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Canterbury 2008

The 2008 Annual Conference took place in the beautiful surroundings of Kent University in Canterbury. Over 200 delegates were treated to a diverse and entertaining programme over the course of the weekend on the subject of The Challenging New World of Environmental Regulation: shifting the balance between corporate and individual rights and responsibilities.

You can see the programme here and the papers presented by the speakers. Thanks go to our main sponsors, 39 Essex St and WSP Environment & Energy for their valued support.

Programme of Speakers and Presentations

Sir Francis Jacobs opening address

The Future of Environmental Rights & Responsibilities: Baroness Young of Old Scone

New approaches to Regulatory Sanctions: Professor Richard Macrory, UCL

Accessing Justice: Implications of the Sullivan Report: David Wolfe, Matrix Chambers

Is the Better Regulation agenda producing better regulation: Peter Kellett, Environment Agency

Biodiversity conservation priorities, the law and responses to global change: Professor Stuart Harrop, Durrell Institute

EU nature directives: rights, responsibilities and results - are we striking the right balance: Andrew Dodd, RSPB

Rights and responsibilities towards the natural environment and how these may change: the Dilly Lane case: Julie Lunt, Natural England

The Marine Bill: Rights and duties with respect to marine nature conservationl: Tom Mosedale, DEFRA

The Planning Bill: Major infrastructure proposals: David Elvin QC, Landmark Chambers

The Planning Bill: a perspective from Friends of the Earth: Phil Michaels, FOE

Strategic Environmental Assessment: the Seaport Investment Case: Gregory Jones, Francis Taylor Building

The year's hottest cases reviewed: David Hart QC, 1 Crown Office Row; Justine Thornton and Stephen Tromans, 39 Essex St

Rights & Responsibilities, less or more: Donald Macrae

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