2017 Conference Programme

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PIEL Conference “Brexit & The Green Economy: What Now?” – Programme 7th April 2017

 

09:30 – 09:50 Registration & Coffees
09:50 – 10:00 Welcome Reception
10:00 – 11:30 Panel I: "The Future of Renewable Energy in the UK"
Chair: Dr Maria Carvalho
Policy Analyst at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and The Environment (LSE)
Nina Skorupska
CEO of the Renewable Energy Association
Sam Friggens
Energy Economist at Mott MacDonald
Raphael Heffron
Jean Monnet Professor in Energy & Natural Resources Law & Policy at Queen Mary, University of London
11:30 – 13:00 Panel II: "Air Quality"
Chair: Richard Macrory CBE
 Environmental Law Professor at University College London and Barrister at Brick Court Chambers
Sam Lowe
Friends of the Earth
Samantha Heath
CEO of the London Sustainability Exchange
Daniel Keeler
 Activist at Rising Up
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:10 Keynote
Nick Molho
Executive Director Aldersgate Group
Larry Lohman
Director at The Corner House
15:10 – 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 – 17:00 Panel III: "The UK Environment after Brexit: The Future of Agricultural Law & Policy"
Chair: Thomas Lancaster 
 Senior Agriculture Policy Officer at RSPB
Dr Viviane Gravey
Lecturer in European Politics at Queen's University Belfast
Professor Michael Cardwell
Professor of Agricultural Law at the University of Leeds
 Professor Wyn Grant
Visiting Professor at Warwick University (Politics and International Studies)
17:00-17:10 Closing Speech
17:10 Drinks Reception