The Program on Monday, November 25th

25.11.2013
08.00h
Foyer
Registration desk open the whole day
25.11.2013
09.00h
K1 / K2
Opening
Holger Jan Schmidt, GreenEvents Europe, GER
  Welcome address
Angelica Maria Kappel, Deputy Mayor of the City of Bonn, GER
  Welcome address
Eberhard Neugebohrn, Stiftung Umwelt und Entwicklung NRW
  Welcome address
Teresa Moore, Bucks New University, UK
  Key note
Jacob Bilabel, Green Music Initiative, GER
  First round up with news, suggestions and questions by organizers and conference participants
25.11.2013
10.30
K2
Greener Arena
What can venues do to promote sustainable Events? They are places of magic as well as places of masses, consumption and comfort. We try to find ways to bring it all together.
Host: Roman Dashuber, Green Music Initiative, GER
Carl A H Martin, Arena & Stadia Design / Operational Consultant, UK
Michael Lischer, Sport Concepts, UK
Michael Müller, Energieagentur NRW, GER
Jörn Fischer, Anschutz Entertainment Group / o2 World Hamburg, GER

25.11.2013
10.30h
K1
What's it worth? The waste business
We want to show how the waste business works and what the value of the waste collected at events is. Can events take advantage by selling these resources on their own?
Host: Claire O'Neill, A Greener Festival, UK
Antje Vödisch, bonnorange, GER
Stepan Suchochleb, Rock for People, CZ
Chris Newton, CwmHarry / Zero Waste, UK
Dr. Alexander Janz, Bundesumweltministerium, GER
25.11.2013
10.30h
S1
A healthy session - Catering without meat
An event without meat - neither for artists, crew nor the audience. We will present the effect on the footprint and the consequences for the event organizers. Is it possible?
Host: Sabine Funk, GreenEvents Europe, GER
Niklas Lundell, Way Out West, SWE
Hendrik Haase, Slow Food Deutschland e.V. / Wurstsack, GER
Anne Landhäußer, Universität Ulm, GER

25.11.2013
12.30h
Cafeteria
Lunch Break
25.11.2013
13.30h
S1
Audience attitude - Do People behave better in a clean Environment?
How do people behave when visiting events? We try to find out whether the environment makes a difference. Does a clean site promote better behaviour?
Host: Sabine Funk, GreenEvents Europe, GER
Teresa Moore, Bucks University, UK
Morten Therkildsen, Roskilde Festival, DK
Marten Pauls, Campo Events Engeneering / Rock am Ring, GER

25.11.2013
13.30h
K1
Talking cups - biodigradable vs. multi-use cups
We know the popular systems: multi-use and biodegradable one-way cups made from cornstarch. It's a never-ending discussion. Which are more sustainable? We question perceptions and opinions and discuss openly with suppliers and experts.
Host: Dirk Nossbach, nVL² GmbH, GER
Thorsten Engelking-Mala, Cup Concept, GER
Daniel Bleher, Ökoinstitut e.V., GER
Wolfgang Küpper, Papstar GmbH, GER
More speakers to be announced
25.11.2013
13.30h
K2
Degrowth and Events - Alternative concepts for triple bottom line
Does the heavyweight argument of economic efficiency really apply to festivals and other events? Events offer the chance to choose topics of how to organize and manage economic processes in an alternative way, and to present different ways of living together.
Host: Friederike Behr, Eco Controlling / Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut Essen, GER
Nadin Deventer, festival n.a.t.u.r., GER
Mathilde Régnard, Cabaret Vert, FRA
25.11.2013
14.30h
K2
Down the loo II
Thousands of people party, eat, drink and... We continue the session of last year's conference and discuss what happens to the human left-behinds after leaving the site as well as smart mobile and sustainable solutions for events.
Host: Fabian Schulte-Terboven, IBIT GmbH, GER
Rüdiger Heidebrecht, DWA, GER
Hamish Skermer, Natural Event, AUS/UK
25.11.2013
15.30h
Foyer
World Café & Coffee
25.11.2013
16.30h
K1 / K2
The Elephant Round - "Is Bono killing polar bears?"
This not too serious talk shop with "heavyweights" of the scene marks the end of the program of day one. The round onstage will discuss artist and organizer responsibility as well as general issues of event sustainability and carry over the discussion to the audience.
Host: Jacob Bilabel, Green Music Initiative, GER
Sidekick: Holger Jan Schmidt, GreenEvents Europe, GER
Claire O'Neill, A Greener Festival, UK
Vladimir Vodalov, Exit Festival, SER
Carl A H Martin, Arena & Stadia Design / Operational Consultant, UK
Carsten Schumacher, Festivalguide, GER

