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The Deakin Lectures 2010

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at Deakin Edge, Federation Square

Innovation, Energy and Climate Change in the Developing World

Humanity has never faced a problem like this before: a problem with no boundaries, caused by the very dynamics that have led to economic growth and human betterment. So it’s little wonder that as States deliberate the question of responsibility it is clear the divide between the developed world and the rest remains keenly felt. Who should take the lead? Why should responses be equal when little else is? From China and India to South Africa or Tuvalu, one country’s ‘innovation’ might just be the next’s undoing.

Keynote by Tim Costello

5:30 – 6:15pm- Keynote Lecture
6:15 – 6:30pm- Interval
6:30 – 7:30pm- Panel Discussion

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Who?

Portrait of Jon Barnett

Jon Barnett

Panel Member: Dr. Jon Barnett is a political geographer and Australian Research Council Fellow at Melbourne University.

Portrait of Prasad Menon

Prasad Menon

Panel Member: Prasad Menon has been Managing Director of Tata Power, India’s largest privately owned power company since 2006.

Portrait of Kartikeya Sarabhai

Kartikeya Sarabhai

Keynote Speaker: Kartikeya Sarabhai is the Founding Director of the Centre for Environment Education, India.

Portrait of Tim Costello

Tim Costello

Tim Costello is one of Australia’s most sought after voices on issues of social justice, leadership and ethics. Since 2004, Tim has been CEO of World Vision – Australia’s largest international development agency.

The Deakin Lectures 2010

Thirty of the best minds on the climate change issue, in the one place, at the one time. The Deakins 2010.

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