Events

Right to Childhood seminar


19 October 2012

Organised by Dr Ramesh Manocha, this is a non-profit seminar which features a number of clinicians and other experts and examines the impact of commerce, consumerism, media and modern culture on our children's ability to experience childhood.

Speakers/topics include:
- Alcohol advertising and children, Prof Mike Daube, Curtin University
- The compulsion loop and the internet, Dr Philip Tam, Rivendell Unit
- Rap, heavy metal music, aggression and antisocial behavior, Dr Wayne Warburton, Maquarie University
- Porn and its impact on young people, Melinda Tankard Reist, activist
- The commercialization of childhood, Maggie Hamilton, author
- Corporate social responsibility to children, Dr Emma Rush


Time: 9am - 5pm

Location: Parliament House, 6 Macquarie Street, Sydney

Cost: $199

More info: http://www.generationnext.com.au/events/right-to-childhood/