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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.

Parallel Presentation Sessions

Monday, December, 12, 2005
Parallel Sessions A, B and C from 11-12.30am

Session A
Analysing water - insights from both sides of the Tasman

Session B
Investigating the institutional structures which can deliver policy

Session C
Understanding our energy demand

Seung-Kuk Cho, Chul-Oh Shin and Seung-Hoon Yoo

A Conjoint Analysis to the Economic Benefits of Improved Water Quality of Han River

Martin O’Connor

Building Knowledge Partnerships With ICT? Social And Technological Conditions Of Conviviality

Galina Ivanova, John Rolfe and Stewart Lockie

Social And Economic Issues Associated With The Bowen Basin Coal Industry: Community Engagement To Reduce Conflict Over Mine Operations

Jeff Connor

Evaluating Market Based Instruments Options for Managing Diffuse Source Water Quality

Anna Straton and Rolf Gerritsen

Using Network Theory to Analyse Adaptive Resource Governance and Distribution

Albrecht Stoecklein, Yuan Zhao, Lauren Christie, and Lisa Skumatz

The Value Of Low Energy Technologies For Occupant And Landlord

James Lennox and Robbie Andrew

Sectoral Linkages and Water Use In Canterbury, New Zealand

John Tisdell

The impact of asymmetric information in natural resource tender systems

Galina Ivanova

Queensland consumers’ willingness to pay for electricity from renewable energy sources

Kumudini Abeysuriya, Cynthia Mitchell, and Juliet Willetts

Cost recovery for urban sanitation in Asian countries: insurmountable barrier or opportunity for sustainability?

Leonie Pearson and Steve Hatfield-Dodds

Social capital and sustainable (human) development: Policy issues and implications

Robert Tromop, Harbans Aulakh and Ian Luxmore

Measuring energy efficiency change in New Zealand’s economy: Experiences and challenges

Monday, December, 12, 2005
Parallel Sessions D, E and F from 3.30-5.30pm

Session D
Assessing the environment - agriculture nexus

Session E
Insights for policy, governance structures and plans

Session F
Our values and their measurement

Robbie Andrews, Vicky Forgie, Per Nielson, Carolyn Hodgson and Terry Reid

Ecological Footprint Plus: Calculating the total environmental impacts of New Zealand’s food and fibre industries

Ralph Chapman

The value of urban design:avoiding infrastructure mistakes

Wendy Proctor and Ejaz Qureshi

Multi-criteria Evaluation Revisited

Flemmer, C. L., Flemmer, R. C., McDonald, G. W., Archer, R. H. and Cleland, D. J.

An Assessment of the Ecological Impact of the New Zealand Dairy Farming Sector Refereed

Vicky Forgie and Emma Richardson

The community outcomes process and mediated modelling

Abigail Allan

The Application of Multiple Criteria Analysis to Reduce Institutional Inefficiencies in National Park Funding

Claudine Basset-Mens, Stewart Ledgard and Andrew Carran

First life cycle assessment of milk production from NZ dairy farm systems

Anthony Cole

Sustainable Futures, Mediated Modelling and Strong Transdisciplinarity

Steve Hatfield-Dodds

Decision support for highly contested choices: The role of money values and other metrics in the pursuit of sustainability Refereed

Neil MacLeod

Quantifying Production-Environment Tradeoffs Associated with Grazing Land Management - A Case Example from the Australian Rangelands

Session E

Analysing water - insights from both sides of the Tasman

Boyd Blackwell

The Economic Value of Australia’s Natural Coastal Assets: Some Preliminary Findings

Murray Patterson

Valuation in ecological economics: is there and should there be a common ground?


John Tisdell

Combinatorial water markets

Nigel Jollands and Garth Harmsworth

The role of indigenous values in state of the environment (SOE) reporting: rationale and examples from New Zealand

Tuesday, December, 13, 2005
Parallel Sessions G, H and I from 9-10.30am

Session G
Measures of Sustainable Development
Session H
Climate change: communicating issues, values and consequences
Session I
Investigating the institutional structures which can deliver policy

Martin Brown-Santirso and John Peet

Sustainable Development Indicators for the
Christchurch-Canterbury system: a systems-based approach

Steve Hatfield-Dodds

Communicating the consequences of greenhouse policy choices: Why a foregone gain is not the same as a cost

Wendy Proctor

Coping with Complex Health and Environmental Risks using Deliberative Multi-criteria Evaluation

Rory Flemmer and Claire Flemmer

Measures Of Sustainability: What Do They Mean And How Well Do They Work? Refereed

S Sharma and Nigel Jollands

Climate change, rural vulnerability and migration in India – exploring the link in Andra Pradesh, India

Jeff Connor

How Cost Effective are Auctions for Conservation Contracts?

Steve Hatfield-Dodds and Philip Sutton

Measuring the power of ideas, and mapping the path not taken: An estimate of the environmental impact of modernism, 1750-2000

Nigel Jollands, M Ruth, C Bernier and N Golubiewski

Climate's long-term impact on New Zealand infrastructure - a Hamilton City case study

Nancy Golubiewski

Is there a metabolism of an urban ecosystem? Exploring the integration of ecology and economics through eco-efficiency

Philip Lawn

What Value Is Gross Domestic Product?


John Ward and John Tisdell

Experimentally Testing Institutions And Policy Instruments To Coordinate Groundwater Recharge


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