Schedule Q1

Thursday, 20 February

University of Sydney


4.00 pm Michael Hintze Lecture

Lene Hansen, University of Copenhagen
General Lecture Theatre, The Quadrangle


6 – 7.30 pm Reception

Nicholson Museum, The Quadrangle


Friday, 21 February

The Q Station, Manly


12.00 p.m. Lunch


1.00 PM

Welcome to the Country

Uncle Chicka Madden, Gadigal Elder


Welcome to Sydney

Duncan Ivison, Dean of Faculty


1.30 – 3.00 p.m. The Q Effect: Micro-, Macro- and Meta-physical

Moderator: James Der Derian, CISS


David Reilly, Quantum Nanoscience Lab, USYD
Jairus Victor Grove, University of Hawaii
Parag Khanna, Hybrid Reality Institute
Katina Michael, University of Wollongong


Break and Interviews


3.30 – 5.30 p.m. Geosecurity: Risky States, States at Risk, and the Indo-Pacific

Moderator: Bates Gill, USSC/USYD



Vice Admiral Ray Griggs, Chief of Navy, RAN



Ryan Griffiths, CISS
Justin Hastings, CISS
John Lee, CISS
Sarah Phillips, CISS
James Reilly, CISS
Thomas Wilkins, CISS
Jingdong Yuan, CISS


5.30 – 6.30 p.m.

Beach and Bush

6.30 pm Drinks and Dinner at the Boiler House

8.30 pm Screening of The Unknown Known (Errol Morris)


Saturday, 22 February

8.30-9.15 Talk and Tour of Q Station

Alison Bashford, USYD/Cambridge


9.30-11.00 a.m. Biosecurity:  Microbes, Food, and Genes

Moderator: Adam Kamradt-Scott, CISS



Alison Bashford, USYD/Cambridge
Monika Barthwal-Datta, UNSW
Stefan Elbe, University of Sussex
Kathleen Vogel, Cornell University


Break and Interviews


11.30 a.m – 1 p.m. Infosecurity: Cyberworlds, Surveillance, and Global Media

Moderator:  Simon Tormey, USYD


Roland Bleiker, University of Queensland
Charlotte Epstein, CISS
Carolin Kaltofen, CISS/Aberystwyth
Rebecca Adler-Nissen, University of Copenhagen


1.00 p.m. Lunch and Interviews


2.00 – 3.30 p.m Global Security: Crisis, Stasis, or Opportunity?

Moderator: Roy MacLeod, CISS



Peter Hayes, Nautilus Institute/RMIT
Megan MacKenzie, CISS
Sarah Percy, UWA
David Schlosberg, CISS

Break and Interviews                                                            

4.00 – 6.00 p.m The Final Q Table

Moderator: James Der Derian, CISS



Thomas Biersteker, The Graduate Institute Geneva
Lene Hansen, CISS/University of Copenhagen
John Keane, USYD
Colin Wight, CISS

6.00– 7.00 p.m.

Beach and Bush


7.00 p.m. Dinner

9.00 p.m. Screening of The End of Time  (Peter Mettler)

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