Edinburgh 2005 and Warwick 2006
2006 Warwick conference - acting today to meet the environmental challenges of tomorrow
UKELA's 2006 conference was held at Warwick University. The programme included sessions by leading experts on topics including: nanotechnology; corporate reporting; carbon trading; better environmental regulation; waste and topical cases. The guest speaker was the Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Minister for Legal and Constitutional Affairs, Lord Kingsland. There are currently no published papers available for this conference.
2005 Edinburgh conference - papers and presentations
The urgent threat posed by global forces – both man made and natural – was the key theme at the 2005 UKELA conference in Edinburgh. The conference highlighted the implications of international events – including the Asian tsunami - as well as the importance of managing and protecting the environment in our own country.
|CATASTROPHES TO COME: GLOBAL GEOPHYSICAL EVENTS AND THEIR IMPACTS||Bill McGuire, Benfield Professor of Geophysical Hazards at University College London and Director of the University's Benfield Hazard Research Centre||Alarming and fascinating paper on tsunamis, volcanos, asteroids and other threats|
|FUTURE OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAW AND LAWYERS||Professor Richard Macrory, of University College London|
|Environmental Justice & Public Participation||Sir Crispin Agnew of Lochnaw Bt QC|
|DEVOLUTION AND DIVERGENCE OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAW - NORTHERN IRELAND AND SOME WATER COMPANY PERSPECTIVES||Gordon McCreath, Senior Associate, Dundas & Wilson CS LLP|
|Environmental Civil Penalties - a more proportionate response to regulatory breaches||Michael Woods, Senior Associate, Stephenson Harwood|
|Producer Responsibility (in reference to the new EU directives on End-of-Life Vehicles and Waste and Electronic Equipment )||Adrian Harding, Policy Advisor (Producer Responsibility), Environment Agency|
|The Industry View (of regulation and the public's perception of the rendering industry)||Christopher D Bond – Argent By-Products Group|
|Scotland's National Parks – The Legal Framework For Planning Control & Land Use Planning||Alastair McKie, Planning and Environment Group, Anderson Strathern|
|Environmental Planning: National Parks||Ruth Chambers, Council for National Parks|
|Water Framework Directive - water for life and livelihoods||Dr Martin Griffiths, Environment Agency England and Wales|