Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Climate Change Update and Its Relevance to the IT Industry

Lee Stewart from The Climate Project (TCP) will sopeak on "Climate Change Update and Its Relevance to the IT Industry" in Sydney, 2 March 2011. The ACS also runs the masters-level online course "Green Technology Strategies" in the ACS Computer Professional Education Program.

Australian Computer Society

Climate Change Update and Its Relevance to the IT Industry

This presentation will help you understand Climate Change its effects, explore and understand some of the solutions and also look at the relevance to the IT industry. The presentation will be delivered by The Climate Project (TCP) presenter Lee Stewart who has recently been trained and mentored by former Vice President Al Gore, author of New York Times Bestsellers An Inconvenient Truth, Earth In The Balance, and Assault On Reason — and corecipient of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize. TCP’s mission is to educate the public about the harmful effects of climate change and to work toward solutions at a grassroots level worldwide. Already 1 in 70 Australians have already seen a personal presentation and has been seen by a global audience of over 7.3 million. This presentation will include the latest climate science and will also have relevance to the IT community.

Biography:

Lee Stewart is Co-Founder of Change2. He has over 15 years corporate experience in New Zealand, UK and Australia where he has worked in sales and marketing in the IT sector. Three years ago he Co-Founded Change2 which develops engaging and interactive online education that helps bring about sustainable cultural and behavioural change. In the last two years Change2 has won a number of awards including best education and best green eLearning solution.

Lee is also on the national sustainability and leadership committee for the Australia Information and Industry Association (AIIA) and a recent graduate of the Australian Company Directors course.

His goal as a Climate Change Presenter is to help drive the IT and Business Community towards more sustainable models and encourage them to take a more leading role.

About this Event
Venue: Australian Computer Society, Sydney NSW 2000
Date: Wednesday 2nd March 2011
Time: 6:15pm for 6:30pm start - 7:30pm

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