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GEI 14 Schedule

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Friday 29th April 2022

Disclaimer: Agenda is subject to change

ALL TIMES UK (BST)

Schedule

  • 9:55 am
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  • 10:00 am
  • Room 1

Welcome session.

GEI Welcome and Introduction

A Greener Festival

Speakers:

  • Claire O’Neill (A Greener Festival, Co-Founder)
  • Teresa Moore (A Greener Festival, Director)

 

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  • 10:00 am
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  • 11:00 am
  • Room 1

Panel 1

We’re In This Together – European Cooperation in the Live Music Sector

This session is kindly supported by “3F – Future-Fit Festivals”, YOUROPE’s project funded by the European Union

In this panel we will take a look at the monumental task of tackling transformation. A crucial topic made increasingly important by an ever closer deadline. It would be foolish to think that this path can be traveled alone or achieved without cooperation. Since climate change knows no borders, the same should be applied to partnerships.

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  • 10:30 am
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  • 11:00 am
  • Room 3

Quick Fire Innovation Round

GEI will this year see five delegates present their innovative start-ups, businesses or inventions to help solve our climate conundrums – during the Quick-Fire Innovation Round.

Discover cutting edge innovations including: Greener Power Solutions’ smart and green power at events, how to optimise power supply using big mobile batt… Read More

  • 11:30 am
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  • 12:30 am
  • Room 1

Panel 2

Stepping Into A Greener Arena

Since the last edition of GEI arena’s have been taking huge strides to strategically reduce their carbon emissions, eliminate waste, green up their food and beverage offerings and to communicate with the millions of people and hundreds of artists who come through their doors on an annual basis. Global circumstances are causing increasin… Read More

  • 11:30 am
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  • 12:30 am
  • Room 3

Workshop

European Green Festival Roadmap 2030

This session is kindly supported by “3F – Future-Fit Festivals”, YOUROPE’s project funded by the European Union

As part of its three-year project “Future-Fit Festivals” YOUROPE – The European Festival Association will develop and release the “European Green Festival Roadmap 2030” based on the requirements of the European Green Deal as well as taking in account the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the needs of th… Read More

  • 2:00 pm
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  • 3:00 pm
  • Room 3

Deep Dive

Circularity – Come Fill Up Your Cup

Probably one of the most researched, analysed and debated topics in the discourse around “green events” – Cups! We shall drinketh from which chalice!? Still over a decade in to this conversation and despite the depth of research this is also an area shrouded in much myth, misconception, misinformation and conflicting stories… Read More

  • 2:00 pm
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  • 3:00 pm
  • Room 1

Panel 3

Energy & Transport 3.0 – The Fuel of Live

The transformation of the energy and transport sectors will play a key role in the fight against the climate crisis and will impact live music and events significantly in coming years.

In this panel, we will take a look at the current and potential energy and transport technologies that are helping transform the event sector and provid… Read More

  • 3:30 pm
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  • 4:30 pm
  • Room 3

Deep Dive

Sustaining What Sustains Us – Food & Beverage

Aside from breathing, what we eat and drink is our most intimate interaction with our environment. The way we grow food and crops for beverages directly impacts our land, air, water and biodiversity – either positively or negatively (sadly mostly the latter at present but that’s changing). The way we prepare food and drink similar… Read More

  • 3:30 pm
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  • 4:30 pm
  • Room 1

Panel 4

Action. Time. Vision.

With multiple global crisis in a seemingly perfect storm, it can be hard to pick yourself up and feel empowered to make a difference. A step back, and a step inwards, can reveal that we have much greater power to create change as individuals than we give ourselves credit (or indeed responsibility) for. Some incredible and inspiring individual… Read More

  • 5:00 pm
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  • 6:00 pm
  • Room 1

Keynote conversation

Brian Eno, Aurora and Love Ssega – Directing the Energy of Music for the Benefit of the Planet

GEI 14’s keynote conversation will be with none other than renowned musician, producer and visual artist Brian Eno, who will be in conversation with the international phenomenon that is singer-songwriter and producer Aurora and hosted by the wonderful musician and activist Love Ssega.

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  • 6:00 pm
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  • 9:00 pm
  • Berties Bar

GEI Closing Drinks

Join us for closing drinks to round off a wonderful day.

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