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Upcoming events

The Centre runs a fortnightly Seminar Series aimed at stimulating discussion and debate on issues concerning sustainability. Seminars start at 4pm (unless advertised otherwise) and are held at the Centre for Innovation Seminar Room, corner St David and Castle Streets. We host a range of international and local speakers and presentations are followed by discussion.

Seminar topics are varied and include:
• energy
• climate change
• traditional ecological knowledge
• social-ecological resilience
• food
• agriculture
• environmental stewardship
• resource management
• conservation
• Mātauranga Māori

 If you are interested in presenting your work or would like to receive email notifications about our upcoming seminars please contact

Seminars are held from 4-5pm at the Centre for Innovation Seminar room unless advertised otherwise:

 2015 seminar series

Thursday March 12, 12-1pm : Andrew Tait presents "The New Zealand Climate Change Centre: What is it and why we need it."

Wednesday March 18, 12.30-1.30pm: Professor Dominik Most presents "Challenges of the 'energy turnaround' in Europe & Germany - Economics of flexible technologies."

Thursday March 26, 4-5pm: Murray Grimwood presents "Limits to Growth: 40 years on, tracking as predicted."

There are no events for this date.