CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT / CALL FOR SPEAKERS AND PAPERS

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Finance, Food and Fuel?
  Keynsianism Kick starts, or Greening, Growth as in nature, abundance and
                       ...
Mendès France and by the Université de Nice. 1997 - 1999 Professor at the University of
Grenoble in charge of a multilingu...
women.

Naomi NcAuccliffe Amnesty International Campaign Manager

Michele Goldberg Hackney Womens Forun

Mick Taylor Women...
The Plane Versus Train Controversy Debate
Professor Mayer Hillman Institute of Policy Studies discusses transport and avia...
similar forms of production called peer production. Different people with different reasons and
    different approaches g...
Volker Heinemann Green Economics Institute Founder and Director ICEAW and Auditor

       Steven Mandel University Birming...
BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION AND LIVELIHOOD IN RURAL AREAS; case study: the
Wet Savannah region of Cameroon.


Dr Susan Canne...
Simon Roberts Uk Arup Consulting Partners talk about the Ecco Model and their methodologies.

Dr Larry Brownstein Socio Bi...
RobertKudlack, Institute of Socio-Economic Geography and Spatial Management
AdamMickiewicz University of Posnan, Poland Do...
Ben Haworth Birkbeck College, London University, 10 000 years of human energy economics

Sarah Skinner Birkbeck College, S...
•   Avoiding protectionism

   •   Diversity and internationalism

   •   Avoiding the “ dark side of globalisation “


Th...
Poverty as gendered issue
   •
The economics of energy and climate change
    •   Solar PV implementation
    •   Energy i...
•   The clash between Ecology and Economy
   •   Greening the Economy providing the explanations, causes and the answers t...
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A Green Economics Conference

