ChangeMaker events

ChangeMakers – Black Lives Matter: the Australian context (online)

17 March 2021 6:00pm7:15pm
In the aftermath of the public death of George Floyd in the USA last May, millions of outraged citizens around the world took to the streets to protest a range of longstanding and systemic issues related to human rights, social justice and race relations.

Roundtable discussion on biodiversity with Professor Hugh Possingham (online)

21 January 2021 7:00pm8:00pm
Join Professor Possingham in this discussion, where you will have an opportunity to ask questions and join in the conversation.

Roundtable discussion - UQ ChangeMakers working in sustainability

26 November 2020 7:00pm8:00pm
Join Professor Neville Plint, Director of the Sustainable Minerals Institute at UQ for an intimate roundtable discussion on the topic of sustainability.

UQ ChangeMakers - How can you join Australian leaders fighting the sustainability crisis?

12 November 2020 6:00pm7:15pm
Around the world, we’re seeing the increasing incidence of extreme weather events and natural disasters as the impact of our changing climate becomes more apparent.
ChangeMakers August Event

UQ ChangeMakers – A new global economy – are we entering a new industrial revolution?

20 August 2020 6:00pm7:15pm
The new era of work is driving businesses and the people within them to stay ahead of the technological curve. How will increased automation and continued digital disruption change the way we live and work? What does it mean for the future of our economy? 

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Black Lives Matter: the Australian context

In the aftermath of the public death of George Floyd in the USA last May, millions of outraged citizens around the world took to the streets to protest a range of longstanding and systemic issues related to human rights, social justice and race relations.

At this ChangeMakers event, we will focus on the Australian context for the Black Lives Matter movement and how you can contribute to driving change in this critically important area.

 

Speakers:
Professor Deborah Terry AO, Vice-Chancellor and President, The University of Queensland
Associate Professor Chelsea Watego, Associate Professor with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit, The University of Queensland
Ms Amy McQuire, Darumbal and South Sea Islander journalist, PhD Candidate, The University of Queensland 
Mr Francis Nona, Lecturer, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Queensland
Moderator: Professor Anita Heiss, UQ Professor of Communications, The University of Queensland and Author