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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.

Document TitleAuthorComments
CATASTROPHES TO COME: GLOBAL GEOPHYSICAL EVENTS AND THEIR IMPACTSBill McGuire, Benfield Professor of Geophysical Hazards at University College London and Director of the University's Benfield Hazard Research CentreAlarming and fascinating paper on tsunamis, volcanos, asteroids and other threats
FUTURE OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAW AND LAWYERSProfessor Richard Macrory, of University College London 
Environmental Justice & Public ParticipationSir Crispin Agnew of Lochnaw Bt QC 
DEVOLUTION AND DIVERGENCE OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAW - NORTHERN IRELAND AND SOME WATER COMPANY PERSPECTIVESGordon McCreath, Senior Associate, Dundas & Wilson CS LLP 
Environmental Civil Penalties - a more proportionate response to regulatory breachesMichael 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 PlanningAlastair McKie, Planning and Environment Group, Anderson Strathern 
Environmental Planning: National ParksRuth Chambers, Council for National Parks 
Water Framework Directive - water for life and livelihoodsDr Martin Griffiths, Environment Agency England and Wales 
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