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World People Of Nature Day– Green Childhood

Friday 1st October
Online

Winter Migration Festival

Saturday 2nd October
Castle Espie
See event page

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BITCI– The Sustainability Revolution

Tuesday 5th October
Online
Free

Natural Capital Finance & Investment Conference 2021

Wednesday 6th October
Online
Delegate places are £55 per person

Peatlands gathering 2021

Thursday 7th October
Online
Free

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10

One World Festival

Monday 11th October
Mostly online

Do no harm to the environment: translating the EGD into Cohesion Policy 2021–2027

Tuesday 12th October
Online
Free

Rising seas and climate change with Dr Asha de Vos

Tuesday 12th October
Online
Free

Heritage on the Ground

Tuesday 12th October
Online
Free

Sustainable Peatlands: A Win for All

Wednesday 13th October
Online
Free

Natura 2000 logo for goods and services – supporting nature and people for a sustainable recovery

Wednesday 13th October
Online
Free

Floodplain Meadows Partnership Conference 2021

Wednesday 13th October
Online
0–£25

NI Waste Expo 2021

Thursday 14th October
Titanic Belfast
Non–qualified individuals are subject to a £250 attendance cost.

NorthernIreland2035– Common Purpose

Thursday 14th October
Online
Free

15

Cave Hill Fungal Foray

Saturday 16th October
Belfast Castle
Free

17

“The Climate Crisis is a Human Rights Crisis”

Monday 18th October
Online
Free

Nature Means Business Online Conference

Tuesday 19th October
Online
£5.98

Nature Means Business

Tuesday 19th October
Online
£5.98

Practicing Food Sovereignty in the Climate Emergency

Tuesday 19th October
Online
Free

Young Trustees in the Environmental Sector

Tuesday 19th October
Online
Free

Mapping a Just Energy Transition in NI

Wednesday 20th October
QUB Great Hall
Free

The Year of Youth Climate Action: COP26 and Your Role

Wednesday 20th October
Online
Free

Legislating for Climate Action on the Island of Ireland

Thursday 21st October
Online
Free

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24

Just Zero – a Virtual Conference on Financing the Just Transition

Monday 25th October
Online
Free

26

Agriculture and Climate Change: A Countryside COP event

Wednesday 27th October
Online
Free

Climate Resilience Heritage Summit

Wednesday 27th October
Online
Free

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UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) – Glasgow 2021

Sunday 31st October
Glasgow

      
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TEDxQueensUniversityBelfast – Engineering our Sustainable Future

Thursday 24 June 2021

Online

Queen’s University Belfast is delighted to announce their third digital TEDx event to be broadcast online on Thursday 24th June 2021

About this event

TEDxQueensUniversityBelfast ‘Engineering our Sustainable Future’ will showcase our community – the staff, students and alumni of the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences.

Engineers and scientists are at the heart of creating a sustainable future for the benefit of current and future inhabitants of our precious planet. The Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences wants to share, with the rest of the world, the exciting research, and ideas that we are developing in pursuit of this goal.

SPEAKERS

Dr Mathew Anderson, Co–Founder, The Why Elephant and Adjunct Professor of Disruptive Leadership at KEDGE Business School

TEDx Talk – ‘How leaders win and lose the transformative power of trust’

Dr Emma Campbell, Research Fellow in Architecture, School of Natural and Built Environment, Queen’s University Belfast

TEDx Talk – ‘Can bees help us to design sustainable supermarkets?’

Dr Katrina Thompson, Head of Research, Artemis Technologies

TEDx Talk – ‘Flying boats. The race to decarbonise maritime transportation’

Professor Greg Keeffe, Professor of Architecture and Head of the School of Natural and Built Environment, Queen’s University Belfast

TEDx Talk – ‘Accelerating the decarbonisation of neighbourhoods’

Ralph Lavery, PhD Student, The Bryden Centre, Queen’s University Belfast

TEDx Talk – ‘It’s Complicated: The History of Ammonia and the Human Race’

Anastasia Perysinakis, MEng Chemical Engineering Student, Queen’s University Belfast

TEDx Talk – ‘People–Centred Engineers Will Fix the Health and Social Care Crisis’

Professor David Rooney, Engineering and Physical Sciences Dean of Internationalisation and Reputation, Queen’s University Belfast

TEDx Talk – ‘Why we need zero carbon engineers’

Dr Magdalena Rychlowska and Dr Gary McKeown, Lecturer and Senior Lecturer, School of Psychology, Queen’s University Belfast

TEDx Talk – ‘Teaching algorithms responsibly – Lessons from cold spaghetti and emotion research’

The Queen’s University Belfast TEDx digital event will go live online at 12.30pm on Thursday 24th June 2021.

For further information about the event and our speakers please click here.

If you have a query about the event, please email: tedx@qub.ac.uk.