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Landscapes for Life Conference 2017 – Programme

Tuesday 18th July

from 8.30 Registration
10.00 Conference Opening
10.05 Welcome by Philip Hygate, Chairman, NAAONB
10.10 Welcome presentation by Howard Davies, CEO, NAAONB
10.20 Bowland Award Showcases – share, learn and be inspired by best practice from the AONB Family
11.20 Q & A to above speakers
11.40 Coffee Break
12.10 Landscape for Life Awards – share, learn and be inspired by the work of AONB staff, members and volunteers
13.00 Buffet lunch and market place
14.00 Briefings from the AONB Family and partners – share, learn and be inspired by the work undertaken by AONB Partnerships and partner organisations
15.30 Coffee break
16.00 Briefings from the AONB Family and partners – share, learn and be inspired by the work undertaken by AONB Partnerships and partner organisations
17.30 Finish
17.45 Time for fringe meetings
19.00 Reception and dinner
Bowland Award voting

Wednesday 19th July

from 7.30-8.30 Breakfast
9.00 Conference Opening and welcome by Philip Hygate, Chairman, NAAONB
9.05 Introduction by Howard Davies, Chief Executive, NAAONB
9.10 Ros Kerslake, CEO, Heritage Lottery Fund
9.25 Andy Middleton, CEO, TYF
9.40 Kate Russell, Committee Member, The Central Association of Agricultural Valuers
9.55 Paul Bristow, Director of Strategic Partnerships, Arts Council
10.10 Lord Gardiner, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Defra
10.30 Q&A to above speakers
11.00 Do Different Briefings – share, learn and be inspired by different ways of working
12.30 Lunch
13.30 Do Different Briefings – share, learn and be inspired by different ways of working
15.00 Plenary discussion on lessons learnt over the two days and how the AONB Family go forward together
16.00 Bowland Award Ceremony
16.10 Chairman’s closing remarks
16.15 Close