Salix Attending APSE Climate Emergency: How is your Council Responding?

Submitted by Salix on Mon, 01/07/2019 - 14:32

The seminar, which will explore the policy surrounding climate change alongside practical issues that councils can look to adopt change, is taking place on 12th July 2019 at the Hilton Hotel in Liverpool.

The conference will see delegates from across the UK attending specialist discussions about new innovative approaches to tackling climate change including:

  • Green transport infrastructure, renewable energy: Developing a corporate plan
    Speaker: Charlotte Banks, Energy Research and Projects Officer, APSE
  • River Monster: A fun idea to raise awareness on plastic pollution
    Speaker: Victoria Hudson, Community Development Manager, Leicester City Council
  • Residential Charge Points: Funding and developing schemes
    Speaker: Fiona Appleton, Regional Manager, Energy Saving Trust

The seminar includes a variety of speakers from across the sector:

  • Keynote address: Paul O’Brien, APSE Chief Executive
  • Bristol: The first UK City to agree a Climate Emergency Declaration
    Speaker: Alex Minshull, Sustainable City and Climate Change Manager, Bristol City Council
  • State Action and Municipal Governments: What can we learn from Europe?
    Speaker: Dr Peter Eckersley, Senior Research Fellow in Public Policy and Management Reviews Editor, Local Government Studies, Nottingham Trent University
  • Housing and developments: Ensuring green local infrastructure
    Speaker: Dr Hugh Ellis, Head of Policy, Town and Country Planning Association
  • Industrial Technologies and innovation: Leading the international charge on EV use and Air Quality
    Speaker: Cllr Lynne Short, Dundee City Council Convener, City Development Committee
  • Maximising the Local Environment and Public Realm:  Striving for Zero Carbon +
    Mark Davies, Director for Communities and the Environment, Lancaster City Council   

The conference programme can be found here.

If you’re attending the conference and would like to discuss your estates energy efficiency and carbon reduction plans, please contact [email protected] to arrange the best time.

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