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Conference on the Impact of Demographic Change on the Environment, Planning and Land Use, York, 14 June 2013

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Conference on the Impact of Demographic Change on the Environment, Planning and Land Use, York, 14 June 2013

 

TWRI Policy and Research is convening a conference on the Impact of Demographic Change on the Environment, Planning and Land Use, taking place at St William’s College, York, on Friday 14 June 2013 10am-4.30pm and chaired by John Skidmore, President of the Chartered Institute for Waste Management.

 

The Conference will feature presentations from the Office of National Statistics, government departments and agencies, local authorities, utilities, academics and TWRI Policy and Research. These cover the following topics: Results from the 2011 Census and how they compare with 2001; Population and household projections and their significance for planning and environment; Regional migration patterns and environmental pressures; Implications for policy and practice, e.g. waste management, energy consumption, housing; How local authorities are considering environmental impacts of demographic change in policy decisions.

 

The conference is aimed at researchers, policy makers and practitioners in housing, planning, regeneration, environment and climate change across public and private sectors.

 

The conference fee is £125 (including lunch and refreshments), discounted to £95 if booked before 1st May 2013. Further details, including the downloadable booking form, can be found on the TWRI website: www.twri.org.uk.

 

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