Upcoming Events

Introduction to GIS for environmental scientists

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 09:00 to Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 17:00
CEH Wallingford, Maclean Building, Benson Lane, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, OX10 8BB

This two-day course will familiarise users with GIS and its functionality, focussing on the market-leading ESRI ArcGIS software. The course uses a mixture of taught sessions, demonstrations and practicals to introduce participants to the key concepts behind GIS, some of the most frequently used tools for spatial analysis and how to address some of the most common challenges encountered in using GIS for environmental science.  Practical sessions use real data from a wide variety of sources and examples from ecological and hydrological research.

22nd International River Symposium

Sunday, October 20, 2019 - 09:00 to Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 17:00
Brisbane, Australia

The theme for the 22nd International Riversymposium is ‘Resilient Rivers’.

River resilience is the capacity of our rivers and communities to recover from disturbances, like extreme weather events, to a healthy state. The road to resilience can be a complex journey with the interdependence of environmental, social and economic outcomes.

This year’s Riversymposium will showcase innovative programs, host interactive sessions and celebrate success from around the world that are transforming their rivers into resilient rivers.

Ecosystem Services Partnership's World Conference

Monday, October 21, 2019 - 09:00 to Friday, October 25, 2019 - 17:00
Hannover Congress Centre, Germany

The 10th Ecosystem Services Partnership World Conference will be hosted at the Hannover Congress Centre. In over 40 sessions more than 600 delegates are expected to present and discuss advances made in the science, policy and practice of ecosystem services.

The theme for the conference is: “10 years advancing ecosystem services science, policy and practice for a sustainable future”.

Valuing Nature Annual Conference 2019

Monday, October 28, 2019 - 09:00 to Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 17:30
Royal Society, London

As part of the Valuing Nature Programme's aim to build interdisciplinary research capability with strong engagement of end users we are pleased to announce that the Valuing Nature Annual Conference will be held at the Royal Society, London on the 28 - 29 October 2019.

A varied programme will bring together researchers, practitioners, business and policy makers in a forum of key note presentations, discussion and activity workshops.

Water Knowledge Europe 2019 Brokerage Event

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 09:00 to Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 17:00
80 Boulevard A. Reyerslaan 1030 Brussels, Belgium

Water Knowledge Europe (WKE) 2019 is the specialized event created by Water Europe to expand your network and create new partnerships for the upcoming water-related calls in Horizon 2020.

The WKE19 is the can't-miss event for water-related H2020 calls organised by Water Europe every autumn in Brussels. There is no better occasion to showcase your project, get ideas, connect and network with potential partners to build strong consortia!

Flood Risk Management: Resilience and Adaptation 2019

Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 09:00 to 17:00

With the effects of climate change and increasing storm intensity posing an ever-greater risk to infrastructure and property development, the UK needs to be more resilient to flooding and better able to mitigate the risks.

This one-day conference will look at the regulatory and policy backdrop enabling better flood risk management, provide practical strategies to manage the impact of flooding on infrastructure and housing development and look at practical, integrated approaches to catchment and flood risk planning.

Managing and dealing with risk to deliver successful projects

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 09:00 to 15:30
Media City, Salford

It’s a fantastic free event about managing risk to effectively deliver projects. We have some great speakers who are willing to share some of their own fantastic examples.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided (conference attendance is FREE!)

Delivered by: The Environment Agency

Hosted by: Salford University

Lead Contacts: Olly Southgate, Martin Slater, George Heritage and Alison Whalley

Posters welcome (please speak to Olly about this prior to the event)