Rebecca Saunders

 Consultant  Trainer Location: UK Years experience in sustainable event practice: 3 Website: www.sustainableeventsltd.com Email: Rebecca @ sustainableeventsltd.com Details of experience: In my role as an Education Facilitator at Positive Impact (a not for profit education project), I provide leading education on sustainability to the event industry. My key skills for this role include, presenting, preparation and delivery, educational syllabus creation and destination specific programme development. I have delivered leading education internationally to a wide variety of event industry practitioners, including: Manchester City Council, EIBTM, GIBTM, MCE CEE, Aeris Futuro and IMEX. I have created the Leeds Metropolitan University and UK Centre for Event Management approved course ‘Sustainable Event Management’ and provided Positive Impact education which has received the London 2012 Inspire Mark. I have worked with key partners in Manchester to develop the ‘Manchester Sustainable Event Charter’ and an ongoing programme of education to support the development of Manchester as a Sustainable Destination. In my role at Sustainable Events Ltd (sustainability strategists for the event industry) I provide bespoke support for the implementation of sustainability in the event industry, which includes helping my clients to achieve BS 8901, the British Standard for Sustainable Event Management (future ISO 20121) and report using the GRI Event Organiser Sector Supplement Framework. My key skills for this role include, developing online tools to support the event industry, onsite monitoring and measuring, implementing BS 8901 (future ISO 20121) and GRI report writing. I have supported the creation of www.EventSustainability.com and www.rmp.wrap.org.uk, two tools to support the event industry to become more sustainable and manage their impact. I have provided support for monitoring and measuring with...

Katy Carlisle

 Trainer Location: Manchester UK Years experience in sustainable event practice: 3 Website: www.positive-impact-events.com Email: katy @ positive-impact-events.com Details of experience: * Currently deliver Positive Impact education around Sustainable Event Management. * Previous experience working in Manchester sustainable conference venue (2+ years) including organising events to be held there and sustainable procurement. * Voluntary experience organising events with sustainability focus. * Education background from teaching both in UK and abroad. * Able to present in English, French and Spanish. Qualifications/Degrees/Training: * BA (Hons) French and Philosophy, Nottingham University (2:1) * MA Translation Studies (French to English), University of Manchester * PGCE (Secondary, French and Spanish), Manchester Metropolitan University List of events and projects worked on: Manchester Friends of the Earth - various including: * Manchester Food and Drink Festival (promotion for Friends of the Earth) * Bike Fabulous (cycling promotion in Manchester Arndale shopping centre) * Think Green, Do Your Bit (sustainability roadshow in Manchester Arndale shopping centre) Bridge 5 Mill (MERCi) - various including: * Earth Rights (guest speaker Polly Higgins) * Manchester School of Architecture Sustainable City Exhibition * Regular film nights, community and volunteer projects within the centre Course: Postitive Impact Events Course Website:...