  1. 1. CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT / CALL FOR SPEAKERS AND PAPERS Progressive economics. Green Economics Institute Reclaiming Economics for all people everywhere, nature other species, the planet and its systems In association with Ashgate Academic Publishing, Gower Management Books, Pluto Books, Inderscience Publishers of academic journals and CIPS Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply and The International Journal of Green Economics and Purchasing and Supply Management Ltd., Green Economics Institute Brazil, Campinas University Brazil, and Green Economics Institute Nigeria. A Green Economics Conference The clash between Ecology and Economy Greening the Economy, Explanations, causes and answers to the current crises: the climate, biodiversity, mass species extinction, commodity fluctuations, poverty, and the credit crunch? Intergenerational and intragenerational equity, pensions Our women's unequal pay and poverty project stream, social justice, long termism in economics Systemic,practical and theory change in economics at Mansfield College, Oxford University 4th Annual Green Economics Conference N Friday 31 July to Saturday 1 August 2009 Including: Green Procurement and the Greening of Business. Other streams include: Carbon Reduction and Climate Change, Women and Poverty, Lower Growth Economics, Biodiversity and Species Loss and the Economics of saving the rainforests. REDDs? Green Markets. How Kyoto works. Philosophy of economics- What can Aristotle teach us now?
  2. 2. Finance, Food and Fuel? Keynsianism Kick starts, or Greening, Growth as in nature, abundance and Greater Equity? Instruments, tools and Green Economics Methodology for radical change and real progress in Economics AL L FOR PAPERS INVITATION This Conference will follow the tradition of the Annual Green Economics Conferences which are the world's leading Conference series in Green Economics. Internationally renowned composite, multidisciplinary, scientists, economists, campaigners, Policy makers and Directors, Professors Social scientists and Researchers from all over the globe continue to attend the very popular Green Economics Series, and to present their frontier research findings and to keep up to date with latest achievements and developments in this very fast moving and leading and topical field. A main theme of the Conference will be "Green Economics, Greening the Economy- long and short term solutions to the the credit crunch- finance, food issues- biofuels and land- fuel- challenges- and the 6th ever mass species extinction on earth. Green Economics views the current downturn as a clash between ecology and economy and argues that the commodity instability is a symptom the exhaustion of natural resources. The markets are correctly reflecting that and are indicating that traditional economics instruments and derivatives are however no longer any use, and new methods of creating a natural economics of abundance need to be urgently developed. The world has changed and Green Economics is an economics which is comfortable with long termism- equity, climate issues and biodiversity costs and poverty prevention, and which has been waiting to take the mantle and that time has now arrived! We look forward to welcoming you to Oxford University, one of the most beautiful cities in the world with outstanding, exciting and famous atmospheric Conference facilities excellent travel connections and accommodation. Miriam Kennet Director Green Economics Institute www.greeneconomics.org.uk Editor International Journal of Green Economics CALL FOR SPEAKERS Speakers already confirmed for 2009: Keynote speakers: Professor Graciela Chichilnisky Columbia University, New York, Professor of Economics, and Mathematics. Architect of the UN Kyoto Protocol carbon market and Lead Author : Of the Nobel prize winning IPCC Report. Dr Joseph Halevi -Australia, author Univerisite de Nice and Sydney University talks about- economics policies and green solutions to recession. Speaker at the University of Grenoble Pierre
  3. 3. Mendès France and by the Université de Nice. 1997 - 1999 Professor at the University of Grenoble in charge of a multilingual Masters program in international commerce. In 1998 he was appointed by France’s Ministry of Scientific Research as a member of the national selection committee for the recruitment of full professors. Member of the international editorial board of Economie Appliquée (Paris) and of the editorial board of Cahiers d'Economie Politique (Paris). Associated to the CNRS’s (France’s National Research Council) centre IREPD (Institut de Recherches Economiques sur la Production et le Développement) at the University of Grenoble. Since 1990 he has been a regular contributor to the Italian Leftwing daily Il Manifesto in Rome. Candice Stevens Former OECD Sustainable Development Advisor. Speaks about Sustainable Response to the Financial Crisis. And on Gender and Sustainable Development work at the OECD Womens Unequal Pay and Poverty- counting the costs of excluding women from our economy, our society, our business. Sophie Christopher Bowes Eco Planner Oxford Ethical Business Club Christine Haswell Public Services Union Jennifer Goldstein London School of Economics Sarah Turnbull HIPPs Assessor and Home Energy Conservation Assessor Jenny Wardle Phsycotherapist Wendy Olsen Economist Manchester University Maria Ioacovou University of Essex- Basic Income Natalie Bennet- Reassessing Womens role in the Green Movement Priscilla Alderson Young Peoples Rights Helen Clegg Women in Large corporations- how to survive and prosper Fatah Mari Action Aid Pakistan Miriam Kennet The importance of a gender analysis at the core of economics reform and economic recovery Niamh Beirne- Revisioning our role in the world Holly Snape The effect of our buying decisions on migrant women in China Clare Cochrane – Womens Budget Group Chair- Progress in the techniques of budgeting for
  4. 4. women. Naomi NcAuccliffe Amnesty International Campaign Manager Michele Goldberg Hackney Womens Forun Mick Taylor Women as entrepreneurs Grimot Nane- Challenging analyses and tools of gender roles in academia and campaigning and politics Sue England Women and their pensions Selena Pall Lawyer – Dexter Montague Reading, UK, Womens rights and human rights Polly Higgins of Wise Women. Polly noticed how even Green events often have all male platforms -making them feel like mainstream economics events. She has set up a database of women environmental and social issues speakers. Methodology for measuring womens contribution to the economy and how its analysed speakers from the University of Perth. Anusha Mehendran. ( to be confirmed). Agriculture Food and Poverty Socio-economic and environmental benefits of direct seeding of wheat in Sétif high plains (north east of Algeria) Dr M. Fenni, Laboratory of Valorisation of Biological and Natural Resources, Faculty of Science, University Ferhat Abbas, Sétif 19000, Algeria. The Economics of Climate change Dr Craig Duckworth Analysing possibilities for the Stern Review - London Metropolitan Business School, Business Economics Dr. Pushkala Lakshmi Ratan Singapore 'The Economics of Energy and Climate Change' specifically pertaining to case studies on carbon reduction economics for renewable energy projects. Essentially, CER revenues play a role in the financing of renewable energy projects. However, there is an argument on whether the benefits are marginal or can in fact make an unviable project viable. Dr. Pushkala Lakshmi Ratan Singapore Wind economics Miriam Kennet
  5. 5. The Plane Versus Train Controversy Debate Professor Mayer Hillman Institute of Policy Studies discusses transport and aviation and the damage aviation is doing to the climate: are more radical solutions necessary? Author numerous books in a discussion with visitor: Richard North CEO Eurostar-Debates with Mayer Hillman Plane versus Train Greening of business Focus on Norway and Sweden (Being confirmed) Dag Seierstad, WWF Director Norway and Member of Oxford University Environmental Change Institute. Sovereign Wealth Fund of Norway, Investment and spending at a cross roads, strategic or tactical use of large sovereign wealth funds? Knowledge Based Economy- The missing element in the West? Is this the missing link to sustainability? Hans Kåre Director Knowledge Based Economy Programme, Tekna, Scientific and Technical, Engineering Employees Union of Norway. Producing value through a knowledge based society. Is the credit crunch the result of lack of knowledge development and investment in the West? Valter Mutt, Greens in the Swedish Parliament- International Journal of Green Economics Editorial Board, Green Library Project explores the role of libraries and books in the change needed to a green economy and discusses his on going work on the project Dr Rachel Curzon 'Perceptions of stakeholder engagement - just what is it really?' Enrico Tezza International Labour Organisation, and International Journal of Green Economics Journal, Editorial Board, Turin Luc Barbier, Senior Vice President, Global Portfolio Development & Industry Analyst GC&SI,P&I, Atos Origin France, Greening of IT ( being confirmed) Green IT and Hi Tech Shiu-Wan Hung, Professor Department of Business Administration, National Central University Tawian, Exploring the Operating Efficiency of Semiconductor Industry by a Sustainable Development Approach Paula Graham Fox Boss Project Oekonux researches the economical, political and social forms of Free Software and
  6. 6. similar forms of production called peer production. Different people with different reasons and different approaches get together to build something new. Peer production can serve as a basis for a new society. Miriam Kennet talks about Green IT and The Green Economics Institutes forthcoming book with Gower Management Publishing and Ashgate Academic Press on Green IT and Hi Tech with Douglas Watson of Carpe Diem Satellite Communications specialist, formerly Motorola, Ericson Telecoms Director and Inmarsat Satellite Systems Julian Lewis CEO of Positive Computing, co author of our GEI Green IT book David Hammerstein Green MEP Spain and Innovation specialist Gareth Roberts Participation in Green IT and Hi Tech (Being confirmed) T Rakesh Kumar Senior Vice President Research Gartner Global im The development and implementation of Green Accounting ( all Green accounting speakers currently confirming ) Sanjeev Sanyal , Dehli, India and St Johns