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Eco Design Talks

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Eco Design Advisors' Conference 2012

Monday, 31st October

Venue:  Room 1 and 2 of the Bill Gallagher Centre on the Wintec Campus in Central Hamilton.

Cost: General Admission is $175.

The general public are invited to the first day of this conference, which is a 2 day event - the second day is by invitation only. The speakers and topics are listed below:


8.30 Registrations and tea and coffee

9.00 Conference introduction

9.10 Niki Harré, Associate Professor at Auckland University and author of Psychology for a Better World. Keynote: Strategies to Inspire Sustainability

9.50 The Eco Design Advisor Network.  Their role in creating real change.

10.00 Morning tea

10.30 Roman Jaques, Senior Environmental Building Researcher at BRANZ and Hugh Campbell, Horvath Homes. Construction waste reduction.

11.30 Heidi Mardon, National Director of Enviroschools, and Craig Brown, Director at CBC Wastewater. Waste water systems on an urban scale.

12.30 Lunch

1.30 The Eco Design Advisor network.

1.40 Michael Lawley, Chief Engineer at EcoInnovation and Smartdrive guru.  PV: where we are at today and the alternatives.

2.40 Nigel Isaacs, Senior Lecturer at The School of Architecture, Victoria and Principal Scientist at BRANZ.  Understanding humidity.

3.30 Afternoon tea

3.50 Verney Ryan, Beacon Pathway.  Window insulation and why we should all have it.

4.35 Closing comments

Go to www.ecodesignadvisor.org.nz.for copies of last year's talks.

Registration: To confirm registration, contact Richard Morrison richard.morrison@kapiticoast.govt.nz, 04 296 4651 mob 027 5555 651.

Enquiries: Ian Mayes ian.mayes@hcc.govt.nz, 07 838 6773 mob 021 2846676


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