Events

We host a range of events, for members or for the wider public. If you're interested to speak or share an event with us, please email Vaanee at events@oxfordclimatealumni.com

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Upcoming OxCAN Events

No upcoming events at the moment

Past Events

  • 18 Nov, 09:30 – 10:30 GMT
    Zoom
    Join Emma Burnett for a discussion on the 'Complicated Food Chain'. It will get you thinking about practical approaches for tackling the complexity of food supply.
  • 28 Oct, 13:00 – 14:00 BST
    Zoom
    How start-ups are collaborating to drive the circular economy. Seeds of Colour and Arkive will share their collaboration story. A combination of science, creativity and nature.
  • 24 Oct, 16:00 – 17:00 BST
    Zoom
    How start-ups are collaborating to drive the circular economy with nature-positive cosmetics. Seeds of Colour and NIAB will share their collaboration story. A combination of science, creativity and nature, across different industries (agriculture and beauty).
  • HOT IN HERE
    Thu 13 Oct
    13 Oct, 20:00 BST – 14 Oct, 21:20 BST
    The North Wall Arts Centre, S Parade, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7JN, UK
    A protest. A theatre show. An energy-generating dance party. Hot in Here celebrates action taking place around the world for climate justice.
  • 13 Oct, 10:00 BST
    Oxford Botanic Garden, Rose Ln, Oxford OX1 4AZ, UK
    A guided tour of the Oxford Botanic Garden led by Marc Brent, the Head of Horticulture. Celebrating 400 years of botany, horticulture, research and conservation.
  • 04 Oct, 20:00 – 21:00 BST
    Zoom
    Join our guest speaker, Hugh Conway Morris from Manifest Design Workshop, to talk about how we can move from traditional to sustainable construction, using natural building techniques and materials with low embodied carbon.
  • 27 Sept, 20:00 – 21:00
    Zoom
    Join our guest speakers to discuss how the arts can support work on climate change, including different regional views: Cerulean (Cerulean Sounds, UK) Ellie Monk (Green Arts Oxfordshire Network, UK) Roberto M. Saco (Life=H2O, USA) Munir Al Sachroni (Soboman 219 Art Space, Indonesia)
  • 27 Jul, 14:00 – 15:30 BST
    Zoom
    Come join Dr. T. Acheampong and P. Anaman, who will present their newly-published book chapter, which examines how Africa’s oil & gas industry should respond to the global energy transition and climate challenges.
  • 25 Jul, 14:00 – 15:00 BST
    Zoom
    The talk will outline examples of existing community businesses that are building a more sustainable food system, and what needs to change in terms of national policy, legislation and funding for more communities to be able to take ownership of food production and supply to ensure a just transition.
  • 17 Jun, 12:00 – 13:00 BST
    Zoom
    Professor Jo Patterson will talk about her experiences in achieving affordable low carbon housing including both new build and retrofit housing - involving the design and construction of an affordable energy positive new build home that has been replicated by social housing companies in Wales.
  • 07 Jun, 19:00 – 20:00
    Zoom
    Continuing from February's great discussion, we would love to hear more stories of things your local community are doing to tackle climate change, what's working, what are the challenges and how could we support each other to do more.
  • 17 May, 14:00 BST
    Zoom
    Kate Burtonwood is Head Gardener at Trinity College, Oxford. She has a deep interest in sustainability and will talk about the challenges of introducing sustainable ideas in her current role, and raise some ideas of what we could be doing at home to focus on sustainable practices in gardening.
  • 10 May, 19:00 BST
    Zoom
    Our informal networking events, OxCAN connect are a chance to discuss a topic of your choice. This month, we pick up the conversation that started in September about how we stay inspired to do our bit.
  • 19 Apr, 19:00 BST
    Zoom
    Join Jamie Anderson, who is leading our Transport Working Group, to learn about innovation and share ideas for how we can make a difference in this important area which accounts for 20-25% of global CO2 emissions.
  • 14 Mar, 11:00 GMT
    Zoom
    Deap Khambay has over 10 years experience in the fashion industry including as the Head of Sustainability at 'Seasalt'
  • 09 Feb, 20:00 – 21:30 GMT
    Zoom
    We would love to hear your stories of things your local community are doing to tackle climate change, what's working, what are the challenges and how could we support each other to do more.
  • 03 Feb, 18:00 – 19:30 GMT
    Zoom
    We're delighted to announce our first AGM, now that we have incorporated as a CIO (Charitable Incorporated Organisation). Your chance to input to our plans for the future!
  • 01 Feb, 14:00 GMT
    Zoom
    Join Jonty Brunyee from FarmED in discussion of the importance of soil health and carbon sequestration as well as its benefits for farmers and harvests.