To build momentum for the In The Zone: The Blue Zone 2017 conference, the Perth USAsia Centre and The University of Western Australia hosted several events in Australia and Indonesia to promote the importance of exploring the future of the Indo-Pacific maritime realm.
The blue zone - surabaya: 22 May 2017
The Perth USAsia Centre and the Universitas Airlangga hosted a public panel discussion on the opportunities and challenges facing Indonesia and Australia in the Indo-Pacific maritime realm in Surabaya, Indonesia. The panel discussion focused on the environmental, resource and security issues facing the Indo-Pacific.
Sustainable Oceans and Security: Global Perspectives on the Indian Ocean Rim: 12 June 2017
The Perth USAsia Centre, the UWA Oceans Institute and the School of Biological Sciences hosted a public panel discussion on the sustainability of the Indian Ocean and the future prosperity and peace of the Indian Ocean Rim nations.
Australia's ambassador for the environment, his excellency mr patrick suckling: 26 July 2017
Australia's Ambassador for the Environment, His Excellency Mr Patrick Suckling, visited the UWA Oceans Institute to deliver a public lecture on Australia's efforts in the fight against climate change, the Paris Climate Accords and its significance to the Blue Zone.
RESEARCH ‘IN THE ZONE’: THE BLUE ZONE – LUNCHEON
This invitation-only event is an opportunity to meet with politicians, alumni and business leaders to draw attention to the significant oceans research been undertaken in the most populous time-zone in the world. UWA Oceans Institute Director, Professor Erika Techera, will lead the discussion.