Reboot Future 2015

Greens Reboot Future Conference 2015

Register here for the NSW Greens Reboot Future 2015 conference.

After the highly successful 2014 event the Greens NSW Political Education Trust is pleased to once again present the Reboot conference.

The 2015 event will be held over 1 full day on Saturday 31st of October at the same venue as last year - the Guthrie Theatre at UTS in Ultimo (walking distance from Sydney’s Central station).

Action-packed sessions and quality speakers have been locked in, with more to be announced. Scroll sown to see the program.

With limited seats an early booking is highly recommended.  Save the date, register now.

What: Greens Reboot Future 2015

For: Greens members and the interested public

When: Saturday 31st of October 2015, from 9am – 5:30pm

Where: The Guthrie Theatre, UTS, Ultimo.


Full price: $25 or $15 concession. 

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2015 Program.

9:00 am Registration Opens
9:25 am Welcome to Country Ann Weldon - a proud member of the Wiradjuri Nation
9:30 am 1. Opening Plenary
Defending our Democracy.

Gigi Foster - Economist, Writer, Academic from the UNSW Business school

Josh Taylor - Crikey Journalist specialising on national security, surveilance and technology, and journalist rights.

Hall Greenland - NSW Greens Convenor, journalist and activist

10:45 am Morning Tea
11:00 am

Session 2.1
Gathering the threads of Intersectionality

El Gibbs  - Disabilities writer and activist

Christine Donayre - Latina Intersectional Feminist

Charlotte Amelia - Out and proud bi and transgender Guringai woman, an LGTBI, education, disabilities and indigenous activist, and 3rd wave feminist.

11:00 am

Session 2.2
Future Power:
The social impacts of our renewable energy future

Richard Corkish - Chief Operating Officer, Australian Centre for Advanced Photovoltaics, School of Photovoltaic & Renewable Energy Engineering UNSW

Rebecca Pearse - is from the Faculty of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney. She just completed a PhD on the political economy of carbon pricing in Australia

John Kaye - NSW Greens MP, Energy Spokesperson, and Engineer

11:00 am

Session 2.3
Future Food: 
Sustainable production, ethics and provenance.

Jenni Downes - Food Systems researcher from the Institute of Sustainable Futures

Grant Hillard - Ethical produce retailer from Feather and Bone

Ashley Avci - Animal rights activist from Sea Shepherd and Fin Free Sydney

12:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm

Session 3.1
What future for peace? Global to Local

Samah Sabawi - Australian-Palestinian writer and activist

Karen Willis - Executive Officer of Rape and Domestic Violence Services Australia

Jake Lynch - University of Sydney Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies

1:30 pm

Session 3.2
Future Economy: 
Climate catastrophe, back to basics, or automated luxury?

Tim Dean - Science and technology editor, The Conversation

Anitra Nelson - RMIT academic, expert on community based sustainability and sharing economies

Christopher Wright - Writer and University of Sydney academic specialising in organisational studies and corporate behavior

1:30 pm

Session 3.3
Laugh or Cry: Unpacking the happiness industry

Ariel Salleh - Deep greens academic and eco-feminist

David Ferraro - Psychoanalyst, clinical psychologist, and author

Eva Cox - UTS academic with broad expertise in social policy, child care, women’s services and gender issues

3:00 pm Afternoon Tea
3:15 pm

4. Final Plenary
Breaking bad laws: Resistance is fertile

Jonathan Moylan - Frontline coal activist

Gabrielle De Vietri - Artist and Transfield boycott co-organiser

Nicola Paris - Activist trainer, and founder of Counteract

4:45 pm Wind down social Event

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