CIWM Presidential Conference




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Date:            Tuesday 29
th June 2021

Timings:       10:00 - 16:00 hrs (with breaks)

Platform:      Go to Webinar

UK governments have ambitious plans to stimulate a green recovery post-COVID, develop robust frameworks for environmental protection and enhancement, and achieve net zero emissions by 2050. Creating a workforce that is has the right skills sits at the heart of these commitments and requires action at every level – from promoting STEM subjects in schools to upskilling young professionals working in relevant industry sectors and re-skilling those in transition industries. This one-day conference will explore the opportunities for green skills and jobs in the UK resources and waste sector and provide an opportunity to discuss and debate how the sector maps and delivers its skills needs for the future.


Morning Theme: Embedding green skills in schools and higher education settings

10.00 – 10.15     Welcome and Introduction:  outgoing CIWM President Trevor Nicoll

10.15 – 10.45     Future Influencers Panel

                          Amy Bloom, Suez
                          Lennert de Rooij, Hogeschool Utrecht
                          Kieran Ball, KB Environmental Consulting

Speaker panel:

10.45 – 11.00     Luke Wynne, Head of Youth and Schools, Global Action Plan

11.00 – 11.15     Rachael Saunders, Director of Policy and Education, Speakers for Schools

11.15 – 11.30     Dr Anne Velenturf, University of Leeds 

11.30 – 12.00     Panel Discussion & Q&As: Additional speakers tbc


12.00 - 12.45      Lunch break


Afternoon theme: Developing a roadmap for green skills in the resources and waste sector

12.45 – 13.00     Inauguration of CIWM President 2021/22, Dr Adam Read

13.00 – 13.10     Introduction: Dr Adam Read


CIWM Presidential report launch session

13.10 – 13.20     Sarahjane Widdowson – CIWM Presidential Report - research scope & key findings

13.20 – 13.30     Katie Cockburn Professional Services Director, CIWM – What is needed to support upskilling and transitioning and what support can CIWM offer

13.30 – 13.40     Dr Adam Read – The big messages for UK governments, professional and trade bodies, and CIWM members

Q&A

Response to report findings and wider perspectives

13.50 – 14.05     Phil Beach, Chief Executive, Energy & Utility Skills

14.05 – 14.20     Nick Molho, Chief Executive, Aldersgate Group

14.20 - 14.35      Sue Ferns, Senior Deputy General Secretary, Prospect

Q&A


14.45 – 15.00 Coffee break

 

15.00 – 15.15    Chris Williams, Head of Learning and Development for EMR & Chair of the BMRA Education Committee

15.15 – 15.30    Carl Beer, Chief Executive, Merseyside Recycling & Waste Authority

15.30 – 15.45   Jonathan Young, NRW

Q&A

15.55 – 16.00     Closing remarks from Dr Adam Read


FEE:    This is a free of charge event and open to all members and non members.


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When
29/06/2021 10:00 - 16:00
Where
via Go to Webinar

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