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Politicians to address Climate Change & Business Summit

Politicians to address Climate Change & Business Summit

Senior politicians from Australia, New Zealand and Ambassadors from other countries will address the Australia-New Zealand Climate Change and Business Conference being held in Auckland on 20-21 October. They will focus on the expected outcomes from the Paris COP and on emerging innovation in key business sectors. Presenters include:

Hon Tim Groser, New Zealand Minister for Climate Change
Hon Greg Hunt, Australian Minister for the Environment
Hon Simon Bridges, Minister of Transport, Energy and Resources

James Shaw, Co-Leader, Spokesperson for Climate Change and Economic Development, Green Party

Dr Megan Woods, Spokesperson for Climate Change and the Environment, Labour Party

H.E. Mrs Florence Jeanblanc-Risler
, Ambassador of France to New Zealand

Michalis Rokas, Chargé d’Affaires a.i. of the Delegation of the European Union to New Zealand

The conference is designed for a trans-Tasman business and local government audience and is the first event of its kind since 2011. It offers an excellent opportunity to update and network in what is a big year for climate change policy, both internationally and domestically.

Discounted registration is being offered for NGOs and non-corporate individuals.

To see the latest programme and to register, go to the conference website.

Tuesday 20 October - Wednesday 21 October 2015

Rendezvous Hotel, Auckland, New Zealand

Conference Website

Latest Programme

Registration Fees

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