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Change of venue + details – Sustainable Cities Round Table – Monday 17 March

Posted in Events, Models, Movements, Policies, Research, Sustainable Cities Round Tables, Visions by Ferne Edwards on March 11th, 2008

SustainableMelbourne.com, the Victorian Eco-Innovation Lab and GAMUT would like to invite you to the upcoming:

Sustainable Cities Round Table
Monday 17 March
6 – 8:30pm (including drinks)
Carrillo Gantner Theatre*, Sidney Myer Asia Centre, the University of Melbourne
RSVP ESSENTIAL – email fedwards @unimelb.edu.au by 12 March
Proudly supported by GAMUT – The Australasian Centre for the Governance And Management of Urban Transport

The Sustainable Cities Round Tables showcase local environmental initiatives and encourage networking for people working in urban sustainability issues across the government, academic, industry and community sectors.

The theme for the next event is ‘mobility‘ – which includes looking at innovative new ways of sustainable transport, travel, movement and connection.

Speakers and topics include:
Dr John Grant, Walking to a more sustainable future: Solvitur Ambulando
Paul McKay, Cyclovia
Marie Watt, The power of spin
Steven Ingrouille, Introducing innovative & cost-effective transit technologies
Dr Patrick Moriarty, The wearing of the green
Daniel Epstein, Conservo Biofuel service station
Bruce Herbes, 3D maps for pedestrians
David Fewchuk, Aurora solar cars
Bill Bretherton, Human Powered Cycles; &
Dianne Moy & Kathleen Turner, VEIL, Connecting quarter schools;

Please RSVP your name and organisation to fedwards @unimelb.edu.au by 12 March as seats are limited. Attendees are also welcome to bring along promotional materials of their sustainability initiatives.

The Sidney Myer Asia Centre is located on Swanston Street at the University of Melbourne Parkville campus. For a map of the campus see http://www.pb.unimelb.edu.au/propertyandbuildings/whereis.php3?subcat=8.
Please forward this invitation to others who be interested in attending.
* The venue has changed from the Yasuko Hiroaka Room to the Carrillo Gantner theatre, Sidney Myer Asia Centre, due to increased attendance at this event.

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