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13.00 Session 1: Towards Sustainability
Introduction and Chair: Ijlal Khalid (Society and Citizenship Officer, SSU)Introduction: Adam Tickell (Vice Chancellor)Sustainability: Melissa Lazenby (Lecturer in Climate Change, Global Studies)Climate Breakdown: Harry Jenkinson (BA Anthropology & International Development, Global Studies)Biodiversity Crisis: Sam Ruggiero-Cakir (MSc Zoology, Life Sciences)
14.00 Session 2: Living and Working Sustainably at Sussex
Chair: Jason Oliver (Director of IT)Buildings: Matthew Arnold (Energy and Environmental Manager, SEF)Food: Martha Knott (MSc Global Biodiversity Conservation, Life Sciences)Single use plastic: Megan Youngs (BA Geography, Global Studies)Mobility: Charlotte Rae (Lecturer, Psychology)
15.00 Break. Refreshments in the Jubilee café area. Please bring your own mug to reduce waste.
15.30 Session 3: Sustainability Research, Education & Engagement at Sussex
Chair: Ananya Tiwari (MSc in Climate Change, Development & Policy, Institute for Development Studies)Research: Joseph Alcamo (Director, Sussex Sustainability Research Programme)Living Lab: Chris Sandom (Senior Lecturer, Life Sciences)Community Engagement: Monique Forbes-Broomes & Becca Finney Environmental Lead, SSU)Mental health: Kotryna Vaičiulionytė (BA International Relations and Development, Global Studies)
16.30 Session 4: Next Steps for Sussex
Chair: Jörn Scharlemann (Professor of Conservation Science, Life Sciences)Panel discussion with: Vinita Damodaran (Professor of South Asian History, History), Adam Tickell (Vice-Chancellor), Filip Vasilijevic (President, SSU), Veronica Wignall (PhD Researcher, Life Sciences)