Programme

Programme

Coastal Futures – January 23rd to 24th 2019 at the Royal Geographical Society

The Coastal Futures 2019 programme includes:              

  • The Environment Bill, environmental principles and watch dog
  • The 25 year Plan – implementation in the marine environment
  • Brexit latest & its implications for the coastal & marine environment
  • Social Capital and the marine pioneers; the developing role of social sciences
  • Charting new initiatives and visions for coastal governance & management
  • Communities, health and well-being
  •  Adaptation at the Coast & Climate Change & Restoring coastal habitats
  • Natural Capital, Net Gain and Economic importance of UK marine industry
  • Offshore wind development and addressing the environmental issues
  • What future for wave & tidal renewables?
  • Plastics Pollution – How do you respond?
  • Communicating Environmental Issues – Social media – Understanding audiences
  • Protecting the World’s Oceans last frontiers – the high seas and deep seas
  • The framework for marine protection & management – meeting our international commitments
  • Marine Spatial Planning: perspectives, practice and information: England, Scotland and Isle of Man
  • Effective engagement with stakeholders, building networks & understanding
  • The Fisheries Bill & Brexit replacing the CFP – Will the fundamentals change? Perspectives
  • Quota allocation, ownership & the inshore fleet, The Seafood Industry & Environmental Protection
  • Can we have Sustainable scallop fisheries?  IFCAs Update
  • Marine Protected Areas & Fisheries – What should be our vision for the future?
  • The whole site approach – Marine Parks – Practice in austerity – Recovery
  • Networking & Presentations with 58 speakers providing the most comprehensive briefing of the year

and much more