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  1. 1. Green Economics Institute progressive economics In association with Earthscan Books, Zed Books, Gower Management Books, Green Promotions Ltd, Pluto Books, Inderscience Publishers of academic journals and IPSERA European Institute of Purchasing and Supply and The International Journal of Green Economics and Purchasing and Supply Management Ltd. A Green Economics Conference Civilisation: the first 10,000 years - an audit Economics in an age of uncertainty and instability Including sessions on: Green Procurement and the Greening of Business, and Carbon Reduction and Climate Change, Women and Poverty, Lower Growth Economics, Biodiversity and Species Loss Thursday 17, Friday 18 and Saturday 19 July 2008 Mansfield College Oxford University, Oxford, UK Bookings now open events@greeneconomicsinstitute.eu Speakers include Dimitri Zenghelis Office of Climate Change and Cisco, Senior Economist, Co -author of the Stern Report (being confirmed) Matti Romani co – author Stern Report and expert in the discount rates that could be applied. Government Climate Change Office ( being confirmed)
  2. 2. Miriam Kennet Director Green Economics Institute, Member of Mansfield College Oxford University, Editor International Journal of Green Economics, Environmental Economics and Policy Lecturer, Birkbeck College,London University: Researcher Keele University SPIRE Research Centre and and PSM Purchasing and Supply Management, MCIPS Volker Heinemann Director Green Economics Institute, Goettingen University, Kiel University and Nottingham University Professor Barbara Harriss-White Chair and founder of RAE Panel for Development Economics, Head of Queen Elizabeth House Oxford University (19 July only) The informal economy/UK energy policy Professor Jack Reardon USA Equity Markets Pluralism and Green Economics institutional economics Professor Paul Ekins Green Fiscal Institute, Policy Studies Institute Kings College London University, (being confirmed) Bob Doppelt Director of Resource Innovations and The Climate Leadership Initiative in the Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, USA. Dominic Motha CEO of Green Promotions, Miriam Kennet, Donna Bartlett Green Promotions for a greener future; Overcoming the challenges Peter McManners Henley Management College Putting an Economic Value to Land in Its Natural State Oliver Tickell Top Environmental Journalist and Physicist launches his new book Kyoto 2 with Zed Books Arnaud Brohe, Oxford University Environmental Change Institute, Carbon consultant, Brussels Carbon Off Setting and Regulatory Issues in the UK and France
  3. 3. Earthscan Publishers of Environmental Books Getting your books published. Dr Dave Toke Renewables and wind policy Victor Anderson Sustainable Development Commission Senior Economist, Current policy issues in Sustainability Elke Pirgmaeir Austria Decoupling Growth from Resource Use, Green Economics Institute Assistant Professor Alexei Kozlov Foundation for Social Justice Voronezh, Russia,Social Justice and Energy Security Carl Schlyter MEP Sweden Labour Market Reforms, Quality of Life and Environmental Impact, Examining the possibilities for Sweden to lower the average working hours per week( Being confirmed) Greg Rowlinson Deputy Area Director Business Banking, NatWest Bank Our Bank Manager from the Nat West Bank, talks about what bank managers want to see in an age of uncertainty and how to manage in an age of global economic instability Dr Sacha Norris, Founder of the Siren Foundation, and a Zoologist Oxford University, BBC Wildlife Civilisation the last 10,000 years an audit, ending species extinction. Cagla Unluturk Ulatas, Ankara,Turkey Green Economics Institute, Women globalisation and female labour Luke, from the Young Greens, European Parliament Peace Advisor Pan European policies for Peace,ending our reliance on the arms trade Els Keytsman, Oxfam, Belgium Author The Climate Book, Climate Change, solutions
  4. 4. Women,poverty and the environmental movement. Jocelyne Le Boulicaut European Green Gender Observatory Maret Merisaar MP Estonain Greens and biologist, Baltic Environmental Politics Dr Andrei Dumbraveanu Sociologist in Moldavia speaks about environmental philosophy Erk Roeloffs, Russia, Khazakstan and Norway GOPA Education and training projects for women in Khazakstan Dr Monika Vana MP Austria Women's representation in Politics and Economics Snezana Krgovic, Serbia Any woman can! Women as influential Economic traders, using women's power, Snezana talks about her experience as a trader in Serbia and Antwerp! Mag.Darko Krajnc Slovenia- the Slovenian Green Experience Ernest Urtasun Catalunya Verdi, Sustainable Cities Initiative, Transport Mobility in Barcelona,Spain Hans Martin Lorenzen European Parliamentary Advisor on Trade and Food and Prefered Market Acess. Dr Richard Cuthbertson and "Dr Wojciech Piotrowicz" The Said Business School Oxford University "Sharing Best Practice in Sustainable Supply Chains" Dr Jeff Turk Academy of Sciences Slovenia Methodology in Physics and Economics, formerly CERN particle physicist and European economist. Realism in economics: using narrative interviews Isayvani Naicker
