Seminars about the Thames estuary 2017
The Thames Estuary Partnership‘s announces a new series of its In touch with the Thames talks for 2017.
The Get in touch with the Thames seminars are a good chance to learn more about the tidal Thames, its estuary, flood-plains, tributaries, communities, and commerce.
Speakers will highlight the kinds of work and research that goes on here, whether in the cultural, economic, engineering, or environmental spheres of academic and professional interest.
Viewing the Thames as a system as much as a location the lectures are intended to stimulate conversation and the sharing of new approaches to understanding, managing or enjoying the river’s urban and rural hinterland and similar riparian and maritime landscapes in the south-east.
Friday 19 May – 8am – 10.30am – The Evolution of the Estuary – An update on key policy. A breakfast event showcasing the exciting developments taking place on the lower Thames.
Venue – Farrell’s Architects, 7 Hatton Street, London, NW8 8PL.
Tuesday 14 March – 8.30am – 11am Captain Malcolm Parrott – Coastal Security on the Thames. Capt Parrott is MD of The Maritime Group International (TMG), a maritime services company.
Ex-Royal Navy, Tony Birr with many years of police experience, runs maritime consultancy State 21 which delivers training, exercises and de-briefing at strategic, tactical & operational levels. He will also talk about security.
Venue – SusCon Campus, The Bridge, Brunel Way, Dartford, DA1 5FW.
Monday 6 March – 6pm – Director of TEP, Pat Fitzsimons, introduces Tideway’s head of skills and employment, Scott Young and programme director of Build London, Chris Dransfield. They will speak about Recruiting new communities in construction.
Venue – Union Jack Club, Sandell St, Lambeth, SE1 8UJ.
Thursday 27 April – Arrival 8am, 8.30am – 11.30am – Geoff Langston — Customer Experience.
Geoff Langston is founder and managing director of GL Connects, a member of the Institute of Customer Service and a qualified coach and mentor. He will discuss the value of developing a customer centric culture and will focus on attitudes and behaviours that will impact teams.
Venue – Room113, UCL, 26 Bedford Way, Bloomsbury, WC1H OAP.