Keynote Partners - Janis Birkeland
Natural Edge Project partners with a range of international
keynotes and leading actors in sustainble development
to assist with the delivery of training sessions,
keynote lectures and workshops.
was an artist and architect before becoming an urban
designer and city planner with the City of San Francisco.
Janis later became an attorney, with a focus on environmental
law and planning. She is now a fellow at the Australian
National University having lived and worked in Australia
for many years, and is a director of Sustainability
Science Team Pty Ltd, a research consultancy. Janis
has held senior positions in urban design, land use
planning, advocacy planning, architecture and environmental
education. She taught architecture in Tasmania and
then at the University of Canberra (1992 -2000), where
she later started a suite of postgraduate courses
in sustainable systems.
as senior environmental education officer for Environment
Australia. Her qualifications include a PhD in environmental
planning, management and governance, a Juris Doctor
(law), MA Architecture, and BA in Fine Arts. Janis
has recently published "Design
for Sustainability" internationally.
with partners, The Australian Green Development Forum
and the Royal Australian Institute of Architects,
TNEP has had the pleasure of spending an evening with
leaders in the field of green buildings and development.
Evening with Janis Birkeland - Eco-innovation and
Sustainable Development - The Next Steps,
in partnership with the Australian
Green Development Forum and the Royal
Australian Institute for Architects.
Morning with Dr Janis Birkeland - Engaging Staff
& Students through Sustainability & Eco-Innovation,
in partnership with Griffith