Severn Estuary Forum 2017

This engaging event is intended for all those who are interested in learning about the latest research and policy developments involving the Severn Estuary and its future. It guarantees a lively and informative day of presentations and talks. The Tidal Lagoon Power team will be exhibiting on the day so do come along and find out more about the latest project updates.

The programme is as follows:

Planning, Governance & Flood Risk
Session Chair: Clare Taylor, RTPI Cymru Policy and Research Forum
  • Neal Gray, Marine Managment Organisation – Cross-border Marine Planning in the Severn Estuary
  • Andy Hohl, Environment Agency – Flood Risk & the Bridgwater Tidal Barrier
  • David Martin & Lucy George, Wessex Water – Bathing Water Quality Improvements & Investments
  • Lucy Taylor, Severn Estuary Partnership – 2017 Severn Estuary Strategy & Partnership Review
  • Charlotte Billingham, SIMcelt – Lessons Learned from the SIMCelt Project: Cross-border Marine Planning
Energy & Climate Change
Session Chair: Councillor Anne Fraser M.B.E, Sedgemoor District Council
  • Ross Edwards, EDF Energy – Hinkley Point C – Impacts & Challenges of Working Alongside the Severn Estuary
  • Johnny Gowdy, RegenSW – Renewable Energy Potential & Generation for a Sustainable Severn
  • Dr Judith Wolf, National Oceanograpy Centre – Extreme Weather, Sea Level Change, Tides & Waves in the Bristol Channel

Protected Sites & Species
Session Chair: Rob Shore, Severn Vision Chairman, WWT

  • Alys Laver, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust – Steart Marshes “3 Years On” – Climate Change, Flood Risk & Community Action
  • Alison Boyes, RSPB, Living Levels Project
  • Bob Croft & Richard Brunning, South West Hertiage Trust – Archaeology and Heritage of the Severn Estuary
  • Steve Mewes, Somerset Wildlife Trust – The Coastal Future
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