NIDA Parade Theatres
NIDA (National Institute of Dramatic Art)
215 Anzac Parade
Kensington NSW 2033
Date & Time
Wed 11 Dec 2013 9:00am
Some special prices for students of $30 + bf (this includes catering for the day) on offer. They must go through this link
The School of Mathematics and Statistics at UNSW is hosting a Symposium on the Limits to Growth on the 11th of December. This event is the final event of the UNESCO Year of the Mathematics of Planet Earth. It would be greatly appreciated if you could please pass this message around to any students or staff that may be interested.
This is a limited time offer and these tickets will not be available from Wednesday the 4th of December.
What is the impact of climate change on the economy (and society as a whole)
What is the best measure of the economy? GDP or something else?
How can mathematical models influence policy makers in this area?
How will an ageing, stagnant population affect the economy?
Professor Graciela Chichilnisky: Professor of Economics, Columbia University, architect of the carbon credit emissions trading market underlying the Kyoto Protocol.
Graeme Maxton: Economist, Fellow of the International Club of Rome, author of The End of Progress.
Professor Jørgen Randers: Professor of Climate Strategy, BI Norwegian Business School, co-author of Limits to Growth and author of 2052.
Professor Peter Victor: Professor in Environmental Studies, York University, author of Managing without Growth.
Ross Gittins AM: Economics Editor, Sydney Morning Herald.
Peter Cosier: Director, Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists
Professor Clive Hamilton AM FRSA: Professor of Public Ethics, Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, author of Growth Fetish.
Peter Harper: Deputy Australian Statistician for the Population, Labour and Social Statistics Group at the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Chair of the UN Committee of Experts on Environmental Economic Accounting.
Ken Henry AC: Economist, Former Secretary of the Department of Treasury.