The IEMA are delighted to announce that Baroness Barbara Young, Chief Executive of the Environment Agency, has agreed to be the Keynote Speaker for the IEMA's Second Annual Conference.

Barbara Young will open the Conference proceedings on the 3rd June to an audience of 300 delegates.

Chief Executive of IEMA, Russell Foster says "I am pleased that our links with the Environment Agency could be further developed with the news that their Chief Executive, Barbara Young, would give the keynote speech at the conference. Barbara is guaranteed to have a very stimulating message to give all the delegates about the future directions of the Agency."

The conference will be held at the Birmingham Botanical gardens on the 3rd and 4th June 2003. The Plenary sessions will discuss topics such as:

  • Contaminated Land - policy & practice
  • Waste- national strategy and implications for business
  • The Water Framework Directive
  • Biodiversity

There will be a total of 16 afternoon workshops delegates can choose to attend, ranging from topics on EIA and SEA, EMS and Auditing, to professional development.

IEMA are currently offering a Early Bird Booking discount of 10% for bookings & payment received before 31st January. For more information, please visit our Conference section of the website [page:conferences]