📍Kicking off on Tuesday 5th December from 11:30 - 2:30🌍Embrace the spirit of positive change and sustainable living as PorterShed proudly presents the Wild Atlantic Tech Sustainability Festival in association with Galway City Council and the 2050 Ecosystem. What to Expect on the Day: 🛒 Sustainable Stalls (11:30 - 14:00): Explore local businesses committed to sustainable practices. From the Galway Cycling Campaign advocating for safer roads to All About Kombucha, Ireland's only carbon-neutral kombucha brewery, you'll witness a showcase of eco-friendly initiatives that are making a positive impact on our city. (With some all-important goodie bags!!) Featured Stalls: Galway Cycling Campaign The Sustainability Studio The Filling Station Stitches Hinterland All About Kombucha Edel McMahon Design & Illustration 🚀 Lightning Talks (12:00 - 13:00): Engage with visionary leaders in the business world as they share insights and initiatives driving sustainability forward. Featured Speakers: Stephen Tummon, DPD: Leading the charge in sustainability, DPD has made remarkable strides, transitioning 30% of its fleet to electric vehicles and reducing emissions by 45% since 2020. Gearoid Hynes, CitySwift: Bringing expertise in research, technology, and product development, Gearoid is contributing to a high-quality transport software revolution with a big impact on sustainable practices in transport Eveanna Ryan, Connacht Hospitality Group: Hear about the ambitious journey of Connacht Hotel towards becoming the first carbon-neutral hotel in Galway. Darren Muldoon, Liberty IT: Gain insights into Liberty IT's green engineering initiatives and their commitment to reducing carbon footprint in the workplace. Brendan Smith, Galway National Park City: A passionate environmental activist, Brendan will share his experiences and insights into biodiversity protection and sustainability education. Lunch Break 13:00 - 13:45, with catering provided 🎙️ Keynote Discussion (13:45 - 14:30) As seen on RTE's four-part series 'Build Your Own', join us for a thought-provoking discussion with Harrison Gardner, Common Knowledge - a builder, teacher, and co-founder of Common Knowledge. Harrison's journey encompasses a belief in the essential nature of self-sufficiency for a sustainable life. Learn from his experiences and be inspired to make positive changes in your own journey.
Tuesday, 05 December 2023
11:30 - 14:30 GMT
Galway City Innovation District, Eyre Square Galway Galway Ireland H91 HY51