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2010 Climate Alliance National Conference

  • Karstens Conference Center 123 Queen Street Melbourne, VIC, 3000 Australia (map)

The conference included the presentation of the inaugural 2010 Climate Alliance Leadership Awards.

The theme of the conference was Climate Change – the Upside of Action.

Conference program

1. Welcome & introduction
Ben Scheltus, CEO, Climate Alliance

2. The EU response to Climate Change: Early start advantage
Ambassador Daly EU Delegation, Canberra 

3. The economic value of forests: Deutsche Bank report summary
Luke Chamberlain, The Wilderness Society

4. Mitigating the physical risks from climate change
Frank O'Connor, Mayor, City of Port Philip
- Afternoon tea -  
5. Summary of Climate Works report: The benefits of action
Professor John Thwaites Chair, Climate Works
6. Panel
Jon Jutsen Director, Energetics Panel moderator
Jeremy Baskin Director, University of Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership  
Peter Binks Director, Ceramic Fuel Cell Ltd  
Merv Jones Chairman, Pacific Environment Ltd and Director, Orbital Corporation  
Nathan Fabian CEO, IGCC  
Paddy Manning National Chief of Staff, Fairfax media  
7. Re-calibrating the climate challenge - lessons from the 'Limits to Growth'
Ian Dunlop Chair, Safe Climate Australia and Member of the Club of Rome

8. Practical Experience of International Carbon Trading
Liz Bossley Director, CEAG

9. Presentation of the Inaugural Climate Alliance Leadership Awards
Lloyd Fleming Chair, Board of Advisors, Climate Alliance

10. Wrap-up
Ben Scheltus CEO, Climate Alliance

Further reading

Earlier Event: 6 May