GEI 12 Schedule

GEI 12 includes speakers from Live Nation, IQ magazine, O2 Arena, Falmouth University, Budweiser, Forest National Theatre, Reverb, Extinction Rebellion, CAA, AEG Europe, Mojo Concerts and many more!

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  • 9:10 am
  • LGF
  • 9:45 am
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  • 9:55 am
  • Room 2
  • 9:55 am
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  • 10:05 am

Speech

The Circular Economy.

The circular economy is a current vision for the future. How can festivals be an agent of change for this transition, and what is the role of the Green Deal Circular Festival?

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  • 10:05 am
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  • 11:15 am
  • Room 2

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Focus on Festivals – Living Lab of Live

In collaboration with Green Deal Circular Festivals

Festivals have been a hotbed of green activity for decades, and yet still there are hurdles to overcome.

PART 1:

Leading festivals share their latest actions across power, campsites and plastics including the wins and the obstacles. We take a look at the collaborative projects unfolding and strengthening across the sector, and h… Read More

  • 11:15 am
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  • 11:45 am
  • LGF
  • 11:20 am
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  • 11:40 am
  • Room 3

Breakout Session

Innovation Quick Fire Round – Future Flash!

Here we welcome a handful knowledgeable GEI delegates to share any innovative ideas, start-up businesses or product pitches they wish to present to the GEI audience and IPM’s international production specialists! From electric site scooters to solar hybrid generators, reusable cup design to eradicate single-use cups, trays & carriers on-s… Read More

  • 11:20 am
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  • 11:40 am
  • Room 4

IPM Yoga Session

Wellbeing for Delegates

Sytske Kamstra, IPM / How Many Yogis (UK)

At popular demand, the mid-morning chair yoga session is back. Remember, saying you are too stiff to do yoga, is like saying you are too dirty to have a bath… Everyone is welcome.

Crew welfare is a hot topic. And to prove we’re not all talk, we will once again provide delegates with a 20-minute window during IPM’s busy schedule to stre… Read More

  • 11:45 am
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  • 12:15 pm
  • Room 2

Keynote Interview

KEYNOTE: John Robb (Membranes) In Conversation With Sebastian Sandys (Extinction Rebellion)

Punk legend John Robb meets the front-line climate anarchy of Extinction Rebellion.

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  • 12:15 pm
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  • 1:00 pm
  • Room 2

Panel

It’s A Human Story

Without clean air and water, we have no society, yet so long as society suffers the environment will suffer too. Imbalances in society play out in the environment. The Live Music and events industry can be such a powerful tool in building bridges within and across communities, and an unparalleled communicator. How is the industry using this r… Read More

  • 1:10 pm
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  • 1:30 pm
  • Room 3

Breakout Session

Accessibility All Areas

Adrian Bossey of Falmouth University investigates UK live music industry perceptions of current practice regarding accessibility for music festival and event attendees who are Deaf or disabled.

This session considers the current state of, and existing b… Read More

  • 1:10 pm
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  • 1:30 pm
  • Room 4

IPM Production Note

Reducing Touring Footprints – A Sustainable Trucking Update

Rick Smith, Rule Out Loud Management (UK) & Maarten Arkenbout, Pieter Smit Group (INT)

Making tours carbon-neutral is the latest challenge for a lot of production specialists and suppliers. During this Production Note we will take a look at the green efforts entertainment transport company Pieter Smit have made over the last few years in order to get closer to this goal. From investing in LHV trailers (what happened to the old … Read More

  • 1:40 pm
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  • 2:25 pm
  • Room 3

Breakout Session

Saving The World Begins At Breakfast

NCASS

Around a quarter of all GHG’s globally are generated by the food sector, this poses both an opportunity and a significant threat. If we can change our habits, we can have a major impact on climate change. We are fast approaching the point of no return – but is change happening?

Saving the world begins at breakfast, based loosely on the… Read More

  • 1:45 pm
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  • 2:15 pm
  • Room 4

IPM Production Note

The Introduction of Martyn’s Law

Carl A H Martin, cahm.uk

Martyn’s Law is a proposed piece of legislation that is being backed by the UK government. IPM looks at how this affects the production industry.

Martyn’s Law is a proposed piece of legislation that is being backed by the UK government. Figen Murray has “lobbied for stronger anti-terror security measures” since her son Martyn Hett died… Read More

  • 2:30 pm
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  • 2:45 pm
  • Room 2

Talk

Slowly Down the Ganges – The Most Polluted River in the World

For 98 days Spike travelled steadily down the ‘River of Life’ in India to raise awareness for excess single-use plastic that ends up in the Ganges and then our oceans. He did so by stand-up paddleboard, becoming the first person to ever do so by this means, engaging with numerous WaterAid projects along the way.

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  • 2:45 pm
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  • 3:45 pm
  • Room 2

Panel

Sustainable Sponsorship, Brands And The PR Greenwash Wobblies!

There are many wasteful “norms” in the behaviour of our industry that need to be addressed. How often do we see items manufactured and disposed of after a few days or even hours use due to branding and activations for event sponsorship? As the world wakes up to our responsibilities and the visible marks of our consumption footprint on the wor… Read More

  • 3:45 pm
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  • 4:30 pm
  • LGF Lobby
  • 3:50 pm
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  • 4:20 pm
  • Room 3

Breakout Session

Butterfly Effect of Change – Packaging, Water & Sanitation

When one part of a system is altered how does it affect the rest of the system? Are additional provisions or alterations to be considered, or departments to be consulted. From water supply for refills, to sanitation for reusables, this session illustrates this importance with a few examples of how new “green” solutions have exposed further ne… Read More

  • 4:00 pm
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  • 4:20 pm

IPM Production Note

Danger Danger, High Voltage: A Sustainable Power Update

Nadja Henkel, Maya Event AG (Liechtenstein) & Tim Benson, SMART Power Ltd (UK)

With so much power in the house it would be waste of energy not to get several sparkies in one room for a brief session about the latest developments in electricity usage at events.

Presented by: Nadja Henkel, Maya Event AG (Liechtenstein) & Tim Benson, SMART Power Ltd (UK)

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  • 4:30 pm
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  • 5:45 pm
  • Room 2

Panel

A Greener Tour – Round 2!

Forum Karlin & Metronome

A year on since the lively session at GEI11, in which Paradigm (formerly Coda) and AGF launched the Green Artist Rider. Now not a week passes where this topic doesn’t reach headlines. Coldplay paus… Read More

  • 5:45 pm
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  • 6:00 pm
  • Room 2
  • 6:00 pm
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  • 9:00 pm
  • York Suite

International AGF Awards & GEI Drinks Reception

We head upstairs to the York Suite for the announcement of winners of the 2nd International AGF Awards 2020, a celebration of the A Greener Festival Award winners 2019, plus ample networking and good times lubricated by drinks and canapes!”.

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Disclaimer: Agenda is subject to change