|2013 Energy Management Forum||
The 2013 Energy Management Forum is an event for businesses looking to reduce energy consumption, increase efficiency and boost margins.
|Biodiversity and the Natural Environment: valuation, localism and engaging business.||
An invitation to attend the Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum Keynote Seminar. Professor David Hill, Deputy Chair, Natural England and Chair, Environment Bank; Robin Mortimer, Director for Sustainable Land Management and Livestock Farming, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and Dr Matt Walpole, Head of Science, Economics, Policy & Partnerships, UNEP-WCMC and John Atkinson,The Co-operative Group;Dr Peter Bonfield,BRE;William Evison,PwC; Nicola Hutchinson, PlantlifeandMatthew Townsend,Allen & Ov
|Risk and uncertainty in natural hazards- Summer School 2013||
The Cabot Institute will be holding a summer school from 15 - 19 July 2013. The school will provide advanced training in risk and uncertainty in natural hazards from the Cabot Institute's leading academics plus some special guest lecturers. The school is open to postgraduates, early career researchers and scientists from industry and government agencies.
|CliMathNet Conference Registration Open||
This is the first conference of CliMathNet, an EPSRC-funded network that aims to break down barriers between researchers in Mathematics, Statistics and Climate Sciences. The Conference will take place in Exeter on 1st to 5th July 2013 and will bring together climate scientists with mathematicians and statisticians to address key questions around Climate modelling. Topics will include Quantifying uncertainty of climate models; Comprehensive climate risk analysis; Forecasting climate tipping points; Improving projections of extreme events;
|Changing European Landscapes||
This major international event will examine how and why European landscapes are changing and how landscape ecology can help us to plan for the future at local to global scales. It will consider local projects alongside international programmes and provide many opportunities for researchers, policy makers and practitioners to interact. The congress will have a European focus but welcomes participants from around the world.
|Wetlands for Water Management - CWA Annual Conference and AGM||
This conference will examine the role constructed wetlands, sustainable drainage and natural wetlands play in water management by presenting the latest developments and approaches, by examining their ongoing management and maintenance requirements and by identifying the additional benefits they provide.
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|Water Security for Policy Makers and Practitioners - short course||
Applications are still being taken for the fourth annual water security short course to be held in early summer at the University of East Anglia’s Norwich campus. The course is designed for entry and mid-level water and development policy-makers and professionals in government, donor, NGO or implementing agencies, environmental journalists, consultants and activists wishing to take their knowledge of water resources further.
|Developing a responsible supply chain||
Companies are under increasing pressure from stakeholders to understand, measure and positively influence the environmental, ethical and sustainability performance of their suppliers.
|PARNASSUS: Ensuring Integrity Preserving Significance||
A one day International workshop, bringing together academics and practitioners from across Europe to discuss current research and thinking in relation to structural effects of climate change on heritage buildings. The PARNASSUS project, funded by the EPSRC-AHRC Science and Heritage programme, investigates the impact of extreme climate conditions, such as flood and freeze-thaw, on built heritage and archaeological sites to devise mitigation strategies. The workshop will showcase work of keynote speakers from European institutions alongsides key findings from the project.
|Water and the Green Economy||
Hosted by ICID and UEA, this one day conference on Water and the Green Economy will focus on agricultural water and the interpretation of agriculture, water and the economy will be wide including water and environmental conservation, productivity, the food chain, the private sector and consumer demand and behaviours.
For more information or if you are interested in presenting, please contact Bruce Lankford (B.Lankford@uea.ac.uk)
|Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum Keynote Seminar||
The UK Green Investment Bank: priority sectors, eligibility criteria and borrowing powers
This seminar will provide an opportunity to examine the next steps in the operation and development of the world’s first investment bank solely dedicated to greening the economy.
|Summer School for young researchers in universities and industry||
The WaterDiss2.0 Summer School is focussed on river management, but forms a vehicle for discussions about networks and research engagement between young researchers (they can be based in academia or industry) and the potential users of such research. Participants are not restricted to those whose research focuses narrowly on river management, and they can be based in any European country. There will be unparalleled opportunities to meet potential collaborators in other EU countries, and senior researchers.
|LSE Executive Summer School, Climate Change: Economics and Governance||
The objective of this multi-disciplinary five-day course is to provide an in-depth overview of the economics and governance of climate change, one of the foremost issues of the 21st century. It will also consider the threats and opportunities presented by climate change, and the evolving nature of government and market responses to it, for a range of organisations.
|PURE Health Event||
The PURE Health Event 2013, aims to bring together PURE (Probability, Uncertainty, and Risk in the Environment) researchers and medical professionals to exchange knowledge on managing risk and uncertainty. This free 1-day event will take place on Tuesday 11th June, at the Royal College of Pathologists in London.
|Oxford Networks for the Environment||
The Vice-Chancellor’s Interdisciplinary Research Forum: Environment and Energy
|Future Earth initiative- Town Hall meeting||
Members of the research, public sector, private sector and civil society communities are invited to a UK Town Hall Meeting on the Future Earth initiative, hosted by The Royal Society and The British Academy on Friday 21 June 2013 http://www.britac.ac.uk/intl/index.cfm.
|Next steps for UK climate change policy: delivering the National Adaptation Programme||
This event is a Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum Keynote Seminar with LWEC Health task chair Professor Virginia Murray from Public Health England. Other speakers include Dr Colin Church, Professor Sam Fankhauser, Dr Tony Grayling and will be chaired by Tom Harris MP, Shadow Minister for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
|Pollinators and Pesticides: Is there a Plan Bee?||
A TalkScience event at the Bristish Library will involve discussion chaired by Bill Turnbull (BBC) with Dr. David Aston (The British Beekeepers Association), Dr Peter Campbell (Syngenta), and Dr Lynn Dicks (University of Cambridge) and will address: