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Embedding sustainability with Walt Disney Imagineering

Join us at greenloop to find out from Design Studio executive, Emily Dow, how the world’s most iconic theme parks embed sustainability into their processes.

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greenloop is the world’s first conference looking specifically at sustainability in visitor attractions, taking place 20-21 April, 2021.

Our international line-up features speakers leading sustainability programmes at some of the world’s leading visitor attractions, from major museums to theme parks and Expos, who will outline best practice, highlight key initiatives and developments. See our agenda here.

Our Embedding Sustainability session is at 4pm BST on Tuesday 20 April.

Walt Disney Imagineering

Emily Dow is the Design Studio executive for Walt Disney Imagineering and the co-leader of the global Design & Delivery Studio, where she leads the interdisciplinary design team who creates the built worlds of Disney’s theme parks, resorts, and cruise ships. Her team includes Master Planning, Sustainability, Architecture, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Graphic Design, and Theme Lighting Design.

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Before holding this position, Emily was the global leader of design strategy for Design and Planning Studio. Prior to being a studio leader, Emily was a senior design manager for the Shanghai Disney Resort project. For this role, she relocated to China for multiple years to lead an international team of designers, architects and engineers to design and execute the two themed areas of Mickey Avenue and Gardens of Imagination.

Throughout Emily’s 18-year WDI career she has contributed as both a designer and leader to bring Disney stories to life across the globe and is a strong advocate of sustainable design. Emily is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati’s School of Architecture and Interior Design and a Cincinnatus Presidential Scholarship recipient. She is also the proud mother of two young daughters.


We recognise these are challenging times for many in our industry and so have £24 (incl UK VAT) tickets for operators, institutions, students and job seekers.

Standard tickets are available at £72 (incl UK VAT) each.

Blooloop is supporting EARTHDAY.ORG and has committed to plant a tree for every greenloop ticket sold, and in addition donate 5% of our ticketing revenue to EarthDay’s climate literacy programme.


All sessions will be live. Recordings will only be available to ticket holders.

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