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Displaying from Tuesday, August 13, 2013
 August 2013
Tuesday 13
13:00 - TALK - CAREERS MONTH - Industrial Relations Association - Careers Panel : What does it take to get your career in work and employment relations started? Why not ask a professional! Website | More Information
Studying commerce, arts, or law? Not sure how your future career is going to look like after uni? Interested in work and employment relations? This is your opportunity to find out what you career in the field of work and employment relations can look like.

The UWA Career Centre and the (...)
Wednesday 28
7:00 - SEMINAR - Meeting Industry Challenges Through Innovation - FLNG and shale gas : Doug Buckley, VP Commercial Shell Australia and BHP Billiton Chair Peter Hartley discuss Website | More Information
As the Australian LNG sector continues to grapple with productivity challenges, Doug Buckley, VP Commercial Shell Australia, will talk about the role innovation has to play in keeping Australia competitive in the global gas market, and attracting future investment.

Peter Hartley, BHP (...)
Thursday 29
16:00 - SEMINAR - Water Sensitive Cities Seminar Series - August 2013 : The inaugural seminar of the Water Sensitive Cities Seminar Series for the CRC for Water Sensitive Cities (Western Region). More Information
Scope: How do you creatively plan for a population of 62 million by 2100? Australia’s current major city planning frameworks only account for an extra 5.5 million people. Whether we want a ‘Big Australia’ or not, Australia’s 21st century is likely to see rapid and continual growth – if we want (...)

 September 2013
Saturday 07
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - TOP LAWMAKER DISCUSS FOUNDING FATHER AND FAVOURITE SON : Australia’s 12th Chief Justice, His Honour Chief Justice Robert French of the High Court of Australia – an alumnus of The University of Western Australia – will give a free public address in Mandurah about a big man who left a big mark on his State and his nation – Sir John Forrest. Website | More Information
Justice French’s lecture is one of many special events organised in 2013 to mark UWA’s centenary and is part of the UWA Gives Back program, in which University staff and students visit regional WA to acknowledge the important role played by the people of WA in UWA’s history.

Justice (...)
Wednesday 11
12:00 - EVENT - What matters to me and why : A conversation with Erika Techera, Dean of the Faculty of Law More Information
Lunch time talk: What Matters to me and Why (with Erika Techera, Dean of the Faculty of Law)

When: Wednesday 11th September, 2013 12pm to 1.30pm

Where: Science Library – 3rd Floor meeting room

'What Matters to me and why' is a series of lunch time talks and (...)
Wednesday 25
16:00 - EXPO - 2013 Postgrad & Honours Expo : Discover how further studies at UWA can help you achieve your ultimate career or research goals. Website | More Information
Explore the array of coursework and research programs on offer, learn about admission requirements, postgraduate scholarships and talk to staff, honours and postgraduate students.

A series of information sessions will run alongside the Expo to allow you to discover more about (...)

 October 2013
Wednesday 02
8:00 - Short course - International Environmental Law : This three day short course provides a comprehensive introduction to international environmental law – the legal frameworks, substantive and procedural laws and institutions. Website | More Information
The first section of the short course will introduce the international law-making process, institutions and actors, the principles of international environmental law, compliance, enforcement and liability issues, and dispute resolution.

Particular environmental law regimes explored (...)
Wednesday 09
8:30 - Short course - International oil and gas production sharing contracts : The aim of the short course is to provide a working knowledge of state-company petroleum contract regimes, focusing on concessions and production sharing contracts. Website | More Information
The course is an introductory course and will explain the contract structures, and their strengths and weaknesses. This will be accessible not only to lawyers entering the field but also to oil company personnel, government officials and others who seek an understanding of the legal and practical (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Oceans Governance and Marine Species Protection Website | More Information
An Inquiring Minds lecture by Erika Techera, Professor and Dean of Law at The University of Western Australia.

