Resilience: why it matters, how to help it: Roundtable event

Roundtable on Resilience: why it matters, how to help it

Wednesday 29th October 2014 1800

CHE Library, 2nd Floor, The Pearce Institute, 840-860 Govan Rd, Glasgow G51 3UU (near Govan underground station)

Booking essential: pay what you can (suggestion £5 waged)

We all face growing pressures from local to global levels: including service cuts, food costs, and climate change.

The skills of personal and community resilience could help mainstream society sustain its wellbeing despite such pressures, and could enable wider engagement with big issues like climate change.

This round table brings together three pioneers in this field, and invites you to join the discussion.

Alan Heeks has many years’ experience of leading groups and projects exploring resilience, and leads the Enjoying your Future project. See more at

Pamela Candea based in Stirling, Pamela has has been the prime mover in creating a UK-wide network of facilitators for Carbon Conversations. She also leads programmes for organisations.

Alf Young is an award-winning journalist and leading figure in Scottish community regeneration, and co-author of the book The New Road.