Free Webinar, Libraries and Positive Climate Action: Sustainable Buildings, November 21, 5-6:30 ET

  • 21 November 2023
  • Start time : 05:00 AM
  • End time : 06:30 AM
  • Event Host : The British Library
Libraries and Positive Climate Action: Sustainable Buildings
Event Description

The British Library is hosting a series of webinars focused on libraries and the climate crisis. The aim of the series is to bring together international library leaders to share their different responses to the climate emergency.

This webinar will focus on the work libraries across the world are doing to make their buildings sustainable and carbon neutral. This session will explore examples of best practice worldwide - from new buildings, retrofits of historic buildings to innovative ways to reduce energy and water usage. We will also touch on the issues of the broader sustainability of library design, operations and procurement.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • The British Library
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Gwen Chong, Senior Project Manager (Library Design), National Library Board Singapore, Archives & Libraries Group, Planning & Development Division (Experience Design)

      Catherine Ross, Sustainability Manager, British Library

      Nicki Smith, Assistant Director, Collection Care, National Library of Australia

      Professor Ola Uduku, Head of School of Architecture and Roscoe Chair of Architecture, University of Liverpool

      The session will be chaired by Maja Maricevic, Chair of the UK Green Libraries Partnership. Maja Maricevic is Director of Science and Innovation at the British Library.
  • Cost
    • FREE Event
  • Event type
    • Online/Webinar

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