Tuesday, 16 November 2010

17th Nov - Practical Sustainability in the Geological Sector

We still have a few places remaining for the Geological Society Western Regional Group and University of Bristol conference on Practical Sustainability in the Geological Sector. The event will be held on Wednesday 17th November in the University of Bristol Department of Earth Sciences (Wills Memorial Building, Bristol) between 1:30 and 6:30pm and is free to all delegates. If you or a colleague would like to attend please contact the event organiser, Nicola Berry.
There will be speakers from a range of professional backgrounds presenting and answering 'quick-fire' questions on topics including:
* Carbon Dioxide Storage in a Depleted Oil Field, Weyburn, Canada James Verdon, University of Bristol
* Engineered Geothermal Systems - Heat Mining and Tomatoes from Eden Gary Graveling, Buro Happold
* Case Study of a Sustainable Colliery and Cokeworks Remediation Project Paul Tilley, Environmental Scientifics Group
* Sustainable Waste Management - An Industry Perspective Emma Keen, Churngold
* Carbon Footprinting and Other Practical Tools to Measure Sustainability in Geo-engineering Projects Colin Harding, Mott MacDonald
* Net Environmental Benefit Analysis: A Tool to Assess Risks to Ecosystems and Assist with Environmental Decision-Making Anne Johnston, Environ UK Limited

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