The Australian Environment Foundation’s second conference will be held in Melbourne on September 8th and 9th 2007 with the theme “People and their Place in the Environment”.
You can download conference details and the registration form here:
Registration closes on July 30th.
Topics covered will include global warming, nuclear power, water, forestry, GM crops, environmental impact assessment and wildlife management. Speakers include:
Don Burke, Chairman of AEF,
Professor Augie Auer, Climatologist – Climate change from a meteorological perspective
Professor Bob Carter, Marine geologist and environmental scientist – Real Facts and Figures about Global Warming. An analysis of the facts of climate change in balanced context.
Dr Ziggy Switkowski, Chairman of the Australian Nuclear Science & Technology Organisation – Peoples future energy needs and the environment
George Warne, CEO of Murray Irrigation – Irrigation farmers place in the environment
Gary Featherston, President of the Institute of Foresters Aust. – Impacts on water from forest management
Calton Frame, Resource Manager Gunns Ltd – The environmental assessment process for the proposed pulp mill at Bell Bay
Professor Rick Roush, Dean of the Faculty of Land & Food Resources at Melbourne University – GM crops: Reducing risks to people and the environment
Dr Grahame Webb, principal, Wildlife Management Int. – Conservation through sustainable use
Professor Aynsley Kellow, Head of the School of Political Governance, University of Tasmania – Social and Political implications of environmentalism
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