College, Oxford University, Deutsche Bank India and UN TEEB Project Costs of Biodiversity, and Green Accounting for India, GIST Organisation. London School of Economics Expert Economist. Joaquin Garcia Martin Professor of Accounting, University of Alicante speaks about sustainable accounting Dr Zhang Ying: Beijing School of Economics and Forestry : Forest Accounts: a Case Analysis in China Tony Greenham Green Economics Institute and ICEAW Richard Hancock Green Economics Institute and ICEAW Constance Crawford Green Accounting New Jersey USA “In the midst of economic disaster, can the United States still care about Green Accounting?....Which is more important a sustainable economy or a sustainable environment?” Graeme Hobbs BNI Reading and Green Economics Institute ACCA Professor Philip Talbot University of Birmingham specialist in Green Accounting
  7. 7. Volker Heinemann Green Economics Institute Founder and Director ICEAW and Auditor Steven Mandel University Birmingham Research Associate, International Finance This section will form the basis of a book on Green Accounting with Ashgate Academic Publishers and Gower Professional Management Books Focus on Spain Dr Pablo Martinez de Anguita Ph.D. Director of the “Latin-America research network. University of Madrid Research to establish a payment method for environmental services” David Hammerstein Green MEP Spain The role of Green Economics and Green Innovation as progress and innovation Roberto García Trujillo University of Córdoba, Spain: Sandra Ríos Núñez, University of Córdoba, Spain: Daniel Coq Huelva University of Seville, Analysis of organic livestock in ANDALUSIA. The role of agri environmental measures in the construction of sustainable production processes, Javier Panta Camitito Green IT University of Alicante ( being confirmed ) Jose P Gascon Green IT University of Alicante ( being confirmed) Joaquin Garcia Martin Professor of Accounting University of Alicante speaks about sustainable accounting Focus on Africa Sena LOUKA Executive Director Jeunes Volontaires pour l'Environnement Casablanca, Lomé, Togo, The social dimensions of climate change in Africa and organiser of the Renewable Energy event in Lome Togo, reports on progress in Green Economics in Togo. And world bank projects around climate change Ngou Bertran Espace Verts,Cameroon
  8. 8. BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION AND LIVELIHOOD IN RURAL AREAS; case study: the Wet Savannah region of Cameroon. Dr Susan Canney, Biodiversity and Ecology and GIS, Oxford University, a conservation ecologist researched in a range of African and Asian countries, including elephants in Mahli, and in Romania, the USA and in the UK with Sir Crispin Tickell at the Green College Centre for Environmental Policy and Understanding at Oxford. She has Masters degrees in Natural Sciences (Cambridge),Environmental Policy (Lancaster), Landscape Design (Sheffield); and a Dphil from Oxford in using remote sensing and GIS to investigate savanna ecology and human impact in the Mkomazi Game Reserve, Tanzania. Her interests include the intersection between international conservation, human development, and environmental values; and their relation to global ecology. Susan was an Environmental Change Institute Teaching Fellow 2004-5 She is one of the Reconnections team at Forum for the Future. Olanrewaju Sanni The impact of climate change on Africa Ola Femi from Nigeria Building and sustaining Green Economics Studies in Nigerian Universities Focus on Bangladesh Syful Islam Reporter in Bangladesh, How Bangladesh, one of the very worst affected, is facing climate change ( being confirmed) Well being Marion Winslow, UKCP Psychotherapist and Quaker, how to centre oneself in facing challenges Dr Arturo Hermann, Italy, Green Economics, discusses the Interrelations between markets, institutions and policies, drawing his institutional and psychoanalytical analysis of the market. The links between Institutional Economics and Economics Education, with a special focus on the advantages of this more comprehensive Green Economics approach for both theory and policy action. Author: Institutional economics and psychoanalysis: how can they collaborate for a better understanding of individual -society dynamics? New visiting speakers:- Nic Sore - Innovation in Green Economics UK Pushkala Ratan (being confirmed ) Singapore Peter McManners Author and Sustainability Specialist, Adapt and Thrive UK
  9. 9. Simon Roberts Uk Arup Consulting Partners talk about the Ecco Model and their methodologies. Dr Larry Brownstein Socio Biologist University of Leeds – speaks about energy and geothermal energy Thinley Wangdi a Forester from Bhuttan Jamie Hertzel Founder Ethical Property Company UK and Belgium The future of charities and the sector in general in light of the recession. Henry Cox Engineer and formerly working in Assam in India – Senior Citizen 's experience and "Green Economics, green economies, food and wood (materials)". "Sunlight the basic renewable source mainly harnessed by growing plants on land, hence more a 'citizens land entilement' than the urban "citizens income" which would reduce as the cities disperse". Stephen Plowden Traffic speed. This is an example of a subject where there is NO clash