Annual Scottish Conference 2020

Join us for a half day seminar looking at the hot topics across Scotland. FREE for members

This year's annual Scottish conference will take place online.  

Hear from our Patron, Professor Colin Reid, as well as representatives from SEPA, Scottish industry and Scottish NGOs. More information on our speakers and chairs is here.

Themes covered will include Environmental Standards and Governance, including the proposed new body, Environmental Standards Scotland; a look at Climate Change litigation issues, particularly in the extended run up to COP26 and the impact of the delay; a round up of conservation and marine issues across Scotland.  Take a look at the full programme below.

9.00am

Join the Webinar

 

9.10am

Welcome

Richard Leslie, Co-Convenor, UKELA Scotland

Session 1

Environmental Standards & Governance in Scotland

 

9.15am

Environmental Standards & Governance – the journey so far

Professor Colin Reid, Professor of Environmental Law, University of Dundee and Patron of UKELA

9.30am

The Environment Bill and OEP in England

Begonia Filgueira, Co-Chair, UKELA’s Governance & Devolution Group

9.45am

 

View from SEPA

Josephine Armstrong, Senior Solicitor, SEPA

10.00am

Q&A

Chaired by Joanna Waddell. Co-Convenor, UKELA Scotland

10.15am

Break

 

Session 2

Hot Topics & Updates

 

10.25am

Welcome back and introduce session 2

Richard Leslie

10.30am

Post Covid trends in Environmental, Social & Governance

Harriet Assem, Environmental Consultant, ITP Energised

10.45am

Resilience and Abundance: Spotlighting Renewables

Robert Sutherland, Advocate, Terra Firma Chambers

11.00am

Climate Change – the International Element

Rajiv Joshi, Founder, Bridging Ventures

11.15am

Q&A

Chaired by Joanna Waddell

11.30am

Break

 

Session 3

Marine Conservation

 

11.40am

Welcome back and introduce session 3

Richard Leslie

11.45am

Aquaculture & its regulation – an Industry View

Anne Anderson, Sustainability Director, Scottish Salmon Producers’ Organisation

12.00pm

Failure to Follow Duties under the Marine Act – a case study from the West Shetland Shelf

Phil Taylor, Open Seas

12.15pm

 The impact of the UK Fisheries Bill Alex Kinninmonth, RSPB             

12.30pm

Q&A

Chaired by Joanna Waddell

12.45pm

Closing remarks

Richard Leslie

12.50pm

Close of Conference

 

 

(UKELA retains the right to amend the programme at any time)

Bookings are now open so register below. Remember you will need to log in to make your booking.  If you are new to UKELA, please complete a short registration first. Tickets are FREE to UKELA members.  Non-members are very welcome for a small fee, which includes FREE membership for the remainder of 2020.

CPD: 2.5

When
9/24/2020

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