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NTU Sustainability Summit 2021 - Campaign for COP26

COP26 Sustainability Summit
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A student conference for NTU to highlight climate action and net zero carbon goals across Nottingham, including a range of guest speakers and workshops. This event forms part of NTU's Campaign for COP26.

  • From: Wednesday 3 November 2021, 9 am
  • To: Wednesday 3 November 2021, 4 pm
  • Location: Nottingham Conference Centre, 30 Burton St, Nottingham, NG1 4BU
  • Booking deadline: Monday 1 November 2021, 9.00 am
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Event details

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) and Nottingham Trent Students Union are jointly hosting the NTU Sustainability Summit 2021 as part of our Campaign for COP26. The conference is open to students and sabbatical elected officers of NTU. As part of the event, Head of Sustainability Charmaine Morrell and Conor Naughton, President of Nottingham Trent Students Union will be discussing topics included in the UN's Climate Change Conference COP26.

The day will include key-note speakers and themed workshops on topics such as the climate emergency, biodiversity and fast fashion. There will also be a panel consisting of local organisation representatives who will give insight into their work towards sustainability across the city.

The conference will enable students to share ideas and discuss practical ways to effect change and take action at their universities and organisations. Attendees will learn about COP26’s importance and initiatives in the local area and beyond, whilst focusing on the practical actions we can all take to 'think globally and act locally.'

A vegan lunch will be provided during the day to attendees. Please let us know if you have any dietary requirements.

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Programme

09.00-09.30am | Arrival and Refreshments
09.30-09.40am | Welcome from Steve Denton, Chief Operating Officer and Registrar at NTU
09.40-09:50am | Overview of the day - Charmaine Morrell, Head of Sustainability at NTU
09:50-10:20am | Keynote Speakers: Campaign for COP26: what's it all about 
10:20-10:45am | NTU’s approach to Sustainability - Charmaine Morrell and Conor Naughton (NTSU)
10:45-12:00pm | Workshop 1 - Climate Emergency
12:00- 2:45pm  | Sustainable LUNCH: enjoy NTU's finest vegan and plastic free catering
1:00-2:15pm | Workshop 2 (delegates can select from one of the following topics)
1. Nurturing Nature at NTU
2. Fast & Furious Fashion 
3. Waste not, Want not: reducing food waste at home 
4. Sustainability in the Curriculum

2.15- 2:30pm | Break for tea and coffee
2.30- 3:20pm | Panel of local organisations sharing sustainability initiatives
3.20- 3:55pm | Public Deceleration of Pledges 
3:55- 4:00pm | Thank you and close of event, invitation to be included in group photograph
4.00pm          | Group photograph

Location details

Address:

Nottingham Conference Centre
30 Burton St
Nottingham
NG1 4BU

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