Regen Brisbane/Meeanjin

 

Please join us for the first of a series of events (hybrid events - online and in person in Brisbane), which will enable us to explore how Brisbane/Meeanjin could become a regenerative city.

Regen Brisbane/Meeanjin is proudly hosted by the NENA Brisbane Hub, QUT Design Lab, Australian Earth Laws Alliance, the Greenprints Initiative and Future Dreaming Australia.

 

Thursday 29 and Friday 30 July 2021
Everyone's welcome

READ THE PROGRAM HERE!

 

CONTENTS

OVERVIEW OF THE TWO-DAY PROGRAM

DAY 1 - THURSDAY 29TH JULY – 10am to 4pm
A one day introductory event, offering a 'scan' across different approaches to creating a regenerative city and community.
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DAY 2 - FRIDAY 30TH JULY - 10am to 3pm
A one day series of workshops, for everyone who participated in Day 1, and would like to go on a 'deeper dive' into exploring ways to develop a Regenerative Brisbane.
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READ THE FULL 2 DAY PROGRAM HERE

ATTENDANCE OPTIONS

ONLINE

  • You can participate in Day 1 and Day 2 entirely online if you choose to
  • (Please note that Day 2 is made up of interactive workshops and will only be open to people who participated in Day 1 overview sessions)
  • The zoom link will be sent to all registered participants 3 days, 1 day and 1 hour before the event begins

IN-PERSON

  • You can attend Day 1 and Day in person in Brisbane
  • (Please note that Day 2 is made up of interactive workshops and will only be open to people who participated in Day 1 overview sessions)
  • Venue: QUT Kelvin Grove, Peter Coaldrake Education Precinct (E Block), Level 5 - Click here for a map of QUT Campus, and look for "E" Block

** PLEASE NOTE: There are higher ticket prices for in-person attendance, to cover our fully catered program: lunch, morning tea and afternoon tea are included for all in-person tickets

DAY 1 PROGRAM INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING TOPICS

  • Indigenous perspectives about creating regenerative societies
  • Getting to know the living world and our non-human neighbours in the South East Queensland Bioregion and Brisbane River Catchment
  • Locating ourselves within the Earth community: Earth Systems Science, Planetary Boundaries and Climate Change
  • Rethinking Economics: Doughnut economics, circular economy, regenerative community economies and Australia's "Greenprints" approach
  • Cities in the 21st Century – design, impact and future thinking
  • Brisbane's ecological footprint: food, energy, transport, housing and material consumption - where do our resources come from, and where does our waste and pollution go to?
  • Social justice and equity in Brisbane/Meeanjin – past, present and future
  • Law and governance that supports regenerative societies: how can we organise ourselves to transform our cityscape?
  • Just transitions: exploring the “how to” transition to new, regenerative economies and social structures

DAY 1 GUEST SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

  • Representatives from the Yuggera and Turrbal Peoples (speakers being confirmed)
  • Mary Graham, Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Queensland and Kombu-merri person
  • Ross Williams, Future Dreaming and Bindal/Juru person
  • Professor Will Steffen, Climate Council (via zoom)
  • Jonathan Sri, Councillor for the Gabba Ward, Brisbane City Council
  • Professor Marcus Foth, QUT Design Lab
  • Dr Michelle Maloney, Australian Earth Laws Alliance and New Economy Network Australia
  • Mary-Lou Kelly, CEO, Global Greentag International
  • Representatives from Healthy Land and Water & Local Land Care Groups
  • Many more!

READ THE FULL 2 DAY PROGRAM HERE

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