Gloucestershire Climate Change Summit
Our ambition is to achieve a carbon neutral county by 2050.
9 April 2019
Our ambition is to achieve a carbon neutral county by 2050. We want to look at how we can all contribute to the delivery of the most sustainable development and shape communities accordingly, helping to deliver the ambitions of the Gloucestershire Energy Strategy and contribute to updating the County Council’s Climate Change Strategy. The event is jointly hosted by Gfirst LEP and Gloucestershire County Council.
The event will be facilitated by Simon Roberts, Chief Executive of the Centre for Sustainable Energy and author of the Gloucestershire Energy Strategy 2019.
09:30 - Registration and refreshments
10:00 Welcome and How the day will run – Simon Roberts, Chief Executive, Centre for Sustainable Energy
10:05 - Welcome from Gfirst LEP
10:10 - Introduction – Cllr Nigel Moor, Cabinet Member for Environment & Planning, Gloucestershire County Council (GCC)
10:30 - Keynote speech – BEIS Minister or Patrick Allcorn, Head of BEIS Local Energy Team (provisional)
10:55 - Rising to the Challenge – Simon Roberts
11:25 - Table discussion
- What can I contribute?
11:50 - -What Gloucestershire County Council is already doing – Peter Wiggins, Outcome Manager - Community Infrastructure, GCC
12:15 - -Lunch
12:45 - Welcome back, how the afternoon will run – Simon Roberts
12:50 - Perspective from the next generation – young speaker to be confirmed
13:15 -What is best practice in the shaping of places to live and work, planning and new development – Paul Fong, Equity Partner, Ridge and Partners LLP (confirmed)
13:40 - Air Quality & Health – Dave McConalogue, Consultant in Public Health and/ or Philip Williams, Lead Commissioner - Community Infrastructure, GCC
14:05 - Table sessions, inc access to refreshments – intro from Simon
15:00 - Break
15:15 - Panel Q&A session – Simon to Chair
- Provisionally Severn Wye Energy Agency, Ecotricity, Spirax Sarco, LEP Energy Business Group, Young speaker, GCC.
15:55 - Next steps – Nigel Moor
16:00 - Close