Meetings, Seminars & Conferences

The Tree Conference

04/11/2017
Bruce Parry will be speaking at the conference which will also be available via a live global broadcast.

Event Description

Conference highlights vital role of Trees in mitigating Climate Change

Featuring Live global broadcast

The Tree Conference – an exciting new venture spearheaded by a collective of eco activists, school teachers and sustainable landscape architects in Somerset - is to present a one-day networking event at Red Brick Building, Glastonbury on Saturday 4 November, highlighting the crucial role trees and forests can play in mitigating climate change and ocean acidification. Read more »

Creating a better world: Some lessons for the next 25 years

28/10/2017 13:00
28/10/2017 17:15

Event Description

Scientists for Global Responsibility's 25th anniversary conference

With the world facing heightened risks of nuclear war, the growing threat of severe climate change, and numerous other major problems, fears are once again growing for our future. Yet a look at evidence from history, science and technology provides lessons for how rapid positive changes could take place in our society. SGR's 25th anniversary conference will draw upon some of the latest research to look at what could be achieved in the not-so-distant future.

Speakers include: Read more »

The Future of UK Bike Share: Bikeplus Annual Conference

27/09/2017
28/09/2017

Event Description

Attendees will have the opportunity to gain a wider understanding of important issues in the sector from bike share procurement and accreditation to the latest innovations in operations, financing and tech.

This conference is essential for those involved in planning and delivering public bike share schemes, including representatives from; local authority planning and transport teams, Local Enterprise Partnerships, private sector investors and developers, technology suppliers, operators, and transport consultancies.

Galapagos Day

25/10/2017 18:00
25/10/2017 22:00
GCT Chairman, Dr Mark Collins, will be discussing the possibility of a plastic-free Galapagos Marine Reserve at this year’s event.

Event Description

Whilst the Galapagos Islands are one of the most unique, scientifically important, biologically inspiring places on Earth, the Archipelago is not resistant to the pressures of human development. From the wonders of whale sharks to the perils of plastics, how do we inspire future conservationists to protect our blue planet? Read more »

Ethical Volunteering Conference 2017

04/11/2017 10:00
04/11/2017 14:00

Event Description

How to volunteer overseas ethically

Anyone thinking of volunteering overseas should attend this Ethical Volunteering Conference.

Tourism Concern’s yearly Ethical Volunteering Conference will this year focus on volunteers themselves. How can you ensure that you have a rewarding and enjoyable experience whilst also giving something positive back in the place where you volunteer?

What does the conference include?

  • Why are you volunteering and how do you choose a placement which suits you?

Scottish Resources Conference

27/09/2017
28/09/2017

Event Description

Building a Circular Economy Together

The Scottish Resources Conference is a must-attend event for anyone wanting to take advantage of the opportunities of a more circular economy.

In its 16th year it’s Scotland's biggest and most important event for discussions and debates around the topics of circular economy, resource efficiency, sustainability, resource and waste management. Read more »

Resurgence Festival of Wellbeing

23/09/2017 10:00
23/09/2017 18:00
The day’s talk highlights include Satish Kumar’s elucidation of the interdependence of personal and planetary wellbeing.

Event Description

Calling for a shift in focus - from Economic Growth to Growth in Wellbeing

Britain’s flagship green magazine Resurgence (now called Resurgence & Ecologist) has announced the line-up for the fifth Festival of Wellbeing to be held at St James’s Church, Piccadilly, London on Saturday 23 September (10am-6pm).

The event will emphasise the need to shift society’s emphasis from economic growth to growth in wellbeing, as Satish Kumar, Editor Emeritus of Resurgence & Ecologist, explains: Read more »

Eat, Chat, Zero Waste, Repeat!

06/07/2017 18:00
06/07/2017 22:00

Event Description

Hosted by Unpackaged, Tiny Leaf & Zero Waste Life, this is the first in a series of regular Zero Waste Meet Ups.

Whether you are just beginning to think about how to go Zero Waste, or a seasoned professional, come along and meet other like-minded folk, swap ideas & tips and help define what future events could look like. Everyone is welcome – we’re a non-judgmental group of Londoners just looking to help each other to a brighter future.

Open to all, free entry, but please do RSVP via Facebook or Meetup so we can get an idea of numbers!

BusinessGreen Leaders Summit

09/11/2017

Event Description

This November is the BusinessGreen's 10th anniversary and to mark the occasion we will be hosting the inaugural BusinessGreen Leaders' Summit 2017.

Our inaugural one-day summit will bring together some of the world's top sustainable business thinkers to offer unique insights on how the green economy has evolved over the past decade and how it will continue to develop as it enters a new era of sustainable business transformation and navigates a period of historic technological and political disruption. Read more »

Harmony in Food & Farming

10/07/2017 10:00
11/07/2017 18:00

Event Description

A two-day conference, organised by the Sustainable Food Trust and hosted by Llandovery College, a participant in the Harmony pilot schools initiative. Read more »

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