Scottish Stream at the World Forum

Networking at the World Forum on Natural Capital

Scottish Stream at the World Forum on Natural Capital 

Kilsyth Room, Lomond Suite, Edinburgh International Conference Centre
23-24 November 2015  
#ScotNatCap

The Scottish Stream at the World Forum on Natural Capital in Edinburgh, 23-24 November, provided exclusive content to members and invited guests of the Scottish Forum on Natural Capital from the private, public and voluntary sectors. 

The Scottish Stream sessions were open to all members of the Scottish Forum on Natural Capital attending the World Forum on Natural Capital, unless stated otherwise. Members of the Scottish Forum were entitled to a 30% discount on delegate rates for the World Forum on Natural Capital.

The World Forum, which was be opened by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP, brought together an international audience of 600 business leaders, policymakers, regulators and prominent experts in the field from 45 countries. You can find highlights from the 2015 World Forum here

 

Monday 23 November 2015

09:15

World Forum on Natural Capital opening plenary

10:30

World Forum on Natural Capital plenary debate

11:00

Coffee & networking

11:30

Scottish Showcase

 

Short case studies with Q&A showcasing a variety of Scottish projects to increase understanding of natural capital in Scotland. The session will be open to all members of the Scottish Forum on Natural Capital.

Case study presenters:

Andrew Vaughan, District Manager, UPM Tilhill

Luke Comins, Director, Tweed Forum

Nick James, Director of Planning, LUC

Simon Rennie, Chief Executive, CSGNT

 

Chaired by:

Alison Hester, Safeguarding Natural Capital Research Theme Leader, James Hutton Institute & Expert Advisory Panel member, Scottish Forum on Natural Capital

 

12:30

Lunch & networking

13:45 World Forum on Natural Capital breakout session
15:00

Masterclass: Protecting & rebuilding Scotland’s natural capital: What should we prioritise first?

 

An invite only masterclass delivered by Professor Dieter Helm, until recently the Chair of the Natural Capital Committee, for a small number of hand-picked civil servants representing both senior decision makers & practitioners from across a variety of Scottish Government departments & agencies. 

16:00

Coffee & networking

16:30

World Forum on Natural Capital Closing Plenary

 

Tuesday 24 November

09:15

World Forum on Natural Capital Opening Plenary

10:15

Coffee & networking

10:45

Masterclass: Natural Capital & the Circular Economy

 

A masterclass hosted by Alliance Trust, exploring the links between Circular Economy and natural capital for private sector members & invited guests of the Scottish Forum on Natural Capital. Alliance Trust lead the Natural Capital & the Circular Economy project group of the Scottish Forum on Natural Capital.

Hosted by:

Ramsay Urquhart, Finance Director, Alliance Trust PLC 

Led by:

Neil Kitching, Low Carbon Strategy, Scottish Enterprise

Louise McGregor, Head of Circular Economy, Zero Waste Scotland

12:00 World Forum on Natural Capital breakout session

13:00

Lunch & networking

14:15

Ask an Expert

 

A market place style session where Scottish Forum members will be able to quiz experts on their burning issues to leave equipped with next steps. This session will be open to all members of the Scottish Forum on Natural Capital.

Experts include:

Alastair MacGregor, Chief Operations Officer, Trucost

Ian Dickie, Director, Eftec

James Spurgeon, Director, SustainValue

Richard Tipper, Chairman, Ecometrica

15:15

Coffee & Networking

15:45

World Forum on Natural Capital Closing Plenary