Landscape Institute organises Mitigating the Climate and Biodiversity Emergencies Conference 22-24 March 2022!
Mitigating the Climate and Biodiversity Emergencies Conference 22-24 March 2022, 9 am – 1 pm
As we face the greatest catastrophe to befall the natural world, we are the first generation to feel the effect of climate change and the last generation who can do something about it. The Landscape profession is pivotal in the fight against the changing climate and diminishing biodiversity, it is now our moment to enact change!
The Mitigating the Climate and Biodiversity Emergencies conference will be debating some of the big themes and demonstrate imperative actions, exemplar practice, core skills and thought leadership around mitigating the climate emergency. Delegates will have the opportunity to hear from a range or speakers on the topic, as well as contribute to the debate by connecting and networking with people from across the landscape profession.
Topics will include ethical specifying, embodied carbon and carbon sequestration, innovation around parks and urban greenspace, designing for active transport, afforestation, and much more.
Delegates will hear from a range of key industry and international speakers, including
- Andrew Grant, Founder and Director of Grant Associates
- Professor Anan Simson, Leeds Beckett University
- Bruce Lescelles, UK Director - Sustainable Land Management, Arcadis
- Christoph Brintrup, Head of Landscape, HS2 Ltd
- Ed Ikin, Director of Wakehurst, RBG Kew
- Jing Fan, Deputy Chief Engineer, Senior Engineer, Guangzhou Urban Planning & Design Survey Research Institute
- Julia Baker, Biodiversity Technical Specialist, Balfour Beatty
- Lord Debden, Chairman of the Climate Committee, The CCC
- Professor Mary Creagh, Cranfield School of Management
- Peter Stringer, GI Resilience Manager, City of Trees
The event is proudly sponsored by: ACO, Charcon, Hardscape and Vestre, and supported by GreenBlue Urban and Vectorworks.