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GREEN FUTURES: GLOBAL PRINCIPLES, LOCAL PRACTICES

21 oktober 2016

In the Fall of 2014 UCR-students organized a successful conference Swinging Sustainability focusing on ‘corporate social responsibility’ of business corporations (with participation of high-level officials of the Rabobank and DSM) for the environment. On Wednesday November 16 a new, hopefully vibrant symposium is organized in close cooperation with HZ/Delta Academy, Zeeuwse Milieufederatie and the  Provincie Zeeland.

Provisional Program:

15.15-15.45: Welcome; tea, coffee and cake in the Voorhal, Stadhuis Middelburg (Franklin, UCR))

16.00-17.45: Global Principles, in Doopsgezinde Kerk, Lange Noordstraat, Middelburg

Welcome by Prof. dr. Bert van den Brink (Dean UCR) & Gerard van Harten (Dow Chemical) tba.

Prof. dr. Marcus Duewell (Professor of Ethics Utrecht University): A Green Future: Philosophical Foundations.

Dr. Peter Lawrence (Senior Lecturer University of Tasmania, former Australian diplomat): Justice for Future Generations. Climate Change and International Law

Dr. Anja de Groene (Lector Delta Academy) and Ingrid de Vries: From Global Principles to Local Practices

UCR-students and Femke Wijdekop LLM: Reflections

18.00-19.15: Sustainable Dinner & Drinks (prepared by the class SSC 370) Burgerzaal, Stadhuis

19.30-20.45: Parallel Workshops in Stadhuis (Franklin)

1. Nathalie Pakvis (Zeeuwind), Wind and Solar Energy:Transition in the Delta

2. Polina Bochenkova (UCR) & Jenny Crone (WarmCo), Circular Economy: From Theory to Practice

3. Joost Stronkhorst (HZ), Building With Nature

4. Jacob van Berkel (HZ) & Sam Wong (UCR)  Energy, Water and Sustainability

5. Short presentations by UCR/HZ-students (Inez Flameling & Pieter Ippel)

20.45-21.30: Conclusions and Further Steps in Burgerzaal

Organization Committee: Ewout Barnhoorn, Stein Deelstra, Valerie de Groot, Jasper Hekking, Pieter Ippel, Matija Kajic, Carolien van Klompenburg, Jennifer Kwao, Marit Versteeg.

Please RSVP before November 4 to p.ippel@ucr.nl. It is possible to visit parts of the program. Indicate if you want to have dinner and report your dietary wishes

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