Combatting Corruption conference programme

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TimeDetails
08.30 - 9.00 am Registration and coffee
09.00 - 9.15 amOpening address
Professor Mark Considine - The University of Melbourne
09.15 - 10.45 am

Global trends, domestic responses: Trends in challenges and issues in responding to corruption

Chair: Professor Mark Considine - The University of Melbourne

Professor Salvatore Cincimino - Universita Degli Studi di Palermo
Corruption as no risky business: the Italian case

Professor Leslie Holmes - The University of Melbourne
Has there really been a "corruption eruption" since the 1990s?

Q&A

10.45 - 11.15 am Morning tea
11.15 am - 12.45 pm

Responding to corruption: Perspectives from business and civil society on issues and challenges

Chair: Professor Fiona Haines - The University of Melbourne

Mr Phil Newman - Transparency International Australia
Corruption-related reputation risk - Australia's journey and potential solutions

Mr John Fast - Dragoman Pty Ltd
Practical business consequences of a disconnected world

Mr Kym Kelly - Flinders University
Diverting the proceeds of corruption towards anti-corruption measures

Q&A

12.45 - 13.30 pm Lunch
13.30 - 15.00 pm

Country perspectives: Issues and challenges in tackling corruption

Chair: Dr Rachael Diprose

Professor Denny Indrayana - The University of Melbourne
Killing Democracy: Duitokrasi and electoral corruption in Indonesia

Dr Graeme Smith - The University of Melbourne
Corruption with Chinese characteristics: Local perspectives on Xi Jinping's anti-corruption drive

Dr Grant Walton - Crawford School, Australian National University
From despair to where? Challenges to resisting corruption in Papua New Guinea

Q&A

15.00 - 15.30 pm Afternoon coffee break
15.30 - 17.00 pm

Responding to corruption: Perspectives from anti-corruption bodies on issues and challenges

Chair:
Professor Leslie Holmes - The University of Melbourne

Professor Jon Quah - Anti-Corruption Consultant, Singapore
Combating corruption in Singapore: Lessons from the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau

Mr David Robinson - WA Corruption and Crime Commission
In search of the perfect business model - a short history of anti-corruption agencies in Western Australia

Mr Alistair Maclean - Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission (IBAC)
Perspectives from Victoria’s first broad-based anti-corruption commission

Q&A

17.00 - 17.30 pm Wrap up
18.00 - 20.30 pm Dinner and reception