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European Knowledge Exchange Seminar: Planning for climate change adaptation

The seminar will cover European funding opportunities, the InterregVC funded 'Green and Blue Space Adaptation for Urban Areas and Eco-towns' (GRaBS) project, the EU Adaptation Strategy, case studies from UK and European Local Authorities and the private sector

Dates13 November 2013
LocationTCPA, 17 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AS

Book online now or download the brochure and booking form. The agenda is available here. 

The TCPA European Knowledge Exchange seminar series builds on the Association's track record of delivering award winning European projects and high quality study tours. This seminar will be an opportunity for sharing knowledge and learning, to gain an understanding of European funding opportunities and to meet potential project partners.

Why attend?

  • Learn about EU-funded projects based on the TCPA's experience of being lead partner in four EU projects involving 14 different Member States and 30 different municipalities.
  • Gain an understanding of how to get involved in European projects, the funding streams available and how these projects can benefit your organization
  • Share ideas about future projects and meet potential project partners
  • Hear from good practice, both in the UK and across Europe, based on both project and study tour experiences

The seminar will cover European funding opportunities, the InterregVC funded ‘Green and Blue Space Adaptation for Urban Areas and Eco-towns’ (GRaBS) project, the EU Adaptation Strategy, case studies from UK and European Local Authorities and the private sector.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Diane Smith, TCPA European Projects Manager
  • Mark Wray, Technology Strategy Board
  • Paul Nichols, Head of Planning Transport and Sustainability, Southampton City Council
  • Susannah Gill, Green Infrastructure Planning Officer, The Mersey Forest Team 
  • Hugh Ellis, TCPA Chief Planner

The seminar will have three distinct sessions and provide the opportunity for discussion and debate:

  • Session 1: Understanding Europe and the funding programmes available
  • Session 2: The policy context at the EU and UK level
  • Session 3: Transferability and good practice case studies

Who should attend?

Central and local government, including authority leaders and senior officers, business and investment organisations, planners, developers, consutlants and academics. 

BREEAM are partnering with the TCPA to bring you this timely event.

Pricing

Members price£60.00
Non-members price£120.00

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