Annual Scottish Conference 2021

Bookings close today for our half day conference on environmental law themes in Scotland

Join us for our Annual Scottish Conference 2021. Taking place online, we are looking forward to welcoming a wide range of expert speakers. We will be covering themes from COP26 through to Environmental Standards Scotland. It's not to be missed - all are welcome!

Bookings close on 22 September. Please log in or register to book your place.

Tickets

  • UKELA member - £20
  • Non member - £40
  • Limited free tickets for students and unwaged

 

The programme is below

Speaker Biographies

9.00am

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9.10am

Welcome

Chair – Richard Leslie, Co-convenor of UKELA Scotland

Session 1

Theme – COP26 – what does it mean for Scotland?

 

9.15am

Introduction and Legacy

Anne Johnstone, Fair Futures Partnership

9.30am

A student’s perspective on what COP26 means

Charlotte Simpson, UKELA Student Advisor

9.40am

Using Law to Fix Climate Change

William Wilson, Wyeside Consulting Ltd, COP26 and Beyond.

Followed by a short film on using the law to fix climate change. In 2021 COP26 and Beyond worked with young film makers to make a short film. We meet key young climate activists in London, Kenya, Nigeria and Australia.

10.00am

Q&A

 

10.15am

Break

 

Session 2

Theme – The Post-Brexit Landscape

 

10.25am

Welcome back and introduce session 2

Chair

10.30am

Environmental Standards Scotland

Brendan Callaghan, CEO, Environmental Standards Scotland

10.45am

The UK Internal Markets Act and its impact

Professor Stephen Weatherill, Professor of European Law, University of Oxford

11.00am

Observations of post-Brexit arrangements in the rest of the UK

Professor Eloise Scotford, Professor of Environmental Law, University College London

11.15am

Q&A

 

11.30am

Break

 

Session 3

Theme – The Regulators - Looking forward

 

11.40am

Welcome back and introduce session 3

Chair

11.45am

The Scottish Environmental Sentencing Guidelines – what can we expect?

David Dickson, Principal Legal Officer and Ondine Tenant, Secretary, The Scottish Sentencing Council

12.05pm

Changing legal frameworks for net zero

Jamie McGeachy, SEPA

12.25pm

And finally……

Joanna Waddell, Co-convenor of UKELA Scotland

12.30pm

Q&A

 

12.45pm

Closing remarks

Chair

12.50pm

Close of Conference

 

UKELA reserves the right to amend the programme at any time

When
9/23/2021 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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