Australian Sustainability | Sydney, 8-9 November

CPD Research Director: panellist at Australian Sustainability Conference & Exhibition (ASCE)

Laura Eadie will be a panellist at the inaugural ASCE at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre on 8 & 9 November 2012. Laura will draw on her extensive knowledge of soil health as an essential factor in sustainable agriculture, as explored in the recent CPD report, Farming Smarter, Not Harder.

Sustainable Business Australia is a key strategic advisory partner for this conference with Reed Exhibitions who have identified sustainable business as a key area for promotion. Following the interest demonstrated by speakers and exhibitors in the forthcoming inaugural ASCE, Reed now plan to make this an annual event.

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  • Sydney Convention Centre


  • 8 & 9 November 2012, 10:45am – 12:15pm


Managing Water Use for Commercial and Environmental Gain

Water is essential for societies (including business), the environment and all economies. Around the world, and particularly in Australia, agriculture, mining, manufacturing, and other industries are in direct competition with urban populations for access to water (the food, feed, fibre, fuel – nexus).

  • How can better management and stronger governance lead to improved access for all users?
  • How are improved technologies, infrastructure investments, and information-based solutions helping to improve the supply of this critical resource?


  • Stream Session, 1.5 hours, Moderator introduction (5 minutes), Panel presentations (5 minutes), Moderator led pre-agreed Q&A with Panel, Questions from the Floor
Moderator: Peter Cosier, Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists

Invited Panellists: Greg Allen, Sydney Water; Olivia Tyler, Treasury Wine Estates

Attendees: (EST min 200) business leaders, media (domestic and international)

Australian Sustainability Conference & Exhibition

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