RRC Conferences

Each year the River Restoration Centre (RRC) holds an annual network conference that brings together professionals from all areas of river restoration. The event is usually over two days and includes around 50 speakers, workshop sessions and many other opportunities to make new contacts.












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2016 Annual Network Conference

Date: 26th-27th April 2016

Venue: Imperial Hotel, Blackpool

Title: "Planning, delivery and evaluation of our rivers: Challenges and choices".

Abstracts: The call for presentation abstracts is now closed, however you can still submit a poster abstract.

Find out more and book onto the conference here.




UK River Prize

Each year the RRC Annual Network Conference hosts the UK River Prize to celebrate best practice in river restoration.

The Nigel Holmes Trophy is awarded to the winner along with a cash prize at the River Prize Awards Dinner. The finalists for this year's prize have been announced the winner will be announced on the 26th April 2016.

To find out more about the finalists visit our designated River Prize page here.





Previous Conferences

Over the years our conferences have been a huge success. Previous venues include Nottingham, Sheffield, Manchester and York. You can look back at the content of each conference and see how river restoration has developed over the years. We have also uploaded photos from the conferences so you can get an idea of what to expect before booking for 2015.

Information on all of our previous conferences can be found here.