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Review & Seeking Responses – Report Back on Melbourne Social Forum’s “Eating, moving, living: Pathways to sustainable urban planning, transport and food production” event

Posted in Events, Seeking by Ferne Edwards on May 23rd, 2008

The Mini MSF titled “Eating, moving, living: Pathways to sustainable urban planning, transport and food production™” was held on Saturday 5th April 2008 at the Port Phillip EcoCentre. The Melbourne Social Forum are pleased to report that the 2008 mini Melbourne Social Forum was a success.

* If you attended, please send your feedback to info @melbournesocialforum.org

Between 80 to 100 people attended to hear our speakers present on food, urban planning and public transport issues. The band, The Conch stole the show at lunch time and had everyone grooving and tapping along with their unique sound and political lyrics. The authentic Mexican vegetarian lunch time feast was enjoyed by all and the engage media film festival screened some interesting documentaries and ran until people were ready for home.

The speaking sessions on food, transport and urban planning were well attended and there was some excellent exchange between the speakers and audience.

The event was filmed by crew from Plug-in TV and we hope to have some content on the internet soon for you to download and watch.

The MSF would like to thank our speakers, the City of Port Phillip and the Port Phillip EcoCentre for their support in holding the event.

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