Date(s) - 04/12/2018
9:00 am - 4:15 pm
Book here now to secure your place and to hear from leaders in economic valuation. There will be lots of opportunity to contribute to the debate around what evidence is available, how it is used and what practitioners need. Highlights include……..
SESSION 1 – WHERE IS VALUATION NOW AND WHERE IS IT GOING?
Ece Ozdemiroglu, Founding Director of eftec, member of the Climate Change Committee Adaptation Sub-Committee, the Natural Capital Initiative and the Valuing Nature Programme will provide an overview of the valuation landscape. Defra’s Colin Smith will talk about what government can provide and Claire Johnstone will highlight how the Environment Agency is developing and using best practice.
SESSION 2 – HOW IS VALUATION BEING APPLIED AND WHAT DO PRACTITIONERS NEED?
Gordon Rogers (Yorkshire Water), Jim Rouquette (Natural Capital Solutions) and Daniel Dias (Route2) will provide 3 perspectives on how valuation has been applied in recent innovative projects. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss users’ needs and highlight key economic valuation evidence gaps.
SESSION 3 – WHAT DO WE HAVE ALREADY AND WHAT NEEDS TO HAPPEN NEXT?
Hear about the suite of valuation tools available from Alison Smith (University of Oxford). Alison McCann (Fields in Trust) and Ricky Lawton (Jump Simetrica) will be talking about the economic valuation research undertaken for the 2018 report ‘Revaluing Parks and Green Spaces’. The event will conclude with Bruce Horton (Environmental Policy Consulting) pontificating on what needs to happen next.