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Green Events & Innovations Conference

Green Events & Innovations Conference

Due to a sell-out edition last year and the new level of interest in sustainability by the music and event industry, and more broadly, the Green Events & Innovations conference (GEI) is moving to a larger space within the Royal Garden Hotel in order to accommodate more delegates and provide more networking space.

A heightened awareness of plastics in our oceans, our food and our bodies; the health impacts of poor air quality; and stark warnings released recently relating to climate change, mean radical and rapid changes are vitally important across every industry and in our personal lives, too.

We are already witnessing unprecedented involvement from stakeholders (from governance, individuals and businesses) who are investing in tangible solutions. But so much more can and needs to be done. GEI11 will welcome representation from some of the top events and the best innovators, to share knowledge and experience; connect and network; and accelerate the transition of events and festivals from environment costly to environment friendly.

In addition, there will be focused break-out sessions for industry groups working on specific collaborative projects. And along with the larger space, the agenda is also expanding and will collaborate more closely with the ILMC Production Meeting (IPM), which takes place concurrently, thereby allowing delegates of both events to share knowledge and experience, and to network.

There will also be ample opportunities for delegates to network and connect throughout the day during refreshment breaks, the five-star lunch, and during the closing drinks that will no doubt continue late into the evening alongside delegates of IPM and ILMC, which starts the following day.

Please note that ILMC delegates can take advantage of a super-duper discount rate of £65 including VAT.

Register for GEI
 

THE SCHEDULE: 2019

09:00 – 09:45 REGISTRATION
09:00 – 09:45 COFFEE & TEA
09:45 – 10:00 WELCOME ADDRESS & INTRODUCTIONS
Hosts: Teresa Moore, Claire O’Neill, Ben Challis (A Greener Festival, UK)
10:00 – 11:15  PANEL 1
THE ESSENTIALS: MEALS... AND MERCH?!
Sponsored by NCASS
Host: Chris Cooke (Unlimited Media)

 

11:15 – 11:40 BREAKOUT SESSION
INNOVATION QUICK-FIRE ROUND
11:15 – 11:45 COFFEE & TEA BREAK
11:15 – 11:35 IPM YOGA SESSION
WELLBEING FOR DELEGATES
11:45 – 13:00 PANEL 2
BREXIT IMPACTS WITH FRIENDS OF THE EARTH
COME TOGETHER, RIGHT NOW.... OVER BREXIT

Host: Kierra Box, Friends of the Earth (UK)
13:00 – 13:20 WORKSHOP
TIME OUT SESSION: THE BIG & LITTLE PICTURED GUIDED VISUALISATION
Rooting your vision for a sustainable future

Host: Andrea Carr, Eco Scenographer & Artist
13:00 – 13:20 IPM PRODUCTION NOTE
Event Security & Safety Summaries
13:30 – 13:45 BREAKOUT SESSION
DIGITAL FUTURES FOR SPECIALIST TRAINING: EDUCATION & INDUSTRY
Host: Adrian Bossey, Falmouth University (UK)
13:00 – 14:30 LUNCH
Sponsored by Drone Seeker
13:45 – 14:30 GEI & IPM ROUND TABLE
HERE'S TO THE FUTURE: INSPIRATION FOR THE NEXT GENERATION
14:30 – 15:45    PANEL 3
A GREENER TOUR: IS GREEN THE NEW ROCK & ROLL?
Host: Gordon Masson, IQ Magazine (UK)
15:45 – 16:15     BREAKOUT SESSION
Details TBC
15:45 – 16:30 COFFEE & TEA BREAK
16:00 – 16:20  IPM PRODUCTION NOTE
NETWORKS: FROM NODES TO KNOWLEDGE
16:30 – 17:45 PANEL 4
CIRCULAR LIVE: CAMPSITES, CUPS & OTHER CRAP...
17:45 – 18:00 GEI11 CONCLUSION & CLOSING WORDS
18:00 – 18:30 INTERNATIONAL AGF AWARDS CEREMONY
An official ceremony and drinks reception for the latest winners of AGF's Green Awards
All IPM, GEI and ILMC delegates are welcome!
18:00 – 21:00 CLOSING DRINKS WITH IPM DELEGATES
Courtesy of IPM's Sponsors: eps, Megaforce, EFM & LoudMusic

More speakers will be announced soon.

Please note that agenda and times subject to change.

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Rooms 2, 3 & 4, Royal Garden Hotel
10:00 - 18:00 | Tuesday 5 March 2019
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