CSGN Forum 2020

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Location John McIntyre Conference Centre, Pollock Halls, Edinburgh
Date Wednesday 17 June 2020

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Scottish Rural Action Conference

Scottish Rural Action

Location New Lanark
Date 26-27 February

Scottish Rural Action is holding a conference alongside our AGM to explore the challenges and opportunities facing rural Scotland during this period of change.

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Embedding the natural capital approach in planning and development

Ecosystems Knowledge Network

Location Leeds / London
Date 26 February / 24 March

There is growing evidence of the economic and social value of the multiple benefits delivered by the natural environment in urban and rural areas. This includes:

  • Knowledge of how access to natural outdoor spaces improve health and wellbeing.
  • The connections between environmental quality and local economic development.
  • The role of the natural environment in climate change adaptation and resilience.

Greenspace is also a vital dimension of ‘place-making’; providing a sense of identity, common purpose and belonging to residents and businesses.

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ParkPower Conference 2020: Utilising public open space assets to decarbonise our energy system

greenspace scotland

Location Stirling
Date Wednesday 26 February

This half-day conference is aimed at public sector staff, partners and their contractors to understand the potential of public open spaces for green energy.

The conference is aiming to bring together officers, managers and elected representatives across Scotland working in national and local government, NHS, housing associations, higher education, utilities and others involved in managing land assets.

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Integrative placemaking – addressing the ‘silos’ with collaborative approaches

The University of Dundee and The Academy of Urbanism

Location Dundee
Date 28 February

The University of Dundee and The Academy of Urbanism, in association with Urban Design Group and RTPI Scotland, bring this collaborative learning event to Dundee.

The aim of the event is to explore how we can move towards more integrated approaches in the planning, design, engineering and management of towns and cities by exploring and challenging silo mindsets & behaviours to better connect operational outputs and outcomes.

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