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Dorset Coast Forum Meeting 2019

Dorset Coast Forum

Thursday, 21 November 2019 from 09:30 to 16:30 (GMT)

Dorset Coast Forum Meeting 2019

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DCF Meeting 2019 2d 19h 54m £35.00 £0.00

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We would like to invite Dorset Coast Forum members to our Annual Meeting 2019 on Thursday 21st November at Poole Lighthouse Centre for Arts

This year we have an exciting agenda that includes a diverse range of presentations from national and local speakers; Rowan Bryne from Mott Macdonald, Mark Holder from the Department of Housing, Government and Local Communuties, Chris Skelly from Healthy Urban Microbiome Initiative and Public Health with more to follow, talking on the broad themes of Climate Change, Coastal Economy and Regeneration and Healthy Marine Environments.  

Hear all about the latest local projects, the rise of aquaculture in Dorset, new research on marine plastics and, always topical news, climate change. We also welcome back the return of our 5 Minute Soapbox Slot…..always a point of interest packed with snippets of information to take away.





Welcome and Dorset Coast Forum update

Tony Flux DCF Chairman & Rhiannon Jones, DCF Coordinator


Climate Adaptation: where do we want to be and how can we get there?

Chris Skelly, Healthy Urban Microbiome Initiative & Public Health Dorset


Flood and coastal erosion risk management & the practical challenges of adapting to climate change and the SMP refresh

Graeme Smith, Teignbridge District Council


The Moors at Arne Coastal Change Project

Neil Watson, Environment Agency




Plastic is not the enemy!

Rowan Bryne, Marine Plastics lead at Mott Macdonald


The Lyme Bay MPA case study: habitat recovery, storm impacts and lessons learnt

Dr Emma Sheehan, Sheehan Research Group


What is Marine #Comms anyway?

Katrina Borrow, Mindfully Wired




What’s next for the regeneration of seaside towns and communities?

Mark Holder, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government


Weyfish goes full circle

Sean Cooper, CEO Weyfish


Environment Innovation Hub

Andrew Emery, BCP


5 min soapbox slot:

  1. Climate crisis for the young!-TBC
  2. iCoast: The Relaunch- Laura Avant, Resort Marketing
  3. Weymouth Quay Regeneration Project- Carly Galloway, Dorset Council and Chris Wilson, Weymouth Area Development Trust
  4. Jurassic coast consultation outcome- Sam Scriven, Jurassic Coast Trust
  5. NET GAIN- new rules- how will this affect you?-Lyn Cooch, Dorset Council
  6. New Dorset Coastal Engineering PartnershipAlan Frampton, BCP




Smart Port Cities – data capture for decision making

Nick Lambert, NLA International


The rise of Aquaculture in Dorset

Martin Sutcliffe, Dorset Coast Forum


Thanks and end of conference



Tickets are £35, including lunch and refreshments.

The nearest parking is available from the Dolphin Multi-Storey situated opposite the venue, please car share where possible. (Please note: the Lighthouse/Merck multi-storey car park is closed to the public Mon-Fri daytime).

Doors open at 9.30am and talks will start from 10am. You don't need to print a copy of your ticket.

We look forward to seeing you there, if you have any questions please do contact Angela on 01305 224833 or 

Do you have questions about Dorset Coast Forum Meeting 2019? Contact Dorset Coast Forum

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Poole Lighthouse
21 Kingland Road
BH15 1UG Poole
United Kingdom

Thursday, 21 November 2019 from 09:30 to 16:30 (GMT)

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