Energy Revolution at the AFO conference

Energy Revolution talks sustainable travel to events at The AFO Conference

Energy Revolution trustee Liz Warwick will join the ‘Blue Planet Wake Up Call’ panel session at the Association of Festival Organisers (AFO) Conference on Saturday 11thNovember at 10.30am.

Liz, who is an Environmental Consultant with Lansdowne Warwick and Sustainability Consultant for Cambridge Folk Festival, will talk about the environmental impact of travel at events and what can be done to reduce harmful CO2 emissions associated with fossil fuel travel.

She presents research from her work with Cambridge Folk Festival and case studies from the latest edition of the Energy Revolution Guide to Sustainable Travel, which includes initiatives that have helped increase sustainable travel at Boomtown, Shambala and Glastonbury and of suppliers, such as festival coach provider Tuned in Travel and electric vehicle charging services from S2VS, who can help events reach their goals around travel emission reduction.

Every delegate attending the AFO Conference will receive a free copy of the updated, and first printed copy, of The Energy Revolution Guide to Sustainable Travel for Festivals and Events. If you aren’t attending and would like a copy you can download the new edition HERE.

Also on the panel talking about making events more environmentally sustainable are Chris Johnson from Shambala Festival, Teresa Moore from A Greener Festival, Tim Benson from Powerful Thinking, Zap Concepts and Smart Power, Mark Laurie from festival food salvage scheme 8thPlate and NCASS, Hannah Joliffe from the RAW Foundation, and Mary Corfield from Greenbelt Festival.

Find out more about the session HERE.