Training Directory: Events

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Events (Conferences, fairs etc)


Professional events, conferences, fairs etc. held for the countryside, arboriculture, wildlife, ecology and conservation sectors.

29/02/2024 What is chemical pollution? With UKY4N, CHEM Trust and Breast Cancer UK at Online 0.5 Day

UK Youth for Nature Contact:

The United Nations has named pollution the third planetary crisis. Every single one of England’s rivers has levels of chemical contaminants that exceed water quality standards; scientists have said that we have already passed Earth’s boundary for chemical pollution; and studies have found that we are exposed to a range of harmful chemicals in our daily lives.

05/03/2024 The UK and European Offshore Wind Policy & Investment Summit at London 1 Day

City and Financial Global Contact:

The UK and European Offshore Wind Policy & Investment Summit, taking place on the 5th of March 2024 in central London, is a ground-breaking event that promises to chart the course for the future of offshore wind energy. Over an intensive day of peer-to-peer knowledge exchange, networking and actionable insights, industry leaders, policymakers, and experts will delve into the critical dynamics of this burgeoning sector.

07/03/2024 Outscape Conference 2024 - Inspiring Exceptional Outdoor Places at Malone House, Belfast, BT9 5PB 1 Day

Outscape Contact:

Immerse yourself in a day filled with thought-provoking discussions led by an impressive lineup of speakers and panelists.

12/03/2024 Wilder High Peak at Bradbury Community House, 10 Market Street, Glossop, SK13 8AR 0.5 Day

Derbyshire Wildlife Trust High Peak Group Contact:

An insight into who's doing what to improve biodiversity and the environment across High Peak - and how you can get involved. Followed by the High Peak Group AGM

16/03/2024 BDS Spring Meeting 2024 at Online 1 Day

British Dragonfly Society Contact:

Bookings are now open for our 2024 Online Spring Meeting! See the full programme of brilliant Dragonfly talks on our website. This is a free online event held on Zoom open to members and non-members.

21/03/2024 REA Organics 2024 Conference at Chesford Grange Kenilworth, Warwick, CV8 2LD 1 Day

Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA) Contact: 020 7925 3570

The REA’s Organics Conference is the largest gathering in the UK focused on composting, anaerobic digestion and recycling organic materials to land. The 2024 conference will delve deep into recent policy announcements, research, and innovation to understand their impact on the sector.

22/03/2024 PMNHS Conference 2024: Novel and Natural Species and Habitats at Bournemouth University 3 Days

Porcupine Marine Natural History Society Contact:

Event starts with a field meeting on Friday 22nd March with a choice of places for everyone around south Dorset. Annual Conference on Saturday and Sunday, including lots of interesting talks to inspire us. Conference dinner at the RNLI College on Saturday evening.

25/03/2024 Climate Change: Managing the Legal and Reputational Risks Summit, at London 1 Day

City and Financial Global Contact:

The increasing use of climate change-related litigation and activism is becoming a risk which UK businesses of all types cannot afford to ignore. City & Financial Global’s Climate Change: Managing the Legal and Reputational Risks Summit, which is being held on 25 March, will provide delegates with a thorough analysis of all the key issues and practical guidance on how to mitigate the risk effectively.

08/04/2024 Collaborating to conserve the natural world at Leicester Museum and Art Gallery, New Walk Museum, 53 New Walk, Leicester, LE1 7EA 0.5 Day

Leicester Literary and Philosophical Society Contact:

Nature has never been under great threat and requires urgent and innovative responses from society if we are to halt and reverse the loss of species, habitats and ecosystems upon which our own survival and prosperity depend. In this lecture Dr Rands will outline the innovative work facilitated from Cambridge to respond to the ‘global biodiversity crisis’ drawing especially on the work of the Cambridge Conservation Initiative.

09/04/2024 The Peregrine Falcon at Bradbury Community House, 10 Market Street, Glossop, SK13 8AR 0.5 Day

Derbyshire Wildlife Trust High Peak Group Contact:

The talk will cover up-to-date science, man and falcons through history, foraging and hunting methodologies, the physics of flight, species ecology and some amusing video and anecdotes from the field. We also take a look at UK population history and the explosion in the urban breeding population of UK Peregrines in the 21st century (in particular).

23/04/2024 Trees, People and the Built Environment 5 at Edgbaston Stadium, Edgbaston Road, Birmingham 2 Days

Institute of Chartered Foresters Contact:

TPBE5 is a hybrid conference that will examine two very different roles for trees – how they can improve the quality of place for both people and nature and how they can contribute to the net zero carbon ambition for buildings and the built environment.

21/05/2024 SLE Annual Conference 2024 - Resilience: Building Successful Businesses For The Future at Edinburgh 1 Day

Scottish Land and Estates Contact: 07789077384

The 2024 SLE Annual Conference, Resilience: Building successful businesses for the future sponsored by Galbraith and Gillespie Macandrew will take place on Tuesday 21 May 2024. Building on last year’s sell-out success - described by attendees as the “Go-To conference for the rural sector" - Scottish Land and Estates is delighted to be returning to the Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh for this year’s annual conference.

29/05/2024 The South West Marine Fest Conference 2024 at Brixham Marine Lab, Freshwater Quarry, Brixham, TQ5 8BA 1 Day

Conservation Chat UK Ltd Contact:

We are passionate about the marine environment, especially in our local area, the southwest of England. This will be the second of a reoccurring annual event that celebrates marine life from the region and beyond.

04/06/2024 The 16th NESS - Nordic Environmental Social Science Conference at Turku, Finland 3 Days

Åbo Akademi University Contact:

The 16th Nordic Environmental Social Science Conference, hosted by Åbo Akademi University in cooperation with the University of Turku, Finland, calls environmental social science scholars for meeting and discussing current challenges related to knowledge (co)production.

05/06/2024 World Environmental Awareness Day-Online Delivery-Adult Learning at Online 0.5 Day

Inspire Culture Contact:

This course aims to raise awareness and to inspire action to protect our planet from climate change and raise awareness of issues around the globe.

19/06/2024 4th European i-Tree Conference & Urban ReLeaf Conference at Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee 3 Days

Dundee City Council Contact:

Join us at the 4th European i-Tree Conference and Urban ReLeaf Conference, in the beautiful city of Dundee, Scotland. Our theme this year is Turning data into action, in and around the urban forest.

24/06/2024 Resilient Landscapes for People, Nature and Climate at University of Birmingham 2 Days

British Ecological Society Contact:

This 2-day symposium supports the creation of a more cohesive community around large-scale land, freshwaters and coastal/marine systems. This event will encourage the sharing of best practice, promote more standardised monitoring and evaluation approaches and support the development of new projects to enhance our evidence base.

26/06/2024 Forest School Research Symposium at University of Liverpool 3 Days

Forest School Association Contact:

The Forest School Association (FSA) and the University of Liverpool look forward to welcoming you to the world’s first International Research Symposium of Forest School. The Forest School Research Symposium is being developed in partnership with the University of Liverpool. It will take place at the University of Liverpool, in the Hub on the 26th – 28th June 2024.

26/06/2024 The Regenerative Agriculture Festival at Lannock Manor Farm, Hertfordshire, SG4 7EE 2 Days

Groundswell Agriculture Ltd Contact:

The Groundswell Festival provides a forum for farmers, growers, or anyone interested in food production and the environment to learn about the theory and practical applications of regenerative farming systems.

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