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2018 Spring Conference

The Nature of Buildings: Designing Effective Mitigation and Enhancement 

20 March 2018, Birmingham

Biographies and Abstracts

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Keynote Speaker: Experiences in designing, creating and maintaining a thriving green roof ecoystem 

Justin Bere, Director, Bere:architects

The holy grail: testing viable lightweight green roofs from agricultural waste

Lee Evans, Founder, Organic Roofs

Behind the scenes at Pinewood Studios: green roof mitigation for ground-nesting birds

Zoe Webb MCIEEM, Ecological Consultant, Ove Arup & Partners

Building with Nature: A new benchmark for high quality green infrastructure

Dr Gemma Jerome, Green Infrastructure Project Manager, Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust

Brownfield mosaics in the built environment: designing Urban Green Infrastructure to conserve

Caroline Nash, Research Assistant, University of East London

Green Screens – How temporary living walls can transform the appearance and perception of construction

Alistair Law & Tom Gray CEnv MCIEEM, Ove Arup and Partner Ltd

The Peregrine Falcon in the urban environment

Nick Dixon, Urban Peregrine Falcon Specialist

Swifts in a Manor – a case study of bird and building conservation

Simon Barker MCIEEM CEnv, Peter Carty (Countryside, Parkland & Gardens Manager, South Shropshire) and
Rachael Freemantle (Senior Building Surveyor), National Trust

From Bargain Basement to Fine Vintage: A Case of Bats in the Wine Cellar

Graham Morgan CEnv MCIEEM, Principal Ecologist, The Environmental Dimension Partnership