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AEF 2008 ANNUAL CONFERENCE PROGRAMME
Rydges Lakeside, London Circuit Canberra. October 11th and 12th 2008

A Climate for Change

Saturday October 11th

8.30 am  Registration
9.00 am Welcome and Introduction by journalist, Tim Lee
9.10 am  Opening Address by AEF Chairman
9.30 am  Professor Bob Carter – Australian Climate Change Policy – A Failure of Duty to Care
10.15 am  William Kininmonth – Climate change from a meteorological perspective and Powerpoint Presentation
10.45 am  Morning Tea
11.15 am  Professor Don Aitkin – Taking sustainability seriously
11.45 am  Graham Young Chief Editor, On Line Opinion – Blogging and politics
Lunch
1.45 pm  Chris Hogendyk – Where to now for the Macquarie Marshes?
2.15.pm  Max Rheese & Mark Poynter – Saving the River Red Gum forests from ‘protection’ – A community campaign. (2.5 Mb) Mark Poynter - Victoria’s river red gums and the changing face of public land management
2.45 pm Dr Terry Dwyer, Visiting Fellow Crawford School of Economics & Governance, ANU – Water, valuing urban & natural environments
3.15 pm Afternoon tea
3.45 pm  Assoc. Professor Trevor Stevenson – Will biofuels starve the world?
4.15 pm Launch of the Australian Climate Science Coalition by Dr John Nicol
4.30 pm  Close of day programme
5.00 pm  Get Together at the ground floor bar
7.00 pm  Pre-dinner drinks
7.30 pm  Welcome to the Gala Dinner
Associate Professor Stewart Franks will give a talk on the role of science

Sunday October 12th

7.30 am Welcome to breakfast
7.35 am  Tim Lee, will give a journalist’s perspective of media reporting on the environment
9.30 am  Close of breakfast
9.45 am  Annual General Meeting followed by Open Forum
11.30 am  Conference close