Festival Vision: 2025 Meeting

Festival Vision:2025 Meeting

Skills & Knowledge Update

Wednesday 18th October, 14:00 – 17:30  


13:45              Arrivals & welcome with host Graham Brown, Plaster PR

14:00              Ben Robinson, From the Fields

The value and impact of engaging audiences in sustainability at Bluedot festival

14:15              Quick Fire Innovations & Industry Updates 

Hosted by Graham Brown (Plaster PR)

Mark Laurie, NCASS:  New Trader Carbon Calculator & Food Waste Project 8th Plate

Luke Howell, A Greener Festival: Project Update & Plans

Chris Williams, Prolectric: Innovation in Solar Lighting

Catherine Bottrill, Julie’s Bicycle: Creative Green Certification & Biofuels — The Latest Research

Abi Edgar, Energy Revolution: Turning Festival Travel Emissions into Renewable Energy

 15:15              Panel Discussion: Re-imagining Water at Events

Hosted by Steve Heap, AFO

How environmental impacts from water at events can be minimised with innovations and initiatives? Edible packaging, Waste water turned to clean onsite and a ‘refill’ services at events…

With panel guests:  Lise Honingser, Ohoo!, William Goodwin, Waste Into Water and Annabelle Hunt, FRANK Water

                          15.45              Tea & coffee break

16:00              Key Topic ‘Round Table’ Discussions:  (4 rotating groups with 15 min per topic) 

How to Manage & Monitor Energy Smartly: Tim Benson, SMART Power

Creating an Environmental Action Plan & Strategy: Catherine Botrill, Julie’s Bicycle

Working with Traders to Achieve your Sustainability Goals: Mark Laurie, NCASS

Tackling Festival Travel Emissions: Tom Toast, Energy Revolution

17:00              Networking: Share experiences with the Festival Vision:2025 community & meet power suppliers with sustainable solutions.
17:30              END