Event

Innovator Catalyst: Decarbonising Buildings

DATE
18 Nov 2015

Register now for a unique coached programme for building professionals!

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The Programme

This course is an intensive eight-day residential workshop, aimed at overcoming the challenges that building professionals face when constructing  low-carbon buildings or providing low-carbon products and services to the market. The Innovator Catalyst will apply transition tools and theories, peer-to-peer learning, site visits, and industry and academic seminars to participants’ case studies. Participants will be able to:

  • Address specific issues related to their own organisation, business, or projects 
  •  Understand and overcome barriers to decarbonising different types of buildings
  • Gain an international view of decarbonising buildings with participants and experts from across Europe 
  • Build a solid network and become part of an active community of professionals
  • Expert coaches and Site visits
  • The programme will also include site visits to places such as:
  • It will be facilitated by a cross-European team of coaches who will engage participants in interactive sessions and activities. It will also feature seminars from experts such as Ron van Erck of Energiesprong, Dr Lydia Sterrenberg of the Delft Research Institute for Transitions, Ralf Pelkmann of ABG Nova and Matt Osborne of Carillion Energy Savers.

Highlights

Expert coaches

It will be facilitated by a cross-European team of coaches who will engage participants in interactive sessions and activities. It will also feature seminars from experts such as Ron van Erck of Energiesprong, Dr Lydia Sterrenberg of the Delft Research Institute for Transitions, Ralf Pelkmann of ABG Nova and Matt Osborne of Carillion Energy Savers.

Site visits

The programme will also include site visits to places such as:

  • Birminghem Zero Carbon House;
  • Hobsons Brewery in Shropshire;
  • Public buildings and projects with excellent BREAM ratings.

Join Innovator Catalyst And:

  • Gain access to an international, cross-disciplinary network of climate change ambassadors;
  • Meet other professionals facing similar challenges and get exposed to a broad variety of perspectives;
  • Gain a better understanding of current issues, develop solutions and methods of collaboration;
  • Learn about tools and develop skills to facilitate system change;
  • Generate tangible outcomes, such as improved working plans or ideas for new initiatives.

 

Participants

The programme is aimed at professionals involved in the built environment. This can include building design, construction, city planning, building energy systems, consultancy, NGOs, housing associations, estates managers, procurement officers, academics and council officials.

Participants will be expected to bring a relevant case study of real-life issues (e.g. a problem or potential opportunity) that they are experiencing or have experienced in their work.

 

Costs

The full course fee is €2000,00 which covers the programme activities, refreshments and lunch, and two group evening dinners. Discounts are available, please go to the webpage for more information.

An early bird reduction of 20 per cent is offered when applications are being received before 20 August 2015

Apply

The deadline for applications is 18 October 2015 

 

Apply today

Contact

For further enquiries, please get in touch with Ben Onyido:
ben.onyido@climate-kic.org
+44 (0)121 250 3526

 
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