Water Crisis. What will it mean for you?
Posted in Events by Ferne Edwards on February 6th, 2009
Future Leaders and Melbourne Conversations invite you to join us at BMW Edge on 19 February at 6.00pm
Water, water, everywhere, Nor any drop to drink. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Academics, environmentalists & opinion makers discuss the impact of the water crisis on costs, health, food production, gardens and our rivers.
Speakers (alphabetical order)
MR JOHN CONNOR Chief Executive, Climate Institute
PROFESSOR LEE GODDEN Director of the Centre for Resources, Energy and Environmental Law, The University of Melbourne
DR GREG MOORE Honorary Fellow and former Principal, Burnley Campus, The University of Melbourne
DR LAUREN RICKARDS Associate Partner at RMCG and Honorary Fellow, The University of Melbourne
Venue: BMW Edge, Federation Square, cnr Swanston & Flinders Sts, Melbourne
Date: Thursday 19 February
Time: 6.00 7.30pm (doors open 5.30pm)
John Connor is Chief Executive Officer of the Climate Institute. Trained as a lawyer he previously ran the Nature Conservation Council of NSW and then moved to the Australian Conservation Foundation.
Lee Godden is the Director of the Centre for Resources, Energy and Environmental Law at The University of Melbourne. Her research interests include water law, environmental law and natural resources management.
Lauren Rickards is an Associate Partner at RMCG and Honorary Fellow at The University of Melbourne. She has a wide experience on the impacts of drought on rural communities.
Greg Moore is Honorary Fellow at The University of Melbourne and Vice President of Sustainable Gardening Australia. His research interests include management of trees growing in stressed urban environments.
Future Leaders in partnership with Melbourne Conversations is presenting this event. Melbourne Conversations is the City of Melbournes program of free talks.