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GREEN EVENTS AND INNOVATIONS CONFERENCE – APRIL 20TH 2011

The Morning encompasses a training session with presentations and workshops on sustainable events management. The Afternoon will be a full conference for everyone interested in key innovations for sustainable events and greener festivals. The course is aimed at Event Managers and Organisers,  Environmental Mangers working in the Events and Festival Industry, Green suppliers and Students who wish to learn more about Sustainable Event Management. Register at:

https://store.bucks.ac.uk/browse/extra_info.asp?compid=1&modid=2&prodid=39&deptid=154&catid=8 .

The Agenda

10.00   Introduction Ben Challis (AGreenerFestival) & Teresa Moore (Bucks New University)

10.15   The Greener Festival AuditHelen Wright (AGreenerFestival)

11.00   Sustainable waste managementAndy Willcott (Network Recycling)

12.00   Measuring Greenhouse Gas emissions at festivalsHelen Heathfield (Julies Bicycle)

13.00   Lunch

14.00   KEYNOTE: the role of the arts in climate change Ben Challis

14.30   PANEL: Sustainable power solutions Chair: Claire O’Neill (AIF) with  Andy Mead (Firefly Solar), Helen Heathfield (Julies Bicycle), Juliet Ross Kelly (Eco Action Partnership/Isle of Wight Festival) , Sam Jenner (Eco-Charge Technology)

15.30   PANEL and debate:  Travel solutions for music festivalsChair: Teresa Moore, with  Kevin Green (Big Green Coach),  Lucy Brooking Clark (Glastonbury Festival),  Zoe Burton (Liftshare), Robin Bennett (Wood Festival / Truck Festival)

17.15   Drinks Reception (supported by Robertson Taylor)

18.30   Closes

Buckinghamshire New University, Alexandra Road, High Wycombe HP11 1JZ.  Trains from Marylebone and Birmingham to High Wycombe.