Green Shoots Conference: Growing the Skills for a Sustainable Future

Truro and Penwith College is delighted to announce that it will be hosting the ‘Green Shoots: Growing the Skills for a Sustainable Future’ conference at Truro Cathedral on Wednesday 20th October, with Simon Reeve confirmed as the keynote speaker.

This conference will highlight the opportunities that underpin Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly’s Local Industrial Strategy for skills, careers and business growth and explore how businesses can adapt or change their practices to recover from the pandemic in a green and sustainable way. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with organisations who have embraced the opportunity to put sustainability the heart of what they do, participate in workshop discussions and ask questions of our expert panel, including Simon Reeve, to help us to develop a local response to the global challenge presented by Climate Change.

Event Schedule:

11:30 - 12:30 Registration, Refreshments and Exhibits

12:30 - 13:00 Introductory Remarks

13:00 - 13:45 Workshops

13:45 - 14:00 Break

14:00 - 14:45 Keynote Speaker: Simon Reeve

14:45 - 15:30 – Question Time Panel (hosted by Kim Conchie, Cornwall Chamber of Commerce)

15:30 – 16:00 Closing Remarks

Register to attend this event and find out more about the event and the keynote speaker

This event is delivered by the ESF RISE project, which provides professional development opportunities and bespoke training solutions to support business performance, productivity and potential for sustainable growth and competitive advantage’

The ESF RISE project is part-funded by the European Social Fund as part of the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme in England.

For any queries relating to the ‘Green Shoots’ Conference or the RISE project, please e-mail