From global to local economies the race to Net zero by 2050 is fully on! This event will bring together participants from academia, policy and practice to exchange ideas on how to make the transition to Net Zero a reality.
A set of presentations from thought leaders in sustainability related performance will be showcased. Net Zero pathways from different perspectives will be presented, and preliminary results from current/recent projects will be shared. Workshops will also help to provoke new thinking on addressing the key constraints affecting global sustainability success.
Strategies to Net Zero will be explored with some practical applications in key sectors in the UK and Europe, such as: visitor economy, manufacturing, agriculture, creative industries, etc.
9:30 - Welcome, Prof. Jonathan Liu (SIG Chair)
10:00 - "Imagining Net Zero Futures and how to build your strategy to get there", Prof. Steve Evans, University of Cambridge
11:15 - Coffee break
11:30 - "Managing significant threats in manufacturing industries - Disruption and recovery in complex systems", Prof. Melanie Kreye, University of York
12:30 - Lunch
13:30 - Workshop 1: "Low carbon infrastructure and business growth: sectoral analysis", Dr Luisa Huatuco (University of York)
13:30 - Workshop 2: “The Paradox of Conservation and Control: Stakeholders and the Problem of Implementing Regulatory Policies”, Dr Vinh Sum Chau (University of Kent)
15:00 - Coffee break
15:15 - “The UK Food Systems in 2050: Trends and Future Research for Net Zero”, Prof. Sonal Choudhary, University of York
16:30 - Close
BAM Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management SIG
BAM Performance Management SIG
BAM Sustainable and Responsible Business SIG
Who should attend?
This event particularly speaks to Sections A2, A3, C2 and C3 as indicated by BAM Framework.
Benefits of Attending
• Becoming well-informed on what Net Zero is and how to achieve this
|PZA/012, Piazza Building, Campus East, Heslington, University of York, YO10 5GR|
The Piazza Building is next to the Ron Cooke Hub building.
All rooms are wheelchair accessible.
BAM Members: £20
BAM Student Members: £10
If you would like to become a BAM member, please do so here: register as a member #
Please note, bookings will close on Thursday 8th September at 23:59
York is easily accessible via Public transport, e.g.
To get to campus East you can catch the 66 or 67 bus from opposite the rail station, for Piazza building, please get off at Ron Cooke Hub. Allow at least 30 mins.
Alternatively, taxis are available from outside the station, it normally takes 15 mins.