Drop-in sessions over 3 mornings
for local invited guests
AM drop-in sessions | 23-25 Feb 2021 | Register now || Following 2019’s Low Carbon Homes event, the city has committed to developing a retrofit housing plan in time for the 2021 event. This follows the adoption of new science-based climate change targets to become a zero-carbon city by 2038, and the creation of a zero carbon framework by the Manchester Climate Change Agency. The Feb 2021 event will focus on the actions and resources required to deliver the retrofit plan across the city and wider city region, now set to the backdrop of COVID-19 recovery.
Date & Time
February 23 2021 - February 25 2021, 09:00 - 12:00
Event partners, supporters and associations
|Day 1: 09.00-12.00hrs||Theme: What have we got to do and how are we doing?||We’ll be taking a look at current projects and programmes, and the scale of the challenge ahead. MCS will provide an analysis of current renewables take-up and offer comparison data to highlight opportunities for Manchester to inspire a new generation of home-grown energy||Event programme and speakers will be announced shortly|
|Day 2: 09.00-12.00hrs||Theme: What else could we be doing?||Sharing experiences from around the UK and further afield, presenters offer insight and ideas that could be adopted by Manchester to accelerate the scaling up of retrofit across the city. We’ll be exploring the fabric first approach, community engagement and the latest technology, including heat pumps.||Event programme and speakers will be announced shortly|
|Day 2: 09.00-12.00hrs||Theme: What’s holding us back?||Our final morning sessions start to break down the barriers to retrofit at scale, identifying interventions, plans and policies that may be required to support the city’s zero carbon ambition. No blue-sky thinking, but solid, proven ideas for discussion and appraisal.||Event programme and speakers will be announced shortly|
Online (AM sessions on scheduled days)Interactive talks, presentations and networking, hosted tables, workshops & whiteboards, Q&A with presenters, discussion panels between presenters and delegates, profiles and contact sharing.
Resources available on-demand for all registered participants
Presented 09.00-12.00hrs over scheduled days.
Attendees can attend individual sessions to suit their schedule.