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Amir Nissen discusses the role of entreprenership at the Sustainable Cities Round Table

Posted in SCRT Videos, Sustainable Cities Round Tables by Ferne Edwards on September 2nd, 2008

Amir Nissen is the founder and organizer of Student Entrepreneurs Week which was recently held at the University of Melbourne. Entrepreneurs Week 2008 is committed to promoting entrepreneurship and innovation on campus. Climate change and the quets for sustainability offers an excellent opportunity for new ideas and ventures, resulting in a successful theme for the Sustainable Cities Round Table. For more information about Student Entrepreneurs Week visit http://www.eweek.agentsofchange.com.au/.

Please find footage of Amir’s presentation at the Sustainable Cities Round Table below.


Footage from the Sustainable Cities Round Table on Sustainable Enterpreneurship & Innovation now available!

Posted in Sustainable Cities Round Tables by Ferne Edwards on September 2nd, 2008

The footage from the recent Sustainable Cities Round Table on the topic of Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Innovation is now available on SustainableMelbourne.com! After another fantastic evening showcasing a selection of local green entrepreneurship action, this material can now be viewed free online! The event was held in association with the University of Melbourne Student Entrepreneurs Week, featured jazz guitarist, Dale Lindrea, and was captured on film by Ryan Spanger, Dream Engineer.

Footage of the introduction by Prof Chris Ryan and Ferne Edwards, Victorian Eco-Innovation Lab can be viewed below.

The next Sustainable Cities Round Table will examine the concept of waste – wasted resources, the reuse of waste, the revaluing of waste, and how redesign and absorption within a closed system can transform waste into a resource to create more sustainable cities. We are still seeking speakers across the industry, academic, government and community sectors to present at this event. We are also seeking sponsors who would like to take part. Sponsorship includes the opportunity to hold a 20 minute workshop with the audience on the night.

Details for this next Sustainable Cities Round Table are:
Date: 6:30pm, Wednesday 24 September
Location: The Carrillo Gantner Theatre, Sidney Myer Asia Building, Swanston Street, University of Melbourne.
RSVPs are ESSENTIAL. Please rsvp to rsvp@sustainablemelbourne.com.