“Learning from Australia” conference held in Sydney

The Mongolian Society at the University of Sydney organized “Learning from Australia” conference in Sydney on 30 November 2019. The conference featured nine Mongolian speakers from Australian universities and businesses, and drew a crowd of over 140 Mongolian students and youth from Sydney, Perth, Adelaide, Canberra and other cities of Australia. Speakers discussed a range of topics including public health, environment, technology and workforce as well as how the knowledge and expertise they had gained in Australia could be applied in Mongolia.

Presenters, mostly students pursuing Master’s and Doctoral degrees at Australian universities, represented University of Sydney, UNSW Sydney, the University of Technology Sydney, University of Canberra, Curtin University (Perth), Flinders University (Adelaide) and other schools. Speakers and participants freely exchanged their views and ideas on featured presentations and participated in group activities.

The presentations discussed at the conference are as follows:

  • From start-ups to social enterprises,” by D.Nomin, University of Sydney
  • Using the Access Platform for choosing a profession,” A. Gerelmaa, The University of Canberra
  • Introducing the Australian style street addressing standard based on the geographic information system,” B.Galmandakh, Curtin University
  • Mongolian nationalism and national identity,” Zandan, University of the Sydney
  • Introducing flexible working arrangements in Mongolia,” Baljinnyam, Fuji Xerox Australia
  • High quality, inclusive and sustainable secondary education is the foundation of a country’s development,” B. Kharashash, Flinders University
  • Whooping cough vaccination for pregnant women – a lesson from Australia,” B.Khulan, UNSW Sydney
  • Rehabilitating soil polluted by heavy metals with electrocinetique methods, ” G. Namuun, UTS
  • Understanding opportunities arising from the digital transformation,” Z. Gantogoo, University of Sydney

The Embassy of Mongolia in Australia, The Union of Mongolian Students and Youth in Australia, SBS Radio, ICMYE-Oyunlag Centre and other organizations and individuals extended their support to the conference.