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Green tech fireside chat with Dale Vince

July 12, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Join Green Tech South West for an informal fireside chat with the pioneering Dale Vince, Green Industrialist and Founder of Ecotricity, Skydiamond, BritWind, Devil’s Kitchen & Green Britain Foundation.

How you choose to join in is up to you! Join us either in-person or online!

  • In person at the Engine Shedplease RSVP ON EVENTBRITE, not here on meetup. We’re using Eventbrite this one time to manage our in-person capacity as we expect demand to be high. Eventbrite allows you to RSVP for free and join us for pizza, drinks and a spot of mingling before the event. Arrive from 6pm for a 6.30pm start. If you decide you can no longer make it, please ‘cancel’ your RSVP on Eventbrite to free up the ticket for someone else.
  • Or attend online by RSVPing here on meetup, and enjoy a welcoming and authentic Green Tech South West experience using CrowdCast. Join online from 6.20pm for a 6.30pm start. We’ll email the joining link ahead of the event and more details about what to expect.

Both sessions close at 8pm. For those in person we’ll move to a nearby pub for more networking.

Green Tech fireside chat with Dale Vince

We’ll be hosting a moderated fireside chat with Dale Vince and your Green Tech South West organisers, Ellen, Hannah and Mike, as facilitators.

This will be a personal and interactive discussion exploring Dale’s journey to becoming a Green Industrialist and his insight into various green tech topics.

Audience questions will be part of this event, if you’d like to ask Dale a question please add it here


Dale Vince, nicknamed Labour’s Green Knight by The Sunday Times, is a green industrialist who has dedicated his life to championing environmental sustainability. Since founding the world’s first green energy company, Ecotricity, in 1996 he has been on a mission to change the face of the industry by moving away from fossil fuels towards renewables.

With sustainable thinking at the heart of all his ventures, Dale is helping to lead the eco revolution. He runs Forest Green Rovers, dubbed the world’s most sustainable football team by UEFA; creates diamonds out of atmospheric carbon; builds windmills for export around the world and has launched a range of vegan burgers.

In 2004, he was awarded an OBE from the Queen for services to the environment and was appointed the UN Ambassador for Climate Change in 2019. He also made the world’s first electric supercar and built the Electric Car Super Charging Highway.

His first book, Manifesto, unlocks the tools for changing the world and is an ode to being more eco-conscious, visionary and determined than ever.



Our schedule is as follows:

🔓 18.00 – Engine Shed doors open for in-person attendees, you must have an Eventbrite RSVP to enter

🔓 18.20 – CrowdCast online room opens for online attendees

👋 18.30 – Event starts with a welcome from your meet-up organisers, Ellen, Hannah and Mike

📢 18.35 – Our famous 60 second intros – a chance for in-person and online attendees to introduce themselves, ask for help and tell us about something the group might find interesting

💚 18.50 – Fireside chat with Dale Vince

❓ 19.30 – Audience questions

🗓️ 19.50 – Round-up, other community notices and next event announcement

20.00 – Event close. In person attendees can continue to informal networking at a nearby pub

The event will be recorded and will be available along with slides shortly after.

This event is made possible by the kind sponsor from:


July 12, 2023
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Engine Shed
Station Approach, Redcliffe
Bristol, BS1 6QH United Kingdom
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