A Greener Festival presents 'Green Events And Innovations'

By benchallis on 23 March 2011

It’s called GREEN EVENTS AND INNOVATIONS and takes place on Wednesday April 20th 2011 at Buckinghamshire New University, Alexandra Road, High Wycombe HP11 1JZ. Regular trains (up to six per hour) run from Marylebone and Birmingham to High Wycombe.

The Agenda should be of interest to anyone interested in sustainable events:
 
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.
 
10.00   The Greener Festival Audit
11.00   Measuring Greenhouse Gas emissions at festivals
12.00   Sustainable waste management
13.00   Lunch
14.00   KEYNOTE: the role of the arts in climate change
14.30   PANEL: Sustainable power solutions
15.30   PANEL and debate: Travel solutions for music festivals
17.15   Drinks reception
18.00   Closes
 
Speakers and Panellist include Ben Challis (A Greener Festival & Glastonbury Festival), Danny Newby (Big Green Coach), Claire O'Neill (Association of Independent Festivals & A Greener Festival), Teresa Moore (Buckinghamshire New University), Helen Wright (Awards co-ordinator, A Greener Festival) and speakers from Julie’s Bicycle, UK festivals, green suppliers and more to be announced
 
The Registration fee: £75 or £50 for AIF members and students. Those who attend both parts of the day are entitled to a certificate of completion in Sustainable Events Management from Buckinghamshire New University (admin fee applies). Please contact agreenerfestival@aol.com for more information.

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