1. ACJI Lecture: Future of the Courts
ACJI Free Public Lecture: Future of the Courts, Presented by His Honour Judge Kevin Burke Former Congresswoman Barbara Jordan once said that,
“What the people want is an America as good as its promise.”
That is what they want of their courts.
People want courts that are fair, efficient and effective. And in a democratic society, they want a court system that is a strong (yet respectful) branch of government.
Date: Wednesday 11 November 2015
Time: 12.30pm Arrival, Refreshments 1.00-2.00pm Lecture
Venue: Monash University Law Chambers 555 Lonsdale St Melbourne VIC 3000
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2. Commercial CPD Seminar ‘The Role of the Courts in Commercial Arbitration’
As the practice of domestic and international commercial arbitration in Australia continues to grow, so too does the prevalence of applications seeking the support or intervention of the courts in arbitration proceedings. Our panel will discuss the role of the courts in such applications, including in applications to enforce or set aside arbitral awards, as well as in applications designed to support arbitral processes such as applications for the issue of subpoenas.
Date: Wednesday 11 November, 2015
Time: 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Venue: Monash University Law Chambers, 555 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne Victoria
RSVP: Monday 9 November, 2015 (unless booked out prior) firstname.lastname@example.org
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3. Gender Equity and STEMM, Monash University’s Participation in Athena SWAN Pilot
Monash University has been selected to participate in the Science in Australian Gender Equity (SAGE) Pilot of the Athena SWAN Charter. The Charter, led by the
Academy of Science, aims to address under-representation of women in STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Medicine) disciplines through a
transparent, evidence-based system of gender equity accreditation.
Monash is now commencing its work under Athena SWAN to qualify for the Bronze institutional award, in recognition of the University’s commitment to bolster women’s leadership roles within STEMM fields. The pilot aligns with the University’s strategic focus on improving the representation of women in STEMM and will allow us to identify gaps and opportunities for improvement, which will be as subject to rigorous peer-review from mid-2017.
Topics will include:
Changing the gender equity landscape in STEMM
Objectives of the SAGE Pilot
Purpose and benefits of Athena SWAN Awards
Bronze Institutional Application process and the SAGE Pilot program
How students, faculty members, staff and leaders can get involved.
An opportunity to find out more
An open session for staff and students to learn about the aims of the pilot, facilitated by Dr Zuleyka Zevallos, Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Project Manager.
Date: Monday 9 November 2015
Venue: South One Lecture Theatre, 43 Rainforest Walk, Clayton.
4. Resolution Institute Event : Recent SoP Decisions in the Courts Lessons for Adjudication Practitioners
Several decisions in the last 12 months have significantly affected the management and consideration of adjudication applications by adjudicators and practitioners acting on behalf of participants.
Presented by Alastair Oxbrough, a panel of experienced practitioners comprising of Elias Giannakopoulos, Tom Heading, and Peter Wood, will explore these issues and provide opportunities for questions and discussion.
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Contact the Resolution Institute office on (02) 9251 3366.
Date: Wednesday 11 November
Time: 5.30pm Registration, 6.00pm Commencement
Venue: Minter Ellison, Level 23, 525 Collins St Melbourne
Cost: $25.00 Members, $35.00 Guests, $10.00 Student members
CPD: This event will contribute 1 hour of CPD under the NMAS, the IAMA and the LEADR Accreditation schemes.