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Time: 10.30am - 2.30pm
Venue: Town House Foyer, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE
The Department of Geography, Geology, and the Environment at Kingston University are hosting a half-day climate conference. The half-day conference is aimed at students considering geography and environment BSc degrees. The conference will focus on climate change mitigation and adaptation at local, regional, and national scales. Key invited speakers from Kew Gardens and Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames will give short lectures about climate impacts and adaptation strategies.
10:30 - 11:00: arrival and welcome drinks
11:00 - 11:30: Katherine Jennings (Royal Borough Kingston upon Thames)
11:30 - 12:00: Stuart Cable (Royal Botanic Garden, Kew)
12:00 - 13:00: Lunch
13:00 - 13:30: Lyndsey Fox (Department for Energy Security and Net Zero)
13:30 - 14:00: Stephanie Todd (Strategic Operational Lead for Sustainability, Kingston University)
14:00 - 14:10: Mary Kelly (Story Maps, Senior Lecturer, Kingston University)
14:10 - 14:30: Speakers' Panel Q&A
Please note that students are welcome to attend the conference on their own without being accompanied by a teacher or chaperone. If that is the case, still register for the conference to allow us to estimate attendance on the day.
Booking is essential to attend this event.
For further information about this event:
Contact: Dr Kerry Brown
Directions to Town House Foyer, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE:
Dr Kerry Brown