Rethinking Cement - Melbourne Launch

Thursday, 21 September 2017 - 5:45pm to 8:00pm

Rethinking Cement sets out a pathway for modernising cement, eliminating carbon emissions and building strong and durable infrastructure.

Making cement is responsible for 8% of all global emissions. If we don’t rethink cement, we won’t achieve our Paris goals.

Modernising cement is achievable and affordable, and Rethinking Cement shows how Australia can lead the world with zero carbon cement. We have the technology to wipe out emissions from cement in ten years, and with smart thinking, we can even turn cement into a carbon sink of the future.

The event will consist of refreshments with registration at 5.45 PM, followed by presentations of the research from BZE Project Director Michael Lord, a Q&A panel and opportunities to network with industry, academic and government figures who share the same interest in sustainable infrastructure and development. 

Seats are limited, please RSVP soon to avoid disappointment.

Rethinking Cement has been made possible by the generous supporters of BZE, including the Hamer Family Fund, Pace Foundation, Melliodora Fund - a sub fund of Australian Communities Foundation, Stephen Whately, Jordi Bates and Kathryn Bennett.

The event will also be available to join via webinar, please register below.

Event Location: 
Australian-German Climate and Energy College
Level 1, 187 Grattan Street
Parkville, VIC 3010
Speakers
Beyond Zero Emissions

Michael Lord is the Lead Researcher at Beyond Zero Emissions, coordinating research into industrial processes. He is an environmental analyst and campaigner with fifteen years' experience of developing strategies across a variety of inudstries, focusing on climate change policy and projects in the UK and Australia. For several monsth in 2016 he was acting CEO of Beyond Zero Emissions.