Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd
To Speak at Carnegie Mellon Sept. 24
Who: The Honourable Kevin Rudd, prime minister of the Commonwealth of Australia, will present a keynote address on meeting great global challenges, including the global economic crisis and climate change, at Carnegie Mellon University.
Why: Australia and Carnegie Mellon are connected in important ways. Carnegie Mellon was the first international university to offer programs in the country. In 2006, the university's H. John Heinz III College began offering graduate degree programs in public policy and management and information systems in Adelaide, Australia. Carnegie Mellon and Australia are also home to three of the top field robotics centers in the world.
Attendance at the event is by invitation only.
When: Media who plan to cover this event should register no later than noon, today, Thursday, Sept. 24, with Ken Walters at 412-268-1151 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The talk begins at 5:15 p.m. Media covering the event should arrive no later than 5 p.m.
Where: Rangos Ballroom in the University Center. Limited parking is available in the East Campus Garage adjacent to the University Center.