Click here to reserve your place (Bucks New University Website).
£75 – Standard Fee
£50 – Students & AIF Members
The second Green Events & Innovations Conference will take place at London’s Southbank Centre on Friday March 16th, hosted by A Greener Festival and Bucks New University, supported by the Association of Independent Festivals. Confirmed panels include minimising water use at festivals, sustainable food & catering at events and the economics of sustainable events – as well as updates on waste, recycling, energy use and new innovations from the festival and event business, from other cultural industries notably TV and film, and updates on the Greener Festival Award scheme for 2012.
09.30 – 10.00 – REGISTRATION
10.00 – 10.15 – WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION:
by Teresa Moore (BNU) & Ben Challis (Glastonbury Festival/AGF)
10.15 – 11.30 – FESTIVAL FOOD:
On-site sense, sustainable sources. Panel discussion curated by Sustain
11.30 – 11.45 – Coffee Break
11.45 – 12.15 – GREEN INNOVATIONS:
with Claire O’Neill (AIF/AGF), Ali Owen Thomas (Firefly Solar) and with updates from the Green Festival Alliance. Presentations
12.15 – 12.45 – THE GREENER FESTIVAL AWARD 2012:
Presentation and discussion with Helen Wright (AGF)
12.45 – 14.15 – Lunch
14.15 – 14.30 – KEYNOTE: Sandy Strallen (WaterAid)
14.30 – 15.30 – WATER – the stuff of life
15.30 – 16.00 – WHATS NEW IN TELEVISION AND FILM?
A presentation on the BAFTA “Albert” initiative with Richard Smith (BBC), Luke Westbury (NEP Visions OBs/AGF) and Alan Williams (Shine)
16.00 – 16.15 – Coffee break
16.15 – 16.45 – THE ECONOMICS OF GREEN.
What’s worth it with green? What’s not? Panel discussion chaired by Teresa Moore, with a question and answer session to close.
* all panels and timings subject to change
CONFIRMED PANELLISTS INCLUDE
Mellisa Hayles (Sustain), Kelly Parsons (Sustain), Petra Barren (Eat Street Collective), Andy Marsh (London Remade Solutions), Claire Pritchard (GCDA), Rob Scully (Croissant Neuf Summer Party), Richard Smith (BBC), Adrian Mills (WaterMills), Chris Johnson (Shambala Festival), Sinclair Eiloart (London Green Fair) and David Hanton (KPMG).
Last year’s hugely successful conference was attended by delegates and panellists from festivals including Leeds & Reading Festivals, Truck and Wood, NozStock, Sunrise Celebration, Glastonbury, Waveform, Isle of Wight, Sonisphere, Lounge on the Farm, Hadra Trance Festival, Kendal Calling, Splendour, End of the Road and Roskilde; delegates and panellists from universities including De Montfort, Leeds Metropolitan, Sheffield Hallam, Bucks New University, Manchester Metropolitan, Dundee, London Metropolitan, Gloucestershire, and Glamorgan University: suppliers included delegates and panellists from WaterMills, Frank Water, Robertson Taylor Insurance brokers, Firefly Solar, Network Recycling, Big Green Coach, Liftshare, Buffalo Power, Innovation Power, Eco-Action Partnership and Eco-charge Technology; and representatives from Julies Bicycle and the Association of Independent Festivals.
Delegates who attend the full day are entitled to a certificate of attendance from Bucks New University, this is an entry level requirement for any aspiring environmental auditors for the Greener Festival Awards team.
Transport: The nearest tubes are Waterloo (Northern/Bakerloo/Jubilee) and Embankment (Northern/Bakerloo/Circle/District). The nearest rail stations are Charing Cross and Waterloo.
For more information on the Southbank Centre, visit: www.southbankcentre.co.uk.