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Strategy launch

The strategy launch on 22nd September 2022 will take place the in Oculus building on the main campus at the University of Warwick. The building is exemplary in its environmental credentials. Tests indicate that it performs well above our already high standards for sustainability in new buildings.

Provisional Agenda

12.30 - 14.00

Registration, buffet lunch and exhibition

Ground floor
14.00 - 14.15

Launch of Warwick's Sustainability Strategy

Professor Christine Ennew, Provost

14.15 Short presentations related to key pillars of the strategy OC0.03
  RESEARCH: Professor Jackie Hodgson, Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research), introduced by India Holme  
  EDUCATION: Professor Stéphanie Panichelli-Batalla, Head of the School for Cross-faculty Studies  
  OPERATIONS: James Breckon, Head of Estates and Parvez Islam, Director of Environmental Sustainability  
  INTERNATIONAL ENGAGEMENT: Professor Seán Hand, Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Europe)  
  REGIONAL ENGAGEMENT: Andrew Todd, Director of Regional Engagement  
  STUDENTS' UNION: Will Brewer, President and Jack Sperry, Vice-President  
  Questions and discussion  
15.15 - 15.30 Break Ground floor
15.30 - 16.00

Institute for Global Sustainable Development - strategy launch

Professor Elena Korosteleva, Director of IGSD

Dr Nikoleta Jones, Associate Professor, IGSD

Dr Feng Mao, Associate Professor, IGSD

16.00 - 16.45

Keynote: EU Commissioner for the Environment and Oceans, Mr Virginijus Sinkevicius

16.45 - 17.45

High-level Panel Discussion: cooperation & challenges on the way to sustainable

Chair: Professor Kerry Kirwan, Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research)

Margot James, Executive Chair of WMG

Baroness Sheehan, Director, Peers for the Planet and Member of the House of Lords

Dr Jacqueline Homan, Head of Environment, West Midlands Combined Authority

Berend De Groot, former EU diplomat and rural development specialist

17.45 Close of the launch and drinks reception with canapes in the exhibition space Ground floor