Programme overview

2 December 20203 December 20204 December 2020
Keynote 1: Chris Roche, La Trobe University, AustraliaKeynote 2: Ralph Regenvanu, Leader of the Opposition, VanuatuKeynote 3: Barbara Thomas, found of The Voice, Papua New Guinea
Morning teaMorning teaMorning tea
Concurrent sessions 1 Concurrent sessions 4Concurrent sessions 7
Plenary session: 3MAP (3-minute aid pitch)Plenary session: Pacific voicesPlenary session: Debate – Pacific reset
Concurrent sessions 2 Concurrent sessions 5 Concurrent sessions 8
Afternoon teaAfternoon teaAfternoon tea
Concurrent sessions 3 Concurrent sessions 6Ways forward
Networking receptionConference dinner

Check back here during July for information about technical workshops planned for Tuesday, 1 December, plenary sessions and social events.

Keynote speakers

Named sessions

Achieving Social Justice and Human Rights through Tourism- Fact, Fluid or Fiction? Labour mobility in lockdown
Beyond business as usual: Recasting ‘development’ for regenerative economies? Localisation of development
Climate Mobilities, Mobility Justice and Planned Relocation in the Asia-Pacific Measuring progress against the SDGs across the Asia-Pacific Region
Confessions of a Development Practitioner Resource extraction and land grabbing in the Pacific
Decoloniality in Development Studies in Aotearoa: engaging race, gender, sexuality, indigeneity Responding to COVID-19 in the Pacific: Challenges and opportunities for doing development differently
FinTech’s Development Futures SDGs: Just another set of goals?
Geopolitics and international development cooperation in a time of coronavirus Talking aid: communicating for a better world
Health security The heart of Indigenous tourism
Interrogating Partnership in the Changing Governance of Development between the Global North and South Tourism sector resilience and realities in times of crisis