  5. 5. University of Cambridge, Department of Land Economy Examining the poverty of people and conservation of nature in the African context Alan Fenwick Fellow MCIPS Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Supply Chain,Procurement Director Supply Chain Vulnerability Dr Yang Chen Nottingham University and China China and Sustainability John Ralls Be the Change, taught at Centre for Human Ecology, (worked with NEF, Friends of the Earth, the Ethical Trading Initiative, UKSIF and Eurosif) Holistic Economics and Supply Chains Adrian Zalaia General Secretary of Mondragon Co-operative, Spain; Social economics Professor Gustavo Vargas University of Mexico, Microeconomics - the markets and the firm Nigel Miles (being confirmed) Research Ecologist and Sustainable Development Scientific Officer The closed forests of the Congo Basin and the affects of humanity in the last thirty years inclusive of destroyed human societies (3 million people extirpated in warfare conditions) and gross ecological and biological devastation, particularly for the bush meat trade of (G.g.graueri) etal Kathryn Tulip Corporatewatch (Being confirmed) Rose Bridger Procurement specialist in freight and supply chains, ‘Aviation Economics: how one of the world’s fastest growing industries and source of greenhouse gas emissions balances the books and the payloads’
  6. 6. Karl Faustmann Procurement - former head of Austrian Airlines Procurement Joan Watson Procurement - State of Flux consultancy former financial controller Channel 4 talks about sustainable procurement Dr Iona Negru Anglia Ruskin College, University of Cambridge, Pluralism and Green Economics institutional economics Dr Grimot Nane University of South Bank, External considerations in economics Dr Alain Lipietz MEP France specialist economist and planning talks about social issues in economics Dr Alexandre Beltin Poverty and the capability approach: pluralism and social justice Joe Ravetz Manchester University Centre for Urban and Regional Ecology (CURE) Insitututional blocking points for sustainability implementation Michael Gell Business' Carbon Footprint Adam Short Oxfam Advocacy Coordinator and Youth Policy Alternative Education in Economics Ian Chambers Director Orange plc Speaks about sustainable Business Hendrik van den Berg University of Nebraska The Conscience of a Green Economist: Developing a Holistic Framework for Studying Economic Growth and Development Julie Boston 'Community rail partnership challenge' Sustainable Transport
  7. 7. Dr Ali Douai University of Bordeau, France Value and well being in economics, pluralism ecological economics and well being Donna Bartlett Green Promotions Limited Sustainability of livelihood interventions: the example of Sri Lanka. Dr Vince Fitsimmons University of Huddersfield, Trade and the impacts of globalisation. Mrs Chutarat Boontho Rajamangala, University of Technology Isan, Khon Kaen Campus, THAILAND Dr Maria Aeljandra Madi University of Campinas, Brazil The International Political Economy of Natural Resources: Private Financial Strategies and the Challenges to the Public Interest in Latin America Gert Reuten Philosophy of Economics Amsterdam Dr Amit Joyti Sen, Professor at the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, India Dr Peter Yang Associate Professor of German and Chinese,Department of Modern Languages and Literatures,Case Western Reserve University,Cleveland,Ohio The relationship of China’s public finance and environment protection. The study uses China’s official statistical data of environmental pollution; business related tax revenue including value added tax, corporate tax, resource tax, etc. and GDP as well as fossil fuel consumption and related carbon dioxide emissions since 1981( Being confirmed) Dr Judith Delheim Rosa Luxemburg Foundation, Germany Themes to include: Green Procurement and sustainable Supply Chains Sustainable Transport Greening of IT Greening of Building and Construction Greening of Business
