Asia 21 Panel | Environment Disrupted


Ensuring a sustainable future for Asia

Indonesian wind farm

This session will focus on Asia’s ever-growing environmental challenges, as the world’s most urbanized and overpopulated region and most vulnerable to climate change. It will explore the key issues of urbanization, climate change and energy in Asia and how the policy-makers and entrepreneurs are responding. It will ask the question: how do we prepare future leaders of Asia to deal with truly borderless, global and contested issues of sustainability and climate change?

Asia Society Australia members and GEN A participants are invited to observe this closed session of Asia 21.

Date: Thursday 3 November

Time: 10:45am  - 12:15pm

Venue: Level 7, Building 80, RMIT City Campus, 445 Swanston Street Melbourne

Confirmed Discussants:

Dorjee Sun (Australia), CEO, Carbon Conservation (Class of 2011)

Zhao Zhong (China), founder and board director, Green Camel Bell (Class of 2017)

Gede Robi Supriyanto (Indonesia), Activist, Writer, and Farmer, (Class of 2016)

Kushal Gurung (Nepal), founder and CEO, WindPower Nepal (Class of 2017)

Sim Chi Yin, photographer and filmmaker (Class of 2017)

Ewa Wojkowska (Australia), Co-founder and COO, Kopernik (Class of 2013)

Asia 21  is the Asia-Pacific’s foremost young leader’s network with more than 800 influential alumni from more than 30 countries. They are social entrepreneurs, CEOs, academics, policy-makers, journalists and artists. They are change-makers, visionaries, and leaders that have made significant contributions to society and to the future of the Asia-Pacific region. The 2017 Summit presented in partnership with the Victorian Government, explores the theme, World Disrupted: Asia’s Future. Covering political, technological, and natural disruption, we’ll explore how these changes manifest themselves in Asia and Australia, and what is required from future leaders to lead in a fast-changing region. More on Asia 21 >>


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Event Details

Thu 30 Nov 2017
10:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Level 7, Building 80, RMIT City Campus, 445 Swanston Street Melbourne

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