events

Upcoming & Past Events

Details of future public speaking engagements and highlights of past events
David Saddington Speaker

Upcoming Public Talks 

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David will speak at the Feb 2020 Edie Sustainability Leaders Forum in London about his experience working in climate & sustainability industry.

https://event.edie.net/forum/

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David speaks at the first Landscape Innovation Forum in Sussex about the climate emergency and how to take action in this critical year of climate action.

https://sussexwildlifetrust.org.uk/whats-on/2020-01-23-landscape-innovation-conference-brighton-230120

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David speaks at Orion & Goldbeaters school in Jan 2020 about the science of climate change and his story.

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Has 2019 been a turning point in tackling the climate crisis?

David will give a public lecture at Durham University Energy Institute on 16th October.  Temperatures continue to rise, extreme weather events are being becoming more frequent and the full scale of the climate crisis is becoming clearer to see. Despite amplified impacts 2019 has already been a remarkable year of action - millions have joined global climate protests, climate emergencies have been declared and net-zero has become enshrined in UK law. Something seems to be happening, but is it too little too late?

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/has-2019-been-a-turning-point-in-tackling-the-climate-crisis-tickets-74960989337

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Heritage Debate 2019

Join David and other speakers discussing what the heritage sector can do to lead the transition to net zero at the Waldorf's beautiful Palm Court on the 21st October.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/heritage-debate-2019-reaching-for-net-zero-tickets-67037684519

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David heads to Putney High School for Breathe Week, a leading environmental awareness and action week for students. 

Building on the success of the first ‘Breathe Week’, launched by Justine Greening in 2018, the second Conference will take place in October 2019, on an environmental theme.

The conference forms part of our annual BREATHE week and will extend beyond our Putney students into the local community, inviting eight maintained schools to join in our journey.

Students will be developing greater awareness of the issues facing our environment and identifying pro-active solutions and campaigns to tackle the issues.

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David talks to Radio 4

David will present a short climate change special on BBC Radio 4 where he talks about why climate change action matters for him, how the impacts of climate change are happening sooner than expected and what we can all do to tackle the problem.

Coming soon

Past Talks & Events

For full information on past talks & events please see News and for older events Archive

GIRO 2019
GIRO 2019

Opening annual insurance conference for actuaries

INK Talk
INK Talk

Talking climate change in India

Oceanic x Ibiza
Oceanic x Ibiza

Keynote at Oceanic x Ibiza festival on climate change & oceans.

IFLAS
IFLAS

Guest lecture on MBA programme on sustainability leadership. May 2017. IFLAS is a global hub of inquiry, teaching, and dialogue on enabling the transition to more fair and sustainable societies.  David gave a guest lecture fas part of 10th anniversary programme.

Science Alive - Hong Kong
Science Alive - Hong Kong

A 22,000 year journey through climate change - interactive lecture at HK Science Museum with British Council

Royal Geographical Society Hong Kong
Royal Geographical Society Hong Kong

Royal Geographical Society Hong Kong climate lecture hosted by the Macquarie Group at IFC.

Zero Emissions Conference
Zero Emissions Conference

David spoke in Oslo alongside fellow climate leaders at the Zerokonfersansen 2016. He talked about the urgency of better communciting the relevance of climate change in the remarkable year of 2016 and gave tips on how to get more people to care.

Accenture Digital
Accenture Digital

Guest lecture on sustainable business and upcoming innovations. Jul 2017.

City Hall
City Hall

David was invited to presents his experience on communicating climate to the GLA and Mayor of London's team at City Hall.

Enercon 1GW Celebration
Enercon 1GW Celebration

Celebration of UK wind power at the National Museum of Scotland.

Shell Powering Progress Together
Shell Powering Progress Together

Collaborating for a low carbon society. Business & policy forum at the Olympic Stadium.

Why I Don't Care About ClimateChange
Why I Don't Care About ClimateChange

TEDx talk at London's O2 arena streamed by MTV and now viewed by over 60,000

United Nations Bonn
United Nations Bonn

Turning Paris Agreement ambition into action at the first United Nations meeting since COP21.

Environmental Consultancy Workshop
Environmental Consultancy Workshop

David presented a worksop at Kings College London to share insights about environmental consultancy to current students.

Oxford University
Oxford University

Only forgiveness will solve Climate Change. A lecture at Oxford's Green Templeton College with Novity. How can activists, business leaders and politicians really work together?

Aliens and Climate Change
Aliens and Climate Change

Aliens are our best chance of solving Climate Change

COP21
COP21

Chairing the Intergenerational Inquiry and speaking on the climate stage at the very first Education Day.

Pole To Paris
Pole To Paris

Supporting the landmark climate awareness campaign. From speaking at Antarctic exhibitions to Downing Street.

Save the World Festival
Save the World Festival

Using art to get people talking about climate change in Germany.

World Health Organisation
World Health Organisation

Addressing the WHO in Bonn.

What Is Climate Change?
What Is Climate Change?

Getting back to basics about climate change and it's impacts for the UK.

Sustainable Cities
Sustainable Cities

Find Your Wild Side to tackle Climate Change

Italian Lecture Tour
Italian Lecture Tour

Northern Italy lecture tour and supporting climate curricula development

Climate Change Question Time
Climate Change Question Time

Chairing CCQT at the LIFE Centre in Newcastle