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A Plastic Ocean Film Screening

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The Glasgow School of Art

167 Renfrew Street

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Film screening with a panel discussion around the effects plastics is having on our environment. Introduction from Sandy Halliday of SEDA with a panel discussion with panellist James Daw, Doug Allan , Anne Baker , James Hobson.

Entry via Reid building main entrance, Reid Auditorium.

Re:AD student society, GSA : We are a group of GSA students from across departments who meet once a week to discuss social and environmental issues both within and out with our art and design practices. Contact us to get involved!

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Anne Baker - from eXXpedition all women voyages exploring ocean toxins - Atlantic 2014 & Round Britain 2017 is a change consultant, scientist, educator and ocean advocate working with organisations, education and the community sharing her plastic challenge knowledge to find solutions.

Doug Allan: Blue planet filmmaker. Doug Allan is a freelance wildlife and documentary cameraman who films both topside and underwater. His equipment includes Sony PMW 200camera and Canon stills cameras with housings for both.

Sandy Halliday: Sandy is a chartered engineer & Principal of Gaia Research, which she founded (1995) to develop sustainable solutions for the built environment. She initially worked in the design of socially useful products and moved into the building sector. She is a specialist advisor for clients, architectural & engineering practices, offering real-time guidance on strategies for achieving affordable sustainable buildings & places at all stages from briefing & specification to tendering, handover, operation & post-occupancy evaluation.

James Daw- James Daw is an Architectural Technologist. In October 2017 James and his 10-year-old daughter, Amelia, attended a screening of A Plastic Ocean organised by the Scottish Ecological Design Association (SEDA). They were so shocked by the impact of plastic pollution shown in the film that they decided they had to do something. They are committed to reducing the amount of plastic they throw away to zero. James regularly writes a blog to chart his experiences and posts tips and thoughts on working towards zero-plastic living on www.plasticfree145.wordpress.com

James Hobson: James has 17 years of global waste management experience and leads the waste consultancy service at BuroHappold Engineering. Working alongside urban planners, he specialises in developing innovative waste and material supply strategies for buildings, districts and cities. Development of these strategies are built around start-of-pipe solutions, finding opportunities to design out waste and support waste reduction in communities, and adopt circular supply and consumption systems.

Anne Baker - from eXXpedition all women voyages exploring ocean toxins - Atlantic 2014 & Round Britain 2017 is a change consultant, scientist, educator and ocean advocate working with organisations, education and the community sharing her plastic challenge knowledge to find solutions.


Doug Allan: Doug spent seven years in Antarctica as a research diver, scientist and photographer for the British Antarctic Survey. With over 40 years first-hand experience of the poles, he has witnessed first hand the effects of the change in snow and ice cover on the ecology of the far north and south. What he’s seen reinforces his determination and commitment to raising awareness of this and other global issues through speaking engagements and films including Blue Planet most recently.


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