Keynote speech: Data collection in extreme locations
Synopsis: Paul Rose, Arctic Explorer, describes his recent experiences in the Russian Arctic whilst filming for National Geographic.
Speaker: Paul Rose is an accomplished diver, mountain climber and explorer whose skills and interests led to his role as a BBC documentary presenter.
Roundtable discussion: Best practice in climate change data use
Participants will include:
Sophie Adams (Service Owner, Ofgem), Sophie is the Service Owner for the Data Exchange, developing a single and secure service for stakeholders to exchange regulatory data. Prior to this Sophie worked as an Economist in the Retail Monitoring team, and as an Engineer in the water and energy sectors. Sophie has been working with other regulators, with an interest in understanding how we can better protect consumers across sectors.
Jo Judge (CEO, National Biodiversity Network), Jo works to support and grow the National Biodiversity Network as the UK’s largest partnership for nature. Her role is also to implement the five-year strategy and to achieve the Network’s vision. This involves leading the Trust’s Secretariat team, supporting the Finance Management Committee, and the NBN Board of Trustees.
Nick Underdown (Head of Communications and Campaigns, Open Seas), Nick has 8 years experience in advocacy and campaigning for sustainable management of marine resources in Scotland. Nick is a former local reporter with a strong interest in social and environmental issues and corporate responsibility.
Chris Jarvis (Data Sharing and Access Manager, Environment Agency), as part of the Environment Agency, Chris helps to regulate major industry and waste treatment of contaminated land, water quality and resources, fisheries inland river, estuary and harbour navigations, conservation and ecology.
Speech: maintaining data in the public domain.
Ben Rewis, Advisory Board Member, Save the Waves, discusses the international challenges involved in sharing public data and suggests solutions.
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