Greater Manchester Green Summit – 21-24/09/2020

Date

21-24 September 2020

Time

TBC

Location

Online

Organisers

Greater Manchester Combined Authority

The Event

Now in its third year, the Greater Manchester Green Summit 2020 will mark progress made towards the goals of the Five-Year Environment Plan, which include becoming carbon neutral by 2038, improving air quality in the next decade, protecting our natural environment, and building resilience to the effects of climate change.

Under the theme of ‘Taking Action: Today, Tomorrow and Together’, the Green Summit will feature sessions based on four key areas:

  1. Nature, biodiversity and climate adaptation
  2. Green transport and energy efficiency
  3. Circular economy, waste and recycling, and sustainable construction
  4. Climate change resilience and building back greener

Speakers across the four days will include:

  • Emma Howard Boyd- Chair of the Environment Agency
  • Prof Brian Cox- Physicist and TV presenter
  • Chris Boardman- Olympic gold medallist and Cycling and Walking Commissioner
  • John Scanlon, Chief Executive Officer, SUEZ recycling and recovery UK
  • Andy Burnham- Mayor of Greater Manchester

 

Booking and More Information

Each day will feature a series of spotlight sessions on the key themes as well as live events, so you can tailor your day around the areas you are most interested in.

To register please click here.