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CAT Conference 2011

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CAT Conference 2018 is on 5-7th October

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CAT Conference - tours

The CAT Conference is the space for supporters of CAT to gather to:

Share ideas about sustainability
Attend workshops and presentations by CAT staff and other expert speakers
Enjoy the beautiful 7-acre surrounding gardens and woodland
Stay in real life examples of award winning sustainable architecture
Experience local music, food and beer in our theatre, bar and restaurant
Make meaningful connections with people of all ages and walks of life
Enable children to take part in sustainable craft activities

We’ll be finalising the theme, speakers, workshops and price over the next few months.

Watch this space for updates.

For information about previous conferences you can download the programme from October 2017 and presentations from previous conferences are below.

Please call Tanya Hawkes on 01654 704950 for further information.

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Past conference presentations: click to see available downloads

2017 100 Good Ideas to make ZCB Happen

2016 - Making it Happen

2014 - 40th anniversary CAT conference

CAT Conference 2017 - WISE

2013 - Zero Carbon Britain: Rethinking the Future

2012 - Views of the past, visions of the future

2011 - Tomorrow's sustainable solutions, today

2010 - The Wales Institute for Sustainable Education

2009 - Zero carbon choices - are you ready for zero?

2008 - Transitioning to a low carbon future

2007 - Time for action - the urgency of climate change

2006 - People & energy - community-level sustainable energy

2005 - Sustainable futures - the next 30 years and beyond

2004 - A celebration of people-sized solutions for planet-sized problems (CAT is 30)

2003 - Size does matter – reducing our ecological footprint

2002 - A climate for change – world level

2001 - Menu for change – sustainable food

"Many thanks to you and the team for organising the CAT conference, the staff for helping at the workshops and the wonderful kitchen staff. We both had a good weekend and another few hours on the train talking with several others from the conference." Ian & Lucy Care (members since 1992)