DAY 1 - Monday 1st November
EXTREME International: Welcome to COP26
09:30 - 10:00
The official opening of the EXTREME Hangout
Devon teenager and climate activist Elsie Burrows officially opened the EXTREME Hangout at COP26..... Having cycled 600 miles to get to Glasgow!
10:00 - 11:00
For Young People by Young People: Fostering effective leadership for global challenges
From climate change and political instability to gender-based discrimination and the rising number of refugees and displaced people, young leaders are inheriting a global landscape fraught with crises. Where past generations have failed, the next must innovate in order to prevail. In this panel session, hear how young leadership is being fostered, and the role that intergenerational dialogue can play in facilitating the path forward.
Jonathan Puerta - One Young World Ambassador & Co-founder of Design Your Nation and TASKME
Jenifer Coplas - Co-founder, Tierra Grata
Xiomara Acevedo - Climate Activist, Founder & Director, Barranquilla+20
Maria Aguilar - Associate Lawyer at Ambiente y Sociedad and Arctic Angel
Basil McIntosh - Bahamas Minister for the Environment
Jonathan Puerta, Jenifer Coplas, Basil McIntosh, Xiomara Acevedo & Maria Aguilar
12:00 - 13:00
It's our Future -Young Leaders Have Their Say
As the world leaders open up the first day of climate negotiations, our youth panel of indigenous leaders, Social Entrepreneurs and Activists share their hopes, fears and visions for the next decade and beyond.
Dulma Clark - Founder, Livebarefoot Fund
Jeanne de Kroon - Social and Environmental Activist in the sustainability movement, Founder, Zazi Vintage
Selina Neirock Leem - Marshall Island Climate Activist
17:00 - 18:00
Using your pound to protect the planet
While government action is critical to reverse climate change, individuals are wanting to know what they can do to act. In our session, we explore the challenges and opportunities that arise as the private sector mobilises behind the global sustainability agenda. Our objective is to empower you to make your money deliver the change the planet needs through sustainable investing. We’ll show the impact your pound makes when investing in funds providing solutions to climate change. And share insights on how to start.
15:00 - 16:00
Plastic - the canary in the climate crisis coal-mine
5 expert panellists explain why plastic is so intrinsically connected to the climate crisis, the true impact on health, where our plastic waste ends up and whose job is it to fix the problem.
- Why turning off the plastic tap is the key to almost everything - with Sian Sutherland - Chief Changemaker / CoFounder A Plastic Planet
- The industry perspective - with Ellen Jackowski -Chief Impact Office and Head of Sustainable Impact, HP
- Where does all our plastic waste go? - with Aeshnina Azzahra Aquilani (Nina) - Indonesian high school student fighting plastic pollution
- The Role of Governments - the UN Plastics Treaty - with Dave Ford - CoFounder OPLN and Global Plastics Treaty Dialogues
19:00 - 20:30
Innovation at the forefront of climate action
How can innovation accelerate action to deliver bold climate goals? Who are the young innovators shaping the future? We cannot tackle climate change by continuing with the status quo. All over the world, innovators are harnessing disruptive thinking to accelerate action on the world’s biggest environmental and social challenges. This workshop will spotlight the young innovators at the forefront of change and showcase how innovation can drive transformational outcomes. Hosted by the global innovation intelligence platform Springwise in collaboration with next-generation strategy consultancy Re_Set, both Certified B Corps and members of 1% for the Planet.
21:00 - 23:59
AY Young is a passionate artist, entrepreneur and activist utilizing his platform to bridge conversation and raise awareness about issues surrounding sustainability, equal access and community development. AY Young was named by the United Nations as 1 of 17 2020 World Youth Leaders. AY Young was selected from 18,000 nominations from 186 countries and is the only Youth Leader coming out of the United States. Genre for the Evening: Classical and jazz, pop, top 40, Motown, Contemporary and fun.
For over two decades Mash or Martyn Henderson has been djing, producing records, writing, and broadcasting in the dance scene.
He has released loads of records for years on labels like Southern Fried, Glasgow Underground, Dirt Crew, Toolroom, Optimo, Peppermint Jam, Lyceum Social Club and Bulletdodge. His single ‘Please Be True’ featured vocals from Idris Elba came out on Love and Other with remixes from Greymatter and Sinden.
His releases have found support from Groove Armada, Francois K, Gorgon City, Laurent Garnier, Duke Dumont, Sasha, Hot Since 82, Seth Troxler and more.
Mash has shared the decks with Green Velvet, Patrick Topping, Groove Armada, Sonny Fodera, Cyril Hahn, Eats Everything, Pete Tong, Purple Disco Machine, MK, Sinden, Fat Boy Slim, 2 Many DJs, Matthew Dear, Tiga…….
He has played at festivals like Rock Ness, Trnsmt, Summer Sessions, Playground, T In The Park, Homelands, Love Box, The Riverside Festival and more.
As a journalist Mash has written for Mixmag, Sunday Mail, Music Week, Vice, Clash etc.
Mash has broadcast loads on radio including Beat 106, XFM, Galaxy, Clyde and Capital interviewing artists like Moby, Disclosure, Depeche Mode, Fat Boy Slim, Hot Chip, Mark Ronson etc.
He followed in the footsteps of Groove Armada, Erol Alkan, and Andrew Weatherall when he was asked to do the 6 Mix on BBC 6 Music.