With only one week to go until our next Debate @ The Waite on “Cutting Australia’s meat consumption by half will be better for us and the planet“, the Waite Research Institute is pleased to announce our speakers for the event. For more information on the debate topic, please see our earlier post here.
Speaking for the affirmative team we have:
- Professor Randy Stringer, Agriculture & Food Policy, Global Food Studies Group, School of Economics at the University of Adelaide
- Professor John Crawford, Judith and David Coffey Chair in Sustainable Agriculture, The University of Sydney
- Professor John Coveney, Professor Public Health and Associate Dean in the School of Medicine, Flinders University
Speaking for the negative we have:
- Professor Bob Gibson, FoodPlus Research Centre & School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, The University of Adelaide
- A/Professor Rachel Ankeny, Food Studies, School of History & Politics, The University of Adelaide
- A/Professor Wayne Pitchford, School of Animal & Veterinary Sciences, The University of Adelaide
Our moderator will once again be Dr Paul Willis, Director of the RiAus.
When: Thursday 21 March 2013, 6.00 pm – 8.30 pm
Where: Lirra Lirra Cafe, Waite Road, Waite Campus
Finger food provided. A cash bar will be open throughout the event.
Admission is free, but prior registration is essential as seats are strictly limited.
To register to attend the event go to http://waitedebate-meat.eventbrite.com/
To join the debate on Twitter, follow @waiteresearch and use the hashtag #agchatoz