Climate Beacons for COP26 is a Scotland-wide collaborative project between climate change or environmental organisations and arts, heritage or cultural organisations to stimulate long-term public engagement in the lead-up to and following COP26.
Seven Climate Beacons run by partnerships made up of a mixture of cultural and climate focused organisations are working in Argyll, Caithness & East Sutherland, Fife, Inverclyde, Midlothian, the Outer Hebrides and Tayside up until June 2022.
This is the first of two events where people involved in running the Climate Beacons will share their experiences. The theme of this session is ‘Collaboration and how to work together‘, a chance to hear about the process of bringing together a group of very different organisations to work together and get practical advice on how to make these partnerships work effectively.
The event will feature the following speakers:
- Simon Hart, Director of Business and Development at Taigh Chearsabagh, speaking for the Outer Hebrides Climate Beacon
- Anna Hodgart, Tayside Climate Beacon Producer, and Dr Rebecca Wade, Lecturer at Abertay University, speaking for the Tayside Climate Beacon
- Alexia Holt, Senior Director of Programmes at Cove Park, speaking for the Argyll Climate Beacon
The event will include some question and answer time with the speakers as well as time for group discussion in breakout rooms.
The event will be held via Zoom. Please register on Eventbrite and you will receive an email on the day of the event with a link to join the online call via your internet browser or the Zoom app. To participate you need an internet connection and a device (a desktop, laptop, or tablet are preferable). If you have any problems, please get in touch with firstname.lastname@example.org.
We want to remove barriers to participation in these events and are happy to make adjustments to prevent people being excluded. If you have any accessibility requirements, please state these when signing up or get in touch by email if you would like to provide more information or ask any questions. Please see our Safe Working Spaces Statement for more information.
Climate Beacons for COP26 is funded by the Scottish Government’s Climate Change and Culture Divisions, Creative Scotland, and Museums Galleries Scotland. The project is run by Creative Carbon Scotland and supported by partners Architecture & Design Scotland, Creative Scotland, Edinburgh Climate Change Institute, Museums Galleries Scotland, Scottish Library & Information Council and Sustainable Scotland Network.