Upcoming Events

WWT Sustainable Water Conference & Exhibition

Date: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 08:45 to 17:00
Location: 
Birmingham Conference and Events Centre

How will the water industry tackle regulatory changes and minimise its environmental impacts? What role will collaboration play?

Ensure your business is prepared to respond to potential changes by joining industry leaders and policymakers at the WWT Sustainable Water Conference & Exhibition.

This is the flagship event for water industry leaders investing in sustainability and shaping the future of the sector.

Attend this conference to gain insight from our expert sessions on collaboration, including:

Surface Water Management 2017

Date: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 09:00 to 17:00
Location: 
Central London

This conference will provide an up to date picture on the context, scale and impact of surface water flooding, advances in modelling and the key barriers to delivering SuDS with innovative case studies and collaborations. Following on from the National Flood Resilience Review, this event will examine the best opportunities and next steps to be taken by government, developers, critical infrastructure providers and a wide range of other stakeholders for surface water management.

The conference aims to examine:

Priorities for UK Food Security Post-Brexit: Investment, Innovation and Regulation

Date: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 08:30 to 13:00
Location: 
Central London

The seminar will include keynote addresses from Jayne Brookman, Head of AgriFood, Knowledge Transfer Network, Innovate UK, and Professor Charles Godfray, Hope Professor and Director, Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Food, University of Oxford.

This seminar will examine the priorities for UK food security in a post-Brexit context - and how policy and industry practice will need to respond to the challenges and opportunities.

2nd Dam Removal Europe Workshop

Date: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 09:00 to Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 17:00
Location: 
Birmingham

The program for this occasion will focus on the technical and social challenges of dam and weir removal in the urban environment. The format of the workshop in a series of parallel sessions will allow delegates to pick the presentation to suit their particular interest. The wide range of speakers come from across the UK and the rest of Europe. The second day is given over to field trips to see the challenges of weir removal in the field.

The workshop is hosted by the Dam Removal Europe Programme, the Environment Agency and Severn Rivers Trust.

Flood Expo 2017

Date: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 09:00 to Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 17:00
Location: 
ExCeL, London

The World's leading flood exhibition and conference.

The two-day event features:

  • 100 CPD-accredited seminars
  • Over 200 innovative suppliers
  • Interactive panel debates
  • Revealing case studies
  • Live demos on the River Thames
  • Interactive masterclasses
  • One-to-one advice from industry experts
  • Networking opportunities

11 Reasons Why the Flood Expo is Unmissable

Tackling the Decline in Pollinating Insects: Boosting Community Partnerships and Engagement Nationwide

Date: 
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 10:15 to 16:30
Location: 
Central London

The beauty and biodiversity of the UK countryside, along with the productivity and quality of the nation’s £100bn food industry, are significantly dependent upon the abundance and sustainability of pollinating insect numbers. Approximately 75% of the world’s food crops are at least partially reliant upon pollination, as are nearly 90% of all wild flowering plants (IBES, 2017).

Working with Natural Processes: The Evidence Behind Natural Flood Management

Date: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 09:00 to 16:00
Location: 
London

The UK has experienced repeated severe flooding in recent years, which has raised the profile of Natural Flood Management (NFM) creating a prominent discussion of the benefits of working more closely with natural processes to help reduce flood risk and complement more traditional engineering responses, aiming to manage and reduce flood risk in a more efficient, cost-effective and sustainable way.

RRC Site Visit - River Frome, Stroud

Date: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 10:00
Location: 
Gloucestershire

Join us on the RRC's final Members Site Visit of the year as we visit the Stroud Rural Sustainable Drainage (RSuDs) Project on the River Frome, Gloucestershire. This project was recently commended at the UK River Prize Awards Dinner as one of three runners up, in the Innovation Project category.

WWT Drinking Water Quality Conference

Date: 
Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 09:00 to 17:00
Location: 
Birmingham

Rising regulatory and customer expectations are putting pressure on the water industry to go beyond compliance and take water quality to a new level.

As such, forward thinking professionals seeking innovative solutions to water quality issues will meet on November 2nd at the WWT Drinking Water Quality Conference.

Join us in Birmingham at this CPD-certified event to:

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