GEI 13 Schedule

2nd March 2021, (times in GMT)

  • 9:00 am
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  • 9:05 am

GEI Stage 1

Welcome to GEI13

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  • 9:05 am
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  • 9:20 am
  • GEI ROOM 1

KEYNOTE SPEECH – GEI STAGE 1

Dave Ojay, Naam Festival

Dave Ojay is an Arts Manager keen on Festivals Artistic Direction and an Environmentalist pushing for the planet’s water resource restoration through art advocacy. Eager to explore what his surrounding had to offer, he settled into creative performing arts after a short stint in journalism. His experience of working with international festiva… Read More

  • 10:10 am
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  • 10:25 am
  • IPM STAGE 2

IPM STAGE 2

Production Note: New Challenges, New Tools: SAFESET

SafeSet is a Covid-19 test and vaccine tracking, access control and contact tracing system.

Developed alongside Covid-19 compliance supervisors, who use the technology, this end-to-end Covid-19 system combines health screening questionnaires with testing validation, lab int… Read More

  • 10:10 am
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  • 10:55 am
  • GEI NETWORKING LOUNGE
  • 10:10 am
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  • 10:30 am
  • GEI STAGE 2

BREAKOUT – GEI STAGE 2

Cleaning Costs Included?

Sanitation, PPE, cleaning and hand washing are strong themes of the last 12 months. What chemicals and additives do we need to avoid to protect our water and health? What are the cost implications as these markets are changing rapidly, and how will this impact our cleaning teams and operational considerations of our events? Can reusables be u… Read More

  • 11:30 am
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  • 12:15 am
  • SESSIONS & LOUNGES

SESSIONS & LOUNGES

Elephant in the Road Post Panel Discussion

A 45-minute opportunity in which delegates can continue the debate or revisit topics and threads from the Elephant in the Road panel that preceded it.

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  • 11:40 am
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  • 11:55 am
  • IPM STAGE 2

IPM STAGE 2

Production Note: Ready, Steady, Go! Crew-Training Solutions

Many companies involved in event production have seen their temporary-crew database thin out considerably during the pandemic. Not being able to rely on this trusted database means getting back to business will be even harder; we simply can’t expect things to go back to how they were.

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  • 12:00 pm
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  • 12:30 am
  • GEI STAGE 1
  • 1:10 pm
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  • 1:55 pm
  • SPEED MEETINGS
  • 1:30 pm
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  • 2:00 pm
  • GEI STAGE 2

BREAKOUT – GEI STAGE 2

The Future and What to do about it

Mark Stevenson, ‘reluctant futurist’ and award-winning author of the best-selling An Optimist’s Tour of the Future and We Do Things Differently is expert on global trends and innovation. He is a strategic advisor to the Ministry of Defence, Medecins Sans Frontiers and The Production Group as well as global ambassador for environmental … Read More

  • 2:00 pm
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  • 3:00 pm
  • GEI STAGE 1

PANEL – GEI STAGE 1

We Are Not Socially Distanced

Presented by: Take A Stand

Music, sports and cultural events are such great platforms for raising awareness and augmenting fundraising that it is almost their responsibility to do so. Whilst many of us around the world have been lucky enough to retreat into lockdown during the pandemic thus far, kept afloat thanks to government-aid schemes, personal sa… Read More

  • 2:15 pm
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  • 2:45 pm
  • GEI Stage 2

BREAKOUT – GEI ROOM 2

Designing a Closed Loop In Partnership

Sponsored by: Ball Corporation

Join us on the journey to Circular Economy and find out the key aspects of achieving closed loop recycling. Real circularity doesn’t just happen itself: thinking process needs to start at the stage of designing the product and considering EVERY step in the cycle. If you link this with infinitely recyclable material that doesn’t lose quality –… Read More

  • 3:00 pm
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  • 3:45 pm
  • SESSIONS & LOUNGES

SESSIONS & LOUNGES

SPEAK TO THE EXPERTS – Power & Energy

Our group networking lounge allows 9 delegates to join our panel of experts to discuss their burning specialist questions live. Plus any number of delegates can watch the group session and ask questions in the comments section. Come armed with your clear questions! All expert sessions are recorded so if you don’t make it in you can watc… Read More

  • 3:05 pm
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  • 3:20 pm
  • IPM STAGE 2

IPM STAGE 2

Production Note: Seoul Music: Touring With K-POP

In this session we take a look at the challenges encountered when touring K-pop acts through Europe over an extended period. Scenarios will include: how to fit an 8x m FOH into the O2 Forum Kentish Town, London, and still have 1,900 tickets on sale; how to manage a 100-person crew, outdoors, in +35-degrees, and with no air con; why… Read More

  • 3:10 pm
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  • 3:40 pm
  • GEI STAGE 2
  • 4:45 pm
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  • 5:30 pm
  • SESSIONS & LOUNGES
  • 4:45 pm
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  • 5:00 pm
  • GEI STAGE 2

BREAKOUT – GEI STAGE 2

There’s More To This Than Hot Air

We hear a lot about taking action on climate change, but the parallel and equally dangerous crisis of biodiversity loss is also threatening our planet. This session will explore why nature is in such perilous state and what we can do to save it.

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  • 6:30 pm
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  • 7:30 pm
  • SPEED MEETINGS
  • 7:00 pm
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  • 7:25 pm
  • GEI STAGE 1

GEI STAGE 1

Barry McGuire: Rekindling Our Connection – Unity Through Song

Barry McGuire is a Ballardong, Wadjuk, Noongar

Rekindling Our Connection – Unity Through Song

The true story of indigenous community coming together with a UK community through the strength of music, song, dance and a shared vision. Thanks to the Spider Spirit.

In 2016 and the following years, an in… Read More

Disclaimer: Agenda is subject to change