TIME | 28 October 2010, 4pm onwards
LOCATION | CSAFE Seminar Room, , Dunedin
SPEAKER | Mick Abbott
Mick Abbott will explore how various sustainability frameworks can be applied to complex contexts as a means of identifying opportunities for innovation. He will present part of recent research undertaken in the airline industry including a detailed waste audit of inflight catering-related waste.
Mick is programme director for the University of Otago's Master of Design Programme, and a senior lecturer in the Department of Design Studies. As well as work in the airline industry Mick is currently involved in a number of research projects with the Department of Conservation and others. He is co-editor (with Janet Stephenson and Jacinta Ruru) of the recently released Beyond the Scene: Landscape and Identity in Aotearoa New Zealand.