The Program on Tuesday, November 26th

26.11.2013
08.00h
Foyer
Registration desk open the whole day
26.11.2013
10.00h
K2
Technic Forum - Technical Solutions to Special Problems
Here the floor is given to new tools and innovations. In addition to efficient stage production approaches (PA Team) and a special shelter system to reduce camping waste (Sheltercare International) new technical solutions from other relevant fields of event production will be presented.
Host: Fabian Schulte-Terboven, IBIT GmbH, GER
Jakob de Proft, Sheltercare, BE
Thomas Kläser, PA Team, GER
Nizar Müller, Rhenus Recycling GmbH, GER
26.11.2013
10.00h
S1
Good Food - Good Mood
We present more smart catering solutions and good practice from the wide field of food and beverage.
Host: Friederike Behr, Eco Controlling / Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut Essen, GER
Christof Hertel, Deutscher Evangelischer Kirchentag, GER
Nadja Flohr-Spence, Slow Food Deutschland e.V., GER
Jacqui Reeves, Fareshare, UK
Mathilde Régnard, Cabaret Vert, FRA

26.11.2013
10.00h
K1
The plastic session - can we avoid plastic?
Plastics play a key part in our lives. New plastic goods are produced, old ones are recycled. Do we produce too much plastic? Which are the consequences for us and the planet?
Host: Teresa Moore, Bucks University, UK
Claire O'Neill, A Greener Festival, UK
Chris Johnson, Shambala Festival / Powerful Thinking, UK
Dr. Ingo Sartorius, Plastics Europe, GER

26.11.2013
11.00h
K1
From bad to good - Upcycling
The best concept ever: converting worthless things into valuable objects and save money and resources. Waste is too good for the waste bin!
Host: Sabine Funk, GreenEvents Europe, GER
Marie Sabot, We Love Art, FRA
Cathérine Bartholomé, Chrysocolla Marketing, GER
Birgit Böhm, Wandelwerte e.V., GER

26.11.2013
12.00h
Cafeteria
Lunch Break
A special with our friends from Slow Food Youth Network. It's called "culinary UPcycling" and the results will be eatable, very tasty and offered to all our participants during the tuesday lunch. (Made possible by the kind support of house caterers Sodexo - thanks a lot!)
26.11.2013
13.00h
K1
The Power Panel
Many events and festivals in particular are small, temporary biospheres that deal with the same problems and developments that are relevant in larger society, only under laboratory conditions. What a chance to try out new concepts small scale that could be taken over to the "real world". Take electricity, for example.
Host: Sebastian Fleiter, The Electric Hotel, GER
Jacob Bilabel, Green Music Initiative, GER
Chris Johnson, Shambala Festival / Powerful Thinking, UK
Paul Schurink, ZAP, NL
26.11.2013
13.00h
S1
It's only Teenage Wasteland - Camping and waste
Leaving behind thousands of tents and other camping equipment at the festival site is more than a problem for festivals. It roots in how people behave in a throw-away society. We talk about how to deal with it and how festivals can join forces to make things better.
Host: Holger Jan Schmidt, GreenEvents Europe, GER
Michaela Tanner, Open Air St. Gallen, CH
Jakob de Proft, Sheltercare, BE
Dr. Roland Imhoff, University of Cologne, GER
26.11.2013
15.00h
K1
GreenEvents résumé & coffee
A last round up by participants, speakers and organizers. Give us your opinion on GreenEvents 2013, as well as your suggestions and expectations for GreenEvents Europe 5.
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