OUNCS Symposium 12th November 2016

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Providing for the planet without costing the earth.” 

OUNCS and Oxford Martin School bring you a day long symposium of short and powerful talks focussing on the most critical sustainability issues we face in the world today. By bringing together a community of environmentally minded students, academics and professionals from all disciplines and backgrounds; we hope to plant the seeds of inspiration which will grow into real world solutions to our environmental problems. 
Date: Saturday 12th November 2016
Location: Oxford Martin School, 34 Broad St, Oxford OX1 3BD
Time: 9am-5pm
TICKETS: Adults £16/undergraduates & postgraduates £10


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Welcome to the Oxford Nature Conservation Society Symposium webpage.

We have the pleasure of announcing that on the 12th November 2016 students, academics and professionals from various universities and institutions will convene upon the Oxford Martin School for a day long symposium of talks and discussions.

Leading environmentalists and academics Tony Juniper, Professor Charles Godfray CBE and Professor Catherine Redgwell will be speaking, plus many more. Our speakers will give different views on topics such as food security, sustainable fishing and forest conservation.

The day will conclude with a panel session chaired by Professor Ian Bateman OBE and will entertain the following question:  “the ecosystem services approach to conservation: a framework for sustainably meeting demand? “

The event will be suitable for anyone interested in ecosystem sustainability issues, not only biologists/geographers!

Tickets are expected to sell quickly! TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW. STUDENT DISCOUNT AVAILABLE!!!

Speaker Profiles

Click here to see background information for all our speakers


Click here to buy tickets


Click Here to see the detailed programme for the day (PDF)