International Day of the Tropics Lecture
International Day of the Tropics LectureLivestream from JCU Singapore followed by ALTAR exhibition launch in Cairns Institute foyer and PNG traditional dancing by Siale
Conferences, seminars and other interactive events are fundamental to the Institute’s mission and strategic intent to contribute to positive social and environmental transformations in the tropics. The Institute ensures a diversity of events that encourage the development of core knowledge and theory, discussion of research and its implications for public policy and other applications, and reasoned deliberation over challenging political issues.
In recent years, the Institute has hosted major disciplinary conferences including TEDx events in 2014-16, Talanoa Pasifika Conference in 2014, The Australian Sociological Association (TASA) Annual Conference in 2015, the Creating Futures Conference in 2015 (CF15), and the early Years Conference in 2015.
Upcoming conferences include:
TEDxJCUCairns 2 September 2017
Tropics of the Imagination Conference 6-9 September JCU Singapore
Creating Futures 2017 (CF17) 17-19 September 2017 TBC
PNG Impact Conference 12-12 December 2017 Port Morseby, Papua New Guinea
Fourteenth International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic & Social Sustainability 17-19 January 2018 The Cairns Institute, Cairns