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Prouille Catholic School, Wahroonga
We have event after event and school presentation after school presentation and nearly no time to write the expedition reports. Here our high lights from the last 2 weeks:
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On the 22nd of April TOPtoTOP participated in a Panel Discussion about “The Use of Alternative Energy in Switzerland and Australia – How can both countries profit from each other?” organized by the Swiss-Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry: check pdf.
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On the 26 and 27th of April we have done two presentations in the famous Power House Museum in Sydney and on Monday the 28th we had a media conference at the Sydney Yacht Squadron where the media was also able to see the expedition boat. We made already interviews to a Chinese newspaper and the Phoenix Satellite TV station from Hong Kong.
On the 5th of May we had a public presentation together with Kerry Tober in Canterbury organized by our friend Karen Rivers. Kerry crossed the Tasman Sea in a row boat from NZ to Australia.
The highlight was the test of the wonderful new Victorinox sails made by North Sails Australia and North Sails Switzerland. Here some pictures: knife , logo, Harbour Bridge and under sail….
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Thank you so much Victorinox also for the new dingy cover!
The Swiss Club of Victoria and the Swiss Academic Network Melbourne (SANM) jointly present
Global Climate Change – a presentation with ToptoTop
Date: Friday, 30th May 2008
Time: 7pm
Place: Swiss Club of Victoria, 2nd floor
TOPtoTOP (a non profit organisation of volunteers) is on a Global Climate Expedition under the patronage of United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and Switzerland. The Swiss TOPtoTOP Global Climate Expedition is the 1st expedition to sail around the world, and climb the highest mountain in each continent along the way, using only human and nature’s power. The expedition has recently arrived in Australia after sailing from Europe via Alaska, South America, Antarctica and the Galapagos Islands. (see http://www.toptotop.org )
TOPtoTOP has chosen this expedition as an adventurous means to create awareness of global climate change and inspire the world to research and support lasting, environmentally friendly solutions. ToptoTop, Swiss couple Sabine and Dario Schwoerer with their two little children Salina and Andri (both born in Patagonia on the expedition) will talk to us about their experiences.
SGS is now a major sponsor of the TOPtoTOP Expedition. SGS is the Geneva based world’s leading inspection, testing, verification and certification company employing over 50,000 globally, including over 1,000 employees in Australia operating from over 40 offices &
laboratories around Australia. (see http://www.sgs.com )
A free event. Enjoy dinner at the club before the presentation. Please book with the restaurant on 03 9650 1196.