Events

Upcoming OxCAN Events

  • Race to Zero: Decarbonising the Building and Construction Sector
    Race to Zero: Decarbonising the Building and Construction Sector
    26 Aug, 19:00 – 20:00
    Zoom
    The first in our OxCAN Europe event series, learn about what is needed to decarbonise the construction sector with talks from across the industry including: Dr Mathew Hampshire-Waugh, Dr Jan Rosenow, John MacNaughtan and Olga Krylova.
  • Opportunities for climate and cleantech entrepreneurship in the Asia Pacific
    Opportunities for climate and cleantech entrepreneurship in the Asia Pacific
    01 Sep, 20:00 – 21:30 GMT+10
    Zoom
    Listen to some of the voices here in the Asia-Pacific who are supporting the explosion of cleantech startups on the ground, who are leveraging innovation and technology to solve climate change problems through entrepreneurship.

Past Events

  • Deep decarbonisation of the mining sector: lessons and opportunities towards Net Zero
    Deep decarbonisation of the mining sector: lessons and opportunities towards Net Zero
    31 Jul, 13:00 – 14:00 GMT+10
    Zoom
    The mining sector faces extreme pressure with the push towards Net Zero. In our first OxCAN event for Australia, Asia and New Zealand, we present speakers John O’Brien and Stephen Lezak on what the role of mining will have in our sustainable future and how we can decarbonise the sector
  • Climate Justice for Communities with Kimberly Hill Knot
    Climate Justice for Communities with Kimberly Hill Knot
    20 Jul, 18:00 – 19:00 BST
    Zoom
    From her unique background in climate justice in the US, Kimberly Hill Knot will discuss the importance of community engagement and the role of corporations in addressing environmental justice.
  • Sustainability in the Arts: Building Back our Theatres Better
    Sustainability in the Arts: Building Back our Theatres Better
    13 Jul, 18:00 – 19:00
    Zoom
    In anticipation of the return of live theatre, hear how Oxford alumni Will Reynolds' company Metta Theatre are greening their working practices, advising others, and using the arts to inspire personal heartfelt responses to the climate crisis in audiences
  • OxCAN Connect (Saturday AM) - "our local net zero stories"
    OxCAN Connect (Saturday AM) - "our local net zero stories"
    10 Jul, 11:00 – 12:00 BST
    Zoom
    This is our monthly informal networking event, a chance to meet other Alumni. Each month we pick a topic to prompt discussion. This month's discussion topic is "our local net zero stories". Our speakers will share with you insights from their work at a local level.
  • Decarbonise Oxford Launch Event
    Decarbonise Oxford Launch Event
    29 Jun, 18:00 – 19:00 BST
    Zoom
    A chance for alumni to join the student-led "Decarbonise Oxford" campaign and support Colleges as they plan for Net Zero.
  • OxCAN Connect: Implications of IEA’s Net Zero by 2050 report. June Session (Saturday morning)
    OxCAN Connect: Implications of IEA’s Net Zero by 2050 report. June Session (Saturday morning)
    05 Jun, 11:00 – 12:00 BST
    Zoom
    This is our monthly informal networking event, a chance to meet other Alumni. Each month we pick a topic to prompt discussion. This month we will look at the IEA's landmark "Net Zero by 2050" report.
  • OxCAN Connect: Implications of IEA’s Net Zero by 2050 report. June Session (Tuesday evening)
    OxCAN Connect: Implications of IEA’s Net Zero by 2050 report. June Session (Tuesday evening)
    01 Jun, 18:30 – 19:30 BST
    Zoom
    This is our monthly informal networking event, a chance to meet other Alumni. Each month we pick a topic to prompt discussion. This month we will look at the IEA's landmark "Net Zero by 2050" report.
  • Sustainable Lifestyles: Are Our Cut Flowers Costing the Earth?
    Sustainable Lifestyles: Are Our Cut Flowers Costing the Earth?
    26 May, 18:00 – 19:00 BST
    Zoom
    In the first of OxCAN’s sustainable lifestyles series that focuses on small changes individuals can make to reduce their environmental impact, Dr Sarah Benson will explain ways we can all continue to enjoy our favourite bunch while being kinder to the planet.
  • Race to Zero: The Inside Track, with Professor Thomas Hale
    Race to Zero: The Inside Track, with Professor Thomas Hale
    20 May, 17:00 – 18:00 BST
    Zoom
    What is the UN’s Race to Zero campaign, how do we get there, and what are the obstacles? Learn more about the public policy challenge of our lifetimes with Professor Thomas Hale, one of the world's leading thinkers on the topic.
  • OxCAN Connect - May (Saturday morning)
    OxCAN Connect - May (Saturday morning)
    08 May, 11:00 – 12:00 BST
    Zoom
    We’re delighted to re-launch our monthly informal networking events, OxCAN Connect. For this first month, we'll start with a brief update on our plans, then break out to discuss "How can OxCAN have the most positive impact?"
  • OxCAN Connect - May (Tuesday evening)
    OxCAN Connect - May (Tuesday evening)
    04 May, 18:30 – 19:30 BST
    Zoom
    We’re delighted to re-launch our monthly informal networking events, OxCAN Connect. For this first month, we'll start with a brief update on our plans, then break out to discuss "How can OxCAN have the most positive impact?"
  • OXCAN Strategic Action Forum
    OXCAN Strategic Action Forum
    12 Jan, 17:30 – 19:30
    See the Eventbrite link below!
    OXCAN is hosting a strategic action forum to discuss our mission and focus projects for climate action at Oxford University and across the globe. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/oxcan-strategic-action-forum-tickets-133386471527?fbclid=IwAR2h4QkdaIq6qthjz8OY-stJzwwDAi8PRStNS9WiyM0pvtHHN59lUlIgv_I
  • OxCAN Connect December
    OxCAN Connect December
    01 Dec 2020, 18:00 – 19:00 GMT
    Airmeet
    Join us for the second OxCAN Connect! An interactive monthly series from the OxCAN Team
  • Getting the Airline Industry to Net Zero
    Getting the Airline Industry to Net Zero
    25 Nov 2020, 18:00 – 19:00 GMT
    Zoom
  • Fireside Discussion: The Role of the Financial System in Achieving Net Zero
    Fireside Discussion: The Role of the Financial System in Achieving Net Zero
    18 Nov 2020, 18:00 – 19:00 GMT
    Zoom
    This fireside chat will explore how the financial system can directly influence the decarbonisation effort.
  • London OxCAN Meetup
    London OxCAN Meetup
    10 Nov 2020, 17:30 – 18:30 GMT
    Zoom
    Come and meet up other Oxford alums working in London across the spectrum of climate-focused disciplines and discuss how we can use this powerful community to hasten climate action.
  • OxCAN Connect Launch
    OxCAN Connect Launch
    03 Nov 2020, 18:00 – 19:00 GMT
    Airmeet
    Join us for the launch of OxCAN Connect! A new interactive monthly series from the OxCAN Team
  • How to Improve Climate Education for 14-18 Year Old's
    How to Improve Climate Education for 14-18 Year Old's
    27 Oct 2020, 16:00 – 20:00 GMT
    Zoom
    A meeting for those who are receiving questions about climate change from their students/children. The aim of this meeting is to share thoughts, ideas and resources, and to discuss how can best use Oxford's output on climate change. Please register on Eventbrite.