The final Partnership Gathering of 2016 will offer an opportunity to learn more about Bristol Green Capital Partnership's future plans and opportunities, as well as hearing from an expert panel of speakers on current regional planning proposals from the perspectives of energy, food, nature, resources and transport.
In the first session from 2.30 to 4.00pm, hear from our new Independent Chair Mohammed Saddiq and Chief Executive Ian Townsend, who will share news from Bristol Green Capital Partnership CIC and invite your involvement in our plans for 2017. You will also hear more about Skills Bridge and the Green & Black Ambassadors initiative, with inspiring presentations from our project partners.
In the second session from 4.00 to 5.30pm, a panel of experts will present and discuss current west of england regional planning proposals (on homes, jobs and transport) in relation to energy, food, nature, resources and transport (read more in our recent blog). This discussion will also help to share essential information and provide guidance on how you can have your say in the consultation process.
- Jon Usher, Head of Partnerships for England South - Sustrans
- Ann Cousins, Senior Sustainability Consultant - Arup
- Shelly Dewhurst, Manager - West of England Nature Partnership
- James Durie, Chief Executive - Bristol Chamber & West of England Initiative
- Jane Stephenson, Business Development Director - Resource Futures
- Joy Carey, Independent Consultant on sustainable food systems planning; Director - Bristol Food Network
- Zoe Willcox, Service Director: Planning - Bristol City Council
Immediately following the event at 5.30pm, join us for an extra special end of year Green Mingle in The Kitchen at The Station! With nibbles provided, the Green Mingle offers the opportunity to catch up with members of Bristol Green Capital Partnership and network with local organisations, businesses and individuals interested and working in sustainability in Bristol.
Note: Join from 2pm for refreshments and registration, and the event begins at 2.30pm
The West of England’s Joint Spatial Plan and Transport Study will set out a prospectus for sustainable growth that will help the area meet its housing and transport needs for the next 20 years. Find out more in our blog at http://bristolgreencapital.org/west-of-england-joint-spatial-plan-joint-transport-study-consultation/
There is a hearing loop in the event space. The venue has two points of wheelchair access to The Station and into the event space, and an accessible toilet on the Ground and 1st Floors, both of which are accessible via a lift. For any further questions regarding the venue and access, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org