University of Lincoln - The potential impact of Coastal Flooding on Lincolnshire Agriculture


Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology (LIAT) invites you to the Holbeach Campus of the University of Lincoln on Tuesday 30th May 2017 at:

The National Centre for Food Manufacturing                                                                                                                                                University of Lincoln                                                                                                                                                                                     Park Road                                                                                                                                                                                                     Holbeach                                                                                                                                                                                                     PE12 7PT


Registration and Coffee 9am

9.30am - Welcome from Professor Simon Pearson, Director of the Lincoln Institute for Agri-food Technology (LIAT)

9.40am- Introduction to the Interreg project, Dr Gary Bosworth, Deputy Head of the School of Geography, University of Lincoln

9.55am -Update on the RIF project, Dr Iain Gould (LIAT), University of Lincoln

10.10am - Overview of the Greater Lincolnshire Water Management Plan, Martin Collison, Collison and Associates

10.30am - Coffee Break

11am - Professor Edward Hanna FRMetS, Professor of Climate Science and Meteorology, University of Lincoln

11.15am - Key Note Speaker, Professor Pier Vellinga, Wageningen University and Research Centre, the Netherland - Climate Change and sea level rise, impacts and opportunities for agriculture in North Sea coastal Areas

12noon- Q and A chaired by Professor Simon Pearson, Director of LIAT, University of Lincoln

12.20pm presentations and Q and A conclude, lunch will be available.

1.15pm Event closes


RSVP to by Friday 19th May 2017. Please note that places are limited and so early booking is advised.