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GEI Summer Schedule

Disclaimer: Agenda is subject to change

ALL TIMES UK (BST)

  • 8:30 am
  • to
  • 9:00 pm
  • GEI Session
  • 8:30 am
  • to
  • 8:50 am
  • Networking Lounge

Speed Meetings

Speed Meetings

Spin the wheel of fortune in our speed meeting merry go ’round! Get to know your delegates and allow for those chance encounters we have so dearly missed.

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  • 9:00 am
  • to
  • 9:05 am
  • GEI Room 1

GEI welcome introduction

Welcome to GEI Summer Edition

Presented by: Claire O’Neill & Greg Parmley

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  • 9:05 am
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  • 9:55 am
  • Stage 1

Keynote Conversation

Fearlessly Feminine: Earth Unleashed

There is a critical need for a much deeper recognition and reverence of the feminine if we are to shift from this destructive paradigm of extraction and dominance into one of sustainability and harmony. There is a correlation between our relationship with what may be defined as feminine, and the way we treat our environment. Equality discours… Read More

  • 10:00 am
  • to
  • 10:30 am
  • Stage 1

Deep Dive

Carbon Removals & Climate Healing

We are honoured to welcome two incredibly knowledgable and engaging speakers to help clarify and demystify the world of carbon offsets and removals and what we need to do collectively to make significant and rapid changes to avoid catastrophic climate change. Is cutting emissions enough, or do we need to go further? Do any real solutions for … Read More

  • 10:35 am
  • to
  • 11:25 am
  • Stage 1

Panel 1

A Greener Tour – V for Vendor

Presented by: TPG

Greening up touring has been a hot topic of discussion throughout the “grounded” months (years) of the pandemic. Now that the wheels are in motion and the calendar is filling up, how do we “walk the talk” despite the additional challenges of touring in 2021? We zoom in on the lifeblood of the road – the vendors! Shoulder to should… Read More

  • 11:30 am
  • to
  • 12:00 pm
  • Hopin Session

Hopin Session

Speak to the Experts: Sustainable Signage & Branding

Our group networking lounge allows delegates to join our panel of experts to discuss their burning specialist questions live on screen. Plus any number of delegates can watch the group session and ask questions in the comments section. In this session we dive in on sustainable signage, branding, and what to do about those difficult materials … Read More

  • 12:10 pm
  • to
  • 1:00 pm
  • Stage 1

Panel 2

A Greener Arena Emerging

What better beacon for climate action than the homes of the worlds stages? Arena’s are coming back resolutely greener. This session hosts some of the most forward thinking players on the scene, transforming their arena’s and stadiums to be beacons of the future we need to see. With a view from present to future we explore the deve… Read More

  • 1:05 pm
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  • 1:25 pm
  • Stage 1

Tyndall Centre Massive Attack Research: Toward Super-low Carbon Live Music

Toward super-low carbon live music – how can the sector support meeting the Paris Agreement

In 2019, researchers at the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research were commissioned by Massive Attack to explore opportunities for significantly reducing emissions associated with live music touring. From this work, … Read More

  • 1:15 pm
  • to
  • 1:55 pm
  • Networking Lounge

Speed Meetings

Speed Meetings

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  • 1:30 pm
  • to
  • 1:50 pm
  • Deep Dive

Deep Dive

Greening Sports: How to Use Value Chain Planning for Events

How can value chain-based planning be used to plan sustainable events? This presentation explores how including stakeholders both internally and externally can allow organisations to make their events better and greener. We’ll be sharing some success stories and delving into the World Para Snow Sports Championships as a case study, with… Read More

  • 2:00 pm
  • to
  • 2:50 pm
  • Stage 1

Panel 3

Creativity Conquers Conflict

Presented by: In Place of War

From hip-hop festivals changing the way people engage with politics in Zimbabwe, to music export events bringing the global music industry to conflict affected communities in Palestine, to justice for Lake Victoria through art, to festival spaces in the UK helping people understand how they can be activists, this panel explores how music can … Read More

  • 3:35 pm
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  • 4:30 pm
  • Stage 1

Panel 4

United Action Towards LIVE Green Declaration

Presented by: LIVE Green

As part of the UK’s new umbrella organisation for the live music business, LIVE Green has brought the industry together, alongside key sustainability specialists, in the quest for a common stance on the environment. The result is a bold declaration and voluntary charter that sets out a direction of travel over the coming years. The vision wil… Read More

  • 4:30 pm
  • to
  • 5:00 pm
  • GEI Session

GEI Session

Speak to the experts: Energy & Power

Our group networking lounge allows delegates to join our panel of experts to discuss their burning specialist questions live on screen. Plus any number of delegates can watch the group session and ask questions in the comments section. In this session we dive in on power and electricity and are joined by true pioneers, the creator of the firs… Read More

  • 4:35 pm
  • to
  • 4:55 pm
  • Stage 1

Live From the Fields

Some events have been lucky and triumphant enough to actually take place in physical reality during summer 2021. We caught up with a number of festivals and events to check out their green innovations and initiatives to inspire and motivate you. Game’s on!

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  • 5:10 pm
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  • 6:00 pm
  • Stage 1

Panel 5

Artists Creating Change

We, the human race, need to change our behaviour and our relationship with the environment urgently. Government policies, scientific and technological discoveries and understanding all play a huge role, but the movement of the masses is the front line of action and change. Whilst we are working hard behind the scenes to correct the entertainm… Read More

  • 6:05 pm
  • to
  • 6:25 pm
  • GEI Room 1
  • 6:30 pm
  • to
  • 7:30 pm
  • Networking Lounge

Speed Meetings

Speed Meetings

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