between ecology and the economy. Why reducing traffic speed is the crucial reform required in transport planning; what speed limits would be appropriate on roads of different classes; how best to enforce speed limits. Peter Meakin South African Property Rights and Land Value Tax ( being confirmed) Anantha Sundararajan Vice President HSBC Chicago USA -Quantitative Modeling for Credit- Risk Nigel Miles “REDD…reducing the effect of deforestation and forest degradation….a fundamental realism and the steps forward for humanity to act to resolve galloping climate change”. Jenny Wardle – UK, Leader of Change Forums – speaking about creating change Dr James Lawson Staple Chains and Commodification, Procurement and power. Department of Politics, University of Victoria, Canada. Sanjeev Sanyal , Dehli, India and St Johns College, Oxford University, Deutsche Bank India and UN TEEB Project Costs of Biodiversity, and Green Accounting for India, GIST Organisation. London School of Economics Expert Economist. Effie Kesidou, and Pelin Demirel , Business School, University of Nottingham, UK Profiling the Eco-Innovators: Empirical evidence from the UK
  10. 10. RobertKudlack, Institute of Socio-Economic Geography and Spatial Management AdamMickiewicz University of Posnan, Poland Do environmental management systems lead to better economic performance? An empirical analysis of cost reductions in enterprises in Poland? Dr Jean Boulton Visiting Fellow, Cranfield School of Management, Visiting Lecturer, Bath School of Management writes about complexity theory and will give an overview of complexity economics and its implications for future policy Peter Birt Reading Costs of nuclear power and nuclear activities Can we afford it in the current economic climate ? Ivo Mulder Netherlands Triple E Economy Ecology Experience Clare Fauset of Corporate Watch UK, Technology,climate change and the crazy logic of economic growth and capitalist expansion Green Procurement and Green Supply Chains Tarig Khidir Eltayeb & Suhaiza Zailani, School Of Management, Universiti Sains Malaysia: Outcomes of Green Supply Chain among Certified Companies in Malaysia, David Rabey Director DEFRA UK Government Procurement speaking on Sustainable Supply Chains, myth or necessity Green Economics Institute Advisory and Editorial Board Speakers: Fateh Mari Action Aid Pakistan David Rabey Director DEFRA UK Government Procurement speaking on Sustainable Supply Chains, myth or necessity Professor Jack Reardon USA Economics Editor of International Journal of Economics Education Professor Gustavo Sanchez -Economics University of Mexico -micro economics models in Green Economics Dr Maria Iacovou Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER),University of Essex,Colchester UK Using UK data with the EUROMOD microsimulation model, this paper calculates and compares the costs and distributional effects of (a) conventional Citizens Income systems at different levels of payment, and (b) modified systems under which couples receive a level of benefit lower than twice the benefit payable to a single person. Dr Iacovou will also lead a round table discussion, “Green Keynsianism- Oxymoron or not?” Tony Juniper recent Head of Friends of the Earth, Now The Princes Rainforest Trust, Author and specialist ornithologist, talks about Rainforests. Author: numerous books
  11. 11. Ben Haworth Birkbeck College, London University, 10 000 years of human energy economics Sarah Skinner Birkbeck College, Solar Energy Futures: distributed energy in the UK, Ian Chambers Director Orange, discusses business and Green Economics and promotes his new book: Plan for the Planet Victor Anderson PPE Oxford University, UK, Senior Economist at the Sustainable Development Commission, former researcher House of Commons on policy for Plaid Cymru, former London Assembly Member elected. Originator of the UK governments policy research into Redefining Prosperity which has been quoted in the New Scientist November 2008. He is author of Alternative economic indicators, Routledge, London, (1991) 106 pp. Author of books on energy and on economic indicators and other articles on economics. Victor discusses the Collision between Ecology and Economy Maret Meritsar Green MP Estonia, "Costs of Climate Change, on women's salary levels in Estonia Professor of Economics, Jack Reardon Hamline University USA Author Pluralist Economics Teaching and Pedagogy. Routledge Miriam Kennet Director Green Economics Institute, Editor International Journal of Green Economics, author of numerous articles, member Mansfield College Oxford University and Environmental Change Institute Oxford University. Volker Heinemann, Uk and Germany, Director Green Economics Institute, Geottingen, Kiel and Nottingham University, author Oekonomie der Zukunft. Auditor and accountant Dr Jeff Turk Phd Cern Particle physicist and European economist from Slovenia based in Brussels, Head of Research Green Economics Institute, discusses how main stream economics textbooks don't answer today's pressing issues. Methodology questions in economics. Sessions will be led by leading experts with topics including: Credit Crunch Green Solutions • The clash between ecology and economy • Commodification of basic needs : instability and fear and the precautionary principal • Social unrest and uncertainty in a time of change • The dangers of protectionism ? How it connects to nationalism
