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Manchester Metropolitan University Business School

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There is a climate emergency.

Manchester has committed to decarbonisation by 2038, twelve years ahead of the rest of the UK. To meet this ambition, the city needs people with the right skills to change the way we live and work.

During the Clean Energy Skills Summit, we will explore the clean energy skills challenges in your sector and discuss how the University can help you bridge the skills gap.

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12.00-1.00pm - Delegate arrival, registration and refreshments

1.00pm - Mark Atherton, Director of Environment, GMCA

What we need from educators and businesses to achieve Manchester's 2038 carbon neutrality target?

1.15pm - Emma Degg, CEO, North West Business Leadership Team

The people challenge facing businesses to meet clean energy ambitions of the region.

1.30pm - Professor Andy Gibson, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Science and Engineering, Manchester Metropolitan, University

Why engineers and educators need to think differently if we are to respond to the climate emergency?

1.45pm - Dr Mark Peace, Academic Lead for Student Centered Curriculum. Manchester Metropolitan University

How do we create an education portfolio that works?

2.00pm - Networking, afternoon refreshments and an opportunity look around exhibitions

2.30 - Breakout sessions

Sessions will explore the skills challneges facing the followng areas:

  • Energy
  • Transport
  • Key emerging technologies: hydrogen and fuel cells
  • Smart energy systems
  • Circular Economy

3.30pm - Concluding remarks and next steps

4.00pm - Networking, drinks and canapes

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