Driving The Low Carbon Economy
Enterprise Florida joins Advantage West Midlands and independent law firm Martineau to announce a one-day conference and networking event being held on Monday, 14th July to discuss opportunities for collaboration between Florida and the UK in building a low carbon economy and environment. A delegation of leading Florida academics, R&D experts and environmental policymakers will join their UK counterparts for a series of informational presentations on clean energy, followed by lunch and break out networking sessions.
Hosted by Martineau, the event will feature a presentation by Simon Slater, Head of Climate Change for Advantage West Midlands about the low carbon landscape in the West Midlands. This will be followed by an overview of Florida's effort to tackle climate change, which will be delivered by Stephen Adams, Head of the Florida Energy and Climate Commission, Office of the Governor.
The event will feature networking sessions, which will divide participants into various groups dependent upon the specific area of clean energy on which they focus. These include BioEnergy, Hydrogen/fuel cells, Building materials/solar, Water, Ocean.
Florida is an influential US state and a leader in low carbon policy amongst the Southeastern United States. The programme aims to offer the UK and Florida's low carbon industries opportunities for mutual technology development and sharing best practice, by fostering collaboration on both R&D and commercial development.
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