Sustainable Materialism

Symposium

Flows of food, water & energy: Sustainable materialism in practice symposium

29-30 November 2012

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Participants:
John Meyer, Gisli Palsson, David Schlosberg, Eric Enno Tamm, Brad Moggridge, Zoe Sofoulis, Andrea Gaynor, Jeff Neilson, Bobby Banerjee, The Honourable Tom Roper, Allan Jones, Jodi Frawley & Elspeth Probyn, Tess Lea, Fiona Allon.

Session 1: Flow of Water



Gisli Palsson, University of Iceland, discusses Entanglements - Life in the time of biomics and epigenetics

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Brad Moggridge, NSW Office of Water, on the Cultural Value of Water and the Aboriginal Water Initiative

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Zoƫ Sofoulis, University of Western Sydney, discusses Gender and Crypto-Gender in Urban Water Management

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Session 2: Flow of Food



Eric Enno Tamm, Ecotrust, Canada discusses Thisfish.info: How social networking and traceability can transform the seafood industry.



Andrea Gaynor, University of Western Australia, on Innovations and transformations in Australian urban agro-food networks during the second world war.



Jeff Neilson, University of Sydney, on Sustainability, tropical commodities and certification.

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Session 3: Flow of Energy



The Honourable Tom Roper on Climate change, energy and Small Island Developing States (SIDS).



Bobby Banerjee, University of Western Sydney, discusses Histories of Oppression, Voices of Resistance: The Politics of Anti-Corporate Social Movements

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