UWE to host Time and Tide: A Coastal and Marine Planning Conference

Issue date: 23 November 2011

We are at the early stages of a fundamental change in the way we manage our marine and coastal areas. There are both risks and significant opportunities for communities and the environment throughout this maritime region. The Time and Tide conference and workshop (December 2nd 2011) is designed to inform and prepare those interested and involved in coastal and marine planning in the South West, England's most maritime region.

The event, sponsored by Marine Planning Consultants, will include the following presentations by active practitioners:

Marine Management Organisation – setting out their approach to marine plan production in the future and working with local authorities

Central Government - Terrestrial and marine planning - issues and opportunities

Marine Industry – on priorities and approach to marine planning

The Crown Estate – an opportunity to highlight the Off-shore Renewable Energy programme and marine asset planning

Severn Estuary Partnership – cross boundary planning, a partnership approach in the Severn Estuary

Dorset C-Scope – a pioneering example of coastal and marine planning on the Jurassic Coast

Maritime Strategy – an example of a local authority preparing its coastal and marine policies in anticipation of the South West Marine Plan

National Trust – a major land owner's perspective on caring for the coast

Port of Bristol Authority – issues facing a major coastal commercial interest in the region

For further information about the conference or to register please click here.

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