Carnegie Challenge 2012
This is the second year that the Trust has been able to support events and up to ten organisations will be selected from those who apply.
Applicants should be able to demonstrate how their event is in keeping with the Trust’s strategic remit to improving the lives and wellbeing of people across the UK and Ireland.
Organisations will also receive professional advice and support as part of the Carnegie Challenge agreement.
To find out more about the Carnegie Challenge and how to apply, please go to the introduction page here.
So far this year...
Walking, Cycling, Connecting Communities
5th National Active Travel Conference
Key public and private sector policymakers discussed how we can re-balance the priority for pedestrians and cyclists on our streets, and how health impacts are considered in transport policies and projects at this conference on 29th May 2012
For a full conference programme please click here.
KAFKA Brigade & the University of Cardiff: Wales Public Services 2025 Conference
The Trust supported the KAFKA Brigade and The University of Cardiff to host a conference that brought together key public sector and policy officials to discuss the future of public services in Wales. The conference took place on Thursday 9th February 2012. For more information, please click here.
The Media Trust
Panel Debate on the Future of News
Media commentators and experts including Janet Street-Porter debated whether or not targeting the mainstream media is an outdated strategy for charities and communities looking to inspire change and raise awareness.
Friends of the Earth Scotland
This conference challenged the current banking system, and asked how it can be made to better serve the interests of society.
The Rural Media Company
Same But Different Conference
The debate at this conference challenged the simplistic notion of the rural as ‘homogenous’ and ‘a good place to live’. Panellists challenged rural stereotypes and key elements of the contemporary discourse on the changing role of, and attitude towards, the countryside.
The Plunkett Foundation
World of Rural Co-operation International Roundtable Event
This event was designed to be a unique and important contribution to the United Nations International Year of Co-operatives. The roundtable brought together leading rural co-operative experts and agencies to develop a framework for a global rural plan for rural co-operative development.
Cleraun Media Conferences
This Challenge event took the form of a full day of the 14th Cleraun Media Conference which was attended by some 120 people over the weekend. The main aim of these biennial conferences is to create a forum where experienced media practitioners address and discuss ethical and professional issues which arise in the course of their work in a positive and constructive way with young journalists and filmmakers, and those finishing their studies.
Bristol Natural History Consortium
Communicate 2012: Breaking Boundaries
Communicate 2012 celebrated the tenth anniversary of the conference with the theme of Breaking Boundaries: The Next Ten Years for People and Nature, with the aim of using the achievements (and failures) of the last decade of environmental communication as a starting point, but aiming to step outside our collective comfort zone and look ahead to the future.