An evening with Dr Alan Finkel, AO, Chief Scientist of Australia

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An evening with  Dr Alan Finkel, AO, Chief Scientist of Australia

Is it too late to prevent devastating climate change?
Can renewables save us?
What’s the solution?
Does the Jewish Community have a responsibility to act?
What shall we do?

  • Come hear Australia’s Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel, AO, shed light on achievable solutions to climate change
  • Explore opportunities for Jewish Community climate/sustainability initiatives 

Dr Alan Finkel is the author of the 2017 independent ‘Review into the National Electricity Market’ (widely known as the “Finkel Review”) commissioned by the Federal Government. 

Dr Finkel commenced as Australia’s Chief Scientist on 25 January 2016. He is Australia’s eighth Chief Scientist. Prior to his appointment, he served as President of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE), and for eight years as Chancellor of Monash University.

As Chief Scientist, Dr Finkel has led a number of national reviews, delivering the 2016 National Research Infrastructure Roadmap, the 2017 Review into the National Electricity Market (“Finkel Review”) and the 2018 STEM Industry Partnership Forum report. He serves as the Deputy Chair of Innovation and Science Australia.

Dr Finkel has an extensive science background as an entrepreneur, engineer, neuroscientist and educator. He was awarded his PhD in electrical engineering from Monash University and worked as a postdoctoral research fellow in neuroscience at the Australian National University.

Costs for this event have been covered by Emanuel Synagogue and a grant from Climate Action Network Australia (CANA), however pre-registration is required.

For information on the Jewish Community climate/sustainability initiative and how you or your organisation can get involved, please contact Eve Altman, ealtman@sydneyalliance.org.au

February 10th, 2019 6:30 PM   through   8:30 PM
Emanuel Synagogue
7 Ocean Street
Woollahra, NSW 2025-2025
Australia
Phone: 9389 6444
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