The 9th Australia-Spain Research Forum entitled “A Connected World“ was hosted at the Australian Hearing Hub, Macquarie University (Sydney, NSW) on Friday 3rd of November 2023.
The 2023 SRAP Research Forum commenced at 10:00am with registration and a morning tea. Following Macquarie University’s Acknowledgment to the Country”, the official opening took place at 10:30am by Montserrat Momán Pampillo, Deputy Head of the Embassy of Spain in Australia, who inaugurated the forum. Professor Sakkie Pretorius, Vice-Chancellor at Macquarie University, expressed gratitude to SRAP and the Ambassador of Spain in Australia for choosing Macquarie University again as the host venue for the SRAP Forum. After that, we were honoured to feature two special video recordings: the first one from H.E. Sophia McIntyre, Australian Ambassador in Spain, and then another recording by Ms Inmaculada Riera, General Director of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce (Madrid).
SESSION 1: MULTIDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH
Following the opening ceremony, Session 1 commenced. It was chaired by Dr Mariel Familiar López (Griffith University & SRAP).