IFNC co-founder Prof Jane Stout will be among the speakers at this year's Environment Ireland Conference in October, which features a session on Natural Capital on Day 1
Ireland's major environmental policy and management conference, Environment Ireland 2020, now in its 16th year, is going virtual for the first time.
The two-day event will include interactive Q&As with high-level experts with sessions on Environmental policy, Natural Capital, the Circular Economy, Water, Climate, Health and Planning.
The Natural Capital session line-up on Day 1 of the conference is as follows:
11:15 AM – 01:00 PM EUROPEAN BIODIVERSITY STRATEGY 2020 OVERVIEW Dr Micheal O'Briain, Deputy Head of the Nature Unit, DG Environment, European Commission
THE ROLE OF BIODIVERSITY IN AN ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM Bruce Harper, Consultant, Antaris Consulting
IRISH NATURAL CAPITAL ACCOUNTING FOR SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENTS (INCASE) PROJECT Professor Jane Stout, Botany, Trinity College Dublin
CONSERVING AND PROTECTING IRISH WILDLIFE Pádraic Fogarty, Campaign Officer, Irish Wildlife Trust
The presentations will be followed by a questions and answer session / panel discussion.
Other speakers scheduled for the conference include Green Party Leader Eamon Ryan, Met Eireann broadcaster Evelyn Cusack and the IFNC's Prof Mary Kelly Quinn, UCD, who will be speaking on Water Quality in Ireland.
Read more and register for the event here.