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Programme of events

The programme for the 2020 Climate Challenge Fund Gathering offers multiple opportunities for learning, inspiration and networking.

09:00 – Virtual marketplace and networking

Visit our virtual exhibitors and take advantage of online networking opportunities.

09:30 – Welcome from Keep Scotland Beautiful (recorded)

With Alastair Seaman, Climate Change Manager and Barry Fisher, Chief Executive.

09:40 – Keynote Address, George Marshall: Communicating the Climate Emergency (recorded)

Drawing on recent research, good practice and insights from psychology, George will argue that public engagement is essential for climate action and will equip us with practical advice for talking about climate change more effectively in our communities. Find out more here

10:30 – Break and virtual networking

Take advantage of online networking opportunities.

10:50 – Workshop session one (recorded)

Join one of seven topical workshops. Find out more about workshops here.

11:30 – Tabletalk discussions

Join one of 20 topical discussions. Find out more about the tabletalk sessions here.

12:10 – Lunch, virtual networking and virtual marketplace

Visit our virtual exhibitors and take advantage of online networking opportunities.

12:55 – Welcome back (recorded)

With Alastair Seaman, Climate Change Manage, Keep Scotland Beautiful.

13:00 – Keynote address, Mikaela Loach: The climate emergency, justice and race (recorded)

How are these issues connected and what are the implications for our work as community climate practitioners? Find out more here

13:40 – Workshop session 2 (recorded)

Join one of seven topical workshops. Find out more about workshops here.

14:20 – Break and virtual networking

Take advantage of online networking opportunities.

14:40 – Climate Heroes (recorded)

Join us as we celebrate inspiring volunteers at CCF projects who have gone the extra mile in 2020. Find out more about our 2019 Climate Heroes here.

14:55 – Keynote address, Roseanna Cunningham MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform (recorded)

We are delighted that the Scottish Government will provide a keynote address.

15:10 – Keynote address, Alastair McIntosh: The climate emergency and over consumption (recorded)

Alastair McIntosh has been described by BBC TV as “one of the world’s leading environmental campaigners and has just published his latest bookRiders on the Storm: the Climate Crisis and the Survival of Being. Find out more here.

15.50 Thank-you and closing remarks (recorded)

With Barry Fisher, Chief Executive, Keep Scotland Beautiful.

 

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