Paul Ekins’ chair summary of the morning

Knowledge brokering09 Jun 2010

1. Technology can do a lot

2. But people need to buy it!

3. Investments needed and a shift away from consumer society.

4. Mindsets need to be changed, but people do not want to be told so.

5. More leisure, less income are interesting thoughts, but if number one indoor leisure activity is ‘watching TV’ and number one outdoor leisure activity is ‘shopping’, what will this bring?