Forthcoming Event

STFCFacility user public engagement symposium to be held on 19 May 2010 at the STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory. This will be a fully interactive day, an opportunity to take part in some useful training, share experiences and hear from expert practitioners.  You can also find out what resources are on offer from funding agencies to support your public engagement work.  STFC would like to hear from you, so if you are interested (please register now).
 Press release ~ Further details (3.8Mb)
Newswire – FCSHot issues & opportunities for the Scottish forestry sector are set to be debated at a major conference organised by Forestry Commission Scotland and ConFor

Farming & forestry, the new markets for renewable energy and the use of timber in construction are just some of the key issues to be aired in the Forestry in the Low Carbon Economy conference on 2 June 2010 (by invitation only).
The conference’s aim is to inform & raise awareness, across different sectors, of the role that forestry & wood in a low carbon economy.  It also aims to bring key stakeholders sectors together to discuss the role of forestry and wood can play and how that role can be optimised.  For further information, please contact Stuart Goodall: 0131 240 1410 or 07760 557448 or
Press release ~ Forestry Commission Scotland ~ ConFor ~ Sir David Read report: Combating climate change - a role for UK forests (scroll down)
HSE: RoSPA is running the third in a series of events on Health & Safety in Waste Management (22 June 2010 - Maple House, ETC Venues, Birmingham).  This event is supported by both the Chartered Institute of Waste Management and the Waste Management Industry Training & Advisory BoardFatalities in the waste industry are 10 times the national average, with accident rates at 4 times the national average.
To help to lower these figures RoSPA will be bringing nationally recognised speakers from Waste Industry Safety and Health Forum, HSE and RoSPA to give practical advice & guidance on key issues including work place transport, worker engagement, managing occupational road risk, corporate manslaughter and managing contractors.
Press release ~ ROSPA Health and Safety in Waste Management event
Webinar: Multi-Agency Collaboration in UK Government