Events

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Past Events

  • [Members only] OxCAN Connect November - Brainstorming the Climate
    [Members only] OxCAN Connect November - Brainstorming the Climate
    06 Nov, 11:00 – 12:00 GMT
    Zoom
    What's left to say about climate change? This month, OxCAN Connect is calling on all you rebels out there with original ideas, quirky theories or things to get off your chest. We know the challenge. But what's the solution?
  • Race to Zero: role of voluntary offsets
    Race to Zero: role of voluntary offsets
    21 Oct, 19:00 – 20:15 CEST
    Zoom
    Continuing OxCAN Europe, hear from Dr Steve Smith (Oxford Net Zero), Owen Hewlett (CTO at Gold Standard Foundation), Eli Mitchell-Larson (Scoping Team Lead, Carbon Removal Advocacy Europe), Lori Guetre (Carbon Engineering Ltd.), and Zhizhen Wang (Signify) on the role of voluntary offsetting.
  • Climate Risks in the Asia Pacific
    Climate Risks in the Asia Pacific
    19 Oct, 19:30 – 21:00 GMT+10
    Zoom
    Part of our Asia, Australia and New Zealand series, speakers Will Steffen and Sujay Natson discuss the risks of climate change to the Asia Pacific region following the latest IPCC report. This event will be followed by optional informal networking for 30 minutes.
  • The State of the Climate: Updates from the IPCC
    The State of the Climate: Updates from the IPCC
    11 Oct, 19:15 – 20:45 BST
    South Wing, Exam Schools, 75 - 81 High St, Oxford OX1 4BG, UK
    OCS Event: A conversation with the lead authors of the latest IPCC report
  • The overdue revolution in Australian agriculture: the force for and the barriers to change
    The overdue revolution in Australian agriculture: the force for and the barriers to change
    06 Oct, 10:00 – 11:00 BST
    Zoom
    Judy Brewer AO, speaks about her experiences as a beef cattle farmer and the transition of farming practices in Australia to be more socially, economically and environmentally sustainable
  • [Members only] In-Person OxCAN Connect: Berlin
    [Members only] In-Person OxCAN Connect: Berlin
    17 Sept, 18:30 – 22:30 CEST
    Cafe am Neuen See, Lichtensteinallee 2, 10787 Berlin, Germany
    Our very first in-person OxCAN meet-up, being held for local members in Berlin in conjunction with the Oxford Berlin Society
  • Rewilding an upland farm (and winning an RHS Gold in the process)
    Rewilding an upland farm (and winning an RHS Gold in the process)
    14 Sept, 20:00 – 21:00 BST
    Meeting Minds Event
    In this interactive session at Meeting Minds Sep 2021, Rachel Evatt (Balliol, 2000) talks about the practical elements of her project to restore a more natural ecological balance to her Derbyshire farm
  • The politics of decarbonising farming in the UK
    The politics of decarbonising farming in the UK
    08 Sept, 13:00 – 14:00 BST
    Zoom
    It's all change for UK farming with huge new policy changes, Brexit, new trade deals. And on top of it all the climate and nature crises. Vicki Hird from Sustain discusses how farmers, the food system and consumers will need to respond and take action. But will politicians help or hinder?
  • [Members only] OxCAN Connect September - inspiring personal action
    [Members only] OxCAN Connect September - inspiring personal action
    04 Sept, 11:00 – 12:00 BST
    Zoom
    This is our monthly informal networking event, a chance to meet each other, with a topic to prompt discussion. This month's topic is "inspiring person action". Let's share our ideas on how we stay motivated and inspired to keep making changes.
  • Opportunities for climate and cleantech entrepreneurship in the Asia Pacific
    Opportunities for climate and cleantech entrepreneurship in the Asia Pacific
    01 Sept, 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.
  • Race to Zero: Decarbonising the Building and Construction Sector
    Race to Zero: Decarbonising the Building and Construction Sector
    26 Aug, 19:00 – 20:00 CEST
    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, James Macnaghten and Olga Krylova.
  • 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.