To this end, each of the three days will focus on a particular dimension of R&D cooperation.
Day 1 will focus on the role of bilateral R&D cooperation at the regional level as illustrated by the Piemonte Region State of Queensland agreement. This will involve an open technical session on cooperation over applications of Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) and a closed session outlining the next steps in this regional alliance.
Day 2 will focus on the role of bilateral R&D cooperation at the national level by considering the nature, extent and future prospects for Australian-Italian R&D cooperation. This will be treated as an example of the contribution of bilateral national cooperation to the wider evolving Australian-European relationship.
Day 3 will focus on the important cross cutting thematic area of managing complexity with particular reference to the extent to which Australian-European cooperation on ICT R&D can assist in addressing this major challenge. Modern internationally inter-dependent nations and economic blocks must now manage highly complex problems in the natural, social, environmental, economic and technological domains. This technical workshop aims to start the process of defining a 10 year cooperative research agenda for work on managing complexity.
Attendance is free of charge and attendees are welcome to participate either on the particular days of interest to them or on all three days. This event will also provide a useful opportunity for side meetings and general relationship building. The venue will be at the Polytechnic of Turin with additional support provided by the Istituto Superiore Mario Boella.
If you are interested in participating then please don’t hesitate the contact either of the following representatives (depending upon your location):
Europe Prof. Lamberto Rondoni, Dipartimento di Matematica, Politecnico di Torino
Corso Duca degli Abruzzi 24, 10129 Torino – Italy email@example.com – T: +39 011 5647533 – F: +39 011 5647599
Australia Dr Mark Matthews, Executive Director
Forum for European-Australian Science and Technology cooperation (FEAST)
The Australian National University mailto:Universitymark.firstname.lastname@example.org – T: +61 (0)2 6125 7690 – F: +61 (0)2 6125 7815