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)
9-9.30AM – ARRIVAL AND REFRESHMENTS
9.50-10am – Introduction to the event – Dominic Martyn – Environment Agency
10-10.30am – Examples of projects that encountered complications/difficulties – Seb Bentley - AquaUOS
10.30-11am – Delivering projects in West Cumbria– Luke Bryant, West Cumbria Rivers Trust
11-11.20am – PEATLANDS – Katie Aspray/Alison Whalley – Environment Agency Cumbria and Lancs
11.20-11.50am – RISKY RIBBLE – Jack Spees - Ribble Rivers Trust
11.50-12.10pm – SALMON TO SHEFFIELD – Martin Slater – Environment Agency Yorkshire
12.10-12.30pm - Questions to all and open discussion with the audience
12.30-1.10 – Lunch
1.10-1.35pm – Controlled versus uncontrolled weir removal/collapse – Kevin Nash, Environment Agency GMMC
1.35-2pm – ‘Barrier to Barriers’ – Dave Kennedy, Environment Agency Cumbria and Lancashire
2-2.10pm – Questions
2.10-3pm – Break out into groups of approximately 10-15 people per group discussing these topics
- What are the biggest challenges faced when delivering river restoration works?
- What are the risks of delivering this type of work?
- What can be done to make things easier in order to deliver our works more efficiently and effectively in the future?
3-3.30 pm – summary and discussion regarding the points raised in the breakout sessions
LOCATION AND DIRECTIONS CAN BE FOUND AT: http://www.salford.ac.uk/mediacityuk/location
To register please contact Olly Southgate – firstname.lastname@example.org
REGISTER NOW AS SPACES WILL BE LIMITED