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TONIGHT – THE SUSTAINABLE CITIES ROUND TABLE – The Energy to Change

Posted in Events, Sustainable Cities Round Tables by Ferne Edwards on May 20th, 2009

When: 6-8pm, Wednesday 20 May 2009
Where: Village Roadshow Theatrette, Entry 3, La Trobe Street, State Library of Victoria

In this Sustainable Cities Round Table we will consider energy – such as renewable energy types, their distribution and systems alternatives. Well also take it further to consider how we can mitigate energy losses, implement greater uptake of more sustainable options and ultimately conserve the energy within ourselves to make sure that these changes take place!

Speakers are:
Brad Shone, Moreland Energy Foundation Ltd – The Solar Cities project
Ralph Horne, RMIT University – Home energy efficiency – why havent we fixed it yet?
Faye Adams, Manningham City Council – Harnessing community passion
Michael Ambrose, CSIRO – The Zero Emissions Home project
Tim Forcey, Bayside Climate Change Action Group – Community climate action – The story of the human signs
Marie Andrews, Kildonan Uniting Care – Energy Services
Jason Cox, Moreland Energy Foundation Ltd – The Green Town project
Ken Guthrie, Sustainability Victoria – Smart Energy Zones and wind generation
Andrew Lawson, MBD Energy Limited – CO2 to energy
Simon Holmes A Court, Hepburn Wind – Hepburn Wind: A case study in community renewable energy

Proudly presented by the Victorian Eco-Innovation Lab and the State Library of Victoria.

The Sustainable Cities Round Tables are regular events that feature a variety of speakers who provide three minute glimpses of what they are doing to create a sustainable Melbourne. The talks are diverse in their perspective, topics and approaches whilst also balancing well-known leaders with fresh, local talent. Each event includes workshops designed to engage the entire audience. To see footage of previous events visit www.sustainablemelbourne.com/category/sustainable-cities-round-tables/. For further information contact Ferne Edwards at fedwards@ unimelb.edu.au.

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