplomacy and the Media: WikiLeaks, "Cablegate" and the Implications for International Relations

Chair: Professor Robert G. Patman, Department of Politics, University of Otago


12.10 – 1.10 pm

Lunch

1.10 – 2.00 pm

Associate Professor Atsushi Sunami
Director of Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Program, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Tokyo

An Asian Perspective on Science Diplomacy

Chair: Mr Eliot Lynch, Department of Politics, University of Otago

 

2.00 – 2.50 pm

Ambassador David Huebner
American Ambassador to New Zealand, Wellington

Science Diplomacy

Chair: Mr Samuel Englebretsen, University of Otago

 


2.50 – 3.20 pm

Afternoon Tea


Session B: Diplomacy for Science: large-scale co-operation

3.20 – 4:10 pm

Professor Gary Wilson
Department of Marine Science, University of Otago

Antarctic Science: a model for international co-operation

Chair: Associate Professor Paul Hansen, Department of Economics, University of Otago

 

4.10 – 5.00 pm

Professor Edison Liu
Genome Institute of Singapore

Global Health Research Diplomacy

Chair: Associate Professor Robin Gauld, Dept of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago

 


Roundtable: Reflections on the Potential and Limitations of Science Diplomacy

5:00 – 6.00 pm

Panellists :

Dr Vaughan Turekian,
Director, Center for Science Diplomacy, Director, Center for Science Diplomacy, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Professor Daryl Copeland,
Adjunct Professor and Senior Fellow at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto

Dr Borjiginte Ailikun, Director, Monsoon Asia Integrated Regional Study (MAIRS), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)

Mr Rupert Holborow, Director, Economic Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT), Wellington

Chair: Associate Professor Paul Hansen, Department of Economics, University of Otago

Sunday 26 June


Session C: Science in Diplomacy
– informing foreign policy objectives with scientific advice

9.00 – 10:00 am

Dr Borjiginte Ailikun
Director, Monsoon Asia Integrated Regional Study (MAIRS), Chinese Academy of Sciences(CAS)

The International Collaboration on Climate Change Research and Science Diplomacy

Chair: Dr Chris Rosin,
Deputy Director, Centre for the Study of Agriculture, Food and Environment (CSAFE), University of Otago



10:00 – 10.30 am

Morning Tea

10.30 – 11.20 am

Mr Sefton Darby
External Affairs Manager, Newmont Waihi Gold Ltd, Waihi

The Clash of Corporations and the Irrelevance of World Order: The Diplomacy Gap in the Oil and Mining Sectors

Chair: Mr Eliot Lynch,
Department of Politics, University of Otago

 


Session D: Cultivating Science Diplomacy

11:20-12:10

Dr Joan Leach
Queensland University, Australia

The Role of Science Communication in Science Diplomacy

Chair: Associate Professor Jenny Bryant-Tokalau,
SchoolofMa-ori,Pacific&IndigenousStudies, University of Otago

 


12.10 – 1.10 pm

Lunch


Session E: Science for Diplomacy
Using science co-operation to improve international relations between countries

1.10 – 2:00 pm

Dr Jeffrey Boutwell
Executive Director, Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs, Washington D.C.

Triangulating Science, Security and Society: Power and Ethics in International Affairs

Chair: Professor Robert G. Patman, Department of Politics, University of Otago


2:00 – 2:50 pm

Dr Stephen Goldson
Strategy Advisor, Office of the Prime Minister's Science Advisory Committee, AgResearch Science

Diplomacy and trade: a view from a small OECD agricultural economy

Chair: Mr Marc Rands,
Royal Society of New Zealand, Wellington



2.50 – 3.20 pm

Afternoon Tea

3.20 – 4.10 pm

Professor Brian Boyle
Director, CSIRO Square Kilometre Array (SKA), Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization

Science Diplomacy and Australian-New Zealand Efforts to Host SKA

Chair: Ms Maria Pozza, Faculty of Law, University of Otago

 

Drinks and Summary Address

 

4.10 – 5.00 pm

Professor Keith Hunter
Chairperson, Academy of the Royal Society of New Zealand and PVC, Science Division, University of Otago

The Future: the path ahead for Science and Diplomacy

Chair: Professor Lloyd Davis, Director, Centre for Science Communication, University of Otago