Green Events and Innovations Conference Announces Full Agenda

Green Events & Innovations Conference (GEI) is presented by A Greener Festival (FAG) in partnership with the International Live Music Conference (ILMC).

The 14th edition of the Green Events & Innovations Conference (GEI) is just two weeks away and the full GEI agenda can now be unveiled for what promises to be a day to remember at the Royal Garden Hotel, London , Friday, April 29. GEI 14 will have a packed program including an exclusive keynote by Brian Eno in conversation with Aurora and Love Ssega and a host of inspiring and knowledgeable speakers who will bring their passion and insights to the event along with senior representatives from AEG, ASM Global, EarthPercent, Forest Green Rovers, Glastonbury, Music Declares Emergency, OVO Arena Wembley, Roskilde Festival, Royal Albert Hall, SEC, Soul Sutras, We Love Green, UWE, YOUROPE and many more.

GEI 14 will be an official part of the International Live Music Conference (ILMC) for the first time with all ILMC delegates able to attend GEI sessions. The packed agenda will see the hottest greenest topics in the live event and culture sectors explored and bring together visionaries, innovators, industry leaders, eloquent speakers and truly entertaining artists. icons of the live events industry that will inspire collective action in the fight against climate catastrophe. This will be the first gathering of the green events industry in over two years and key conference topics include;

  • Keynote with Brian Eno and Aurora hosted by Love Ssega to discuss “Directing the Energy of Music to Benefit the Planet”
  • European cooperation in the live music sector
  • Transport and energy in a tumultuous energy landscape
  • The Greener Arena landscape on the way to a greener tour.
  • Sustainable food and beverages for events
  • Circularity of materials and the fight against plastic pollution with a focus on cups
  • Greener European Festival Roadmap
  • Agency of amazing individuals and organizations – using the skills, networks, creativity and resources of events for focused action in solidarity with the displaced and oppressed.
  • Quick Fire Innovation from NFT to battery power technology for equal rights to pee.

The connection between well-being, inclusivity, diversity, equity and environmental sustainability will be a recurring theme throughout the program.

See the full schedule of events here:

Other confirmed speakers include (in alphabetical order):
Andy Lenthall (Festival Insights), Aurora, Brian Eno, Chiara Badiali (Julie’s Bicycle), Claire O’Neill (AGF), Dale Vince OBE (Ecotricity/Forest Green Rovers), Danny Newby (Big Green Coach), Dave Ojay (Naam Festival) Dr Vincent Walsh (Herblabism/Future of Food), Dieter Castelein (Greener Power Solutions), Erik Distler (AEG), Fay Milton (Music Declares Emergency), Gina Périer (Lapee), Glenn Lyons (UWE), Gordon Masson ( IQ Magazine), Hannah Jukes (Bodyheat Club Ltd.), Helen Taylor (Ecotricity/Forest Green Rovers), Holger Jan Schmidt (YOUROPE, General Secretary), Jane Healy (J Healy Productions), Jennifer Ennis (Scottish Event Campus (SEC) ), John Drury (OVO Arena Wembley), John Robb (Louder Than War / Membranes), Kara Djurhuus (Roskilde Festival), Laura van de Voort (Green Events Netherlands), Linnéa Svensson (Green Operations Europe), Love Ssega, Lucy Noble (NAA/Royal Albert Hall), Lyke Poortvliet (Green Events Netherlands), Marcel Arsand (Ball), Marie Sabot (We Love Green), Martin Thim ( DTD Group), Mike Walsh (Serenade), Nora Wigand (Ball), Paul McCrudden (OnePlan Events), Sangeeta Pillai (Soul Sutras), Sangeeta Waldron (Serendipity PR & Media), Steve Sayer (The O2 (AEG Europe), Thomas Grünberg (Gaudina).

Join us as leading pioneers, activists and collectives in greener events, festivals, touring, venues and entertainment, unite to discuss key issues in a transforming industry. This 14th edition of the GEI is presented by AGF and ILMC, and graciously supported by Ecotricity, De La Maison and Ball Corporation.

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Maria R. Newman