Saturday, September 18 2021

9:30 AM - 3 PM
Saturday, Sep 18, 2021 9:30 a.m.
Projects & Special …

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO A DATE TO BE DETERMINED AFTER THE LOCKDOWN IN THE ACT IS LIFTED

The Zero Emissions EVenture is a “community celebration of electrified transport” in Canberra. Participants, in teams, will traverse a course using only electric powered transport or walking. Multiple modes of electrified transport will be employed, including cars, buses, light rail, scooters, bikes and Go Boats.

The event will reinforce, to the Canberra community, the importance of electrified travel in driving down greenhouse emissions, and other emissions which impact public health.

The EVenture will be limited to 96 participants, mostly in teams of up to four members.

At the beginning of each leg (other than the first leg) teams will use a QR code which will open an "information and challenge" page (managed as a Google Form).  This page will contain (a) some information about the mode of transport that they are about to use; (b) one or two multiple choice quiz questions, which the team will be asked to answer; and (c) some further reading about the zero emissions implications of that mode of transport.   

The registration of teams, and information about the conditions for teams, is being managed by this Eventbrite page.  This AEVA event page will manage the roster for volunteers, in the roles of drivers or marshals.

11 AM - 2:30 PM
Saturday, Sep 18, 2021 11 a.m.
Community Services

 
The expo aims to showcase local community groups and organisations focused on taking positive action on climate change. The event aims to be inspiring and informative, family-friendly and to build connections in the local community. We are expecting it to be bigger and more stallholder focussed this year. We will also have a Welcome to Country, and (in a separate auditorium) scheduled speakers including:
 
  • Todd Houstein - Sustainable Living Tasmania - Home energy efficiency
  • Assoc Prof Catriona McLeod - Head of the Ecology and Biodiversity centre at IMAS
  • Dr Thomas Remenyi - climate scientist - UTas Climate Futures
  • Zoe Kean - climate communicator - How to talk to people about climate
  • Anton Vikstrom - Good Car Co - Everything you need to know about electric vehicles
  • Chris Lang - Climate and your finances
You can see some photos from this event here.