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CWA Conference 2019

28th September - 29th September
Booking is now open for the 2019 CWA conference which will be held at Chatelherault Country Park, South Lanarkshire on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 September.
The conference schedule is below. Information on transport and accommodation is available in the attached file below. As in previous years we anticipate being able to support T&S costs for delegates from member groups, although we are not able to commit to meet all costs. The conference will incorporate the CWA Annual General Meeting: AGM papers, including Director nomination and proxy voting forms, were sent out at the end of July.
Please contact Jon Hollingdale jon@communitywoods.org if you have any questions or are unable to book through Eventbrite.

Saturday 28th September
9.15 Registration opens
10.00 Conference starts
10.10 Keynote: Keith Geddes, Chair, Central Scotland Green Network Trust;
Malcolm Muir, S. Lanarkshire Council: Managing Chatelherault;
Jon Hollingdale: the Pockets and Prospects and Making Local Woods Work projects.

11.40 Workshops:
Community engagement and involvement: Fiona Garven, Scottish Community Development Centre
Woodland creation and the Woodland Carbon Code: Pat Snowdon, Scottish Forestry
Encouraging responsible public access: Richard Armstrong, Paths for All


13.00 Networking lunch
14.00 Site visits to local community woodlands:
Malls Mire LNR - Urban Roots Initiative
Castlemilk Park - Cassiltoun Trust
K-Woods - East Kilbride Community Trust
17.30 CWA AGM
19.00 Conference dinner

Sunday 29th September
9.30 Registration
10.00 Presentations from community woodland groups, including
The Children’s Wood (Glasgow): Emily Cutts
The Vat Run (S Queensferry): Iwan Thomas
The Three Hares Community Woodland (Midlothian): Alice Brawley
Evanton Wood Community Company (Easter Ross): Douglas Wilson
11.30 Interactive session
13.00 Lunch and conference close
Website: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cwa-annual-conference-and-agm-2019-tickets-63986818296
Attached File: 2019 CWA Conference travel and accommodation.pdf
 
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