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Go Group – a field trip to Oya

oya-osdsloGo Group Presents a “A field trip to Øya”, a 2-day seminar at Øyafestivalen, Middelalderparken, Oslo on August 8 and 9 2013. The forth GO Group workshop for Sustainable Festivals and Events will focus on two main topics:

Day 1: Green initiatives at the Øya FestivalLive Examples & Best Practise

Day 2: Climate communication and behavorial change – how can events impact their audience’s attitudes and actions towards a more sustainable lifestyle?

Greener, smarter, more sustainable – few festivals live up to the GO Group motto like Norway’s most popular event, Øyafestivalen. For years now the festival in the heart of the Norwegian capital is the spearhead of the “green events movement” in Europe and in so many cases a great example for good practice and smart solutions.

Register now at the 
Bucks University online store.  The workshop fee is GBP 150 and includes lunch on both days. Yourope members get GBP 30 discount for 1 participant. (Attention – this event is limited to max 20 registered people.)

Program:

Day 1, 
Thu 08 August 2013
Main topic: Green initiatives at the Øya Festival / Live Examples & Best Practise including. 

  • Background on the Øya Festival and its environmental work the last decade
  • Management and certifications
  • Transportation
  • Energy production and consumption
  • Catering
  • Waste handling
  • Procurement
  • Sponsors and partners


Day 2, 
Fri 09 August 2013
Main topic: Climate communication and behavioral change – how can events impact their audience’s attitudes and actions towards a more sustainable lifestyle? 

 

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Speakers include (more to be added soon): 

  • Julie Forchhammer, Øya Festivalen, NOR
  • Sabine Funk, GreenEvents Europe Conference, DE & Yourope
  • Paal Fure & Marius Jensen, Aegis Media, NOR, on Consumer trends, and new values
  • Christian Klöckner, The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NOR on Sustainable consumer behavior and the psycology of climate change.
  • Håvard Lundberg, Øya Festivalen, NOR
  • Teresa Moore, Bucks New University, UK, on What the Audience Thinks about the Environmental Impact of Live Events. 

More at http://go-group.org/