Mayoral STEAMhouse Challenge: Clean Air, Green Future

Date Thursday, June 20 - Friday, 21

Time Thu, 20 Jun 2019, 09:00 – Fri, 21 Jun 2019, 17:00

Event type Presentation and panel discussion

Location Conference Centre Curzon Building, Room C192, 4 Cardigan St, Birmingham, B4 7BD

We are facing a local and global emergency from generating toxic pollution of our cities, towns and communities while adding to climate change, both caused by burning fossil fuels i.e. coal, gas and oil. This calls for a clean air revolution- Mayor Andy Street (19 June 2018).

The urgent challenge is to address its impact while prioritising understanding for implementing common solutions i.e. clean energy with innovative clean, green smart technologies and transport.

Complementing this is the imperative for energy, water and other material resource efficiency that can reduce 25% consumption, saving money and creating new local business and jobs, including addressing fuel poverty.

This conference and STEAMlab seeks to bring together a range of key public, private and third sector stakeholders with knowledge and commitment to collaborate for accelerating wider public understanding and engagement in delivering solutions, benefiting  health and sustainability for all our region.

The West Midlands Mayor’s Clean-Green Future Challenge will address the increasing amount of issues related to local atmospheric and global greenhouse pollution providing workshop opportunity to share and define ground-breaking initiatives. 

This event is also part of Digital Leaders Week – The most inspirational week in the Digital Transformation calendar. Digital Leaders Week celebrates, showcases, shares and inspires the best of UK digital transformation across the public, private and nonprofit sectors.

Powering West Midlands Growth A Regional Approach to Clean Energy Innovation, commissioned report by Andy Street, Mayor of the West Midlands

The Conference day will include the talks from keynote speakers and the STEAMlab is where we get hacking and tackle the challenge!

For more information and to register, click here.

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