offshore wind Conference £60 for the registration fee?at the University of Birmingham on August 28th

Dear Claverton People,

Do you want to know more about offshore wind but would like to go to a Conference where you don’t have to pay £1000 for the registration fee? Well come along to the University of Birmingham on August 28th which has a registration fee of just £60 and also a range of UK and international speakers who will get down to the cutting edge issues.


David Toke, Senior Lecturer in Environmental Policy, University of Birmingham…..

Conference on Offshore wind power planning, economics and environment

University of Birmingham Friday 28th August 2009

Room G51 European Research Institute, 52 Prichatts Road, Edgbaston, see map on

Time: 10 am registration for 10.30 start. Conference ends 5.30 pm


Speaker from Department of Energy and Climate Change (to be announced) Dr Hannah Cherry (The Crown Estates) on the role of the Crown Estates in offshore wind Dr Andreas Wagner (German Offshore Wind Foundation) on German offshore wind power plans and policies Professor Patrik Soderholm and Dr Maria Patterson (Lulea University) Comparison of offshore wind policies and outcomes in UK, Denmark, Sweden Dr Bernd Moller (Aalborg University) on modelling planning and cost issues of offshore windfarms Dr Claire Haggett (University of Edinburgh) on planning opposition to offshore windfarms) Dale Rodmell National Federaton of Fishermen’s Organisations Dr Bridget Woodman (University of Exeter) on grid transmission issues (to be confirmed) Peter Madigan, British Wind Energy Association Professor Richard Green, (University of Birmingham), Economics of offshore windfarms Dr David Toke, (University of Birmingham) political economy of the Strategic Environmental Assessment Dr Kate Begg (University of Edinburgh) The UKERC’s offshore renewables initiative

Further details from Dr David Toke at, tel 0121 415 8616 Registration cost: £60. This includes tea/coffee and also lunch. To ensure your place at the Conference make a cheque for £60 payable to ‘University of Birmingham’ and send the cheque to: Dr David Toke, Department of Sociology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT.

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