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Theme: TEDxBanbury Climate Change Countdown 2021

November 13, 2021
2:00pm - 4:00pm GMT
(UTC +0hrs)
Banbury, Oxfordshire
United Kingdom
This event is open to the public.
Tickets are available.

TEDxBanbury will be hosting a series of interviews in November as part of the TEDxBanbury Climate Change Countdown 2021 'In Conversation' Series 2. TEDxBanbury welcomes three organisations, which are trailblazing manageable grassroot initiatives to address the climate crisis locally, nationally & globally. On 13 November, TEDxBanbury is joined by Ian Pritchett - Managing Director of Greencore Construction, together with Cathy Ryan - Community Engagement Manager - representing Cosy Homes Retrofit Project Oxfordshire. Helen Bird - Strategic Manager for Plastics WRAP UK, and Keith James - Policy and Insight for WRAP UK, will be joining TEDxBanbury on 20 November 2021.

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Castle Quay
Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 5UN
United Kingdom
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Cathy Ryan

Community Engagement Manager Low Carbon Hub
Cathy is Community Engagement Manager for the Low Carbon Hub and supports the Cosy Homes Community Advocate Groups through attending events and hosting regular meetings. Having previously worked with a theatre company exploring the effects of homelessness on the lives of young people, Cathy has developed a lasting interest in housing. She is Chair of Hook Norton Community Land Trust, which is developing a community-led housing project of affordable, sustainable homes.

Ian Pritchett

Managing Director - Greencore Construction
A physics graduate from Durham University with over 30 years’ experience in specialist construction (historic building repair and eco-buildings). Ian was managing director of IJP Building Conservation Ltd from 1987 to 2007. This is where Ian developed his love of lime and other natural building materials. Ian was managing director, chairman and technical director of Lime Technology Ltd at various times between 2003 and 2013. During this time, he pioneered the use of lime mortars in the new building sector and also developed hemp-lime building systems.

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Banbury, United Kingdom