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WWT Sustainable Water Conference

Tue 18th September 2018, The Birmingham Conference Centre, Hill Street, Birmingham

The 7th annual WWT Sustainable Water Conference will assess how we can progress with the government 25 Year Environment Plan, where the industry is staking its claims and how to make 2019 a year of action for the environment.

Senior–level stakeholders will come together to debate the post–Brexit CAP, explore opportunities to deliver better local planning and reduce flooding, showcase sustainable water in action, and assess how to ensure that partnership working becomes business as usual.

Attend this CPD–certified conference to:

  • Hear how the water industry is responding to the government’s 25 Year Environment Plan
  • Find out how the post–Brexit CAP will affect agriculture in the UK
  • Learn how the sector is planning to eliminate plastic waste
  • Gain insight into how we can deliver better local planning to reduce flooding
  • Explore how the regulatory framework can be modernised to better suit future needs

Experts speakers at the 2018 event include:

Sarah Hendry, Director of water and floods, Defra

Ed Mitchell, Director of environment and sustainability, Pennon Group

Pete Fox, Director of water, land & biodiversity, Environment Agency 

Diane Mitchell, Chief environment adviser, National Farmers’ Union

Alex Plant, Director of regulation, Anglian Water

Hannah James, Lead advisor, sustainability, Yorkshire Water & Kelda Group

Yvette de Garis, Head of environmental regulation, Thames Water

Susan Twining, Chief land use policy adviser, CLA

Hannah Freeman, Chair, Blueprint for Water

James Peacock, Product manager, Wessex Water

Petrina Rowcroft, Technical director, policy & appraisal, AECOM

Matt Crossman, Head of water and flooding policy, National Infrastructure Commission  

You can see the full agenda, download the brochure, view the complete list of speakers and register at: https://event.wwtonline.co.uk/sustainable/

Cost:
See website for details

Time:
9:00am