Upcoming Events

Good Practice Stakeholder Participation Training with a Focus on the Environment

Date: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 09:00 to Thursday, November 22, 2018 - 17:00
Location: 
East Brabourne near Ashford in Kent

With the new year upon us thoughts often turn to self development and setting yourself new challenges. If you’re looking to enhance your work-based capabilities and you’re involved in managing stakeholders, why not consider equipping yourself with a raft of transferrable skills learnt on an in-depth, interactive three day course on Good Practice Stakeholder Participation that focuses on the environment.

Introduction to river hydrology and hydraulics

Date: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 09:00 to Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 17:00
Location: 
Howbery Park, Wallingford

This course is designed for anyone who requires an understanding of the management of river systems or the impact of developments in a river catchment. It guides participants through the fundamental science and the most up-to-date supporting tools, demonstrating content and relevance through a series of worked examples. The course content includes:

National Biodiversity Network (NBN) Conference

Date: 
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 09:00 to Thursday, November 22, 2018 - 17:00
Location: 
Albert Hall, Nottingham

The theme of this year’s Conference is “The NBN in a changing climate”.  Over the course of the two days we will be covering topics such as data from citizen science, data for delivering environmental planning, tools for online resources, “life” in changing environments, using species and habitat data to prioritise biodiversity action, improving biodiversity on farms, the 25 Year Environment Plan and much more!

The Rivers Trust Autumn Conference: Can the Government's 25-Year Environment Plan save our rivers?

Date: 
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 09:30 to 16:30
Location: 
Watershed Media Centre, Waterside Suite, 1 Canon's Road, Bristol, BS1 5TX

The Rivers Trust Autumn Conference will focus on the delivery of the Government’s 25-Year Environment Plan and the challenge to be the first generation to leave the environment in a better state. Picking up on the key elements of the plan like Natural Capital, restoration and water resource management, speakers and presentations will highlight, issues, solutions and opportunities for improvement. Rivers Trust presentations will also ‘showcase’ successful projects.

The River Thames Scheme: A Fluvial Flood Protection Mega Project

Date: 
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 18:30 to 20:00
Location: 
The Institute of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street, London

Click here for the flyer for the first British Hydrological South East Section meeting of the season:

The River Thames Scheme: A Fluvial Flood Protection Mega Project

The meeting is free to attend for both BHS members and non-members and no registration is required, so please do come along on the night.

Incorporating natural capital and ecosystem services into environmental assessment

Date: 
Thursday, November 22, 2018 - 09:00 to 17:30
Location: 
Tideway, Cottons Centre, Cottons Lane, London, SE1 2QG

CPD-level Training

Why this topic is important to you

The concepts of natural capital and ecosystem services are becoming prominent across Europe, along-side growing interests in nature-based solutions. There is now strong interest in what ecosystem services, natural capital and nature-based solutions mean for Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and Sustainability Appraisal (SA).

Who is the training for?

Introduction to flood risk analysis and management

Date: 
Thursday, November 22, 2018 - 09:00 to Friday, November 23, 2018 - 17:00
Location: 
Howbery Park, Wallingford

This course introduces the concepts of flood risk analysis and management within the context of existing UK policies and legislation. Current techniques in considering climate change and joint probability are presented in outline, as is the latest guidance on producing flood risk assessments. Topics covered over the two days include:

Future Water Networks 2018

Date: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 09:00 to Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 17:30
Location: 
Kenilworth, Warwickshire

Can tomorrow's technology help to manage yesterday's water pipe infrastructure?

The water industries largest asset is under challenge, there is a:

  • Need to be smarter
  • Need to upgrade networks for the 21st century
  • Need to bring in new technology to improve asset prioritisation
  • Need to meet the regulatory targets for leakage, sewer flooding and more
  • Need to think into the future

Where can these needs be met?
 

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