Conference on Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and Sustainability Appraisal (SA) at Oxford Brookes University, 1-2 June
With a growing number of legal challenges under the EU SEA Directive and an increasing recognition of the critical role SEA/SA plays in the preparation local and neighbourhood plans, this is an ideal moment to join the debate on current and future SEA/SA practice. The two-day conference will include a combination of presentations and workshop sessions with confirmed speakers/workshop leaders from the Department for Communities and Local Government, the European Commission, the Home Builders Federation, Landmark Chambers, English Heritage and Natural England. The conference will bring together a diverse audience including planning officers, representatives of neighbourhood groups, government officials, environmental consultants, researchers and NGOs to discuss, exchange knowledge and network.
To sign up please visit http://planning.brookes.ac.uk/events/2015/sea-conference.html
CEP's Dr William Sheate (Technical Director) and Ric Eales (Managing Director) will be presenting / facilitating at the conference