This presentation will trace the development of the Law of the Sea from ancient origins to modern challenges. No doubt significant advances have been made but recently it has (...)
Thursday 10
8:00 - SEMINAR - Tax Forum : Board of Taxation Perspectives on Contemporary Revenue Law Website | More Information
The forum's objective is to enable engagement by academics, tax professionals and tax law students with the Board of Taxation. The forum will enable several members of the Board of Taxation to present on revenue law matters which are currently of relevance to the community. In particular, the (...)

8:30 - CONFERENCE - Investing in International Mining & Petroleum Projects : This conference brings together leading speakers on the issues faced by Australian companies making overseas investments in mining and petroleum. Website | More Information
The sessions will deal with the theory and practice of how you measure the risks posed by the legal system of a host country, sovereign risk, contract stabilisation, bribery and corruption, social licence to operate and corporate governance.

GUEST SPEAKERS: Philip Wood, QC, Allen & (...)
Monday 14
14:00 - EVENT - Art After Death Symposium : A half day symposium exploring legal, financial and other issues affecting artists after death Website | More Information
Art After Death

A half day symposium exploring legal, financial and other issues affecting artists after death.

Arranged and supported by The University of Western Australia Law School, The University of Western Australia Cultural Precinct, and Artsource.

An artist’ (...)
Wednesday 23
18:00 - EVENT - Juris Doctor Information Session : The Juris Doctor (JD) is a widely recognised postgraduate professional-entry law degree. Learn about the program, global opportunities and more at our information session. Website | More Information
We invite you to attend our upcoming information evening which will give you the opportunity to: meet Faculty of Law staff; learn about the exciting courses; discuss your study options; and have all your questions answered before applying.

 January 2014
Thursday 30
9:00 - WORKSHOP - Short Course: Government Accountability Law and Practice 2014 Website | More Information
Government Accountability – Law and Practice

Continuing professional development course ideal for those working in government or government related organisations.

The continuing growth of government in recent decades has led to a rise in the number (and reach) of (...)

12:45 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Public Lecture: Secured Transactions and Legal Transplantation More Information
Dr Orkun Akseli from Durham (UK) is an expert in the corporate and commercial field with particular emphasis on harmonisation of secured transactions laws and facilitation of credit.

All are welcome to attend this interesting talk about secured transactions and legal transplantation.

 February 2014
Tuesday 11
9:00 - WORKSHOP - Australian Oil and Gas Law - 4 day workshop Website | More Information
This four day workshop is accessible to lawyers entering the field, government officials, resource company personnel, and others who seek an understanding of the legal context in which oil and gas issues arise. The short course covers the legal nature and protection of oil and gas exploration and (...)

 March 2014
Monday 17
16:00 - VISITING SPEAKER - Perth USAsia Centre presents a public lecture from New York Times Editorial Board Member Carol Giacomo Website | More Information
Visting New York Times editorial board member Carol Giacomo will be at UWA and talking with students on covering the world from home and abroad; looking at the challenges facing journalists covering foreign policy issues. An established commentator on US foreign policy, Ms Giacomo also discusses (...)
Tuesday 25
11:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Ray Griggs : Public Lecture on the Role of the Royal Australian Navy in the Indian Ocean Website | More Information
FREE - but registration is essential. The Perth USAsia Centre is pleased to host the Australian Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs AO CSC to share his views on the mission, challenges and opportunities facing the Royal Australian Navy in the Indian Ocean.
Thursday 27
12:00 - SEMINAR - WALL STREET: CRIME NEVER SLEEPS : This presentation addresses the central role of investment banks in bringing about the financial crisis of 2008. More Information
This presentation addresses the central role of investment banks in bringing about the financial crisis of 2008. It specifically addresses some of the principal reasons why to date the investment banks and their executives have not been criminally prosecuted for grossly fraudulent activity in the (...)

 April 2014
Friday 04
15:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Information Environmentalism: a Governance Framework for Intellectual Property Rights : Public talk with Robert Cunningham, Assistant Professor Faculty of Law, The University of Western Australia Website | More Information
Information environmentalism is a normative discourse that seeks to protect and nurture the information commons. The information commons is important within the information age because it provides critical raw material for creativity and innovation. An outstanding challenge when protecting and (...)


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