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Green Liberal Democrats


LibDem Conference - Green Lib Dem events - 16-19 September 2017

August 29, 2017

Libdem conference Bournemouth (from http://www.libdems.org.uk/autumn_conference)LibDem Conference - Green Lib Dem events - 16-19 September 2017

at Bournemouth - for booking see Libdem website here

GLD have Stand 30 in the Exhibition hall


Saturday 16th: Fringe: Zero Carbon Britain 8.15-9.30pm

GLD Fringe1 : ZCB Zero Carbon Britain Presentation & Discussion ("Prelaunch event" to introduce newly titled "VISION FOR BRITAIN; Clean, Green and Carbon Free")

Date/times: Saturday 16 Sept 8:15-9.30pm

Venue: Branksome Room, Conf. Centre

Speakers and panel:

Duncan Brack -Vice Chair Federal Policy Committee,
Rt Hon. Sir Ed Davey, MP and
Graham Neale (Chair GLD) and
Edward Robinson (Report Author)

The ZCB plan describes a full set of costed actions in an innovative approach to achieving net Zero Carbon Britain by 2050 in all aspects.


Sunday 17th : Green Liberal Democrats AGM 6.15pm-8.30pm

Venue (offsite, no conf pass but ID needed to vote): Bay View Suite, Royal Bath Hotel

more info here

6.15pm AGM (Apologies, Last minutes, Officer Reports, Accounts, New Officer elections, Constitution amdt

6.45pm Dialogue - what do members want from GLD - facilitator Richard Joy.

7.30pm Speaker: Jo Swinson,MP: (Deputy Leader, Lib Dem) "The challenge of keeping climate change on the agenda in a post-Brexit world."

7.50pm Return to Dialogue with members and finish meeting as appropriate (8.30pm latest).


Monday 18th: GLD Fringe Monday 6.15-7.30pm

RAINFOREST OPTIONS AND OPPORTUNITIES - Why are they so important?

Date: Monday 18 Sept 6:15-7.30pm Venue: Durley Suite, Conf. Centre

Speakers and panel:

Chris Redston, Chairman Rainforest Trust UK,
Baroness Shas Sheehan, Shadow Secretary of State for International Development,
Rachel Harper (Wildlife Conservationist)

Meeting Chair: Jane Brophy


Other Events of interest to GLD members:

Monday 7.45pm -Parallel Launch of "Visions for Britain: Clean, Green and Carbon Free" (new official title) -To i) ALL LD members at Sustainability Hub Reception & ii) INVITEES ONLY at Business Reception:

i) Sustainability Hub with Green Liberal Democrats - Low carbon economy reception

Includes launch of "Visions for Britain: Clean, Green and Carbon Free" (New official title)

Open to all conference attendees.

Date/time: Monday 18 Sept 7:45 pm - 9pm Venue: Bayview Suite1, Conf. Centre

Speakers: Lynne Featherstone, Graham Neale (GLD Chair), +others


ii) Business Reception - Vince Cable speech including launch of "Visions for Britain: Clean, Green and Carbon Free" (new official title) LD Launch Event to Business

Date/time: Monday 18 Sept 7.45pm - INVITEES ONLY


ALDE Fringe : Greener UK in assoc with ALDE and Catherine Bearder MEP

To discuss What Brexit means for our Environment

Date/time: Monday 18 Sept 1-2 pm Venue: Branksome Room, Conf. Centre

Speakers: Shaun Spiers (ExecDir Green Alliance), Catherine Bearder,MEP, Sir Edward Davey MP, Baroness Parminter, Greener UK


Energy Democracy Project - LibDems Divests: Leading the Fight against Climate Change

We face a fossil free future. Solar and wind will power the future

Date/time: Monday 18 Sept 1-2pm Venue: Marriott, Blandford Syndicate 3


Parliamentary Renewable and Sustainable Energy Group (PRASEG) and UK Power Reserve - Securing investment in a clean,affordable energy system

How Liberal Democrats are ensuring the UK can secure investment in a modern, clean and affordable energy system.

Date/time: Tuesday 19 Sept 1-2pm Venue: BIC, Bayview Suite 1, Conf Centre

Speakers:

Chair: Duncan Brack, Associate Fellow, Chatham House;
Speakers: Alistair Carmichael MP, Chief Whip;
Michael Jenner, Director of Policy and Regulation, UKPR ;
Stephen Crosher, CEO, Fleet Renewables