Course Workshop 2005/2006

Der Workshop im März 2006 wurde von Marc Cornellisen, einem niederländischen Polarforscher und Umweltaktivisten, geleitet. Nachfolgend bekommst du einen Überblick über die Inhalte sowie die Referenten des Workshops (bitte beachte, dass sich die Workshops inhaltlich von Jahr zu Jahr verändern).

Thursday, March 23, 2006 at the Royal Geographical Society

09:00 – 09:10

Marc Cornelissen
Project leader Climate Change College

Welcome and an introduction to the three-day program on behalf of all the partners.
09:10 – 10:30 Amory B. Lovins, Chief executive officer of Rocky Mountain Institute
Title: Profitable climate protection
Description: Amory B. Lovins, chief executive officer of Rocky Mountain Institute, is a consultant experimental physicist educated at Harvard and Oxford. He has received an Oxford MA (by virtue of being a don), nine honorary doctorates, a MacArthur Fellowship, the Heinz, Lindbergh, Right Livelihood ("Alternative Nobel"), World Technology, and TIME Hero for the Planet awards, the Happold Medal, and the Nissan, Shingo, Mitchell, and Onassis Prizes. His work focuses on transforming the hydrocarbon automobile, real estate, electricity, water, semiconductor, and several other sectors toward advanced resource productivity. He has briefed eighteen heads of state, held several visiting academic chairs, authored or co-authored twenty-nine books and hundreds of papers, and consulted for scores of industries and governments worldwide.

The Rocky Mountain Institute's unique Approach to Energy advocates profitable climate protection, efficient vehicles (Hypercar® vehicles), green buildings, and Natural Capitalism

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10:30 – 10:40 Coffee / Tea break
10:40 – 11:00 Recap video interview with Amory B. Lovins
11:00 – 12:00 Jos Cozijnsen, MMA
Title: The Economics of Climate Change
Description: Emission trading and CDM.
Including a recap video interview with Gerhard Mulder.
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12:00 – 13:00

Andrew Lee SCR, Sustainable Development Commission UK Government
Title: The politics of climate change
Description: The politics of Climate Change and the way ahead. An inside view of the complex political arena. Where have we come from? What is the way ahead?

Including a recap video interview.
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 14:45

Helen Jones, Ben&Jerry’s UK
Title: The History of Ben & Jerry’s
Description: Having started the company in the UK, Helen Jones will give more inside scoops of the Ben&Jerry’s brand.

14.45 – 15.15 Coffee / Tea break
15:15 – 16:30
Rob van Dorland
dr. Rob van Dorland
, Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute
Description: The history of the Earth's climate and it’s observation. Geological time scales, natural variability, man made change and projections for the future.
Including a recap video interview.
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16:30 – 17:15 Travel to the Tate Modern
17:15 – 18:00

View exhibition of Rachel Whiteread

Move over to Tate Boardroom (tea and coffee):
18:00 – 19:30 Dr. Marcel Knotter, Managing director Bright & Company I HR strategies
Co-workshop with Marc Cornelissen
Title: Pychology of Change
Description: What is preventing people from changing or businesses in making successful transitions to different business practices? What to expect when you try to change things for the better in organisations? Why do some efforts succeed and most not?
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Evening program Thursday March 23

Dinner talk, continuing on the last lecture. To bed early for a fresh start the next day.

Course Workshop 2005/2006

Friday, March 24, 2006 at the Royal Geographical Society

09:00 – 10:10

Dr. Andrew Shepherd, Ph.D, Scott Polar Institute
Title: Ice and climate, a view from space
Description: Andrew Shepherd explains the role of the ice caps in the Earth’s climate system and how remote sensing is used to understand the changes being observed in the polar region. A special emphasis is made on the CryoSat mission from the European Space Agency. His lecture serves as an introduction to Elizabeth Morris.

10:10 – 11:30
Professor Elizabeth M. Morris
Professor Elizabeth M. Morris, OBE, BSc, PhD, Seconded from the Natural Environment Research Council (British Antarctic Survey) to the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge University as NERC Arctic Science Adviser
Title: Researching the mass balance of the Greenland Ice Cap
Description: Being on of the first female scientist to work for the British Antarctic Survey, Elizabeth Morris has extensive experience in hands-on research in the polar region.  As she is leading the research activities in which the students will be involved, she will explain more about the backgrounds and operational procedures of the fieldwork on the Greenland Ice Cap.
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11:30 – 12:30 Practical instructions / logistical and operational briefing (together with Marc Cornelissen).
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 15:00

Stefan Norris, head of conservation WWF Arctic Programme
Title: Nature conservation in a changing Arctic
Description: Providing an overview of the activities of the Arctic Programme, it’s challenges and successes. Explaining specific issues concerning Greenland.

15:00 – 15:10

Coffee and Tea break

15:10 – 17:30 WWF team presentation
Martin Hiller
, Communications Manager for WWF's Global Climate Change Programme
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Matthew Davis, Director of WWF's Stop Climate Chaos! Campaign
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Joost Hogeboom, Communications manager Corporate Communications and Climate Change Campaign Netherlands
Title: Campaigning frame work
Description: An integrated overview illustrating the international and national context of WWF’s campaigns.
Aim of the presentation is to provide common ground to target and focus campaign plans from the ambassadors.
Lecture also cover experiences, best practices and success stories.
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Evening spent in informal setting.

Discussion on campaigning activities and tactics as a preparation for Saturday.

Course Workshop 2005/2006

Saturday, March 25, 2006 at the Hotel May Flower

09:00 – 10:00
Marc Cornelissen

Marc Cornelissen
Title: Communication plan and procedures
Description: Introduction to the communications plan for Greenland. Media strategy, partnerships and procedures. Also practical instructions to record and share their experiences for TV and web.

Camerawork, voice and data-uplinks, multimedia skills.

10:00 – 11:00

Lucy Siegle, Award winning journalist of the Guardian Unlimited / Observer en writer of the book: Green Living.
Title: Getting the message across
Description: Lucy tells –through personal experience- how you get sustainability across to a large audience. She also gives some constructive feedback to the students based on their earlier interviews and essays.

11:00 – 11:10 Coffee and Tea break
11:10 – 13:00

Block 1 Campaign development
Project team / partner representatives serve as consultant.       

13:00 – 13:30

Quick Lunch

13:30 – 16:00

Block 2 Campaign development
Project team / partner representatives serve as consultant.

16:00 – 17:00

Presentation of individual campaign plans and their alignment