The Environment Council presents the next ASP Learning Event: “Engagement 2.0”
Public, Stakeholder and employee engagement have all been important tools in a Sustainability Practitioner toolbox for a while now. However, since these approaches were pioneered by organisations such as The Environment Council (www.envcouncil.org.uk) in the 1990’s the world has moved on. Developments with the internet have increased connectivity between people and groups and expanded the opportunities for collaboration, public trust in ‘official’ mechanisms for participation continue to be eroded while the public interest in many sustainability issues is growing rapidly.
What does this mean for engagement?
How should it respond and what might it look like in the future?
You are invited to join other sustainability practitioners in a ‘participative enquiry’ to investigate these issues and contribute to the development of Engagement 2.0.
Mike King CEO The Environment Council
Chief Executive, The Environment Council, a UK based NGO dedicated to enabling people to make better environmental decisions and choices: pioneer of the use of Stakeholder Dialogue to resolve contentious environmental issues. The organisation now works with industry, government and local communities to develop and promote innovative ways of achieving sustainable development through effective dialogue and engagement.
Mike himself is an environmental scientist with 20 years experience working in the area of stakeholder engagement, public participation and community development. He is an experienced facilitator and trainer and has been involved with a range of projects and initiatives working on issues such as renewable energy production, nuclear power, biodiversity, landscape management and waste minimization.
Location: The Environment Council, 212 High Holborn, London, WC1V 7BF
Date: 30th September 2008, 14:00 – 18:00
Registration: Download: www.asp-online.org/events/Eng2.0/Eng2.0rap.doc
Cost: ASP Members: £45 Non ASP Members: £85
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