Sustainability Conference, 2005
Welcome to website of the International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability. To be held at the East-West Center, Island of Oahu, Hawai’i, from Friday 25th to Sunday 27th February 2005, the conference will work in a multidisciplinary way across the various fields and perspectives through which we can address the fundamental and related questions of sustainability. Main speakers include some of the leading thinkers in these areas, as well as numerous paper, colloquium and workshop presentations.
Participants are invited to submit presentation proposals for 30 minute papers, 60 minute workshop, or jointly presented 90 minute colloquium sessions. Parallel sessions are loosely grouped into streams reflecting different perspectives or disciplines. Each stream also has its own talking circles a forum for focused discussion of issues.
Presenters may choose to submit written papers for publication before or after the conference in the International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability. Presentations submitted for publication will be fully refereed and published in print and electronic formats. For those unable to attend the conference in person, virtual registrations are available, which provide access to the online edition of the conference proceedings. Virtual participants can also submit papers for refereeing and publication in the Journal.
If you would like to know more about this conference, bookmark the Sustainability Conference site and return for further information — this site is regularly updated. You might also wish to subscribe to the Conference Newsletter
For all conference inquiries please email the conference organisers, Common Ground, by clicking this link.
International Advisory Board
The International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability and the International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability
• Manfred Steger, Professor of Politics and Government, Illinois State University, and Academic Director, The Globalism Institute, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.
• Helena Norberg-Hodge, Founder and Director, The International Society for Ecology and Culture (ISEC).
• John Dryzek, Professor of Social and Political Theory/Political Science, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University.
• Robyn Eckersley, Department of Political Science, University of Melbourne.
• Judy Spokes, Director, Cultural Development Network, Melbourne, Australia.
• Paul James, Director, Globalism Institute, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.
• Mary Kalantzis, Innovation Research Professor, RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia.
• Peter Phipps, Researcher, Globalism Institute, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.
• Martin Mulligan, Researcher, Globalism Institute, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.
• Lyuba Zarsky, Globalism Institute, RMIT, Australia, and
Global Development and Environment Institute, Tufts University, United States.
• Bill Cope, Director, Common Ground, Australia.
Who Should Attend
- Academics in the social sciences, applied sciences, the humanities, the professions and education.
- Research students.
- Public administrators in local, provincial and state government.
- Representatives of the private sector.
- Trainers and industry consultants.
- The Globalism Institute, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
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- The Globalization Research Center, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawai'i
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- Cultural Development Network, Melbourne, Australia
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The University of Hawaii at Manoa
- University of Hawaii Program in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance
The Program offers a multi-disciplinary, 18-credit graduate Certificate of Completion in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance (DMHA) and a Master of Public Administration with a concentration on DMHA, through the UH Department of Public Administration. Both the MA and the Certificate are open to students from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds, many with relevant field or employment experience, who are looking to integrate academic theories, concepts and the latest research in order to enter this exciting and growing field.
The Program draws upon the Asia-Pacific expertise of the UH faculty and the extensive field experience of the COE-DMHA staff and associates. Teaching staff includes faculty from Law, Psychology, Political Science, Public Health, Nutrition, Public Administration, Economics, Communications, Asian Studies, Geography, and Medicine, together with field professionals, and United Nations, USAID, International Red Cross and other key international agency experts.
- Green Innovations