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Recorded versions of all the conference videos will be posted below as they become available.

Prof Malcolm Grant

Welcome Address - Prof Malcolm Grant

President and Provost of University College London previously Pro-Vice Chancellor of Cambridge. He has researched and published extensively in environmental planning and local government law. View now »

HE Ernest Rwamucyo

Keynote - HE Ernest Rwamucyo

High Commissioner, Rwanda High Commission, London. Rwamucyo has extensive experience working on development and poverty reduction policies in Sub-Saharan Africa. He has worked with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in New York as Policy Advisor on the Millennium Development Goals. View now »

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Keynote - Ms Sara Parkin OBE

Founder Director, Forum for the Future. In 2001 Ms Parkin was awarded an OBE for services to education and sustainability. View now »

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Keynote - Prof Maria Lee

Maria Lee is professor of Law at UCL, where her research and teaching focuses on environmental governance. She was a member of the Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution until March 2011. View now »

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Questions & Discussion: Prof Anthony Costello

Co-Director, UCL Institute for Global Health. He also directs project grants funded by the UK Dept for International Development, WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, the Wellcome Trust, Saving Newborn Lives Initiative, UBS Foundation, Big Lottery Fund and the Health Foundation. View now »

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Footprints: Environment, Population and Consumption

Setting the framework for the conference, the speakers will address three of the main global issues affecting carrying capacity: Environment, Population and Consumption. View now »

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Population Impact: Regional Perspectives

Speakers will bring their own regional view of key population dynamics and challenges  – in particular for the 2 largest population countries, India and China - setting them in a global context. View now »

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Population Growth – Problem or Hype

A panel discussion, welcoming contributions from delegates both in the hall and at the satellite symposia, to air the huge spectrum of views and to open up dialogue on the 'problem or hype' conundrum. View now »

Recap

Recap: Day 1

A recap of day one of the symposium, presented by Prof Mark Maslin, UCL Geography. View now »

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Moving Further, Living Longer

An overview of social inequalities, migration and ageing – all related to global carrying capacity – looking at the question of human adaptation to changing social circumstances. View now »

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Public Health Impacts and Interventions

A review of the impact of population growth and demographic change on human health, the environment and global endurance, from a scientific and medical point of view. View now »

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Economic Planning Challenges: Beyond 2015

Bringing an economic perspective to the challenges raised so far, highlighting potential solutions, regional perspectives and the planning issues that will face global leaders. View now »

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Keynote: Dr Babtunde Osotimehin

Newly appointed Executive Director of the UNFPA, having previously served as Nigeria’s Minister for Health. Dr. Osotimehin was also Director General of the National Agency of Nigeria for the Control of HIV and AIDS, which coordinates all HIV/AIDS activities in the country. View now »

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Policy and Research Directions

This concluding session will attempt to summarise and present conclusions from the 2 day event from an environment, population and climate change perspective, and to point the way to valuable future research questions. View now »


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Population footprints is supported by:

Leverhulme Trust & The Lancet

The symposium is coordinated by the UCL Institute for Global Health working towards the UCL Grand Challenge of Global Health

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