Upcoming Events

Global Water Conference 2017

Date: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 09:00 to Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 17:00
Location: 
Sule Shangri-la, Yangon, Myanmar

Towards Sustainable Water Security in Southeast Asia: Directions, Strategies, Solutions

Water is crucial to life and all forms of social, economic, and environmental development.

Water resource issues in ASEAN include inadequate drinking-water supply and sanitation facilities, water pollution, floods, the siltation of river systems, and the management of rivers and large dams present special management challenges.

Natural Capital Accounting at the Local and Landscape Scale: An Introduction

Date: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 13:45 to 17:00
Location: 
Leeds Beckett University, Leeds LS1 2HA

Half-day seminar:

A low cost Continuing Professional Development opportunity.

These is rising interest in the use of accounting frameworks to understand the value of the natural environment across the UK. 'Natural capital accounts' and 'ecosystem accounts' have already been produced for landowners, protected landscapes and local authorities in various parts of the UK. Environmental and natural resource professionals need to know about this emerging area of innovation in informing strategic decisions related to the environment.

River Symposium

Date: 
Monday, September 18, 2017 - 09:00 to Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 17:00
Location: 
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Australia

A decade on from the hugely successful 10th International Riversymposium and Environmental Flows Conference, International RiverFoundation is inviting water experts to Brisbane to reignite this conversation, with a focus on exploring the progress made, and challenges faced, since the release of the 2007 Brisbane Declaration and Global Action Agenda.

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.

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

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).

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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