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EMERGREEN event in Derry - experience exchange


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EMERGREEN  project -  Emerging technologies for greener communities

Event Type:
Study Visit
Event Status:
Loc'n/Date Confirmed
Date:
25 September 2019  - 25 September 2019
Time:
09:00  - 17:00

Aim of Event

Learn from existing experiences in Derry and Strabane (Northern Ireland):
  1. See in first hand experiences from partner region Derry and Strabane
  2. Share knowledge and interact with local stakeholders from the hosting region

Description

On the second day of this project event, partners will have the opportunity to attend a thematic seminar organised by the hosting partner. During the morning different topics will be presented. Among others:

- Binovation app, how it works and the benefits of using this type of technology for the end users.
- 'Your Derry' presentation will bring the chance to discuss about the shared online civic form created as an sharing / exchange platform for the local area, public stakeholders and businesses.

Attendees will also listen about sustainable business practices and they will participate in a craft w
orkshop, in which they will have the opportunity to make and take home a keepsake using recycled light bulbs. 


An environmental friendly evening
To close the project event in Northern Ireland, hosting partners have organised some site visits. However, instead of taking a bus, project partners will need to cycle to the meeting points!

EMERGREEN patnership will visit a number of relevant sites that are involved in the implementation of the innovation activities in the project: the Science Park, where they will listen to Johnathan Black Co-Founder of Blockception and New to You Recycling Centre for recycling unwanted furniture, or electrical items where they will be upcycled and refurbished by unemployed and disabled people training in trade skills and then sold at affordable prices.

Logistics

Responsible Organisation:
Derry City & Strabane District Council
Contact:
Host Building Organisation:
Building Name:
St Columb’s Park House
Event Address:
4 Limavady Road, Waterside, Derry BT47 6JY, Northern Ireland
Contact Telephone:
Contact email:
Building Web:

CORE ERNACT REGIONS
Newfoundland & Labrador
Canada
South Ostrobothnia
Finland
Donegal
Ireland
West Romania
Romania
Ljubljana
Slovenia
Cantabria
Spain
San Sebastián
Spain
Västernorrlands
Sweden
Derry & Strabane
United Kingdom