VIC Events

Sustainable Transport

Wed, 2013-02-13 10:56 -- adminssee

This session will provide an overview of Beyond Zero Emissions Transport Plan including Melbourne’s current transport system and expenditure, a proposal for high speed rail networks and an explanation on the methodology of urban transport. Our second speaker, Fiona Calvert from the Victorian Department of Transport will discuss transport planning issues generally in Melbourne.

Fiona Calvert's presentation. (content not to be used without permission)

Sustainability Assessment Training

Tue, 2013-01-22 22:04 -- adminssee

Do you want to make a difference but are not sure how? Sustainability assessment is an emerging tool to direct decision making towards sustainability and deliver better outcomes for business and the community as a whole. In this course you will learn about the use of sustainability assessment as a both a regulatory tool that goes beyond traditional environmental impact assessment and an internal planning tool to transform organisational decision making and subsequent operations.


A Sustainable World-Quantifying the Engineering Challenge

Thu, 2012-09-13 17:06 -- adminssee


Much of the sustainability debate is qualitative and general, leaving most unsure exactly what is needed to create a sustainable world and who is responsible. In this presentation Bill Grace will describe a conceptual sustainability systems (mini Limits-to-Growth) model using real world data and ecological footprint metrics to explore the various possible 21st century global trajectories.


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