The Marine Bill White Paper Exploring the Detail July 3rd London

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                 A Coastal Futures Conference

                The Marine Bill White Paper
                    Exploring the Detail

                          July 3rd London
Work is progressing quickly with the Marine Bill and the aim of this
conference will be to help a diverse range of stakeholders to get a
better understanding of the detail involved in Bill issues and with
the developing proposals.

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Conference sponsors:

                                Environment Agency

                                          ERM

                                   Natural England

                                   Royal Haskoning

                                SeaZone Solutions Ltd

                         The Marine Biological Association

                            Wildlife and Countryside Link


      A one day conference organised by CMS – Coastal Management for Sustainability
             The Marine Bill White Paper - Exploring the Detail
                              July 3rd London
The Marine Bill process has provided people with a considerable volume of material about
the key work stream themes both in the initial consultation and now the White Paper. {Web
search: Defra Marine Bill]

Work is progressing quickly with the Marine Bill and the aim of this conference will be to help
a diverse range of stakeholders to get a better understanding of the detail involved in Bill
issues and with the developing proposals.

It will allow key issues to be raised and discussed with both the Defra Marine Bill team and the
major stakeholders in the process. The objectives of the event will be to:

   a) Provide a preliminary feedback on the White Paper consultation
   b) Explore a number of major issues that have arisen and will arise in the current phase of
      the Marine Bill process
   c) Use the meeting process to highlight and explore the current key issues to
      stakeholders
   d) Look at the detail behind the proposals

The programme and process for the meeting will be highly interactive and will include:

   •   An overview and introduction to current position of the Marine Bill

   •   An in-depth plenary discussion of three major issues [ 60 minutes each];
           o The Marine Management Organisation
           o The process of Marine Spatial Planning
           o Marine Objectives

There will also be perspectives from the NGO and marine sea user and developer sectors


   •   Opportunities to meet Defra Marine Bill theme leaders face to face in an open space /
       market place session [65 mins] All the Defra Marine Bill theme team leaders will be
       available for this session.

   •   There will a process set-up during the meeting to highlight key questions/issues that will
       lead to a final facilitated session with the Defra Marine Bill team and key stakeholder

   •   There will be high level stakeholder input to all of these sessions with sector champions
       both presenting key viewpoints as well as helping to facilitate the event.

For further details please contact Bob Earll on 01531 890415 or for information on the event or
to book visit the CMS website www.coastms.co.uk
             The Marine Bill White Paper - Exploring the Detail
                              July 3rd London

                                        Programme
9.45 Introduction Dave Bench Defra
        15 mins + 15 mins Q&A

The Themed sessions will explore a number of issues in detail.

10.15 Theme 1 Marine Management Organisation          Chairman: Peter Barham ABP
        15 mins + 45 mins Q&A                                              Gillian Tuson Defra

11.15 Theme 2 The Process of Marine Spatial Planning     Chairman: Rynd Smith RTPI
       15 mins + 45 mins Q&A                                          Karen Morgan Defra


12.15 Open Space / Market place
Refreshment break

The idea of this session it to enable delegates to discuss with all the Defra team leaders issues
relating to the Bill. The open space – market place format allows 1:1 access. After collecting
sandwiches each ‘team’ will take-up a pre-defined point and delegates will be able and be
encouraged to ask questions on an informal basis.

Marine Management Organisation                    Gillian Tuson Defra and Peter Barham ABP
Marine Spatial Planning                            Karen Morgan Defra and Rynd Smith RTPI
Marine Nature Conservation                         Ian Barrett Defra
Fisheries                                          Trevor Hutchings Defra and Robert Clark
                                                           Sussex Sea Fisheries Committee
Licencing                                          Simon Crabbe Defra and Gordon Edge
                                                                                  BWEA
Other issues – Sustainable Development /Information etc Dave Bench Defra

13.20 Session 3: Chair Angela Moffat, Natural England

13.20 Marine Objectives – Diana Linskey Defra (20 mins presentation + 10 mins Q&A)

13.50 Current perspectives on the White Paper and Marine Bill – Wildlife Link speaker tba

14.10 Current perspectives on the White Paper and Marine Bill
                                         Peter Barham ABP & Sea User Developer Group

14.30 Break 2 Sweets and refreshments

15.10   Final discussion on key issues identified by the audience - Dave Bench + Stakeholder/s

16.00   Close and refreshments
The Marine Bill White Paper - Exploring the Detail
July 3rd London
 
Coastal Futures The Coastal Futures™ series of conferences is run by Coastal Management for
Sustainability (CMS) in conjunction with a wide range of sponsoring organisations. The conference
series is based on assessing the coastal and marine constituencies views and then organising events
which appeal to multi-sectoral audiences. CMS have been running this type of event since 1993
supported by a wide range of organisations. This conference is being sponsored by The Environment
Agency, ERM, Natural England, Royal Haskoning, SeaZone Solutions Ltd, The Marine Biological
Association and Wildlife and Countryside Link

The Venue: The venue is the Brunei Gallery lecture theatre, The School of Oriental & African Studies
(SOAS), Russell Square, London. This is a newly refurbished air-conditioned lecture theatre, with all the
modern AV aids and professional projectionists. Accommodation: There is a very wide range of
accommodation available in the area and delegates will receive a hotel list when they book.

Conference fee:                                         £145 + VAT £25.37 = £170.37
Wildlife NGOs, Academic rate                            £95 + VAT £16.62 = £111.62
Post-graduate Student rate (Full time) & Retired rate:  £45 + VAT £7.87 = £52.87
Group rate: A group is 3 or more people booking together; the rate is £125/person + VAT 21.87 = £146.87

      •      The fee includes food and refreshments and the conference papers
      •      Delegates with special needs should make this clear on booking

Conditions:
• Payment may be by cheque, BACS, credit card or online at www.coastms.co.uk.
• Cheques( made payable to ‘CMS’ should be sent to: CMS, Candle Cottage, Kempley, Glos GL18
  2BU
• For BACS payments please return the booking form first for an invoice to be raised
• Invoices will be issued as the standard response
• Confirmation of registration will be acknowledged on receipt of booking form
• Receipts will be issued on payment
• Payment should be completed BEFORE the event; otherwise entry may be refused
• Refunds (less £20 administration charge) will only be issued for cancellation more than ten working
  days before the meeting; substitutes are permitted

Further details from Bob Earll: Phone / Fax 01531 890415 Joining details – maps, directions and hotels –
       programme are on the CMS website: www.coastms.co.uk or Email: bob.earll@coastms.co.uk
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