Events & Conferences

Green Monday

by mel starrs on March 9, 2009

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Last Monday I attended Green Monday, a monthly networking event for corporate climate change leaders in London. I was first alerted to Green Monday by Phil back in September, but this month was the first time my calendar had conspired to allow me to attend. The event kicked off with a panel discussion and then […]

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Social butterfly

by mel starrs on August 14, 2008

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Blogging has been light, for a number of reasons.  Mainly red wine based, which is always a good excuse in my book. My new found love of life in London is leading me to sorts of weird and wonderful social occasions. This means I don’t have time to read feeds never mind write blog posts. […]

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Thoughts thunk at Think08

by mel starrs on May 12, 2008

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Enjoyed very much meeting fellow bloggers Casey, Paul, Martin, Rob and Phil at last week’s Think08 in the Excel centre out in Docklands.  Prior to a couple of glasses of vino, I managed to make it to a few sessions on the floor of the exhibition, as well as catching up with a few other […]

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Think 08

by mel starrs on May 6, 2008

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I’m back in the UK and gradually acclimatising to the shock.  Trying not to translate prices into US$ and shaking my head at the price of petrol (£1.09 in Leeds!).  Just as well I no longer have a car… I am currently without landline, broadband and laptop, so blogging opportunities are low.  Bear with me […]

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Oslo September 2008 – call for papers

by mel starrs on December 8, 2007

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This looks intriguing. ABSTRACTS DUE February 1, 2008 ANNOUNCEMENTS of Accepted Papers March 1, 2008 COMPLETED DRAFTS DUE June 1, 2008 The Topic Following successful Congresses in Berlin 2005 and Leeds 2006, the Council for European Urbanism will hold its third international congress in Oslo, Norway from the 14th to 16th September 2008. The congress […]

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Upcoming event

by mel starrs on May 9, 2007

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From the British Expertise website: British Expertise, working with RICS, RIBA, APM and others, is running a Sustainability conference in London on Tuesday, 15 May 2007. Sustainability is increasing seen as the main driver in development and planning initiatives and is emerging as a fundamental principle to create a new kind of built environment: one that […]

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Today is the last date to book for early bird discounts at the National CIBSE Conference.  Find the booking form here (pdf, 8pages) and save £50.  Despite the always frustrating business of juggling a plate of lukewarm buffet with a glass of orange precariously balanced on one of those wholly inadequate plastic holder thingies whilst never being […]

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I won’t be able to make it, but if anyone does and blogs it, please let me know: PowerSwitch will be presenting a talk about ‘Peak Oil’ designed for people relatively new to the subject, or those looking for a broader understanding of the issues surrounding it, on 25th November 2006 in Covent Garden. Entry […]

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A little sidestep from the usual content, but I thought the fact that a webinar existed at all was worth mentioning, even if asbestos is not my key area of focus.  From Barbour: Take a look at the new Barbour webinar ‘Asbestos Legislation 2006’. This informative overview of recent and forthcoming changes to the legislation […]

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via:: Green Building Press Two (or three) weeks left to enter – entries are now invited up until 14th (international) and 21st (UK and Schools) November 2006 for The 2007 Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy. The awards have been running since 2003.  Previous winners include: Gloucestershire Warm and Well Widespread improvements in energy efficiency and […]

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