Registration open: ‘Why the world needs anthropologists powering the planet’ symposium, 28-29 Oct 2017

Registration open: ‘Why the world needs anthropologists powering the planet’ symposium, 28-29 Oct 2017

An international conference exploring how energy professionals and anthropologists can cooperate to design and deploy energy innovations that alter the world for the better.

 

Keynote speeches from:

 

  • DONG Energy’s Benj Sykes (the leading offshore wind developer in the world),
  • EDF Energy’s Sophie Bouly de Lesdain (a global leader in low-carbon energy, from generation to trading and transmission grids),
  • Dr Tanja Winther from University of Oslo (Power Engineer and Social Anthropologist who researches the social dimensions of energy), and
  • Professor Veronica Strang from Durham University (an environmental anthropologist researching so-cieties’ engagements with water).

 

Be Inspired, Improve Your Skills, Meet New People

 

Register for this free event at www.applied-anthropology.com  

 

Organisations from the energy industry and non-for-profit sector will host Energy Hotspots and Interactive Learning Workshops. Do not miss the opportunity to mingle with enthusiasts from all sorts of different energy domains:

 

  • get advice on careers in the energy industry;
  • find out how to use social science approaches in your energy company to improve your organisations structures, services or products;
  • find out how technology and innovation is used to end poverty and provide a sustainable future for everyone;
  • how can participatory methods be used to co-design a set of community innovation initiatives for applying renewable energy technologies at the local scale;
  • learn about Durham County’s mining history and how it impacts on life in the region today;
  • learn about new anthropological approaches to energy questions and dilemmas.

 

Everyone is welcome to this FREE event: Social Scientists, Scientists, Engineers, Students, Businesses, Community Groups and Energy Sector Professionals.

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