2 April 2008

The participants in the Australia 2020 Summit have been announced and The University of Queensland will be well represented with the following people and their topic areas:

2020 Steering Committee
Dr Jackie Huggins

A long-term national health strategy
Professor Perry Bartlett - Queensland Brain Institute director
Professor Peter Brooks
Associate Professor Brendan Burkett
Associate Professor David Colquhoun
Professor Caroline May de Costa
Professor Niki Ellis
Dr Clive David Hadfield
Professor John Anthony Mendoza
Mr Frederick Allan Pidgeon
Professor Lawrie Powell
Mr Michael Rayner
Professor Cindy Shannon
Dr Sunita Shaunak
Ms Janelle Stirling
Dr Marian Sullivan
Dr Jim Varghese
Professor Emma Whitelaw
Dr Catherine Elizabeth Yelland
(all from the Faculty of Health Sciences)
Australia’s Future Security and Prosperity in a rapidly changing region and world
Ms Eliza Matthews - School of History, Philosophy, Religion & Classics
Mr Chris Kang – School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics/School of Political Science and International Studies

Future Directions for the Australian Economy
Professor John Foster - School of Economics
Professor Max Lu - Australian Institute for Bioengineering & Nanotechnology
Future of Australian Governance
Mr Paul Formosa - School of History, Philosophy, Religion & Classics

Population, sustainability, climate change and water
Professor Hugh Possingham - ARC Federation Fellow
Professor John Quiggin - ARC Federation Fellow

Strengthening communities, supporting families and social inclusion
Ms Indigo Willing - School of Social Science

If any current staff or students have been inadvertently omitted from this list please contact Andrew Dunne at OMC a.dunne@uq.edu.au