RegNet collaborates with regulators, policymakers and practitioners in the community sector on research and implementation of research. Our regular program of Intersections engagement seminars provide opportunity for the cross-pollination of ideas and research collaboration, but also give insight on regulation and policy processes from perspectives beyond academia.
Workshops & Intersections seminars
|Date & time||Speaker||Session||About the session|
|Thursday 28 April 2016, 12.30pm–1.30pm||Peter Martin, Economics Editor, The Age||Intersections: Making sense of the ways journalists, academics, bureaucrats, politicians and the public see public questions||Why is it that arguments that persuade politicians and the public often completely fail to persuade academics and bureaucrats, and why is that academics and bureaucrats are unable to use the media to cut through? As an experienced observer of media interactions with policymakers, Peter Martin will present examples from the fields of tax, economics, international treaties and climate change, and suggest ways of bringing the five tribes together.|
|Monday 8 August 2016||Professors Neil Gunningham, John Braithwaite, Val Braithwaite, Sharon Friel, Dr Jeroen van der Heijden, RegNet||Workshop: Best in class regulation: meeting the challenge||Around the world, regulators confront immense challenges in balancing multiple objectives that hold major consequences for societies and their economies. What distinguishes the truly excellent regulators? How should these ‘Best-in-Class’ regulators define, measure and improve their performance?|
|Thursday 1 September 2016||Emeritus Professor Meredith Edwards, Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis, University of Canberra||Intersections TBC||Check back for more details|