Leading the Green City: An international exchange

Issue date: 24 July 2014


Freiberg, Germany

12 September 2014 12.30-14.00, The Watershed, Bristol.

In association with University of Bristol, University of the West of England, Bristol and Bristol 2015.

Innovative cities across the world are at the forefront of efforts to meet the sustainability challenges facing communities.

This free public event, which forms part of the preparations for Bristol 2015: European Green Capital, will provide international insights from some of the most progressive cities in the world. Focussing on the role of local leaders, working in and outside government, it highlights how significant and radical change can be achieved.

Speakers include: Professor Christine Cheyne, Massey University, New Zealand on Green mayoral leadership in New Zealand; Professor Robin Hambleton, UWE Bristol on Green city leadership: lessons from Europe and the USA; and Kris Donaldson, Chief Executive Officer, Bristol 2015 on European Green Capital 2015 and the civic leadership challenge. The Event is Chaired by Dr David Sweeting, School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol.

Booking: This event is free and open to the public but prior registration is required.

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