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2020 GLD virtual conference logo (Jason Billin)

2020 Vision:
Intensive Care for Our Planet
a sustainable recovery that works for everyone

Green Liberal Democrats Online Conference and Festival
Sat 20th June - Sun 5th July

PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

Recordings and footage will be available soon on the GLD Website

Attendees will be sent links for the Meeting Hall MH and Conference Hall CH - check against the times below to see which hall to go to...

Time

Topic

Speakers

Sat 20th June
12.15pm
CH

Tim FarronKeynote Speech

Tim Farron MP
Co-hosts:
GLD President Martin Horwood
& Cllr Jane Brophy

1.30pm
CH
Explaining the Photography Competition Kevin Daws
1.30pm
MH
Lunch Chat & networking
2.30pm
CH
Ban Nuclear weapons to pay for Covid19 recovery

Lib Dem Baroness Sue Miller
CND General Secretary Kate Hudson

4.00pm
CH
Tea and Networking
5.00 - 6.30pm
CH

Leadership Candidates Q & A

Video and transcript here

Chaired Q&A with our Party Leadership hopefuls
6.30pm
MH
Discussions & Chat in breakout rooms

Evenings

unofficial GLD Pub
Sun 21st June
11.30am
MH
Coffee - Networking
12.00 noon
MH
GLD FILM PREMIERE "2040 - Join the REGENERATION"
1.30pm
MH
Lunch and networking
2.30pm
MH
Film Discussion - Doughnut Economics
4.30pm
MH
Tea break & Networking
6.00pm
CH

Jane Goodall, PhD, DBE
founder of "The Jane Goodall Institute"
and UN Messenger of Peace


Jane Goodall, PhD, DBE Jane Goodall (Stuart Clarke)
Mon 22nd June
7.30pm
CH
Electoral reform and
the environment

Wendy Chamberlain MP
Klina Jordan co-founder MVM

Tue 23rd June
7.30pm
CH
Social Responsibility and a Green Liberal society post Covid-19

Prof Jo Crotty
Michael Meadowcroft

Wed 24th June
4.00 pm
CH
Film:
The Story of Plastic
18.30
MH
Break
7.00pm
CH
"Greening the Party"

Dr Mark Pack
Alison Rouse

Thu 25th June
6.30pm
CH
Wellbeing Recovery:
Using Wellbeing as Success vs GDP, following New Zealand's lead by their PM Jacinda Ardern)
Prof Emmy van Deurzen
Former MEP Jane Brophy
Fri 26th June
7.00pm
CH
Face to Face, "Meet the MPs"
"The Scottish Dimension & the Environment"

Christine Jardine MP
Sheila Ritchie (Convener - Scottish Lib Dems)

8.15pm
CH
Photography Competition Theme 2:
30 Days Wild
Judging by: Kevin Daws &
GLD President, Martin Horwood
Sat 27th June
1.00pm
MH

Lunch

2.00pm
MH

"Climate Friendly Transport -
changing the mix
coming out of Lock-down"

Greg Archer UK Director Transport & Environment
Chris Bowers (Lib Dem)

3.30pm
MH
Break
4.00pm
CH

Films & Discussion

Part1: The Carbon Farmer
"Protecting the Natural Environment"

Part2: Student Films about Climate Change
Engaging with different types of documentaries

Rick Hebditch (Chair of NEPWG)
Cllr Pippa Heylings
7.00pm
MH
Quiz - GLD Quiz is back - Bigger and Better Mary Page and Jason Johnson
Sun 28th June
12.00 noon
CH
The Film (second showing):
"2040 - Join the REGENERATION"
Chair: Keith Melton
1.30pm
MH
Lunchtime networking
2.00pm
CH
The Future of Work
(Including reflection on the film - "2040")
Sarah Olney MP
Paul Lucraft, Chair, Libdemsinbiz
3.30pm
MH
Tea break and networking
4.00pm
CH
Local elections 2021 - Capturing the Green Vote Cllr Pippa Heylings, Cllr Tahir Maher and Cllr Jane Brophy
Mon 29th June
7.00pm
CH
Face to Face
"Meet the MPs" - Women in Parliament.
Munira Wilson MP
Daisy Cooper MP
Tue 30th June

4:30pm-6:00pm
CH

Managing Our Oceans

Chris Davies (Ex-MEP)

Julie Andersen (Global CEO Plastic Oceans)

6:00pm
MH
Networking
7.00pm
CH
"Follow the money - do we need a Carbon Tax?"
Co-Host: Former MEP Dinesh Dhamija
Video from Oxford Prof Dieter Helm
Independent Columnist
Donnachadh Mccarthy
GLD member Julian Hawkins
Wed 1st July
6.30pm-8:00pm The Film (third showing):
"2040 - Join the REGENERATION"
Chair: Jason Billin
Thu 2nd July
1.00pm-2:30pm
CH

"Working in the New Normal"
Joint event co-sponsored by the Association of Liberal Democrat Trade Unionists & Green LibDems
Examining the implications for working patterns post-Covid19

Isabelle Parasram
(Vice President, Lib Dems)
David Eastham (ALDTU)

5:30pm-6:30pm
CH

Layla Moran MP
Face2Face Leadership Bid

Layla Moran MP
Chair: Keith Melton
Co-Chair: Cllr Linda Johnson

Fri 3rd July
7.00pm-8:00pm
CH

Sir Ed Davey MP
Face2Face - Leadership bid

Sir Ed Davey MP
Chair: Keith Melton
Co-Chair: Cllr Linda Johnson

8.15pm
MH

Photography Competition:

Theme 3 - what would you like to change in your area?

-Judging
Kevin Daws
John Russell
Sat 4th July
2.00pm
CH

Our European Green Deal

Caroline Voaden Former MEP
Greg Archer UK Director Transport & Environment

3.30pm - 4.00pm
MH
Networking
4.00pm
CH
"Let's Ban trophy hunting"

Ed Goncalves
(CEO Ban Trophy Hunting)
Catherine Bearder (Former MEP)

5.00pm
CH
Discussion
Sun 5th July
11.00am-12:30pm
CH
The Film (fourth showing):
"2040 - Join the REGENERATION"
Sheila Ritchie
Steve Mason
12.30pm
CH
"Tackling Climate Change From The Bottom Up"

Ed Tranter (The One Earth Show)
Wera Hobhouse (MP for Bath)
Steve Mason (Environmental Spark)

1.30pm
MH
Lunch
2.30pm
CH

Festival Review:
The Way Forward, A Discussion

GLD Chair: Keith Melton
Cllr Graham Neale
Cllr Pippa Heylings
Cllr Jane Brophy

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