  8. 8. Women's Poverty and unequal pay and access to assets Green Economics- State of the art Degrowth and Lower Growth Reworking economics,democracy and corporate activity Green issues, social equality and health implications Land Labour and capital – factors of production – an outdated concept? The reality factor in economics,oil gas and taxation issues Bio-diversity and the total economic impacts of species extinction Civilisation – Business – a future – what do they look like? Development economics,basic income, human rights CSR and Controlling corporations international trade, distributive justice Ecological economics - environmental economics Ethics, poverty and social justice Theories of growth revisited, steady state, stationary state and declining state economies Incentives, taxes, regulations in economics Supply chain impacts, outsourcing, off shoring, project buying, Aid, fair trade, bio-diversity Archaeology and anthropology of economics, the role of women Bookings events@greeneconomicsinstitute.eu Individual rate if paying yourself, £79 per person per day. Concessions available. Student rate £38. Stalls Small NGOs (<£25,000 annual turnover) £50 per day, larger NGOs (£50,000- £100,000) £75 per day plus usual individual entrance per person, large NGOs (>£100,000) £100 per day plus individual entrance per person Publisher stalls £100 per day plus individual entrance per person. All these rates are stalls only, please add on daily rates for individual attendance registration fees for each person attending with the stall. For further details, contact us. Corporate Rates Corporate Rate for companies: £200 per person per day and one speaker slot.
  9. 9. Government Rate for Government Departments £100 per person, per day NGO Rates for larger NGOs with turnover above £100,000 per year: £100 per person per day, University Departments paying £100 per person per day. Individual rate if paying yourself, £79 per person per day. Concessions available. Student rate £38. Timetable Thursday 17 July - Evening Welcome Drinks Party, Friday 18 July - Greening Business Conference, sit down lunch, Saturday 19 July - Annual Green Economics Conference 10,000 years of civilisation an Audit:Sandwich Lunch Gala Dinner in the Evening. Registration Thursday night drinks welcome networking party: £10.00 21:00-23:00 Meal out in Local pub on Thursday night Admission fees £79 per person per day Friday and Saturday (including tea/coffee and sandwich lunch) Accommodation is available in the College, 120 rooms for use by the conference participants. Room rates vary from £55 per room to £75 for en suite. Additional options include Sit down Lunch in Oxford College Dinning Hall £16 per person as an option on Friday. Dinner in a local restaurant on Friday night to be paid directly to the restaurant. Gala Dinner in College Saturday night £37.00 20 % reduction in registration fee for members of the Institute and for speakers presenting pre–accepted papers. Special Membership Offer If booking for the conference, reduced membership fee will be available for £20 for 2008 if booked with conference registration and registration form. Publications All paid up delegates will receive a copy of the Proceedings of the conference on arrival at the conference.
  10. 10. Full Papers to be sent to miriam.kennet@greeneconomicsinstitute.eu in June 2008 (8 pages of A4, 2000 words max). All papers will be considered for publication in the Academic Journal - International Journal of Green Economics and for The Green Economist members Journal. All papers will be published by the Green Economics Institute in the Proceedings of the Conference. Any papers received after that date cannot be accepted. Some papers will also be considered for publication in The Green Economist. All speakers to send requests to speak to greeneconomicsinstitute@yahoo.com. The conference already has many fascinating speakers- do please do apply to speak as soon as possible to avoid dissapointment. Some subject streams are completely full, others are still open so please enquire as soon as possible. All speakers are required to pay the daily rate to enable a wide variety of speakers to be included and are required to provide a paper. This conference must be pre-registered and pre- paid. Please send your booking form to the email address below and send the booking form together with a cheque to: The Green Economics Institute, 6 Strachey Close, Tidmarsh, READING RG8 8EP. If you are booking from a non UK location please email for details of payment methods. events@greeneconomicsinstitute.eu www.greeneconomics.org.uk