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How can we communicate climate change more effectively - so that everyone can take responsibility? What makes people take action on climate change?

This session is presented by the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) and the Going Green Working Group from the British Psychological Society's Division of Occupational Psychology (DOP). Explore research and methods to help us to understand issues relating to communciation specifally around climate change, This is a great opportunity for a range of professions to share knowledge and ideas.

Come along to hear from the following experts, including:

· Dr Stuart Capstick is a Research Fellow at Cardiff University. Stuart is interested in how people understand and respond to climate change. Stuart will draw on his reseach to consider what determines our level of interest and concern about this topic, as well as how can we communicate and involve people better with this topic.

· Dr Matt Winning is a Research Associate Bartlett School Env, Energy & Resources, University College, London. His main research focus is on the macroeconomic impacts of enviromental policies. He is also a comedian and his perfromance focuses on climate change. He will talk about how he approaches this topic in his 'storytelling lectures'.

· Dr Jan Maskell, Chartered Psychologist, Registered Occupational Psychologist, member of BPS and Practitioner member of IEMA. Jan runs the Division of Occupational Psychology's (DOP) Going Green Working Group and is also the Vice Chair of Scientists for Global Responsibility - a membership organisation promoting responsible science and technology. She will explore how we frame ideas, the role of narratives and some of the positive ways we can apply these ideas to our work.

Kieran Power AECOM

Climate Change and Resilience Practice Lead (Europe and Middle East) for global design and engineering firm AECOM. He will speak about communicating the case for climate adaptation and the factors that influence our willingness to act in the face of real and perceived risks.

Hannah Phang Futerra

Futerra is a recognised leader in sustainability communications and marketing and one of the UK’s first registered B Corps

· Nick Blyth, Policy Lead at IEMA and members of IEMA’s Climate Change Steering Group will also join the conference.


A vegetarian lunch will be provided

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