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GREEN LIBERAL DEMOCRAT CONFERENCE BRIEFING

September 3, 2007 9:49 AM

Sunday 16 September

2000 CentreForum and RSPB - What is land for?. The Grand, Alexandra Room

2000 Shelter. Building hope - more homes now. The Grand, Consort Room

2000 Green Liberal Democrats. Green briefing and AGM. Holiday Inn, Lancing 1 and 2

Monday 17 September

1230 British Chamber of Commerce & LGA. Green taxes - effective or not?

Hilton Brighton Metropole, Ambassador Room

1300 Sajjad Karim MEP. Trade and climate change. Old Ship Hotel, Regency Suite

1300 Association of British Insurers Adapting to our changing climate. Quality Hotel, Walnut Suite

1745 Core Cities Cities and climate change Hilton Brighton Metropole, Clarence Room

1800 Energy Saving Trust Environment question time The Grand, Alexandra Room

1815 Places for People/TCPA From green belts to eco towns Quality Hotel, Walnut Suite

1815 CentreForum and Nuclear Industry Association. Nuclear waste: yes please

Hilton Brighton Metropole, Norfolk Room

2000 General Motors/East of England Development Agency Sustainability and

Manufacturing The Grand, Victoria Terrace

2000 LGA, New Economics Foundation and the NHS Confederation Taking the temperature. Can public services save the planet? Quality Hotel, Beech Room

2000 Nine leading UK environment groups The green verdict on the Liberal

Democrats Quality Hotel, Ash Room

Tuesday 18 September

0715 AXA Small business: saving the planet Thistle Hotel, Noblesse Room

0800 Social Market Foundation/ CABE Designing communities for the future: sustainability and place Thistle Hotel, Keats and Shelley Rooms

0800 Social Market Foundation/ Coca-Cola Great Britain Corporate social responsibility:

boardroom blessing or window dressing? Thistle Hotel, Tennyson Room

1300 PTEG Tackling traffic congestion - the debate The Grand, Pavilion Room

1300 Institute for Public Policy Research Connecting cities: transport and growth

Holiday Inn, Ashdown Suite

1300 Flood Prevention APG Flooding: planning and environmental challenges

Holiday Inn, Lancing 3

1300 Institute of Directors/Sunday Times Climate change: business opportunity or business threat? Old Ship Hotel, Regency Suite

1800 LDEG The great energy debate The Grand, Alexandra Room

1800 The Independent and Climate Clinic Communicating climate change: the media role Quality Hotel, Beech Room

1800 Social Market Foundation/ Carbon Trust Technology to the rescue: can technology save us from climate change? Thistle Hotel, Keats and Shelley Rooms

1800 Social Market Foundation/ Go-Ahead Group and Transit Ditch the car, save the planet? Promoting public transport Thistle Hotel, Tennyson Room

1930 Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership Biofuels: more good than harm?

Quality Hotel, Ash Room

1945 Friends of the Earth Making the UK a global hub for a low carbon economy Quality Hotel, Beech Room

2000 Jo Swinson MP and Green Liberal Democrats Tackling the packaging problem

The Grand, Regent Room

2000 ALDE Group Climate change: the good news Old Ship Hotel, Regency Suite

Wednesday 19 September

1300 Environmental Services Association A new waste strategy The Grand, Charlotte Room

1300 GCT, CPRE and CLA Managing the land, conserving the countryside Holiday Inn, Lancing 2 and 3

1800 Nuclear Industry Association Nuclear - part of the solution? The Grand, King's East

1800 MET Office The impacts of climate change Quality Hotel, Beech Room

1800 RIBA Eco-buildings - from drawing boards to reality Quality Hotel, Ash Room

1815 ALDC/ESA Chips, bins and populism Holiday Inn, Lancing 1

There is also a programme of interesting events at the Climate Change Clinic at the

Friends Meeting House Our selected list from the Conference Fringe Green Liberal Democrats Conference briefing & AGM Lancing Room, Holiday Inn, at

8pm on Sunday 16 September The Green Liberal Democrats invite everyone to their

regular Green Briefing on the environmental issues that will be covered at the Conference. This is your chance to have an early insight into some of the key

issues and for you to give your views

The Green Liberal Democrats AGM will also be held

during this event, so you can also find out what the

GLD has been doing and is planning

The AGM Agenda is:

1. To agree the minutes of the 2006 AGM

2. To receive the Annual Report and Accounts

3. Election of Executive Committee members and honorary officers

4. Any other business

Refreshments will be served