Free Expert - led Mini-Seminars

Thu, 08/10/2020

Free Expert - led Mini-Seminars 
40 - 60 minutes
Via Zoom
Organised by Transition Buxton

To join in, please email You will receive an ‘invitation’ to join via a zoom link the day before the mini - seminar.  

  • Electric Cars aren’t the Future, they’re here
    Nicholas Raimo & Dean Fielding
    Thursday 10th September

    Nicolas will talk about how much electric cars have changed over the last 3 years, their likely development over the near-future, and what role hydrogen may play as a fuel source in transport.  Dean will draw on his experience in the field of EV charging and eco-housing to discuss the direction EV charging is taking, and how it relates to our wider energy use.   

  • Sustainable Travel
    Tina Heathcote & Roland Strube
    Thursday 24th September

    Tina will talk about a key element of the Buxton Travel Plan which is under consultation - The Big Buxton Experiment: Sharing Place, Space and Ideas - and the trial of 5 new traffic free walking and cycling routes within the town. Roland, who manages Hayfield Sustainable Transport Ltd, will talk about shifting control and responsibility for developing new transport provisions from providers to users. 

  • A healthy economy should be designed to thrive, not grow 
    Pete Milway (& Kate Roworth)
    Thursday 8th October

    A screening of Kate Roworth Ted Talk (15 minutes) will be followed by a discussion hosted by Pete Milway, Buxton resident & economist and co-author of the Buxton Economic Resilience Study

You can watch recorded versions of previous mini seminars if you missed them here: