Third 2020 ABDC Deans Meeting

Date: Fri 06 Nov 2020 - Fri 06 Nov 2020
Venue: Videoconference

Reflecting on the significant challenges that ABDC member business schools have faced this year, the Executive Committee has assembled a meeting programme to help members address:

i. the wellbeing impacts of Covid-19; and
ii. the future of business schools, and the role that Australian business schools play in that future.

The meeting will be held via videoconference on 6 November, 11am to 2pm (Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra).

**Please note that the time of this meeting has been delayed one hour to accomodate time zone differences due to daylight savings.

Event Description

We are delighted to have two leading thinkers on these subjects (with further speakers to be added):

Associate Professor Craig Hassed OAM — Craig Hassed works within the Faculty of Medicine at Monash University where he developed and integrated the world’s first mindfulness-based healthy lifestyle course in a medical curriculum.

Craig has written more than 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals on his teaching, research and clinical interests of mindfulness, mind-body medicine, lifestyle medicine, integrative medicine and medical ethics.

Craig was the founding president of Meditation Australia, is a regular media commentator, and has published 13 books and 14 book chapters. He featured in the documentaries The Connection and My Year of Living Mindfully.

Professor Geoffrey Garrett — Geoffrey Garrett is Dean, Robert R. Dockson Dean’s Chair in Business Administration, and Professor of Management and Organization at the USC Marshall School of Business.

A well-respected commentator on global business, economics and politics in major media outlets, he also writes regular articles as a LinkedIn Influencer with just under 450,000 followers.

Earlier roles include being Dean of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania for six years; the founding Dean of the International Institute and Vice Provost of International Studies at UCLA; Dean of The University of Sydney and UNSW Business Schools; and academic appointments at Oxford, Stanford and Yale universities.

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