Please join us for a fascinating, inter-active 1 day workshop, which will help us work together to find collective ways to tackle unsustainable consumption.
For a copy of the program, please click here.
To book your place, please click here.
This workshop is part of AELA's "Ecological Limits" program - for more information, please click here.
Date and time - Friday 4th March, 9am to 6pm
Venue - Room 104, Melbourne Law School, 185 Pelham Street, Melbourne. For a map of the Melbourne Law School campus, please click here
Flyer and program - please click here for a copy of the program
To book your place - this workshop is free, but bookings are essential. Please click here to book your place
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GUEST SPEAKERS - MELBOURNE WORKSHOP
- "Framing the Conversation - How Can We Understand and Address The Complexities of Consumption?" - Dr Michelle Maloney, National Convenor, AELA
- "Understanding How We Got Here: Challenging Growth Economics - Degrowth and Voluntary Simplicity" - Dr Samuel Alexander, Melbourne University and Simplicity Institute
- "Planetary Boundaries and a Safe Operating Space for Life on Earth", Professor Will Steffen, Climate Council (via skype)
- "Ecological and business regulation" Professor Christine Parker and Professor Fiona Haines, University of Melbourne
- "Community activism and consumption" Cam Walker, Friends of the Earth
Opening presentations will be followed by a wide range of fantastic local experts who will be leading discussion groups around specific ways to address consumption, including: civil society transition initiatives, planning law, catchment management, regulation and structural reform and the role of the arts in challenging consumer culture. Participants will be invited to join, or create their own, discussion groups and be part of AELA's long term platform of societal reform to reduce our consumption of the natural world.
4.30pm - 6pm LIVE 'ECO-MUSICAL' - "MUSIC FOR A WARMING WORLD"
The final session of our workshop includes a fantastic, thought provoking live music performance by the Simon Kerr Perspective. For more information about the performance, please see the final page of our program by clicking here, or visit the facebook page by clicking here.
CATERING AND REFRESHMENTS
Tea and coffee will be available, but to keep this event free, other refreshments will not be provided. You're invited to bring your own lunch or purchase it from a nearby cafe.
DONATIONS ARE INVITED
This event is free, but donations are invited at the door.
$5, $10, $20 or more would be appreciated, to help AELA cover the costs of organising the event. (But if you can't afford to make a donation, that's okay too - everyone is welcome!)
For a map of the Melbourne Law School campus, please visit this webpage: http://maps.unimelb.edu.au/parkville/building/106/law_104
The venue is easily accessible by public transport.
Australian Earth Laws Alliance