Conference 2014 Programme

Programme of events

Tuesday 8th July

from 8.30 Registration
10.00 Conference Opening Slide Show
10.05 Welcome by Philip Hygate, NAAONB Chairman
10.10 NAAONB Annual Review by Howard Davies, CEO, NAAONB
10.25 Renewal and signing of the Accord between English Heritage and the NAAONB
10.30 National Grid, Visual Impact Provision – an introduction, Chris Baines, Chairman, Stakeholder Advisory Group
10.45 Q & A with panel of above speakers and Defra
11:15 Coffee break
11.30 Briefings and marketplace sessions
13.00 Lunch
14.00 Briefings and marketplace sessions
15.30 Coffee break
16.00 Bowland Award Showcases
17.00 Close for the day
17.15 NAAONB Extraordinary General Meeting
17.30 Fringe Meetings
19.30 Reception, Bowland Award voting, dinner and ceremony in the Refectory

Late bar facilities ’til midnight

Wednesday 9th July

from 7.00-8.00 Breakfast in the Refectory
from 8.30 Field trips with lunch
By 18.00 Return to Newton Rigg
19.30 Informal dinner and quiz in the Refectory followed by open mike session in the Gin Case
Late bar facilities ’til midnight

Thursday 10th July

from 7.00-8.00 Breakfast in the Refectory
9.30 David Butterworth, Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority speaks about local AONB/National Park collaboration and benefits of collaboration at a national level
9.50 Mat Roberts, Landmarc Support Services speaks about how Protected Landscape organisations could make themselves more attractive to corporate organisations
10.10 Steve Rodrick, Chilterns Conservation Board speaks about where we’ve come from, how we got here and where we should be aiming for
10.30 Coffee break
11.00 Lord de Mauley, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for natural environment and science
11.20 ‘Question Time’ panel debate to include above speakers
12.20 Close
12.25 Packed lunch to take
12.30 Coaches leave for Penrith railway station
13.00 Close

The NAAONB reserves the right to adapt the programme at any time.