Please note that the venue has changed to the The Kings.
Our guest speaker for November is Leonard Cohen.
Leonard Cohen is the founder and Executive Director of Canopy, an Adelaide based business that provides personalised carbon footprint and climate change policy services to business and all levels of Government across Australia.
Leonard is a recognised expert and leader in carbon management and the originator of the term biosequestration, to describe carbon offset in trees. Leonard’s passion in explaining and facilitating action in this complex area have made him a highly sought after educator.
Our guest speaker for September is Adrian Lawrie.
Adrian Lawrie is the founding Director of Lawrie Co. Originally a farmer, he has over the past 15 years developed and refined the innovative LawrieCo Biological Farming Systems (BFS).
Door prize: Adrian has donated the door prize of 2L Organic Garden Fertilizer from LaurieCo
Our guest speaker for July is Gemma Cunningham.
Gemma Cunningham is the Community Engagement Manager with the Coorong, Lower Lakes and Murray Mouth Program, a unit within South Australia’s Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (DEWNR). Within this role, Gemma has brought together diverse communities and industry bodies to tackle an environmental crisis in a region of international environmental importance. Her involvement has led to outstanding environmental achievements that have been recognized at both a state and national level.
Our guest speaker for May was Paul Hendy.
Paul Hendy is both an Architect and Industrial Designer whose passion for creating buildings using the principles of ecologically sustainable design has led to involvement in a variety of projects across the globe. In 2009 Paul co-founded TS4 Architecture with Architect Brett Aylen, and in conjunction with team Collaborative Future, has been announced winner of the Zero Carbon Challenge, Australia’s first zero carbon house design and build competition.
Paul now has his sights set firmly on the construction phase of the Zero Carbon House. He will share with us the features of the winning Zero Carbon House submission and will then follow with examples of how this project engages with architectural, development and construction industries to push the boundaries of convention in creating repeatable, scalable, and carbon efficient residential homes.
Anthony Coles is the former National Marketing Manager of Solar Shop Australia Group, a $160 million business with residential, commercial, smart metering and finance divisions and has over 20 years experience in marketing communications. He is recognised as one of Australia’s digital media pioneers, having established one of Australia’s 1st digital marketing agencies in 1997, growing that business to be ranked in the Top 10 digital agencies in March 2001.
Anthony has extensive experience in marketing and media having worked on ‘service-side’ in traditional Media sales (News Ltd), Brand Advertising (Leo Burnett), Direct Marketing (Hero Communications), Internet Marketing (Empire Ridge) and Media Buying/ Strategy (Starcom), and ‘client-side’ as Marketing Manager for Sealink Travel Group and Solar Shop Australia.