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Keynote – Juliet Davenport

Published on April 18, 2013 in 2013 Conference Reports, Audio, Economy, Energy, Environment, Presentation

Juliet Davenport OBE, founder and CEO of green energy supplier Good Energy delivered a keynote presentation at the conference, summarising the key points from the day covering who we are investing in and what for, engaging with communities, how we develop a long term industry and economic activity and ensure all levels of governance and government has the ability to respond. Juliet closed the conference with some thoughts on what next and how can these issues be taken forward.

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Economy – Professor Calvin Jones

Published on April 18, 2013 in 2013 Conference Reports, Audio, Economy

Calvin Jones, Professor of Economics and Associate Dean at Cardiff Business School spoke on the theme of Economy, discussing complexity, and societal overheads and a reminder of the need to talk about jobs, and that interventions do not always change and benefit.

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Environment – Dr. Mike Clarke

Published on April 18, 2013 in 2013 Conference Reports, Audio, Environment

Dr. Mike Clarke, Chief Executive of the RSPB spoke on the theme of Environment, with a talk entitled ‘Sustainable Severn: Sunset or sunrise?’; and raised how can the economy develop in harmony with the environment, what are the decision tools to enable this to happen and how to respond to the post industrial challenge.

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Energy – Peter Kydd

Published on April 18, 2013 in 2013 Conference Reports, Audio, Energy, Presentation

Peter Kydd, Director of Strategic Consulting at Parsons Brinckerhoff discussed the issue of Energy, discussing a roadmap of growth for the UK with renewable energy and an incremental approach with Stepping Stones, a tidal lagoon design to reduce cost and impact.

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Keynote – James Cameron

Published on April 18, 2013 in 2013 Conference Reports, Audio

James Cameron, Chairman of Climate Change Capital delivered a keynote at the Conference. He spoked about the need for investing in infrastructure, and shared that competiveness amongst companies will be more about resources, with increased value from less inputs.

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Introduction with Vaughan Lindsay

Published on April 18, 2013 in 2013 Conference Reports, Audio

Vaughan Lindsay, Chief Executive of The Dartington Hall Trust opened the conference. Over 70 attendees were at the conference representing a wide range of engineers, organisations, sectors and environmentalists.

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