  12. 12. • Avoiding protectionism • Diversity and internationalism • Avoiding the “ dark side of globalisation “ The Greening of Business • Progress in Green Accounting • Green IT • Green Procurement and green supply chains with the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply CIPS • Greening of business • Green Logistics • Green Supply Chains, Reusing Recycling, repairing • The corporate track record-how do we change the dialogue- CSR stakeholder theory and green economics • avoiding corporate power abuse and democratic deficits • our own power for creating positive change -yes we can ! • Avoiding inertia and a feeling of powerlessness • • • Green IT and Green Technology, Innovation • Climate change and the crazy logic of economic growth and capitalist expansion Clare Fawcet Corporate Watch talks about her new report • • David Hammerstein Green MEP Spain talks about the role of Green Economics and Green Innovation as progress and innovation • • Miriam Kennet talks about Green IT and our forthcoming book on Green IT and Hi Tech with Douglas Watson Founder of CEO of Carpe Diem Satellite Communications specialist, and Julian Lewis Founder and CEO of Positive Computing • Poverty Prevention- Social Justice • Poverty prevention • Equal rights • Poverty as gender issue • Equal pay, equal opportunity • Land dilemmas for food or fuel • Meeting basic needs • Social equity- environmental refugees • Gender equity • Minority equity • social support • Basic income and Citizens Income • formal and informal economies • Women and poverty Unequal pay
  13. 13. Poverty as gendered issue • The economics of energy and climate change • Solar PV implementation • Energy in Estonia • Lower Carbon Economics • Renewable Energy Industry • Carbon reduction economics Panel discussing aviation No flight pledge and its role in creating change rail travel – how can we make it more user friendly and more practical ? Alternatives to travel – using IT ? The economics of biodiversity and species loss and the current 6th ever mass extinction on earth • TEEB Project the next Stern Review • Costs of biodiversity- latest reports Our latest work in the UN • Rainforest crisis – economics solutions and initiatives • Green Economics solutions for the crisis in Spain :Focus on Spain as a rapidly expanding country- and its current crisis issues. Recent Progress in Green Economics in Spain. This conference will have a special focus on Spain • Green Economics as a Discipline development :Progress in Green Economics • Methodology and tools and instruments for change • Pluralism and economics • Environmental economics • Ecological economics • lower carbon economics • Reworking demand and supply in green economics • Development, equity, gender • Methodology, ontology and philosophy Lower growth and degrowth Management under lower growth expectations • Examining and contextualising and critiquing the Green New Deal and other popular short term instruments • Keynsianism is it the right approach • Debt Debt and more debt • The importance of access to debt and borrowing for development • Keynsianism Kick starts, or Greening, growth as in nature, abundance and Greater Equity? Instruments, tools and Green Economics Methodology for radical change and real progress in Economics • Greening the Economy -: Green solutions for Longer term structural change in the economy • Debt and employment and fiscal solutions • Progress in Green Economics • Rebuilding communities
  14. 14. • The clash between Ecology and Economy • Greening the Economy providing the explanations, causes and the answers to the current crises: in the climate, biodiversity, commodity fluctuations, poverty, and the credit crunch? • Finance, Food and Fuel? • Lower growth economics Special dinners • Interns dinner • Participants welcome party • Formal dinner in hall • Interns annual presentation dinner Wednesday night • Eco Innovation • Cradle to Cradle, Carbon Foot printing ,Carbon Markets, Resource markets, • Carbon Trading, Business Research • • The International Journal of Green Economics • • Book Launches and book series launches • Publishing Green Economics Teaching and Education in Green Economics and emerging Pedagogy and Training • Book and chapter launches Miriam Kennet and Professor Jack Reardon • Critiques of main stream economics approaches, text books and methodology- developments in Green Economics methodology • Long termism in economics • Long termism in economics- intergenerational equity, pensions, senior green issues, older age, future generations, the role of discounting, the evolution of discounting, basic income, social support networks • Green Economics History of economics • Narrative approaches • Life story approaches to economics • Pensions • 30 000 years of Human Energy Economics • • Sustainable Cities and transport • Costs of aviation and the alternatives • Train travel today Geographies • Eastern and Western Philosophy:Asia- China and India • African Philosophy and economics • Focus on Spain • Focus on Pakistan • Focus on Estonia

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