Greenshare Conference

Green Share Poster 2014

Greenshare Guest speakers 

Simon Bowens, Friends of the Earth Yorkshire Region : Energy in the UK – what does it mean for Hull and Yorkshire

Lisa Bovill, Hull Advice & Kate MacDonald, Hull and East Riding Timebank: Alternative Exchange Mechanisms

Joanna Bevan, City University New York: Community Resilience

Mick Marston, UK Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens

Joe Atkinson, Permaculture Association: Permaculture

Greenshare Table discussions with an environmental theme.  Some of the options available include:

Inglehome: Transforming a typically inefficient Hull terrace into a cosy, low energy superhome with zero bills.

Community Resilience: What makes a resilient community and ask people to consider 7 elements identified in the ‘Rainbow of Resilience’ and how that relates to their own geographical community.  We will start to uncover what factors make up a strong community and it also a showcase of how to run a pop up mini focus group for community asset mapping.

Energy Estuary – Hull’s real role in the energy revolution: We will be discussing the state of UK energy policy including fracking, renewables, biomass and much more and the role of communities to lead the way in creating an affordable, secure and low carbon energy system fit for the challenges of the 21stCentury.

There will be also the opportunity to take part in practical interactive sessions and networking opportunities.

To cover the cost of refreshments and a locally sourced buffet lunch there is a small charge for attending this event.  All are welcome to attend ~ you do not have to be a member of the network.  Booking is essential – click on the link below:

http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/green-share-2014-tickets-10078145003?aff=es2&rank=36&sid=f0dd7f4f7f5711e3ab9012313b01554c

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