Check the programme and reserve your place – ‘Delivering Sustainable Coasts’ – SUSTAIN International Conference, Southport (UK)

The  North West Coastal Forum, working with  Sefton  Council and   10 European   partners as  part  of  the  SUSTAIN  project,  is  pleased to  announce a   major international   conference  addressing  coastal  sustainability issues  across  Europe  and  celebrating  achievements  of  organisations and  individuals   across  North  West England.

The   conference  is  free  to   attendand   will focus on the  outputs from  the   SUSTAIN:    Assessing sustainability  and  strengthening  operational  policy project, partly‐funded  by  the  INTERREG IVC  Programme.
The   Key  Note speech  on Sustainability and  Community  at  the  Coast will be delivered  by  Phil Dyke, Coast and  Marine  Advisor for the  National Trust and  Chair of  the  Coastal  and   Marine  Working  Group,  EUROPARC  Atlantic Isles. Throughout  the  day experience from  the   SUSTAIN   partnership,  together  with   examples  of  sustainable  practice from  across  the  North West will be presented,  together  with  the  2012  North West Awards for Coastal  Excellence,   which celebrate  the  achievements  of  organisations,  community   groups  and  individuals  towards long  term  sustainability of  our  coast. The  conference  will be followed  by  a  formal   dinner  and  a   day of  guided  site  visits  to  the  Sefton   coast.

Although this is a free conference booking is essential.

To find out more about the programme and to reserve your place download the full booking form here.