Securing Our Natural Environment for Future Generations

Manchester Metropolitan University
Wednesday 23 May 2018, 09:00
Thursday 24 May 2018, 17:00

This exciting and timely conference, organised by the UK’s Statutory Nature Conservation Agencies (Joint Nature Conservation CommitteeNatural Resources WalesNatural EnglandScottish Natural HeritageDepartment of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs, Northern Ireland) and the British Ecological Society, will bring together policy officials, practitioners, natural and social scientists from across the UK and internationally to set the direction of travel for nature conservation in the UK.


Registration is now open and tickets are selling fast! Book by the earlybird deadline to secure reduced registration fees: 23:59 (GMT), Friday 20 April

Confirmed Speakers

  • Susan Davies (Scottish Wildlife Trust Director of Conservation)
  • Martin Harper (Executive Director for Global Conservation, RSPB)
  • Sophie Howe (Future Generations Commissioner for Wales)
  • Tony Juniper CBE (Executive Director for Advocacy and Campaigns, WWF-UK)
  • Professor Sir John Lawton CBE FRS (RSPB Vice President, President of the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, President of The Institution of Environmental Sciences)
  • Louise Macdonald OBE (CEO of Young Scot, and Chair of the Scottish Government’s Advisory Council on Women and Girls)
  • Aoife Martin (Operations Director, Seafish)
  • Chris Thomas FRS (University of York)
  • Baroness Barbara Young of Old Scone HonFRSE, House of Lords (Chair of the Woodland Trust, and Chancellor of Cranfield University)
  • Juliette Young (NERC Centre for Ecology and Hydrology)
  • Henk van Zeijts (Project manager Nature Outlook 2016 , PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency)

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