Forum 21: Consumerism

HOW FULL IS YOUR STOCKING?
Consumerism…
Does the Engine of the Economy Need a Tuneup?

November 2, 2013

Forum Speakers: James Adonis, Assoc. Professor Douglas Tomkin & Dr Richard Booth

Forum Speakers: James Adonis, Assoc. Professor Douglas Tomkin & Dr Richard Booth

Speakers

James Adonis

  • Nationally syndicated writer with the Fairfax Group including the Sydney Morning Herald & the Age.
  • Former President of the National Speakers Association of Australia (NSW Chapter).
  • Co-founder & Managing Director of ‘Team Leaders’ for front-line management training.

Dr Richard Tooth

  • President of the Economic Society of Australia (NSW Branch).
  • Adjunct Professor with the University of Notre Dame, School of Business.
  • Expertise in consumer behaviour, well-being measurement and economic policy.
  • PhD thesis on status-oriented motivations for behaviour. ‘Keeping up with the Joneses’.

Assoc. Professor Douglas Tomkin

  • Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Design, Architecture & Building, UTS.
  • Research interest in sustainable design and whole-of-life manufacturing practices.

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