GLOUCESTERSHIRE CLIMATE CHANGE SUMMIT

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The Growth Hub

Oxstalls Campus, Oxstalls Lane

Longlevens

GL2 9HW

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Purpose

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 Local Enterprise Partnership and Gloucestershire County Council.

Venue

  • University of Gloucestershire, Oxstalls Campus, Oxstalls Lane, Longlevens, Gloucester, GL2 9HW

Travel

  • Bus No 94 from Cheltenham
  • Parking £2 for the day, cashless payment – please car share if you can

Provisional Agenda

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 (CSE)

10:05

Welcome

Gfirst Local Enterprise Partnership

10:10

Introduction

Councillor Nigel Moor, Cabinet Member for Environment & Planning, Gloucestershire County Council (GCC)

10:30

Keynote speech

Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (invited)

10:55

Rising to the Challenge

Simon Roberts, CSE

11:25

Table discussion – What can I contribute?

Discussion on the strategic context, what it means to us and how can we contribute

11:50

What Gloucestershire County Council is already doing

Peter Wiggins, Outcome Manager - Community Infrastructure, GCC (confirmed)

12:15

Lunch

(30 mins)

12:45

Welcome back, how the afternoon will run

Simon Roberts, CSE

12:50

Perspective from the next generation

Two young speakers (invited)

13:20

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)

13:45

Air Quality & Health

Dave McConalogue, Consultant in Public Health and Philip Williams, Lead Commissioner - Community Infrastructure, GCC (confirmed)

14.10

Perspective from Oxfordshire

Councillor Yvonne Constance OBE, Cabinet Member for Environment, Oxfordshire County Council (confirmed)

14:30

Table sessions – intro from Simon, CSE

  • Table discussions of what needs to happen and how delegates going to help achieve (allocate people carefully)
  • How are we as stakeholders contributing to and adding to this? Need to think of 1st next steps – identify my commitment of what I will do in my work, how that is a change and what difference do I want to make (put on piece of paper, share and hand in)
  • What else do I want to see the reflected in the Council’s new strategy

15:15

Break

(15 mins)

15:30

Panel Q&A session – Chaired by Simon Roberts, CSE

Provisionally: Ecotricity, GCC, Gfirst LEP Energy Business Group, Severn Wye Energy Agency, Spirax Sarco, Young speakers.

16:10

Next steps

Councillor Nigel Moor, GCC

16:15

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For more information please contact:

info@gfirstlep.com

The Gloucestershire Energy Strategy is available at:

www.gfirstlep.com/content/?contentID=926

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Longlevens

GL2 9HW

United Kingdom

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