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Friday, December 4 • 18:00 - 20:00
Place To Brief

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Place to Brief is an everyday evening briefing, shaped as a live talk-show, taking place in the Lounge, on the main stage. A panel of 3 to 5 international speakers will create a conversation on the thematic of the day. This program will be live streamed at placetob.org/live.

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How can we revamp our economies and invest the future?
Isn’t it too late to escape capitalism? Digital economy, circular and sharing models aren’t they demonstrating how we can break the bond between economic activity and emissions? Is it necessary to put a price on nature? Where should we put our money now to really invest in the future?

Economic models have largely been the key organist principle around which societies are built. What is it about our current model that has locked us into a course which appears to be disastrous for both human happiness and planetary well being? Is it possible to transition peacefully and what would that look like? Or, must we end in chaotic revolution to force change?

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Elisabeth LAVILLE

Founder and Chief entrepreneur, Utopies
Graduate of HEC in 1988, Elisabeth spent several years in strategic planning at two advertising agencies before creating Utopies in 1993. Ever since, she has been recognized as one of the European experts in sustainable development, has received the Veuve Clicquot Prize for Businesswomen... Read More →
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Bénédicte MANIER

Journalist, AFP
Journalist, writer. A long-time observer of civil society's actions. Author of "Un million de révolutions tranquilles" (A million silent revolutions) and of "Made in India" - two books on changemakers all over the world : how can local revolutions happen in the fields of environment... Read More →
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Antonio Meloto

Founding father - Président-fondateur, Gawad Kalinga
Tony Meloto is the founder of Gawad Kalinga, a movement that builds integrated, holistic and sustainable communities in slum areas and remote rural communities with a vision to end poverty for 5 million Filipino families by 2024. Implemented in 2,500 communities, GK does not just... Read More →
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Author and Impact Investor
I am an author and an environmental impact investor. My investment focus is on sustainably managed farmland and forestry. I own a farm in New Zealand which is in its second year of organic conversion and hold a non-executive directorship in Agro-Ecological Investment Management... Read More →
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Company Architect, Riversimple Engineering Ltd
I set up Riversimple to develop sustainable vehicles and, more importantly, the strategies necessary for bringing them to market. A step change in both technology and business model is both essential and possible and, furthermore, the principal barriers are not technical but to do... Read More →
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Surprise Guest TBA

Every evening, a special and surprise guest will close the Place to Brief. We want him/her to be anounced until the very last minute!

Friday December 4, 2015 18:00 - 20:00 CET
Lounge 5 rue de Dunkerque, 75010 Paris

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