Our great set of keynote speakers and panels spans some black humour from the inimitable Rod Quantock at our vegetarian conference dinner to a panel on the School Strike for Climate (SS4C) movement, with students led by climate campaigner David Spratt.

Joshua Farley, a professor at the University of Vermont (Burlington, US) will speak on the future of ecological economics. Renowned in ecological economics circles, Farley teaches in the Economics for the Anthropocene graduate training and research program, a North American university partnership that uses ecological economics to create real-world environmental solutions.

A super-panel on Indigenous issues is comprised of Yorta Yorta strategist and campaigner Karrina Nolan on organising to protect country and activities of Original Power; Emeritus Professor Jon Altman on a hybrid economy model and recent Indigenous peoples’ developments in Australia and Canada — Jon is Australian National University Foundation Director of the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research — and award winning Indigenous writer–researcher Dr Tony Birch (Victoria University) talking on climate change and indigenous knowledge.

Environmental scientist Ian Lowe AO (Emeritus Professor at Griffith University) will expand on population issues in Australia and join RMIT University Emeritus Professor Mike Berry discussing urban challenges.

Plus, we have 20 special sessions with around 60 speakers from around Australia and beyond. Programmed sessions, typically with three speakers per panel and 30mins of Q&A involving all conference registrants, range over the following topics — ethics and steady state economies; sustainable regional and rural futures; energy, carbon emissions and climate change; just transitions, enterprises and regions; macro-economics for the 21st century; energy, appropriate technology and the 4th Industrial Revolution; the ‘blue economy’, turtles and limits to over-fishing; health, resilience and systems thinking ; First Nations and Indigenous economies; practitioners; radical futures and ecological economics; deep ethics and commons; lessons on limits; the future of ecological economics; communicating ecological economics; water; ‘development’ and decarbonisation; learning ecological economics; economics for the Anthropocene; money; and governance for the 21st century.

Registrations are inexpensive and places limited so please register now:

Register for 2019 Conference | ANZSEE anzsee.org Register for the Ecological Economics: Solutions Now and In the Future, 2019 ANZSEE Conference. 24–26 November 2019, RMIT University, Melbourne. Inexpensive registrations are now open: