Dr Beatrix Schlarb-Ridley at the ‘Futures 2019: The role of Clean Growth, Innovation and Sustainability’

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Futures 2019: The Role of Clean Growth, Innovation and Sustainability

With the UK government declaring a climate emergency, the cleantech sector is poised to play a pivotal role in bringing innovation, clean growth and a sustainable future together. BAS Director of Innovation Beatrix Schlarb-Ridley will be giving a key note talk titled “How we can work together for a 1.5c future”.

Join us to hear world-renowned experts battle the all-important question – can we both ensure the 1.5 C target is achieved and enable a prosperous economy? During this day-long conference, you will hear from experts in the field about how clean technology can help to overcome global challenges to create a more sustainable, clean growth future.

Who is this for?

Businesses, entrepreneurs and academics interested in learning how clean innovation can help us achieve Sustainable Development Goals.

What’s in it for you?

A chance to meet and network with academics and entrepreneurs working in the field of clean technology, and to learn from renowned experts and businesses working to build sustainable solutions.

Keynote Speakers

  • Dr. Beatrix Schlarb-Ridley, British Antarctic Survey: How we can work together for a 1.5c future.
  • James Palmer, Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough: How can we support cleantech growth for UK Plc?
  • Dr Mark Watson, Head of Sustainable Development, John Swire and Sons: Sustainable Development Goals – the business case
  • Peter Childs, Dyson School of Design Engineering: How design engineering can overcome global challenges
  • Dr Adam Brookes, Anglian Water: How water utilities can use technology innovations to clean up processes
  • Lewis Herbert, Leader of Cambridge City Council: an Eco Plan for north east Cambridge


  • Achieving a Carbon Neutral Water Sector in the UK
  • Global opportunities for the cleantech cluster in North America, China and the UAE
  • Next steps for a cleantech innovation strategy

Read the full agenda here. For more information on the event and registration please follow this link.