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Events and reunions

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Discover events and upcoming webinars for our alumni community

Unfortunately all our in-person events and reunions are on hold for now, but we are still connecting our global alumni online through a series of digital events and webinars. 

To make sure you receive future event and reunion invites, either on campus or around the world, keep your details up to date.

Upcoming webinars

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Where to from here? Challenges and innovation during times of rapid disruption - Perspectives from the USA

In a time of rapid disruption, how can we evolve and remain relevant?

With this webinar series, we're bringing panels of distinguished University of Sydney alumni from across the world to discuss how their businesses and institutions have adapted and share their predications for the post-pandemic future. 

Themed by location, this webinar series showcases the global connections of our alumni. We hope you can join us, wherever you are in the world. 

 

14 July 4:30PM (UTC-7) / 15 July 9.30AM (AEST)

Register here to join the webinar. 

The speakers

Professor Simon Jackman CEO, United States Studies Centre

Professor Jackman is leading scholar of public opinion, election campaigns, political participation, and electoral systems, Jackman’s academic work spans both American and Australian politics. For many years he was Professor of Political Science and Statistics at Stanford University. He has held many positions of scientific leadership in the United States, a one-time Principal Investigators of the American National Election Studies (the world’s longest running and most authoritative survey of political behaviour and attitudes), and a former President of the Society for Political Methodology. He is a Fellow of the Society for Political Methodology, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia.  

Dr Rebecca Johnson AM (BSc ' 95) Chief Scientist and Associate Director of Science at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Dr Johnson is responsible for overall leadership and administration of the museum’s research and collections activities. She is a wildlife forensic scientist and conservation geneticist with an international profile. As chief investigator of the Koala Genome Consortium she has significantly advanced scientific knowledge and contributed to management recommendations for this iconic Australian species. Dr Johnson previously held the role of Australian Museum Chief Scientist and Director of the Australian Museum Research Institute.

Dr Anastasia Volkova (PhD '19) CEO and Founder, FluroSat

Dr Volkova is an aeronautical engineer with a PhD in autonomous drone navigation, TEDx speaker and women in STEM advocate. She has experience ranging from projects with the NASA robots onboard International Space Station to managing 370 person team for UEFA. Anastasia is a 2017 Amelia Earhart Fellow recognised for her commitment to advancing the application of aerospace engineering. Dr Volkova founded FluroSat in late 2016, and since then has taken the company through a transformational journey of commercialising agricultural science, raising from leading investors in the space (Microsoft M12, CSIRO MSEQ, AirTree) and scaling into the US market. Dr Volkova’s passion is to make science-based agronomy an industry standard and to foster close collaborations between industry and research.

 

Hosted by Rupal Isman, Director of Sydney Knowledge Hub.

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Alumni reunions

Reunions are a great way to catch up with friends and former classmates.

If you’re interested in organising a reunion, either in-person or digitally, we can help with advice on organisational and marketing aspects of your event. We can also help by:

  • providing a list of alumni in your class
  • assisting with correspondence including invitations and mailouts
  • inviting faculty representatives on your behalf
  • promoting reunions on the alumni website
  • providing event guidelines, venues and available services such as catering or audiovisual support.

For assistance with organising a reunion, contact:

Division of Alumni and Development
+61 2 9036 9222
alumni.office@sydney.edu.au