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Our Green Future

Event from ChemSoc

Wednesday 13 November 2019, 2pm - 5:30pm


Are you worried about what our future will look like? Is plastic good or bad? Are electric vehicles actually going to save our planet? Come and join us at Our Green Future to find answers to all these questions. The event is open to students and staff from all disciplines.

The forum will focus on 'Clean Transport', 'Plastics with Potential' and 'Food of the Future' and will host a large number of industry leaders and academics to address the topical issue of climate change.

Missed the deadline for tickets? Don't worry - there's still a limited number available on the doors!

First 250 tickets include a free travel mug so that you can also help fight against the human impact on climate change. Because every little helps.

Tickets are £2 for ChemSoc members and £2.5 for non-members. All money from tickets will be donated to charities fighting against climate change and they include entry to all the talks, food and refreshments. 

Speakers include:

Marvine Besong, Technical Director at Recycling Technologies

Patrick Holden, CEO of Sustainable Food Trust

David Ryan, CEO of Powerhouse Energy Group

Prof Martin Freer, Director of ERA, University of Birmingham

Prof Dave Greenwood, WMG Stefan Bon, Warwick Chemistry

Prof Tim Bugg, WCIBB

Patrick Holden, CEO of Sustainable Food Trust

Chris Henderson, Practical Action

Dr Simon Blakely, University of Birmingham

Associate Prof Mel Loveridge, WMG

Richard Dunne, Education Lead of The Harmony Project

Associate Prof Rob Lillywhite, Warwick Lifesciences


13:30 - 14:00 Registration

14:00 - 14:10 Welcome Talk

14:10 - 14:30 Keynote 

14:30 - 15:15 Panel: Food of the Future

15:15 - 15:45 Refreshments

15:45 - 16:30 Panel: Plastics with Potential

16:30 - 16:45 Break

16:45 - 17:30 Panel: Clean Transport


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