Environment & Society Forum, 2009 to 2012
Between 2009 and 2012, the Society organised seminars on water policy at Future Water, the annual conference of the All Party Parliamentary Water Group
Between 2009 - 2012, the Society organised seminars on water policy at Future Water, the annual conference of the All Party Parliamentary Water Group.
In 2012, the Society published a policy briefing on Water policy in the UK: The challenges.
See our case study on the HWISE index of water insecurity
10 July 2012
Policy roundtable discussion as part of the Water 2012 conference.
Dr. Geraldene Wharton, Reader in Physical Geography, Queen Mary, University of London. (chair)
Professor Keith Richards, Geography, University of Cambridge
Dr Stewart Clarke, Natural England
13 July 2011
Dr Steven Toole, Policy Manager RGS-IBG (Chair)
Dr Chad Staddon, Bristol Group of Water Research, University of the West of England
Suzanne Baylis, Competition Manager, Severn Trent Water
13 July 2010
Organised in partnership with the UK government's Foresight programme
Professor Sandy Thomas, Head of Foresight, Government Office of Science. (chair)
Professor Louise Heathwaite, Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University
14 July 2009
The workshop considered how spatial research can support the water industry in managing demand;the importance of spatial considerations in current and future water policy decisions; how research findings can support the water industry; and how partnership between the sector and research can be intensified.
Professor Adrian McDonald, Leeds University (chair)
Ian Barker, Head of Water, Environment Agency
Dr Liz Sharp, Senior Lecturer in Environmental Governance and Management, University of Bradford
Dr Will Mead, Department of Geography, Lancaster University
This event was delivered as part of the Environment & Society Forum series, which address major policy challenges by bringing geographers into dialogue with stakeholders in business, government and research.
Find out more about the Environment & Society Forum, or view outputs from our most recent events.
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