2011 Central Scotland Green Network Forum
The 2011 CSGN Forum was held in June at the Westerwood hotel and Golf resort, Cumbernauld. First class speakers attracted a wide audience which included: Colleagues from Scottish Government and Scottish Government Agencies; the public, private and NGO sectors, and academics.
The Conference Moderator was David Howat, Head of Policy, Forestry Commission Scotland
Stewart Stevenson MSP, Minister for Environment and Climate Change, Ministerial Address.
Evert Verhagen, Creative Cities - CSGN – Making it work for people
Andrew Mickel, Mactaggart & Mickel - CSGN – Making it work for developers
Tom Leahy, Dublin City Council - CSGN – The city perspective. Lessons from Dublin
Jonny Hughes, Scottish Wildlife Trust - CSGN – Making it work for nature
The 2011 Forum Programme offered opportunities for delegates to get involved in the Forum throughout the day. The following speakers made presentations during eight CSGN Workshops:
Workshop 1: Stirling Community Planning – Policy/Activity Mapping for the CSGN, Amanda Wetzel, Halcrow & Zoe Kemp, Scottish Natural Heritage
Workshop 2: Gartloch Gartcosh: 7 Lochs Wetland Park Masterplan, Max Hislop, Glasgow & Clyde Valley Green Network Partnership
Workshop 3: Vale of Leven Industrial Estate, Julian Farrar, Ironside Farrar
Workshop 4: Pentland Hills Woodland Action Plan, Ross Woodside, Lothian & Fife Green Network Partnership
Workshop 5: Inner Forth Futurescape Project, Zoe Clelland & Scott Paterson, RSPB
Workshop 6: Greenspace projects on the NHS Estate, Hillary Vipond, Edinburgh Cyrenians
Workshop 7: Glasgow Community Growing Project, Rachel Smith, Glasgow City Council
Workshop 8: Irvine Bay Green Network, Marion Francis, Irvine Bay URC
We would like to thank everyone who attended and contributed to the day.