NSW Chapter Event: International Project Collaborations: Building a Risk awareness culture for Countering Foreign Interference

9:30am Wednesday, 15 March 2023
12:30pm Wednesday, 15 March 2023
Western Sydney University Sydney NSW

Date: Wednesday, 15 March 2023

Time: 9.30.am – 12.30 pm AEDT

Location: Zoom (Zoom link provided in the confirmation email).  Please note that we are only accepting virtual registrations as it is past the RSVP date. 

Purpose: 'To enable Research management professionals and academics to become more aware of and manage the foreign interference project risks.'

The overall focus is to build a risk awareness culture that minimises the impact of  foreign interference on staff and student safety, integrity of the universities and international projects. Experts will be asked to share their observations on the challenges, due-diligence processes and best practices in the Australian higher education sector to safeguard and strengthen our international research agenda in a changing and challenging climate.

The event will be moderated by Professor Kevin DunnPro Vice-Chancellor (Research), Western Sydney University.

Please indicate any dietary requirements upon registration, as light lunch and refreshments will be provided for the event.

Confirmed Speakers:

Mr. Anthony Coles - Key note Speaker and panellist

Deputy National Counter Foreign Interference Co-ordinator, Dept of Home Affairs


Ms. Nisha Lad - Panellist

Director  Countering Foreign Interference | National Security Branch
International Division
Australian Government Department of Education

Member, UFIT Training Group


Dr Jessica Gallagher - Panellist

Deputy Vice-Chancellor External Engagement, University of Adelaide

Member, UFIT Training Group


Professor Clive Baldock - Panellist

Dean of Graduate Studies and Researcher Development, Western Sydney University

Member, UFIT Training group



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