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2017 Summer Conference

Making Nature Count: Natural Capital in Policy and Practice

22 August 2017, Southampton

Biographies and Abstracts

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Conference presentations can be downloaded below.  Please click the presentation title to download a PDF version.

Keynote Speaker -
Debating the value of Nature
Cannon Nigel Cooper CEnv MCIEEM

Natural Capital in policy and practice (presentation)
Dieter Helms presentation video (links to CIEEM YouTube channel)
Professor Dieter Helm, Chair, Natural Capital Committee 

An overview of Natural Capital tools and their application
Jess Neumann, Post-doctoral Researcher, University of Reading and Co-Director, ialeUK

Making the business case for incorporating Natural Capital considerations into decision-making
Marta Santamaria, Technical Director, Natural Capital Coalition

Exploring the use and application of natural capital tools for valuation
Helen Dunn, Independent Consultant and member of the Natural Capital Initiative Steering Group

Applying Natural Capital accounting in practice
Dr Katherine Bolt, Senior Economist, RSPB

Naturally Richer: Developing a Natural Capital Investment Strategy for Surrey
Sarah Jane Chimbwandira, Director of Biodiversity, Evidence and Policy, Surrey Wildlife Trust

Natural Capital in Planning: Integrating the approach into strategic decision-making
Laura Kitson CEnv, Green Infrastructure Coordinator, Central Bedfordshire Council

‘So What? Exploring the implications of the Natural Capital approach for the profession.’ 
Dr Martina Girvan CEcol MCIEEM, Natural Capital Community of Practice Lead, Arcadis Consulting (UK) Ltd