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BASIS Annual Conference – 17th May 2022

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The programme for the day (subject to change)

MORNING SESSION:

10:00-10:10Welcome from Dr Russell Seymour, CEO, BASIS

10:10 – 10:40am Keynote 1

Sustainable Practice for Transformative Action: Lessons from 30 Years of Regenerative Learning at Schumacher College

Dr Pavel Cenkl, Head of Schumacher College and Director of Learning at Dartington Trust

10:40-11:10 Setting the Scene

The Climate and Ecological Emergency – recent developments

Prof Mike Bruford, Dean of Environmental Sustainability at Cardiff University

Paula Chin, Sustainable Materials Specialist, WWF

11:10-11:40

Coffee break and networking

11:40- 12:40

Workshops and plenary* to include:

Staying Green in an Energy Crisis (Plenary) – Alex Dovey, Professional Energy Services

Planning reduced impact games (Plenary) – Southampton FC’s Caroline Carlin and the Arsenal’s Mike Lloyd.

Sustainability and sports surfaces (Workshop)

Sustainable sportswear (Workshop)

* Note that the two workshops and the plenary run as three separate concurrent sessions. Workshops should be booked in advance.

12:40 – 14:00 Lunch and networking

Opportunity for sport or topic specific groups to meet informally.

AFTERNOON SESSION:

14:00-14:20

UNFCCC Sport for Climate Action 

14:20-14:45

Sustainability at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Jess Fidler, Head of Sustainability and Joie Leigh, Sustainability Coordinator at Birmingham 2022.

14:45-15:30

Panel Discussion

Talking rubbish – Managing waste food and packaging

Led by Amanda Curtis, ACS Futures with Adam Read, Head of External Affairs at Suez and President of the Chartered Institute of Waste Management, Kevin Watson, Business Director and Net Zero Lead for Levy UK&I and Mark Game, The Bread and Butter Thing.

15:30-16:15

Panel Discussion

Engaging with Sports Audiences

Led by Claire Poole from Sport Positive. Speakers include Helen Falkus, Director of Multi Sports at Sky Sports – Broadcasters, David Lockwood, BBC – written journalism, Henry Wilks, Shoot the Company

16:30-17:30Venue tour – Led by Darren Crossman, Facilities and Safety Manager, Principality Stadium

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BASIS Annual Conference 2022 terms and conditions:

BASIS Annual Conference 2022 terms and conditions
Event details
17/05/2022
10:00
- 16:00
In-person
Everyone
£195 per person

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