Events

Managing Risks to Deliver Projects

Mediacityuk, Manchester

28 January 2020

Programme

09:00-09:30         REGISTRATION AND REFRESHMENTS

09:45-09:50         Welcome Address, Prof Mike Rogan, University of Salford

09.50-10:00         Introduction, Dominic Martyn, Environment Agency

SESSION 1

10:00-10:20 Examples of projects that encountered complications/difficulties Seb Bentley AquaUoS
10:20-10:50 Delivering projects in West Cumbria Luke Bryant West Cumbria Rivers Trust
10:50-11:10 Monitoring risks Neil Entwistle University of Salford
11:10-11:40 Risky Ribble Jack Spees Ribble Rivers Trust
11:40-12:10 Questions to all and open discussion with the audience

12:10-12:50         LUNCH

SESSION 2

12:50-13:10 Salmon to Sheffield Martin Slater – Environment Agency Yorkshire
13:10-13:35 Controlled versus uncontrolled weir removal/collapse Kevin Nash, Environment Agency GMMC
13:35-14:00 Barrier to Barriers Dave Kennedy, Environment Agency Cumbria and Lancashire
14:00-14:10 Questions

SESSION 3

14:15-15:00 Break out into groups of approximately 10-15 people per group discussing these topics
  1. What are the biggest challenges faced when delivering river restoration works?
  2. What are the risks of delivering this type of work?
  3. What can be done to make things easier in order to deliver our works more efficiently and effectively in the future?
15:00-15:30 Summary and discussion regarding the points raised in the breakout sessions

15:30     CLOSE

GENERAL INFORMATION

Attendance at the conference is free.

Lunch & refreshments will be provided.

Guests can connect to WiFi-Guest SSID, provided by Sky Cloud. All users will need to register with Sky on presentation of the login screen

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