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Ecological Economics in Action
December 11-13, 2005
Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand

Conference Information

The ANZSEE conference in 2005 will be held at Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand. Palmerston North is a pretty city centrally located in the lower half of the North Island. The capital city Wellington is a 2 hour drive, Taupo and the Central Plateau 3 hours away and the vineyards of the Hawkes Bay also only 2 hours by car. It is serviced by direct flights from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. For timetable information see Freedom Air.
ANZSEE Conference – Ecological Economics in Action Programme

Sunday, December 11, 2005


Registration – In the Social Sciences lecture block with tea/coffee available.


Official Welcome from Dr Steve Hatfield-Dodds – President of the Australia, New Zealand Society of Ecological Economics

Masterclasses - Two concurrent sessions 9.30 to 12.30pm and 2.00 to 5pm
Topic Team
Morning Masterclasses 9.30 to 12.30pm  
Experimental economics: Tools for testing real world values and behaviours John Tisdell (Griffith University) John Ward (CSIRO Land and Water)
Empirical social values: A (more) integrated approach to wellbeing, welfare, and impact assessment Steve Hatfield Dodds (CSIRO)
Undertaking rapid industrial transformation to achieve sustainability Philip Sutton (Green Innovations)
Afternoon Masterclasses 2.00 to 5.00pm  
Public policy tools for promoting a sustainable world Steve Hatfield Dodds (CSIRO), Jeff Connor (CSIRO) and Nigel Jollands (NZCEE)
Participatory Approaches in Ecological Economics Wendy Proctor and Simon Niemeyer (CSIRO)
Counting the benefits and costs of growth with the use of a Genuine Progress Indicator Philip Lawn (Flinders University) and Nancy Golubiewski (NZCEE)

Sunday Evening 6-9pm Welcome BBQ Wharerata, Massey University

Monday, December 12, 2005

8.30-9.00 Registration – In the Social Sciences lecture block with tea/coffee available.
9.00-9.15 Welcome address

9.15 - 10.30

Plenary Address1

Joan Martinez-Alier (President of ISEE) “Ecological Economics and human well-being”

10.30-11.00 Morning tea    
11.00-12.30 Session A Session B Session C



ANZSEE AGM from 1.00 to 2.00


Plenary Address 2

Mike Raupach (CSIRO) "Resilience, Vulnerability and Turning Points in Climate-Human Interactions".


Afternoon tea


3.30 -5.30

Session D

Session E

Session F

6.00 pm
7.00 pm

Pre dinner drinks at Whararata.
Conference dinner at Whararata

Tuesday, December 13, 2005


Registration – In the Social Sciences lecture block with tea/coffee available.


Session G

Session H

Session I


Morning tea



Plenary Address 3

Martin O’Connor “The AICCAN, the geGDP, and the Monetisation Frontier: A Typology of ‘Environmentally Adjusted’ National Sustainability Indicators”

  Plenary Address 4

Jeanette Fitzsimons (Green Party Co-leader)

12.45-2.00 Lunch Optional – Greenbike ride around Massey campus and surrounds
2.00-3.30 "hot topic roundtable"  
3.30 -3.45 Afternoon tea  
3.45-5.00 Final Address and awards  

Please note: The following categories have prizes associated with them. Please indicate on your conference registration form if you would like to be considered.

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