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D3SJ* meeting September 2008:
"Evolutions Edge ? the coming collapse and transformation of our world"? Graeme Taylor
A collapse and transformation in progress (Tuvalu and the 7C?s Initiative) ? Neil Davidson
Our September meeting is not to be missed. We have a double whammy session chockful of energising, provocative and engaging ideas.
Graeme Taylor has written a book with same the title of his talk and will be embarking on a speaking tour soon. He is the coordinator of BEST Futures, a project developing theories and tools that support sustainable solutions.
Neil Davidson has a background in biology and geology. He is a transformative systems-thinker, trans-disciplinary change agent, and social entrepreneur. He is interested in complex systems-based collaborative responses to the compounding global issues of climate change, carrying capacity, resource scarcity and biodiversity loss.
Date & time: Wednesday 10 September 2008
5.30pm - biscuits, coffee/tea
6.00pm - Graeme Taylor
6.20pm - Neil Davidson
6.40pm - comments & discussion
7.00pm - meeting concludes - enthusiastic participants are encouraged to continue discussion over dinner at another venue
Venue: Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology Boardrooms, 134 Whitmore St (Swann Rd end), Taringa. Go to reception (off upper car park) & signs will direct from there.
Parking is available on site (upper car park- anywhere there is a space or lower car parks in the non reserved spaces).There's also plenty of nearby on-street parking (with no meters/time limit) at that time of day.
Who should attend: Any intelligent person interested in the common good.
*Doctors and Scientists for Sustainability and Social Justice:
We invite participation from all members of the public who agree with the medical and scientific principles that we should use evidence, reason and fairness as the primary means to address the issues facing society
please visitwww.d3sj.org for more information