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NZ Hosts International Sustainability Conference


New Zealand Hosts International Conference on Sustainability

Please find below a media release on the International Conference on Sustainability Engineering and Science, 6-9 July, in Auckland (part of the New Zealand Innovation Festival 2004.)

The conference, which will be opened by the Minister for The Environment, Hon. Marion Hobbs, includes a host of international keynote speakers, including:

Dr Robin Batterham, Chief Scientist & Technologist to the Australian Government and Chief Technologist, Rio Tinto

Jo Moss, environmental project manager for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games

Dr David Allen, Director of the Centre for Energy and Environmental Resources at the University of Texas

A full list of speakers and profiles is available at: http://www.nzsses.org.nz/Conference/SpeakerProfiles.cfm#Allen

The conference will bring together the environmental industry leaders from around the world, as well as those from business and government, engineers and scientists, to discuss sustainability engineering and its importance for the future of New Zealand - and the rest of the world.

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