Ocean Recovery
Conference 2021

Programme

9.30 - 9.55
Keynote 3 - The ocean climate nexus and nature based solutions

Presentation – Dan Laffoley – Marine Vice Chair of The World Commission on Protected Areas, IUCN

Q&A with chair Chris Tuckett – Marine Conservation Society

10.00 - 11.10
Session 6 - Nature Based Solutions & Blue Carbon

Chair: Simon Walmsley – WWF-UK

Nature Based Solutions & Blue Carbon - Presentation 1
UK Government: Ocean & Climate

Stephanie Ockenden – Defra

Nature Based Solutions & Blue Carbon - Presentation 2
Coastal Wetlands and Nationally Determined Contributions

Thomas Hickey – The Pew Charitable Trusts

Nature Based Solutions & Blue Carbon - Presentation 3
Carbon Storage in Intertidal Environments (C-SIDE)

Professor William Austin and Catriona Jeorrett

Nature Based Solutions & Blue Carbon - Presentation 4
The carbon sink potential of the Welsh marine environment

Siobhan Vye – Natural Resources Wales

Nature Based Solutions & Blue Carbon - Q&A

Panel Discussion

11.20 - 12.30
Session 7 - Climate Mitigation – Offshore Wind

Chair: Olivia Thomas – The Crown Estate

Climate Mitigation – Offshore Wind - Presentation 1
Developing offshore wind – The Crown Estate perspective

Mandy King – Programme Manager for the Offshore Wind Evidence and Change Programme, The Crown Estate

Climate Mitigation – Offshore Wind - Presentation 2
A developers perspective

Madeline Hodge – Orsted & Chair of Offshore Wind Industry Council

Climate Mitigation – Offshore Wind - Presentation 3
The eNGO perspective of offshore wind development

Tania Davey – The Wildlife Trusts
Helen Quale – RSPB

Climate Mitigation – Offshore Wind - Presentation 4
Is the right to fish an insuperable barrier to ocean recovery in offshore wind farms?

Tom Appleby – Blue Marine Foundation & University of the West of England

Climate Mitigation – Offshore Wind - Q&A

Panel Discussion

13.00 - 14.10
Session 8 - Valuing Our Marine Environment

Chair: Emma McKinley – Cardiff University & Marine Social Sciences Network

Valuing Our Marine Environment Presentation 1
The Dasgupta Review: the economics of biodiversity

To be confirmed – Rebecca Nohl, Review Team

Valuing Our Marine Environment Presentation 2
What is the value of recovered UK Seas?

Sean Clement – WWF

Valuing Our Marine Environment Presentation 3
People and the ocean: the rise of behavioural insights

Chris Leakey – People Ocean Planet (MASTS)
Nicola Bridge – Ocean Conservation Trust 

Valuing Our Marine Environment Presentation 4
What impact does marine valuation have?

Melanie Austen – University of Plymouth

Valuing Our Marine Environment Q&A

Panel Discussion

14.20 - 15.30
Session 9 - Ocean Recovery and Marine Management

Chair: Steve Hull – ABPmer

Ocean Recovery and Marine Management Presentation 1
Data, thresholds and trends - the Marine Strategy

Colin Moffat – Scottish Government

Ocean Recovery and Marine Management Presentation 2
A marine strategy that actions Ocean Recover

Sarah Young – WWF-UK

Ocean Recovery and Marine Management Presentation 3
Net Gain: Can it be applied sensibly in the coastal & marine environment: outcomes of the SUDG conference

Peter Barham – Seabed Users Developers Group

Ocean Recovery and Marine Management Presentation 4
An introduction to the Nature Recovery Network: links to the coast and marine

Panel Discussion

Speaker: Chris Davis, Natural England

15.40 - 16.50
Session 10 - Restoration & Recovery – Practice & Delivery

Chair: David Tudor – Blue Marine Foundation

Restoration & Recovery – Practice & Delivery Presentation 1
Reducing and mitigating erosion and disturbance impacts affecting seabed (ReMeDIES)

Fiona Crouch and Fiona McNie – Natural England

Experimental saltmarsh restoration in Essex – Presentation 2

Rachel Langley – Essex Wildlife Trust

Beneficial use of dredged material – progress and challenges – Presentation 3

Will Manning – Cefas

Restoration & Recovery – Practice & Delivery Q&A

Panel Discussion 

17.00 - 17.30
Keynote 4 - Monty Halls – A Personal Perspective

Presentation : Monty Halls

Q&A with chair Sarah Young – WWF – UK